Rio Tinto increases Q2 bauxite output

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Tuesday, 19 July 2016

The Anglo-Australian miner maintained its bauxite production target for 2016 at 45m tonnes, as volumes in the first half recorded a sizeable increase on last year.

Rio Tinto Plc’s bauxite production in the second quarter of 2016 was 13% higher year-on-year (y-o-y) while output in H1 2016 was almost 10% above 2015, the company said today in its latest operations update.

Bauxite output in Q2 totalled 12.1m tonnes, against...

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