FMG lifts copper interests

FORTESCUE Metals Group has invested C$1.37 million in Toronto-listed Candente Copper Corp.

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Candente Copper's Calariaco project in northern Peru

The iron ore miner first invested $1 million in Candente in January, but wasn't named at the time.

The latest purchase of 27.5 million shares takes FMG's interest to 19.92%.