BHP down but still up

AN UNPLANNED acid plant outage at BHP’s multi-mineral Olympic Dam mine in South Australia in August has caused a 21% drop in Australian copper production over the September quarter.

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An acid plant outage has hammered Olympic Dam's copper production.

With September's copper stocks at 33,000 tonnes BHP has been forced to reduce its 2019 guidance figure, from 200,000-220,000t to 170,000-180,000t.