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Production statistics

The figures below include the entire output of consolidated entities and the Group's share of joint ventures, joint arrangements and associates where applicable, except for Collahuasi in Base Metals and De Beers which are quoted on a 100% basis.

  2008 2007
Anglo Platinum (troy ounces)(1)(2)
Platinum 2,386,600 2,474,000
Palladium 1,318,800 1,389,700
Rhodium 299,300 328,800
  4,004,700 4,192,500
Nickel (tonnes)(3) 15,500 19,200
Copper (tonnes)(3) 8,800 11,000
Gold 78,500 97,900
(1)
See the published results of Anglo Platinum Limited for further analysis of production information.
(2)
Northam Platinum Limited was transferred to a disposal group in September 2007. Production information excludes Northam Platinum Limited and 2007 information has been adjusted accordingly. Northam Platinum Limited was sold on 20 August 2008.
(3)
Also disclosed within total attributable nickel and copper production.
  2008 2007
Anglo Coal (tonnes)
South Africa
Eskom 36,158,100 34,064,000
Trade – Thermal 22,286,800 23,952,400
Trade – Metallurgical 971,900 1,143,700
  59,416,800 59,160,100
Australia
Thermal 14,696,300 15,059,300
Metallurgical 13,144,900 10,145,400
  27,841,200 25,204,700
South America
Thermal 11,484,500 11,259,800
Canada
Thermal 140,100
Metallurgical 632,300
  772,400
Total 99,514,900 95,624,600
Anglo Coal (tonnes)
South Africa
Bank 51,900
Greenside 3,401,100 3,314,900
Goedehoop 7,449,400 8,456,200
Isibonelo 5,152,100 5,001,000
Kriel 10,344,400 11,210,100
Kleinkopje 4,545,600 3,490,700
Landau 4,089,300 4,058,200
New Denmark 5,272,500 5,134,700
New Vaal 17,034,400 17,119,500
Nooitgedacht 454,600 565,700
Mafube 1,673,400 757,200
  59,416,800 59,160,100
Australia
Callide 9,582,700 10,031,100
Drayton 3,711,500 3,902,700
German Creek (Capcoal) 5,621,900 4,115,700
Jellinbah East 1,033,900 891,800
Moranbah 3,181,500 3,211,600
Dawson Complex 3,537,200 3,051,800
Foxleigh 1,172,500
  27,841,200 25,204,700
South America
Carbones del Guasare 1,074,200 1,384,400
Carbones del Cerrejón 10,410,300 9,875,400
  11,484,500 11,259,800
Canada
Peace River Coal 772,400
Total 99,514,900 95,624,600
  2008 2007
De Beers (diamonds recovered – carats)
100% basis (Anglo American 45%)
Debswana 32,276,000 33,638,000
Namdeb 2,122,000 2,176,000
De Beers Consolidated Mines 11,960,000 14,998,000
Williamson 134,000 220,000
Canada 1,640,000 81,000
  48,132,000 51,113,000


