Newcrest impresses with strong quarter

NEWCREST Mining has posted an increase in production and decrease in costs for the December quarter, beating analyst estimates.

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Gold production was 614,715 ounces, up by 2% over September after accounting for the divestment of the Hidden Valley mine.

Copper output jumped by 6.1% to 25,176 tonnes.

Half-year production was 1.