", Mark Farren, CEO of Kamoa Copper said: "We will leverage what we have learned thus far into Phase 2 construction, and expand the project at a sustainable rate that minimizes peak funding. Reported assays returned 8.86 metres grading 5.83% copper that included a higher grade intercept of 6.17 metres grading 6.84% copper. To view an enhanced version of this graphic, please visit: https://orders.newsfilecorp.com/files/3396/66287_b265326264a129c7_004full.jpg. Underground development at the Kakula Copper Mine enters zone of ultra-high-grade ore, Kakula’s northern and southern access drives to connect next month, allowing highly-productive stoping operations to begin in centre of orebody in +8% copper, Excellent construction progress being made on Kakula’s concentrator plant; first production now expected in July 2021. Informations boursières pour actionnaires, Rapport sur la Loi sur les mesures de transparence dans le secteur extractif, Inscrivez-vous à notre liste de diffusion, S’inscrire pour recevoir des mises à jour. To view an enhanced version of this graphic, please visit: https://orders.newsfilecorp.com/files/3396/66287_b265326264a129c7_010full.jpg. The black star shows where the northern and southern access drives are scheduled to join in November. To view an enhanced version of this graphic, please visit:https://orders.newsfilecorp.com/files/3396/66287_b265326264a129c7_008full.jpg. This will transition gradually as we move into production. , In 2015, Ivanhoe sold half of its interest in the Kamoa copper project to Zijin Mining Group, a Chinese mining company, for US$412 million. Contract workers from Andritz Hydro of Vevey, Switzerland, upgrading the penstocks and emergency intake valves at the Mwadingusha hydropower plant. The upgrading work at the 72-megawatt Mwadingusha hydropower plant is nearing completion and electricity from all of Mwadingusha's six turbines is expected to be integrated into the national power grid in the first quarter of 2021. Ivanhoe plans to issue its regular Kamoa-Kakula monthly mine progress update for the month of October in early November, which will provide details on the project's underground development advancement, tonnage and grade of the project's pre-production ore stockpiles, and construction progress of the initial 3.8 Mtpa concentrator plant and associated infrastructure. Ivanhoe has prepared an independent, NI 43-101-compliant technical report for the Kamoa-Kakula Project, which is available on the company's website and under the company's SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com: The technical report includes relevant information regarding the assumptions, parameters and methods of the mineral resource estimates on the Kamoa-Kakula Project cited in this news release, as well as information regarding data verification, exploration procedures and other matters relevant to the scientific and technical disclosure contained in this news release.