INTL COPPER CONF: New major mines coming online - ICSG; panel discusses mine supply deficit, TC/RC slump

Copper mine capacity is set to face key long-term production challenges, according to a panel discussion at Fastmarkets’ 2019 International Copper Conference.

The potential for a nearby mine deficit in 2019 could have knock-on effects on the wider global copper market amid stringent environmental regulations and content impurities in copper production. Even though global mine production is expected to grow in 2019 - despite delays - it is only at a rate of 1.2%, according to the International Copper Study Group (ICSG). While delays to long-term mining...


Hassan Butt

March 12, 2019

14:35 GMT