GECAMINES S.A. – Press release

LA GÉNÉRALE DES CARRIÈRES ET DES MINES
Société Anonyme Unipersonnelle avec Conseil d’Administration
« GECAMINES S.A. »
Capital social : 2.401.500.000.000 Fc
RCCM : CD/L’SHI/RCCM/14-B-1678 / Id. Nat. : 6-193-A01000M
Siège social : 419, Boulevard Kamanyola, Lubumbashi, Province du Haut-Katanga
République Démocratique du Congo

PRESS RELEASE

TFM, Transformer Fire

On July 15th, 2017, Tenke Fungurume Mining S.A. (TFM), located in the Lualaba Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, experienced an electrical short in a single transformer that supplies the SAG Mill at the Kwatebala plant, resulting in a localized fire, which was quickly extinguished. The event occurred shortly after a normal plant start up, which followed a routine maintenance shutdown.