25 million ton copper reserve in Turkey's Kastamonu

A reserve of 25 million tons of copper has been discovered in Turkey’s Kastamonu. Governor Erdogan Bektas has stated, “Turkey's longest wells were dug here and copper mines with a high percentage of tenor are also here.”

25 million ton copper reserve in Turkey's Kastamonu

World Bulletin/News Desk

Kastamonu Governor Erdogan Bektas has stated that a new reserve with around 25 million tons of copper has been found in Etibakir Inc.’s copper mine in the Kure district.

Governor Bektas noted the importance of the discovery goven Turkey’s need for large quantities of copper, saying, “Turkey's longest wells were dug here and copper mines with a high percentage of tenor are also here.”

Expressing that efforts are ongoing, Etibakır Inc.’s Kure General Manager Ahmet Tezcan said: "Efforts at assessing the reserve are ongoing. We are hoping they will exceed 25-30 million tons. Accounts are currently being made. A final figure will be availble especially during 2014-2015.”

Güncelleme Tarihi: 06 Ağustos 2013, 14:50
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