Tenke operations to resume shortly, CMOC says

Operations at the Tenke Fungurume mine (TFM) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) should resume shortly following a fire that resulted from a electrical short in a transformer, a spokesman for majority owner China Molybdenum (CMOC) said.

The company does not anticipate that this incident will have a material impact on the mine’s copper or cobalt production for the quarter or the year. The large copper-cobalt project in the Katanga province of the DRC is cited as having some of the world’s largest copper and cobalt deposits. The...

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Rena Gu

James Heywood

Kiki Kang

Chris Kavanagh AMM

July 17, 2017

21:50 GMT

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