  2008 2007
Anglo Base Metals
Copper
Collahuasi
100% basis (Anglo American 44%)
Ore mined tonnes 57,699,800 61,969,800
Ore processed Oxide tonnes 7,317,400 7,129,200
  Sulphide tonnes 42,377,400 43,679,900
Ore grade processed Oxide % Cu 0.6 0.8
  Sulphide % Cu 1.1 1.0
Production Copper concentrate dry metric tonnes 1,574,000 1,346,000
  Copper cathode tonnes 49,400 58,100
  Copper in concentrate tonnes 415,000 393,900
Total copper production for Collahuasi tonnes 464,400 452,000
Anglo American Sur
Los Bronces mine
Ore mined tonnes 21,045,100 26,503,300
Marginal ore mined tonnes 36,008,900 35,744,000
Las Tortolas concentrator Ore processed tonnes 20,012,700 21,125,300
  Ore grade processed % Cu 1.1 1.0
  Average recovery % 84.9 85.3
Production Copper concentrate dry metric tonnes 677,900 607,400
  Copper cathode tonnes 45,800 48,300
  Copper in concentrate tonnes 190,000 182,900
  Total tonnes 235,800 231,200
El Soldado mine
Ore mined Open pit – ore mined tonnes 5,305,800 6,283,000
  Open pit – marginal ore mined tonnes 21,700 76,600
  Underground (sulphide) tonnes 1,312,700 1,514,900
  Total tonnes 6,640,200 7,874,500
Ore processed Oxide tonnes 821,800 791,900
  Sulphide tonnes 7,179,700 7,400,900
Ore grade processed Oxide % Cu 1.3 1.4
  Sulphide % Cu 0.8 1.1
Production Copper concentrate dry metric tonnes 174,100 229,700
  Copper cathode tonnes 6,700 7,500
  Copper in concentrate tonnes 43,100 65,300
  Total tonnes 49,800 72,800
Chagres Smelter
  Copper concentrate smelted tonnes 148,400 168,100
Production Copper blister/anodes tonnes 146,100 164,100
  Acid tonnes 486,600 493,400
Total copper production for Anglo American Sur   tonnes 285,600 304,000
Anglo American Norte
Mantos Blancos mine
Ore processed Oxide tonnes 4,694,800 4,587,900
  Sulphide tonnes 4,311,100 3,879,800
  Marginal ore mined tonnes 5,003,000 5,862,900
Ore grade processed Oxide % Cu (soluble) 0.7 0.7
  Sulphide % Cu (insoluble) 1.2 1.1
  Marginal ore % Cu (soluble) 0.3 0.3
Production Copper concentrate dry metric tonnes 132,300 105,900
  Copper cathode tonnes 39,600 48,700
  Copper in concentrate tonnes 46,800 40,200
  Total tonnes 86,400 88,900
Mantoverde mine
Ore processed Oxide tonnes 9,556,900 9,280,700
  Marginal ore tonnes 4,300,400 5,511,100
Ore grade processed Oxide % Cu (soluble) 0.7 0.7
  Marginal ore % Cu (soluble) 0.4 0.3
Production Copper cathode tonnes 62,500 61,000
Total copper production for Anglo American Norte tonnes 148,900 149,900
Black Mountain tonnes 2,500 2,200
Total Anglo Base Metals copper production tonnes 641,300 655,000
Anglo Platinum copper production
Production(1) tonnes 8,800 11,000
Total attributable copper production tonnes 650,100 666,000
Nickel, Niobium, Mineral Sands and Phosphates
Nickel
Codemin
Ore mined tonnes 498,400 539,300
Ore processed tonnes 475,900 522,600
Ore grade processed % Ni 2.1 2.1
Production tonnes 9,100 9,900
Loma de Níquel
Ore mined tonnes 811,000 1,183,200
Ore processed tonnes 676,800 1,096,100
Ore grade processed % Ni 1.6 1.6
Production tonnes 10,900 15,700
Total Anglo Base Metals nickel production tonnes 20,000 25,600
Anglo Platinum nickel production
Production(1) tonnes 15,500 19,200
Total attributable nickel production tonnes 35,500 44,800
Niobium
Catalão
Ore mined tonnes 768,100 852,500
Ore processed tonnes 818,100 831,700
Ore grade processed Kg Nb/tonne 11.1 10.9
Production tonnes 4,600 4,700
Mineral Sands
Namakwa Sands(2)
Ore mined tonnes 13,418,600 18,111,700
Production Ilmenite tonnes 240,900 300,300
  Rutile tonnes 19,100 24,500
  Zircon tonnes 97,400 114,800
Smelter production Slag tapped tonnes 118,500 151,300
  Iron tapped tonnes 78,800 101,800
Phosphates
Copebrás
Sodium tripolyphosphate tonnes 10,200 56,700
Phosphates tonnes 982,100 1,037,800
Zinc and Lead
Black Mountain
Ore mined tonnes 1,199,800 1,065,200
Ore processed tonnes 1,204,800 1,099,600
Ore grade processed Zinc % Zn 3.0 3.2
  Lead % Pb 4.2 4.3
  Copper % Cu 0.4 0.3
Production Zinc in concentrate tonnes 27,900 28,300
  Lead in concentrate tonnes 47,000 41,900
  Copper in concentrate tonnes 2,500 2,200
Lisheen
Ore mined tonnes 1,561,900 1,584,700
Ore processed tonnes 1,516,900 1,513,600
Ore grade processed Zinc % Zn 12.1 12.0
  Lead % Pb 1.6 1.9
Production Zinc in concentrate tonnes 167,200 164,700
  Lead in concentrate tonnes 15,900 20,200
Skorpion
Ore mined tonnes 1,390,400 1,402,300
Ore processed tonnes 1,333,300 1,379,600
Ore grade processed Zinc % Zn 11.7 11.7
Production Zinc tonnes 145,400 150,100
Total attributable zinc production tonnes 340,500 343,100
Total attributable lead production tonnes 62,900 62,100
(1)
Northam Platinum Limited was transferred to a disposal group in September 2007. Production information excludes Northam Platinum Limited and 2007 information has been adjusted accordingly. Northam Platinum Limited was sold on 20 August 2008.
(2)
Production information included until date of disposal on 1 October 2008.
  2008 2007
Anglo Ferrous Metals and Industries
Kumba Iron Ore
Lump tonnes 22,042,000 19,043,000
Fines tonnes 14,657,000 13,357,000
Amapá(1)
Sinter feed tonnes 128,000
Pellet feed tonnes 584,000
Total iron ore production tonnes 37,411,000 32,400,000
Scaw Metals
South Africa – Steel Products tonnes 771,000 776,000
International – Steel Products tonnes 879,000 803,000
Samancor Manganese(2)
Manganese ore tonnes 2,704,000 2,411,000
Manganese alloys(3) tonnes 306,000 310,000
(1)
Production from Amapá is included from 5 August 2008. Amapá is not currently in commercial production. Until commercial production is reached all revenue and related costs are being capitalised. Amapá production for full year 2008 was 1.2 Mt.
(2)
Saleable production.
(3)
Production includes Medium Carbon Ferro Manganese.
  2008 2007
Anglo Industrial Minerals
Aggregates tonnes 93,095,000 95,393,300
Lime products tonnes 1,353,000 1,468,200
Concrete m3 6,312,000 8,858,400

