Friedland touts strength of Ivanplats’ DRC copper mine
Dec 05, 2012 | 01:02 PM
| Claire Hack
LONDON Ivanplats Ltd. chief executive officer Robert Friedland is touting the companys Kamoa project in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as potentially the largest copper mine in the world.
"This is going to be a transformative copper mine for the DRC. By building a smelter and treating metal on site, we will produce sulfuric acid as a by-product, which is in desperate demand" in the country, Friedland told delegates at this weeks Mines and Money London 2012 conference. "It will be bigger than (the) Tenke Fungurume (copper-cobalt mine) in measured, indicated and inferred resources. Theres nothing to compare to Kamoa." ....
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