Friedland unveils plans for copper behemoth

ROBERT Friedland used his keynote presentation to Mining Indaba in Cape Town on Wednesday to announce Ivanhoe Mines’ plans to build the world’s second-largest copper mine.

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Robert Friedland presents at Mining Indaba. Image: Robert Harvey/Twitter

"If you're thinking about going to the bathroom, don't, because we're going to make an announcement in the middle of this presentation," Friedland teased at the start of his hour-long keynote speech.