Asarco to boost copper output after strike deal

MAJOR copper producer Asarco reportedly plans to boost copper production after cutting a deal with its Arizona workers to end a four-month strike.

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However, Reuters said Asarco did not specify the increase, with the company recently reducing its 2005 copper output estimate to 150,000 tonnes, down as much as 70,000t from pre-strike forecasts.

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