BHP Sept qtr iron ore output up 7 pct, sticks to FY16 target
SYDNEY Oct 21 (Reuters) - BHP Billiton lifted September quarter iron ore production 7 percent to 61 million tonnes versus the year-ago period, while maintaining fiscal 2016 guidance at 247 million tonnes.
"BHP Billiton remains on track to meet full-year production and cost guidance after a solid operational performance this quarter," Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie said in releasing the global mining company's latest production report.
(Reporting by James Regan; Editing by Chris Reese)
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