About Ivanhoe Mines

Ivanhoe Mines is a Canadian mining company focused on advancing its three principal joint-venture projects in Southern Africa: the development of major new, mechanized, underground mines at the Kamoa-Kakula copper discoveries in the Democratic Republic of Congo and at the Platreef palladium-rhodium-platinum-nickel-copper-gold discovery in South Africa; and the extensive redevelopment and upgrading of the historic Kipushi zinc-copper-germanium-silver mine, also in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Kamoa-Kakula began producing copper concentrates in May 2021 and, through phased expansions, is positioned to become one of the world's largest copper producers. Kamoa-Kakula and Kipushi will be powered by clean, renewable hydro-generated electricity and will be among the world’s lowest greenhouse gas emitters per unit of metal produced. Ivanhoe Mines has pledged to achieve net-zero operational greenhouse gas emissions (Scope 1 and 2) at the Kamoa-Kakula Copper Mine when large-scale electric, hydrogen and hybrid underground mining equipment become commercially available. Ivanhoe also is exploring for new copper discoveries on its Western Foreland exploration licences in the Democratic Republic of Congo, near the Kamoa-Kakula Project.

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Responsible minerals for the #CleanEnergy transition: #copper, #nickel, #PGMs, #silver and #zinc.

An African (or "Taita") falcon conducts a fly-over of the #KamoaKakula site. #copper #mining #nature #Africa #ESG
Nadege Santos, Construction Secretary; and Doralie Kona, Specialist Document Controller; with #KamoaCopper, monitor ongoing development at the #KamoaKakula #copper mine. #Africa #mining #localbusiness
(L-R) Thara Ngoie, Pump Fitter; and Fanfan Kapepe, Pump Fitter Assistant, with #KamoaCopper, standing underground at the Kansoko Mine. #mining #copper #Africa #localbusiness
The Phase 2 #KamoaKakula expansion, on track for Q3 2022 start-up, is scheduled to double annual #copper production to approx. 400,000 tonnes. #mining #Africa
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