Articles Tagged "BHP"

Base Metals Round-Up: Copper Price Rallies as Production Stops at Grasberg

Copper – Copper investors were likely pleasantly surprised looking at price charts at the end of this week. After plummeting near the start of the year and sitting around $2.60 per pound for the past month, the metal's price appear to be heading up.

The Other Side of Low Copper Prices: How the Market Affects Mineworkers

Copper – The red metal is commonly referred to as Dr. Copper, and most are aware of how closely it's tied to the economy. However, copper also affects the economy in another, less-talked-about way — it creates jobs for miners in countries around the world, and with lower copper prices, jobs in some of those areas might be at risk.