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KAZ copper guidance upped

KAZ Minerals (LN:KAZ) has raised its full-year copper production guidance after a strong September quarter during which it reached commercial production at its Aktogay mine in Kazakhstan.

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The main concentrator at the Bozshakol openpit mine operated at 100% of design throughput in August

The miner increased its guidance for 2017 to 250,000-270,000 tonnes from the previous 235,000-260,000t. KAZ CEO Oleg Novachuk attributed the rise to the new sulphide operations at Aktogay.