• Most copper producers in Chile barely breaking even — mining group

    More than 18,600 km from Beijing, in copper-rich northern Chile, beleaguered miners are barely coping with the impact of China’s economic slowdown. The situation is worse than many think, according to the country’s mining industry group Consejo Regional Minero de Coquimbo (Corminco), which represents some of Chile’s top miners in the copper sector, including Antofagasta (LON:ANTO), Glencore (LON:GLEN) and Teck Resources (TSE:TCK.A, TCK.B) (NYSE:TCK). Its president, Juan Carlos Sáe


  • Chinese copper imports surge

    In New York trade on Wednesday copper for delivery in December failed to capitalize on customs data from top consumer China showing a huge jump in imports of the red metal. Copper changed hands for $2.3895 per pound or around $5,297 a tonne in lunchtime trade on Tuesday, down some 1% from yesterday's close with the positive news out of China being offset by an announcement by top exporter Chile that it's keeping to output targets. China is responsible for more than 45% of copper demand and import


  • Copper's Outlook May Be Rosier than You Thought

      German copper producer Aurubis has just rung the bell on the start of the "mating season", the annual negotiation of term contracts for shipments in the following year. It has announced it will be reducing its copper cathode premium from $110 per tonne over LME cash metal this year to $92 next year. Aurubis' preemptive move will raise expectations of a similar-sized reduction in the annual premium from Chile's Codelco, the world's largest producer. Its European premium has


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BHP has lost 41,000 tonnes of copper due to strike at Escondida

World’s largest miner BHP Billiton (ASX, NYSE:BHP) (LON:BLT) has already lost 41,000 tonnes of copper production due to an ongoing strike at its Econdida mine in Chile...

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BHP Billiton back into the black, pays higher-than-expected dividend

Canada losing ground as mining investment destination

Glencore buys stakes in Mutanda and Katanga mines valued at $960m

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Thunderstruck Announces Brien Lundin as Chairman of the Board, Closes $400,000 Financing and Obtains Reserve Bank of Fiji Approval

 is pleased to announce that co-founding director and shareholder Brien Lundin has accepted the position as Chairman of the Board. CEO Bryce Bradley comments, "Brien has been...

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Dynacor Extends High-Grade Gold Raise-215 Vertically and Laterally at Tumipampa

Rockland Drills 4.8m of Massive Sulfide with 0.4% Cu, 0.2% Ni, .07 g/t Pt, 0.23 g/t Pd; Retty Lake Project, Schefferville, Québec

MGX Minerals Mobilizes for 100 Tonne Bulk Sample at Driftwood Creek Magnesium Project

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Daily Top Performing Copper Stocks
         Company Name Symbol Price Change Vol(k) Day's Range Contact
1 Copper Mountain Mining Corp TSX:CUM 0.900
0.110 (13.92%)
862778 0.83 - 0.91
2 Highland Copper Co Inc TSXV:HI 0.170
0.010 (6.25%)
232228 0.15 - 0.17
3 Amerigo Resources Ltd TSX:ARG 0.560
0.030 (5.66%)
337000 0.52 - 0.56
4 Candente Copper Corp TSX:DNT 0.110
0.010 (4.76%)
38200 0.11 - 0.11
5 GoldQuest Mining Corp TSXV:GQC 0.490
0.020 (4.26%)
103950 0.48 - 0.50
6 Vms Ventures Inc TSXV:VMS 0.135
0.005 (3.85%)
327235 0.125 - 0.145
7 Nautilus Minerals Inc TSX:NUS 0.180
0.010 (2.86%)
267100 0.17 - 0.18
8 Rambler Metals and Mining PLC TSXV:RAB 0.195
0.005 (2.63%)
25000 0.195 - 0.195
9 Erdene Resource Development Corp TSX:ERD 0.840
0.020 (2.44%)
105350 0.80 - 0.84
10 Aura Minerals Inc TSX:ORA 1.850
0.020 (1.37%)
5530 1.80 - 1.85
11 Nevada Copper Corp TSX:NCU 0.770
0.010 (1.32%)
19325 0.76 - 0.79
12 Regulus Resources Inc TSXV:REG 1.600
0.010 (0.63%)
84304 1.60 - 1.67
13 Imperial Metals Corp TSX:III 6.600
0.020 (0.30%)
30085 6.53 - 6.73
14 Capstone Mining Corp TSX:CS 1.650
0.000 (0.00%)
1048211 1.59 - 1.68
15 Reservoir Minerals Inc TSXV:RMC
0.000 (0.00%)
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