Precious metals producer Anglo American Platinum Ltd. (AMS.JO) Thursday maintained its 2017 guidance as it reported that its total platinum production during the second quarter of the year increased 5%.
The Johannesburg-listed miner said total platinum production during the second quarter ended June 30, rose to 617,100 ounces from a year earlier.
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The company said sales volumes was down 26% to 600,500 ounces during the period compared with a year earlier which had additional sales of metal reflecting the recovery at the Precious Metals Refinery after a planned stocktake and safety stoppage in the first quarter of 2016.
Anglo American Platinum said its full-year production guidance remains unchanged at 2.35 to 2.40 million platinum ounces.
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July 20, 2017 02:57 ET (06:57 GMT)