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Rise of Copper

“Copper could become the new oil, with artificial intelligence and renewable energies pushing the trend.” Watch the full video here.

2023 Copper Outlook

“Although gold prices remain an attractive asset as the world teeters on the brink of a recession, Smith said that copper is also well-positioned to weather the oncoming storm.” “With this electrification revolution going on, there is going to be a major supply deficit for copper,” he said. “Whether you’re looking towards a rough economic […]

A Great Copper Squeeze is Coming for the Global Economy

“You wouldn’t know it from looking at the market today, but some of the largest miners and metals traders are warning that in just a couple of years’ time, a massive shortfall will emerge for the world’s most critical metal — one that could itself hold back global growth, stoke inflation by raising manufacturing costs […]

Domestic Copper Mining is Key to Advancements in Electrified Transportation

Marjorie Haun, a freelance journalist, writes: “Electric Vehicles cannot exist without copper, lithium, cobalt, nickel, graphite, and manganese, all of which can be found in the United States. Copper is the primary metal required for both existing and future electric transportation technologies, and is cheap when compared to other metals with comparable conductive properties such […]

1 Million Man Hours with No Lost-Time Accident

Lisbon Valley Mining Company’s Safety Manager shared the following message with mine personnel on August 10, 2022: “LVMC Management is excited to announce the achievement of reaching 1 million man hours and 2,689 days without a lost time accident! This accomplishment is something that every individual at LVMC should be extremely proud of and is […]

Mining Firms’ Cautious Spending Threatens Shift to Green Energy

“Metals prices are up, but mining companies aren’t spending. Their restraint could keep supplies tight and magnify shortages of raw materials such as copper and zinc that are critical for the transition away from fossil fuels.” “Auto makers such as General Motors Co. and Tesla Inc. are forming partnerships with producers to secure needed metals […]

Exxon Mobil Thinks Electric Vehicles are the Future

Exxon Mobil CEO Darren Woods is predicting that “by 2040, every new passenger car sold in the world will be electric.” With electric vehicles using up to four times more copper than regular gasoline vehicles, copper will be a critical metal in this transition. Read the full article here.