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.

  2007 2006
Anglo Platinum (troy ounces)(1)(2)
Platinum 2,508,800 2,863,900
Palladium 1,406,200 1,563,000
Rhodium 333,100 331,700
  4,248,100 4,758,600
Nickel (tonnes)(3) 19,500 21,700
Copper (tonnes)(3) 11,100 11,400
Gold 99,000 115,400

(1) See the published results of Anglo Platinum Limited and Northam Platinum Limited for further analysis of production information.

(2) Includes Anglo Platinum Limited’s 22.5% share of Northam Platinum Limited’s production for 12 months in 2006 and the nine months to 30 September 2007 at which time Anglo Platinum Limited’s investment in Northam Platinum Limited was transferred to a disposal group.

(3) Also disclosed within total attributable nickel and copper production.

  2007 2006
Anglo Coal (tonnes)
South Africa
Eskom 34,064,000 34,821,200
Trade – Thermal 23,952,400 22,754,000
Trade – Metallurgical 1,143,700 1,768,200
  59,160,100 59,343,400
Australia(4)
Thermal 15,059,300 15,258,400
Metallurgical 10,145,400 9,195,600
  25,204,700 24,454,000
South America
Thermal 11,259,800 11,008,900
Total 95,624,600 94,806,300
Anglo Coal (tonnes)
South Africa
Bank 51,900 477,600
Greenside 3,314,900 2,778,100
Goedehoop 8,456,200 8,534,500
Isibonelo 5,001,000 4,020,100
Kriel 11,210,100 12,318,400
Kleinkopje 3,490,700 3,898,400
Landau 4,058,200 4,102,400
New Denmark 5,134,700 5,508,500
New Vaal 17,119,500 16,275,000
Nooitgedacht 565,700 711,000
Mafube 757,200 719,400
  59,160,100 59,343,400
Australia(4)
Callide 10,031,100 9,816,100
Drayton 3,902,700 4,136,300
German Creek (Capcoal) 4,115,700 3,165,400
Jellinbah East 891,800 887,400
Moranbah 3,211,600 2,928,500
Dawson Complex 3,051,800 3,520,300
  25,204,700 24,454,000
South America
Carbones del Guasare 1,384,400 1,531,700
Carbones del Cerrejón 9,875,400 9,477,200
  11,259,800 11,008,900
Total 95,624,600 94,806,300

(4) 2006 excludes production at Dartbrook which was closed in the year. Production for Dartbrook was 792,000 tonnes in 2006.

  2007 2006
De Beers (diamonds recovered – carats)
100% basis (Anglo American 45%)
Debswana 33,638,000 34,293,000
Namdeb 2,176,000 2,084,800
De Beers Consolidated Mines 14,998,000 14,568,900
Williamson 220,000 189,400
Canada 81,000
  51,113,000 51,136,100


