Newcrest Mining (ASX:NCM) says gold production has risen by 7 per cent for the December quarter compared to the same time last year.
The rise was driven by improved production from all operations led by its flagship mine Cadia.
Copper production also increased up 8 per cent on the previous quarter.
The company says record production at Cadia and another strong performance from Lihir underpinned a strong start to the financial year.
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