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Production of Molybdenum Concentrates by Kennecott, USA in Jul- Sept
=2.65 million lbs in pure Mo equivalent, down by 51% from year-earlier period=
The quantity of molybdenum concentrates produced at Bingham Canyon Mine by Kennecott Utah Copper in the period from July to September in 2013 was 1,200 tons in pure Mo equivalent (equivalent to 2.65 million lbs), which represented a drastic decrease of 51% versus 2,500 tons (= 5.51 million lbs) of the year-earlier period. The material quantity was 2,400 tons.

According to the production report released by its parent company, Rio Tinto plc, in the period from July to September, the production volume of molybdenum concentrates was adversely affected by lower availability of high grade molybdenum ore. Details are as per the table below.
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