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Industrial Info Resources

August 21, 2014 06:30 ET

Glencore Xstrata Defies Weak Prices as Copper, Nickel, Zinc Projects Turn Up Profits, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Aug 21, 2014) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Glencore Xstrata (LSE:GLEN) (Baar, Switzerland), one of the world's largest mining and commodity-trading companies, reported sharp overall improvement for the first half of 2014, as stronger sales volumes and cost improvements, particularly for copper, zinc, nickel and grain products, offset a continuing weakness in commodity prices. Industrial Info is tracking $26.6 billion in projects involving Glencore Xstrata, including more than $10.8 billion in South America and more than $6.9 billion in Africa.

Within this article: Details on several Glencore Xstrata projects, including the Las Bambas and El Pachon mines in South America and the Zanaga, Katanga and Mutanga mines in Africa.

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