Xstrata cuts back ferrochrome production

XSTRATA is slowing its ferrochrome production in South Africa in response to the market slowdown, joining a long list of scale-backs in mining as commodities face weakened demand and lagging prices.

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The Switzerland-based miner said today it would "temporarily" suspend production at six furnaces at its joint venture with South African company, Merafe Resources.

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