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Cost and capacity to increase at Kakula: Ivanhoe

Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN) has outlined an 18% increase to US$1.3 billion for initial capex at its Kakula copper joint venture development in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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The conceptual surface layout at Ivanhoe’s Kakula JV copper development in the DRC

This will cover a planned 26% boost to initial processing capacity from 3 million tonnes per annum to 3.8Mtpa, plus additional mining fleets and a pre-production ore stockpile.