Tenke Mining Corp.

Tenke Mining Corp.

July 21, 2005 14:10 ET

Tenke Mining Corp.: Corporate Update

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - July 21, 2005) - Tenke Mining Corp. (the "Company") (TSX:TNK) and Phelps Dodge Corporation recently held meetings with the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo regarding amendments to the existing agreement with respect to the development of the Tenke Fungurume copper-cobalt deposits located in the Katanga Province, Democratic Republic of Congo. The Company remains hopeful that they will be able to reach an agreement in principle to allow the project to proceed to development.

On Behalf of the Board,

Paul K. Conibear, President

Tenke Mining Corp. is a Canadian mineral exploration and development company, trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol TNK. Tenke has optioned, staked and acquired a large, diversified portfolio of quality exploration properties in Argentina. The total land package encompasses over 1.2 million hectares and covers key prospective gold and base metal regions and mineralized belts in the country. In addition, the Company holds a majority interest in the Tenke Fungurume copper/cobalt deposits in the DRC. These deposits are considered the largest and richest undeveloped copper/cobalt deposits in the world today and the Company is making progress in the advancement of this important asset.

Contact Information

  • Tenke Mining Corp.
    Sophia Shane
    Corporate Development
    (604) 689-7842
    (604) 689-4250 (FAX)