10 Top Copper-producing Companies

10 Top Copper-producing Companies

Here’s a look at the 10 top copper-producing companies of 2014, as outlined in this year’s Thomson Reuters GFMS Copper Survey. Codelco is in first place, and it's followed by Freeport-McMoRan and Glencore. Read on to find out the rest of the companies.

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Atico Mining CEO Fernando Ganoza Talks High-grade Copper Mining in Colombia

If you're looking for a family with a strong history in mining, look no further than the Ganoza family. The Ganozas took Fortuna Silver Mines from a start up to where it is today, and they're now attempting to do it again with copper-focused Atico Mining. The Investing News Network was able to chat with CEO Fernando Ganoza about the company and what it's been up to lately.

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Frank Holmes: The Rise of Alternative Energy is a Boon for Copper

Frank Holmes of US Global Investors (NASDAQ:GROW) wrote about a report from energy policy group REN21 about the global status of renewable energy, noting that more and more renewables will be used as the world's population continues to grow. He also noted that, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, roughly $8 trillion will be spent on renewables globally between now and 2040.

Entree Gold Provides AGM Results

Entree Gold Provides AGM Results

Entree Gold (TSX:ETG) reported results from its annual general meeting of shareholders, held on June 29. All matters submitted to shareholders were approved, including the election of six directors of the company.

Nevada Copper Welcomes James Askew as Director

Nevada Copper Welcomes James Askew as Director

Nevada Copper Corp. (TSX:NCU) announced that Mr. James Askew has been appointed to the Board of Directors. Mr. Askew s currently the Chairman of Oceanagold Corporation and Syrah Resources, as well as a Director of Evolution Mining and Asian Mineral Resources.

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Thunderstruck Resources CEO Bryce Bradley Talks Zinc and Copper Exploration in Fiji

Thunderstruck Resources (TSXV:AWE) CEO Bryce Bradley talks about exploring for zinc and copper in Fiji. She says, "We're really excited about working in Fiji because it has a long history of mining, going back all the way to 1934; no sovereign risk; is very rich in commodities, and highly underexplored. We're happy to be there." The Nakoro and Wainaleka zinc-copper projects had prior drilling by Anglo-American in 1976, "which returned high grade zinc grades of up to 12% zinc and up to 2% copper over mineable widths. So our plan is to.. we just picked up these assets in August of 2014, so our plan for 2015 is to drill them, confirm the drill holes, and expand the size of the deposit. We're quite excited." adds Ms. Bradley. In 2015, Thunderstruck anticipates additions to its Board of Directors, as well as trenching and a drill program in both projects in Fiji.

Foran Mining Corporation States Priority for 2015

Foran Mining Corporation (TSXV:FOM) CEO Patrick Soares spoke to the Investing News Network about its focus on 2015, as well as its Balsam property, located southeast of its flagship McIlvenna Bay Deposit near Flin Flon, Saskatchewan. “2015 is going to bring us a lot of excitement,” says Mr. Soares. Foran recently announced the expansion of [...]

Montan Mining CEO Ian Graham Targets Cashflow in 2016

Montan Mining (TSXV:MNY) commenced trading on the TSX Venture Exchange today. The Company is focused on advancing the 26-sq-km Alicia Project in southern Peru which has high-grade copper potential. CEO Ian Graham spoke to the Investing News Network at the 2015 PDAC conference in Toronto and said, "we'll be looking to take our company into near-term cashflow."

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Copper Edges Up Slightly

Copper climbed slightly on the London Metal Exchange as an outcome regarding the Greek debt talks remains uncertain and concerns surround a slowing demand for the metal, according to Reuters.

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