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A push to add copper to US critical list

Metal Tech News - February 6, 2023


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Eidolon writes:

So, first I wonder, where the heck are Murkowski and Sullivan and why aren't they signing this letter? Using the parameters given above for estimated future copper demand (550M tons in 25 years) and applying that to an average production grade of 0.2% copper, I come up with a minimum of 275 billion tons of ore. That's a very tall order. Hello, Pebble?