Quarterly production statistics(1)

  Quarter ended % Change


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March 2008

December 2007
December Q08 v
September Q08
December Q08 v
December Q07
Anglo Platinum(2)
Platinum (troy ounces) 842,300 543,200 572,500 428,600 669,000 55% 26%
Palladium (troy ounces) 450,500 321,700 300,800 245,800 381,900 40% 18%
Rhodium (troy ounces) 107,100 75,300 59,400 57,500 87,400 42% 23%
Nickel (tonnes) 4,100 4,000 3,700 3,700 5,000 3% (18)%

Anglo Coal (tonnes)
Eskom 9,465,900 9,692,200 8,637,000 8,363,000 8,193,800 (2)% 16%
Thermal 12,247,300 12,377,600 12,819,800 11,163,000 12,764,100 (1)% (4)%
Metallurgical 3,955,200 3,631,600 4,389,300 2,773,000 2,599,200 9% 52%

De Beers (diamonds recovered – carats)
100% basis (Anglo American 45%)
Diamonds
10,795,000 13,111,000 12,452,000 11,774,000 12,143,000 (18)% (11)%

Anglo Base Metals (tonnes)
Copper 172,000 148,600 161,000 159,700 176,400 16% (2)%
Nickel 4,800 5,600 5,000 4,600 6,500 (14)% (26)%
Zinc 82,900 86,500 88,200 82,900 87,700 (4)% (5)%
Lead 14,400 16,700 14,700 17,100 18,100 (14)% (20)%

Anglo Ferrous Metals and Industries (tonnes)
Iron ore(3) 10,098,000 10,250,000 8,873,000 8,190,000 8,992,000 (1)% 12%
South Africa Steel Products 167,000 187,000 211,000 206,000 178,000 (11)% (6)%
International Steel Products 215,000 230,000 221,000 213,000 212,000 (7)% 1%
Manganese ore(4) 565,000 732,000 741,000 666,000 645,000 (23)% (12)%
Manganese alloys(4)(5) 72,000 81,000 76,000 77,000 84,000 (11)% (14)%
(1)
Excludes Anglo Industrial Minerals.
(2)
Northam Platinum Limited was transferred to a disposal group in September 2007. Production information excludes Northam Platinum Limited and 2007 information has been adjusted accordingly. Northam Platinum Limited was sold on 20 August 2008.
(3)
Production from Amapá is included from 5 August 2008. Amapá is not currently in commercial production. Until commercial production is reached all revenue and related costs are being capitalised. Amapá production for full year 2008 was 1.2 Mt.
(4)
Saleable production.
(5)
Production includes Medium Carbon Ferro Manganese.

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