African copper record output drop

Mowana Mine
Mowana Mine

African Copper recorded a 12 percent decrease on copper produced in the first quarter of its financial year ended March 31, 2015.

In the update for the half-year ended June 30, 2014, the Botswana Stock Exchange listed copper exploration and production mine, said the records indicates that the volume of the copper processed decreased by 6.4 percent to 2, 703 billion tonnes.

Although the company recorded nine percent increase in the copper recovery rate to 92.6 percent for the financial year 2015, the recovery rate for the month of June decreased by 7.2 percent to 87.2 percent. 

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