Frieda a standout: Highlands Pacific

THE Xstrata-funded prefeasibility study for the massive Frieda copper-gold project has been handed down, indicating capital costs of $US5.3 billion ($A5.31 billion) for a 20-year operation.

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The estimated capital cost includes an $803 million 160-megawatt hydro-electric scheme that will guarantee low power costs and avoid exposure to fluctuating oil prices.

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