FCX expects sales from the North America copper mines to approximate 1.3 billion pounds of copper for the year 2012, compared with 1.2 billion pounds of copper in 2011.As anticipated, average unit net cash costs (net of by-product credits) for the North America copper mines of $1.62 per pound of copper in second-quarter 2012 were higher than unit net cash costs of $1.36 per pound in second-quarter 2011 reflecting increased mining rates and lower molybdenum credits, partly offset by higher volumes.
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. Reports Second-Quarter And Six-Month 2012 Results
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