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Delays in Tenke copper mine sale a move by Gecamines to get money, more control — analysts

After months of deliberation and threats, the Democratic Republic of Congo dropped in January its opposition to the sale of the Tenke Fungurume mine by Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE:FCX) and Lundin Mining’s (TSX:LUN) to Chinese investors for $3.8 billion.

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