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Rio ups copper production guidance

Major miner Rio Tinto (LN:RIO) expects to produce more copper in 2018, although diamond output is expected to be slightly lower.

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Rio plans to maximise smelter and refinery productivity at the Kennecott mine in Utah

Copper & Diamonds chief executive Arnaud Soirat said at the Rio investor roadshow presentation that the 2018 copper guidance was set at 510,000-610,000 tonnes of mined copper and 225,000-265...