Underground development at TSX-listed Ivanhoe Mines’ Kakula copper mine, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, totaled 1 842 m in August, bringing the cumulative total underground development completed to date to more than 20 km – about 6 km ahead of schedule. The miner intends to issue the independent definitive feasibility study for the development of the six-million-tonnes-a-year Kakula mine later this month, following which the company will also issue a prefeasibility study, including for mining the 1.6-million tonnes a year from the Kansoko mine, in order to “take full advantage of an expanded plant capacity of 7.6-million tonnes a year at Kakula.

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