South African Gold Production up 1.1%

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...But an 8.4% decline in average grade mined to 4.2 grams per ton meant that actual kilograms of gold production declined.

South African gold production rose by 1.1% in the second quarter of this year as against the first quarter, but fell 7.5% compared with the second quarter of last year (2006).

The South African Chamber of Mines said today that gold production in the second quarter totalled 63.52 tonnes.

...But an 8.4% decline in average grade mined to 4.2 grams per ton meant that actual kilograms of gold production declined.

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