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OZ addition lifts BHP's copper game

PRODUCTION has been flat for the BHP in the September quarter, except at its Australian copper business, which had a 44% year-to-date increase, turning out 717,000t during the September quarter thanks to the Prominent Hill and Carrapateena mines it added.

Prominent Hill's addition, along with Carrapateena, helped boost BHP's copper output from South Australia.

Prominent Hill's addition, along with Carrapateena, helped boost BHP's copper output from South Australia.

This is the first quarter BHP has been able to report the Copper South Australia arm which is made up of Olympic Dam, Prominent Hill and Carrapateena it gained through buying OZ Minerals. So far the...

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