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BHP keeps copper output on track

Mining giant BHP (LN:BLT) had a strong September quarter, copper-wise, and managed to maintain production guidance across the board for its 2018 financial year.

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BHP started up the Los Colorados extension at Escondida in September

The diversified miner produced 404,000 tonnes of copper during the quarter, up 14% year-on-year, with higher output at Escondida, Olympic Dam and Antamina offsetting lower production from Pampa