Anglo American plc (Botswana) production up 2% in Q3 2021

By Published On: October 25th, 2021Categories: Corporate announcement

Anglo American Plc ( Q32021 Interim Report

Mark Cutifani, Chief Executive of Anglo American, said:

“Production is up 2%(1) compared to Q3 of last year, with our operating levels generally maintained at approximately 95%(2) of normal capacity. The increase in production is led by planned higher rough diamond production at De Beers, increased production from our Minas-Rio iron ore operation in Brazil, reflecting the planned pipeline maintenance in Q3 2020, and improved plant performance at our Kumba iron ore operations in South Africa.

“We are broadly on track to deliver our full year production guidance across all products, while taking the opportunity to tighten up the guidance for diamonds, copper and iron ore within our current range as we approach the end of the year. Our copper operations in