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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.