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South32 Posts Q2 Alumina Production Of 1,262 KT


Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018 

Jan 17 (Reuters) - South32 Ltd ::Q2 ALUMINA PRODUCTION 1,262 KT VERSUS 1,279 KT IN PRIOR QUARTER.WORSLEY ALUMINA FY18 PRODUCTION GUIDANCE REMAINS UNCHANGED AT 4.0 MT ​.Q2 METALLURGICAL COAL PRODUCTION ‍788​ KT VERSUS 494 KT IN PRIOR QUARTER.Q2 MANGANESE ORE PRODUCTION ‍1,526​ KWMT VERSUS 1,304 KWMT IN PRIOR QUARTER.Q2 ALUMINUM PRODUCTION 246 KT VERSUS 249 KT IN PRIOR QUARTER.MAINTAINED FY18 GUIDANCE FOR ALL OPERATIONS WITH EXCEPTION OF SOUTH AFRICA MANGANESE.‍ REMAIN ON TRACK TO PRODUCE 4.5MT OF COAL AT ILLAWARRA METALLURGICAL COAL IN FY18​."ACTIVELY RESHAPING OUR PORTFOLIO WITH SOUTH AFRICA ENERGY COAL TO BE MANAGED AS A STAND-ALONE BUSINESS FROM APRIL 2018".INCREASED FY18 ORE PRODUCTION GUIDANCE FOR SOUTH AFRICA MANGANESE BY 8% TO 2,040KWMT‍​.