The major miner also doesn’t think other companies will be able to do so.
Strikes at major mines continue to impact the copper market, but this week US President Donald Trump is playing a role as well.
Recent supply disruptions at key mines have the copper price flying high, but will they have a lasting impact?
Supply concerns bumped the red metal’s price up 2 percent on Wednesday.
Gecamines bids on Freeport’s stakes for Tenke, one of the largest copper mines in the world.