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BHP Billiton March Quarter Iron-ore Production Up 14% - Quick Facts

BHP Billiton (BHP, BBL, BLT.L,BHP.AX) reported that iron-ore production in Western Australia for the March-quarter rose 14% to 37.94 million tonnes from 33.23 million tonnes in the same quarter last year.

The company said that Full year Western Australia Iron Ore production guidance remains unchanged as scheduled maintenance and tie-in activities are expected to constrain performance in the June 2012 quarter.

Total petroleum products for the quarter increased 58% to 56.51 million boe from 35.79 million boe in the year ago quarter.

Copper production for the quarter were 281,400 tonnes, up 3% from 273,600 tonnes in last year.

by RTT Staff Writer

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