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Copper

Copper is a chemical element with the symbol Cu (Latin: cuprum) and atomic number 29. It is a ductile metal with very high thermal and electrical conductivity. Pure copper is rather soft and malleable, and a freshly-exposed surface has a pinkish or peachy color. It is used as a thermal conductor, an electrical conductor, a building material, and a constituent of various metal alloys.

 

Headlines Around the Web

Anglo American predicts tough 2014

Dec 12, 2013 - Financial Times

State pols stymied by metal thefts

Nov 29, 2013 - Politico

Copper: dead red

Oct 21, 2013 - Financial Times

Rio raises annual copper output target

Oct 15, 2013 - Financial Times

China’s Minmetals bids for Glencore mine

Oct 04, 2013 - Financial Times

Metal stocks shine again

Sep 07, 2013 - The Times of India

Higher costs hit Antofagasta’s earnings

Aug 28, 2013 - Financial Times

Commodity bulls hope for new Chinese dawn

Aug 23, 2013 - Financial Times

Articles About Copper

Baffin Island
Revisiting the Viking Outpost Found in Artic Canada

By IBTimes AU

In 2012, Artic archaeologists presented artefacts of European craftsmanship unearthed in Baffin Island. The research’s lead author speculates that Viking seafarers and North American hunters were once allies in a transatlantic trade system. (Dec 22)

A Solar Flare Bursts Off The Left Limb Of The Sun In This Image Captured By NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory
Solar Power: New Technology By Caltech Claims Success In Maximising Conversion of Solar Rays Into Electrical Energy

By IBTimes AU

The new generation technologies in solar power are aligned with the advancements in nano technology. (Dec 22)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, CALIFORNIA, RENEWABLE ENERGY, SILVER

An office worker is reflected in the window of the Australian Securities Exchange building displaying the ASX50 curve for Wednesday in central Sydney August 7, 2013. Australian shares skidded 1.3 percent on Wednesday, its biggest fall in five weeks, hit b
Australian Stock Market Report –Afternoon December 19, 2014

By Comsec

Australian shares completed a trifecta of winning days on Friday, closing around the best levels of the session. Over the course of the last week the ASX 200 has risen by almost 2.3 % , balancing the loss of the pre-ceeding week when the market fell by almost 2. (Dec 19)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, CRUDE OIL, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA, BROADBAND

The Tale Of A 4,000-Year-Old Man And His Dagger

By IBTimes AU

Nearly four thousand years after his death, an ancient British warrior's tale is now told to the world. (Dec 17)

The February 4 and 5 curves are seen at the board at the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in central Sydney February 5, 2010. Australian shares fell 2.8 percent on Friday to their level lowest in five months, as investors fled from riskier assets on f
Australian Stock Market Report –Afternoon December 16, 2014

By Comsec

Losses worsened this afternoon with Australian shares falling by 0.7 per cent and closing at a fresh two-month lows in the process. The ASX 200 Index lost 0.7 per cent with both mining and energy industries slumping by around 2 per cent. (Dec 16)

MORE TOPICS: MANUFACTURING, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA, RETAIL, TRADE BALANCE

The main indicator of the Australian Securities Exchange (bottom R) is seen in red shortly after the local market opened in Central Sydney October 4, 2011. Australian stocks eased 0.6 percent on Tuesday, pressured by falls in global equities markets in a
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday December 16, 2014

By Comsec

Australian shares are falling for the sixth straight session and trading at two month lows. The ASX 200 Index is down 0.5 per cent with the energy and mining sectors continuing to be the main liabilities. (Dec 16)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA, TELSTRA, INVESTMENT

A man carries an umbrella in the rain as he passes the New York Stock Exchange October 16, 2014. Stocks on Wall Street rebounded from earlier lows on Thursday to trade little changed as a flurry of economic reports helped ease fears a weakening global eco
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning December 16, 2014

By Comsec

In US economic data, industrial production rose by 1.3% in November after advancing by 0.1% in October - marking the largest rise since May 2010. Capacity utilisation rose from 79.3 to 80.1 - the highest reading since March. The New York Fed Empire State index fell from +10.16 to -3. (Dec 16)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, DOW JONES, FTSE, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA

Samsung
Samsung Galaxy S5: Low-Priced Android Smartphone Available At Amazon On A Two-Year Contract

By IBTimes AU

The consumers who are looking for a Samsung Galaxy S5 holiday deal can find it in Amazon. The online retailer currently offers the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S5 16 GB version with a low on-contract price set at $49.55 for a limited time. (Dec 15)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, SAMSUNG, SMARTPHONE, ANDROID

Lake and Village Contaminated with Mine Tailings
Willow Trees Purify and Restore Contaminated Soil

By IBTimes AU

Willow trees can be used in restoring balance in soils that have been contaminated by high concentrations of metals. (Dec 15)

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A worker walks at the Nahr Bin Umar field, north of Basra, southeast of Baghdad, November 16, 2014. OPEC producer Iraq expects to base its 2015 budget on an oil price of $80 per barrel, Oil Minister Adel Abdel Mehdi told parliament on Monday. Picture take
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday December 1, 2014

By Comsec

A new month and a new week has started the same way the last month ended, with sellers in control. The ASX started the session with a 5 point loss before trading to the low point of the morning where the index chalked up a deficit of almost 47 points. (Dec 01)

MORE TOPICS: DOW JONES, FTSE, CRUDE OIL, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, OPEC