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Africa's largest copper producer

May 30, 2014 The project is Africa’s largest high-grade copper deposit and the world’s largest undeveloped high-grade copper deposit. With estimated cash costs of production of $2,601 per tonne, the project should be extremely competitive. Kamoa needs $1.4bn to commission and is expected to yield 300,000 tonnes a year

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