(Adds details, quotes) JOHANNESBURG, May 23 (Reuters) - Mining group BHP Billiton said on Friday it had been hit by power cuts earlier this week at its smelters, but added that interruptions to supply were short and did not affect output. Aluminium smelters are among the biggest industrial consumers of electricity. BHP spokesman Maredi Mogodi told Reuters the cuts lasted just under an hour, and a loss of power for about two hours or more would have led to production declines. He said ...
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