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Scarce hydro resource watering down Chile's copper production

A biting drought in Chile is seeing large copper miners pare back their production expectations despite most operations using a significant amount of desalinated seawater.

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Anglo American's Los Bronce mine in central Chile

Anglo American and Antofagasta plc have both warned of potential threats to copper output expectations due to water shortages.