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Copper Production Up 9% at U.S. Mines

A recently released report by the U.S. Geological Survey Department on 2014 global copper mine production, “U.S. Geological Survey, Mineral Commodity Summaries,” contained some interesting nuggets on the state of the copper mining industry and offered insight into where the most copper is being produced around the world. Following are some excerpts from that report.

 In 2014, U.S. mine production of copper increased by 10% to about 1.37 million tons and was valued at about $9.

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