Fortescue's second-quarter iron ore shipments rise 4% on strong WA ops
Jan 27 (Reuters) -Fortescue Metals Group FMG.AX, the world's fourth-largest iron ore miner, on Friday posted a 4% rise in second-quarter shipments, helped by robust production across its key operations in Western Australia.
The Perth-based miner said it shipped 49.4 million tonnes (mt) of the steel-making commodity in three months ended Dec. 31, compared with 47.5 mt a year earlier and an estimate of 48.5 mt from RBC.
Reporting by Harshita Swaminathan, Melanie Burton and Roushni Nair; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila
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