BRIEF-Antofagasta Q1 copper production rises 7.3 pct

miércoles 27 de abril de 2016 02:11 GYT
 

April 27 (Reuters) - Antofagasta Plc :

* Copper production in q1 2016 was 157,100 tonnes, an increase of 7.3% on q1 2015

* Copper production in quarter was 7.5% lower than in q4 2015

* Gold production in q1 2016 was 56,700 ounces, a 1.8% increase on q4 2015

* Molybdenum production at los pelambres was 1,700 tonnes in q1 2016, compared to 2,100 tonnes in q1 2015,

* Cash costs before by-product credits in q1 2016 were $1.72/lb, 6.0% lower than in q1 2015, but 4.2% higher than in q4 2015

* Net cash costs were better than expected at $1.37/lb in q1 2016, a 4.2% decrease compared with q1 2015

* Group production and cash cost guidance for full year is unchanged Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 806 749 1136)