- Rambler Metals and Mining said it grew copper production in the third quarter by 17% on-year.

Saleable copper production in the three months through September grew to 1,475 dmt, its highest level since the fourth quarter of the 2014 financial year.

The growth was was created by a 15% increase in mill throughput and 5% increase in copper head grade, the company said.

Saleable gold produced in concentrate increased 35% on-year.

'Our third quarter mine and mill performance has demonstrated the effectiveness of our focus on continuous improvements that were started in late 2018 and still continues,' chief executive Andre Booyzen said.

'Our staff and contractors are determined to produce safely and exceed production targets.'

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