Copper — or Dr. Copper, as the PhD/MD/JD-wielding base metal insists on being known when introduced at cocktail parties — always keeps things interesting, even though we gain a small percentage of copper buyers as readers (prove us wrong, copper buyers! Read MetalMiner!)
Anyways, copper-driven pieces are sure to generate a buzz, as the red metal influences investment and market direction heavily. Here are our best-read copper posts of 2011:
How did we fare in our predictions for copper in 2011? (Re)-Read and find out!
Nautilus Minerals could begin mining in their Solwara 1 resource off Papua New Guinea as early as 2013. Stuart details exactly how this would happen — and how much it would cost.
When copper had begun coming off in February, following historic highs to the tune of $10,000 per ton in January, we diagnosed the issue.