2007 2006
Anglo Base Metals
Copper(1)
Collahuasi
100% basis (Anglo American 44%)
Ore mined tonnes 61,969,800 45,843,300
Ore processed Oxide tonnes 7,129,200 6,390,300
  Sulphide tonnes 43,679,900 41,347,700
Ore grade processed Oxide % Cu 0.8 1.0
  Sulphide % Cu 1.0 1.0
Production Copper concentrate dry metric tonnes 1,346,000 1,312,400
  Copper cathode tonnes 58,100 59,800
  Copper in concentrate tonnes 393,900 380,200
Total copper production for Collahuasi   tonnes 452,000 440,000
Anglo American Sur
(formerly Minera Sur Andes)
Los Bronces mine
Ore mined   tonnes 26,503,300 22,346,200
Marginal ore mined   tonnes 35,744,000 35,538,000
Las Tortolas concentrator Ore processed tonnes 21,125,300 20,514,700
  Ore grade processed % Cu 1.0 1.0
  Average recovery % 85.3 88.1
Production Copper concentrate dry metric tonnes 607,400 555,900
  Copper cathode tonnes 48,300 42,500
  Copper in concentrate tonnes 182,900 183,500
  Total tonnes 231,200 226,000
El Soldado mine
Ore mined Open pit – ore mined tonnes 6,283,000 5,812,300
  Open pit – marginal ore mined tonnes 76,600 110,800
  Underground (sulphide) tonnes 1,514,900 2,028,600
  Total tonnes 7,874,500 7,951,700
Ore processed Oxide tonnes 791,900 654,200
  Sulphide tonnes 7,400,900 7,527,700
Ore grade processed Oxide % Cu 1.4 1.4
  Sulphide % Cu 1.1 1.0
Production Copper concentrate dry metric tonnes 229,700 222,900
  Copper cathode tonnes 7,500 6,500
  Copper in concentrate tonnes 65,300 62,200
  Total tonnes 72,800 68,700
Chagres Smelter  
Copper concentrate smelted   tonnes 168,100 183,200
Production Copper blister/anodes tonnes 164,100 173,400
  Acid tonnes 493,400 499,200
Total copper production for the Anglo American Sur group tonnes 304,000 294,700
Anglo American Norte
(formerly Mantos Blancos)
Mantos Blancos mine
Ore processed Oxide tonnes 4,587,900 4,533,800
  Sulphide tonnes 3,879,800 3,979,800
  Marginal ore mined tonnes 5,862,900 6,307,300
Ore grade processed Oxide % Cu (soluble) 0.7 0.8
  Sulphide % Cu (insoluble) 1.1 1.1
  Marginal ore % Cu (soluble) 0.3 0.8
Production Copper concentrate dry metric tonnes 105,900 123,800
  Copper cathode tonnes 48,700 49,100
  Copper in concentrate tonnes 40,200 42,600
  Total tonnes 88,900 91,700
Mantoverde mine
Ore processed Oxide tonnes 9,280,700 9,502,300
  Marginal ore tonnes 5,511,100 4,879,900
Ore grade processed Oxide % Cu (soluble) 0.7 0.7
  Marginal ore % Cu (soluble) 0.3 0.3
Production Copper cathode tonnes 61,000 60,300
Black Mountain   tonnes 2,200 3,400
Total Anglo Base Metals copper production tonnes 655,000 643,800
Anglo Platinum copper production
Production(2)   tonnes 11,100 11,400
Total attributable copper production tonnes 666,100 655,200
Nickel, Niobium, Mineral Sands and Phosphates      
Nickel      
Codemin      
Ore mined   tonnes 539,300 487,600
Ore processed   tonnes 522,600 518,600
Ore grade processed   % Ni 2.1 2.1
Production   tonnes 9,900 9,800
Loma de Níquel
Ore mined   tonnes 1,183,200 1,324,300
Ore processed   tonnes 1,096,100 1,205,000
Ore grade processed   % Ni 1.6 1.6
Production   tonnes 15,700 16,600
Total Anglo Base Metals nickel production tonnes 25,600 26,400
Anglo Platinum nickel production
Production(2)   tonnes 19,500 21,700
Total attributable nickel production tonnes 45,100 48,100
Niobium
Catalão
Ore mined   tonnes 852,500 795,400
Ore processed   tonnes 831,700 813,900
Ore grade processed   Kg Nb/tonne 10.9 10.9
Production   tonnes 4,700 4,700
Mineral Sands
Namakwa Sands
Ore mined   tonnes 18,111,700 17,382,700
Production Ilmenite tonnes 300,300 272,200
  Rutile tonnes 24,500 28,200
  Zircon tonnes 114,800 128,400
Smelter production Slag tapped tonnes 151,300 133,900
  Iron tapped tonnes 101,800 88,900
Phosphates
Copebrás
Sodium tripolyphosphate   tonnes 56,700 71,100
Phosphates   tonnes 1,037,800 901,500
Zinc and Lead
Black Mountain
Ore mined   tonnes 1,065,200 1,544,500
Ore processed   tonnes 1,099,600 1,403,800
Ore grade processed Zinc % Zn 3.2 3.4
  Lead % Pb 4.3 4.1
  Copper % Cu 0.3 0.4
Production Zinc in concentrate tonnes 28,300 34,100
  Lead in concentrate tonnes 41,900 48,300
  Copper in concentrate tonnes 2,200 3,400
Lisheen
Ore mined   tonnes 1,584,700 1,605,900
Ore processed   tonnes 1,513,600 1,527,600
Ore grade processed Zinc % Zn 12.0 12.3
  Lead % Pb 1.9 2.1
Production Zinc in concentrate tonnes 164,700 170,700
  Lead in concentrate tonnes 20,200 23,100
Skorpion
Ore mined   tonnes 1,402,300 1,456,500
Ore processed   tonnes 1,379,600 1,311,800
Ore grade processed Zinc % Zn 11.7 11.8
Production Zinc tonnes 150,100 129,900
Total attributable zinc production tonnes 343,100 334,700
Total attributable lead production tonnes 62,100 71,400

(1) Copper production figures exclude Palabora.

(2) Includes Anglo Platinum Limited’s 22.5% share of Northam Platinum Limited’s production for 12 months in 2006 and the nine months to 30 September 2007 at which time Anglo Platinum Limited’s investment in Northam Platinum Limited was transferred to a disposal group.

  2007 2006
Anglo Ferrous Metals and Industries
Kumba Iron Ore Limited
Lump tonnes 19,043,000 18,639,800
Fines tonnes 13,357,000 12,470,300
Total iron ore tonnes 32,400,000 31,110,100
Scaw Metals
South Africa – Steel Products tonnes 776,000 723,000
International – Steel Products tonnes 803,000 696,000
Samancor(1)
Manganese ore mtu m 104 97
Manganese alloys tonnes 310,000 277,200

(1) Saleable production.

2007 2006
Anglo Industrial Minerals
Aggregates tonnes 95,393,300 92,268,200
Lime products tonnes 1,836,300 1,428,900
Concrete m3 8,858,400 8,526,800
  2007 2006
Anglo Paper and Packaging
Mondi Packaging
Packaging papers tonnes 1,480,577 2,894,700
Corrugated board and boxes m m2 985 2,103
Paper sacks m units 1,910 3,606
Coating and release liners m m2 1,549 2,360
Pulp – external tonnes 91,834 180,200
Mondi Business Paper
Uncoated wood free paper tonnes 1,039,145 2,012,300
Newsprint tonnes 99,738 187,100
Pulp – external tonnes 84,563 114,100
Wood chips green metric tonnes 362,089 886,600
Mondi Packaging South Africa
Packaging papers tonnes 141,339 369,300
Corrugated board and boxes m m2 171 328
Newsprint joint ventures and other      
Newsprint (attributable share) tonnes 156,103 320,900
Aylesford tonnes 94,354 196,865
Shanduka tonnes 61,749 124,012