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Kumba, Anglo to explore Liberia

2012-09-06 13:43

Johannesburg - Kumba Iron Ore [JSE:KIO] and Anglo American [JSE:AGL] have entered into an exploration deal in Liberia with private investment company Jonah Capital, which holds several licences in the west African country.

Kumba and Anglo American will spend $10.5m over three years to search for the steel-making ingredient at Gbarnga and Kalasi, Jonah Capital said in a statement on its website dated August 31.

Shares of Anglo American - which holds a 69.7% stake in Kumba - were 1.6% higher in Johannesburg and those of Africa’s largest iron producer had gained 0.9% at 09:21 GMT.


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