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FILE – The Inco superstack is silhouetted against the sunset in Sudbury, Ont., on Oct. 11, 2005. Jumping into an already complex takeover scene in Canada, U.S. copper giant Phelps Dodge Corp. has struck a deal to buy mining companies Inco Ltd. and Falconbridge Ltd. for about $40 billion US. The deal, which could squeeze past two rival offers, would create the world’s largest nickel producer and the largest publicly traded copper producer. worth about $56 billion US. (CP PHOTO ARCHIVES/ Sudbury Star/ Gino Donato)

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