Xstrata delivers Frieda study

DESPITE hefty capital costs of $US5.6 billion ($A5.4 billion), the massive Frieda copper-gold project in Papua New Guinea could have a payback period of just 3.2 years.

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That compared to capital costs of $5.3 billion in the prefeasibility study, delivered in November 2010.

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