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Positive Kipushi PFS for Ivanhoe

Ivanhoe Mines (CN:IVN) has given investors a Christmas treat with the positive results of an independent prefeasibility study on its 68%-owned Kipushi zinc-copper-silver-germanium project in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Exploration / Development > Feasibility

Positive Kipushi PFS for Ivanhoe

Ivanhoe Mines (CN:IVN) has given investors a Christmas treat with the positive results of an independent prefeasibility study on its 68%-owned Kipushi zinc-copper-silver-germanium project in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Staff reporter

Positive Kipushi PFS for Ivanhoe

Upgrading of existing underground infrastructure at Kipushi is nearing completion

It said the PFS anticipates production of an average of 381,000 tonnes per annum of zinc concentrate (58% Zn) over an initial 11-year mine life at a total cash cost of about US$0.48 per pound ($1,058.40 per tonne) of zinc.