Copper output rose by 2% to 170,000 tonnes on greater manufacturing at Anglo’s largest mine in Chile, Los Bronces.
Anglo expects copper output to achieve between 650,000 tonnes and 680,000 tonnes this 12 months. That compares with earlier steering of 640,000 to 680,000 tonnes.
Anglo’s shares had been up 1.8% at 0715 GMT.
Iron ore and manganese output additionally rose, whereas coal and nickel manufacturing fell.
The miner tightened its yearly output targets for diamonds to 32-33 million carats from 32-34 million beforehand, and for platinum group steel concentrates to 4.2-4.4 million ounces, from 4.2-4.6 million beforehand.
“All issues thought of, Anglo seems to be working comparatively properly,” Jefferies analysts mentioned.
Metallurgical coal manufacturing fell by 25% within the second quarter to three million tonnes.
Anglo American restarted underground mining at its Moranbah North metallurgical coal mine in Australia in June after a shutdown attributable to elevated gasoline ranges.
It mentioned its Grosvenor coal mine, additionally in Australia and which was suspended after an explosion in Could 2020, ought to restart on the finish of this 12 months.
The London-listed miner in June spun off its South African thermal coal enterprise into a brand new firm and agreed to promote its stake in Colombia’s Cerrejon, transferring to finish its transition out of property that mine essentially the most polluting fossil gasoline.
(Reporting by Clara Denina and Helen Reid, Enhancing by Mark Potter)