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Power availability at Tenke improved in Q4 - Freeport

January 22, 2014 - 15:52 GMT Location: London

KEYWORDS: Tenke , copper , cobalt , Freeport

Power availability at Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) mining operation Tenke Fungurume (TFM) improved in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to majority stakeholder Freeport McMoRan.

"During the second half of 2013, TFM experienced power interruptions, which impacted operating rates," the company said in its latest results. "Power availability improved during the fourth quarter. TFM continues to work with its power provider and DRC authorities to establish more consistent and reliable power...

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