Anglo OKs 77% production hike at Los Bronces

Nov 28, 2007 | 03:12 PM | Paul Harris

Anglo American Plc, London, has decided to go ahead with plans to increase production at the Los Bronces copper mine in Chile in a $1.7-billion project that will raise its capacity by 77 percent.

The project is expected to boost copper capacity to 400,000 tonnes per year from 226,000 tonnes by 2011 and will transform Los Bronces into one of the largest copper mines in the world, the diversified miner said Wednesday. Molybdenum production is expected to more than double to 5,400 tonnes per year from 2,123 tonnes currently.....

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