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Africa’s largest copper plant to be powered by Inga II upgrade in DR Congo


Issue 448 - 22 Oct 2021 - By Marc Howard

A major investment in Democratic Republic of Congo, Kamoa-Kakula is set to become Africa’s largest copper producer by Q2 2022, in a market entrepreneur Robert Friedland says will be “psychedelic”. It will be powered by the 162MW Inga II upgrade as developers work to better exploit DRC’s world-scale hydropower resource, writes Marc Howard

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