Rio Tinto (RIO) reports mixed results on output: Hard coking coal output in Australia rose 9%...

|About: Rio Tinto plc (RIO)|By:, SA News Editor

Rio Tinto (RIO) reports mixed results on output: Hard coking coal output in Australia rose 9% from Q1, but was down 26% Y/Y following the Queensland flooding. Global iron ore production was up 17% from Q1 and +12% Y/Y. Copper output fell 24% on the quarter because of lower copper grades at some mines.