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Higher copper sales, prices boost Freeport

Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE:FCX) saw its financials rise in the June quarter on the back of high copper sales volumes.

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Freeport's Grasberg mine in Indonesia

The copper miner reported net income of US$869 million, or 59c per share. This was more than triple the $268 million, or 18c/share achieved a year ago.

For the half-year period, net income was $1.