Codelco pegs copper output at 2.5M tonnes/year by 2021

May 01, 2013 | 12:22 PM | Carolina Guerra

Tags  Chile copper, Codelco, Thomas Keller Lippold, El Abra, Anglo American Sur, Gerardo Jofré Miranda, Carolina Guerra

SÃO PAULO — Corporacion Nacional del Cobre de Chile (Codelco) is targeting output of 2.5 million tonnes per year by 2021, according to local media reports.

"To maintain our position as the leading global producer of fine copper, we intend to bring our production levels to 2.5 million tonnes of fine copper by 2021," president and chief executive officer Thomas Keller Lippold was quoted as saying on Chilean news website Emol. This includes the company’s stakes in El Abra (49 percent) and Anglo American Sur (20 percent), he added.....





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