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The coming copper peak

Posted on 14 February 2014

If electrons are the lifeblood of a modern economy, copper makes up its blood vessels. In cables, wires, and contacts, copper is at the core of the electrical distribution system, from power stations to delicate electronics.
As consumption has risen exponentially—reaching 17 million metric tons in 2012—miners have met the world’s demand for 10,000 years. But that might soon change. A group of resource specialists has taken the first shot at projecting how much more copper miners will wring from the planet………………………………………..Full Article: Source


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