July 17, 2017 / 10:45 PM / 2 months ago

BRIEF-Rio Tinto records qtrly Pilbara iron ore shipments of 77.7 mt

July 18 (Reuters) - Rio Tinto Ltd

* Qtrly pilbara iron ore shipments 77.7 mt versus 82.2 mt a year ago

* Qtrly aluminium production 888 kt versus 911 kt last year

* Qtrly pilbara iron ore production ‍79.8​ mt versus 80.9 mt last year

* Share of production in 2017 is unchanged at 48 to 50 million tonnes of bauxite, 8.0 to 8.2 million tonnes of alumina and 3.5 to 3.7 million tonnes of aluminium

* Qrly ‍shipments were impacted by accelerated rail track maintenance​

* Qtrly mined copper production 124.7 kt versus 141 kt last year

* Rio Tinto’s expected pilbara shipments in 2017, subject to weather, are around 330 million tonnes on a 100 per cent basis.

* In 2017, rio tinto’s expected share of mined copper production remains unchanged at between 500 and 550 thousand tonnes

* Guidance for Rio Tinto’s expected share of 2017 production for hard coking coal is revised to 7.2 to 7.8 million tonnes due to impact of cyclone Debbie Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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