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India's State Copper Miner To Boost Production By 160,000 Tonnes Per Year By 2025

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(Kitco News) - An Indian state copper producer, Hindustan Copper, is beginning its $800 million expansion project that will see production rise from 40,000 per year to 200,000 per year by 2025, Resources Monitor says in a report. Hindustan Copper is already at work on a new underground mine in Madhya Pradesh — a state in central India. Other mine expansions are also planned for Jharkhand and Rajasthan states. In 2018 India used 650,000 tonnes of copper for domestic purposes, such as construction, transport, and electrical, according to the report.

By Anna Golubova of Kitco News; agolubova@kitco.com

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