Atlas Consolidated Mining and Development Corp subsidiary Carmen Copper registered total copper-in-metal concentrate production of 24.21 million pounds in the March 2014 quarter from the Toledo Copper Complex, which represented a 17% year-on-year increase. The average daily milling capacity also improved to 47,743 tonnes.
In March the processing plant achieved a record daily peak milling capacity of 53,834 tonnes which was a result of completion of the initial commissioning of an expansion project. This will ultimately increase daily milling capacity by 50% - from 40,000 to 60,000 tonnes.
With the increase in production, total copper shipments also increased by 19% to 23.73 million pounds while gold content was up by 36%.