Underground development at Ivanhoe Mines’ Kakula copper mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo continues to advance ahead of schedule with more than 15.4 km now complete, which is 4.7 km ahead of plan.
While some mining operations have been able to continue production despite COVID-19 experts agree the mining industry faces a tough post-pandemic period.
When the eagerly anticipated PFS for Kakula copper mine operated by Ivanhoe Mines it outlined the development plan for the world’s 2nd largest copper mine.
Multi-listed Ivanhoe Mines has reported that underground development at the Kakula copper mine in the DRC has reached high-grade ore within the deposit.
Construction of the new highway directly linking the Kamoa-Kakula Copper Project to the Kolwezi airport is progressing rapidly.
Excellent progress is being made in the construction of the Kakula copper mine – the stage one, 6 Mtpa operation – on the tier-one Kamoa-Kakula project in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Ivanhoe Mines has appointed Tony Giardini as its new president. Lars-Eric Johansson will retire at the end of June 2019 following 12 years at the company.
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