First Quantum third-quarter earnings rise on higher output

Wed Oct 30, 2013 5:14pm EDT
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Oct 30 (Reuters) - Canadian base metal miner First Quantum Minerals Ltd reported higher third-quarter earnings on Wednesday on the back of increased production of copper, nickel and gold.

Net earnings attributable to shareholders rose to $143 million, or 24 cents a share, from $107.3 million, or 23 cents, in the same period a year earlier.