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Output at Escondida Copper Mine down 63% in Q1 2017 on Strike
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Jun 30,2017

SHANGHAI, Jun. 30 (SMM) – Global largest copper mine Escondida, owned by BHP Billiton, reported output down 63% YoY to 971.03 million tonnes in the first quarter of 2017, reported by foreign media. 

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