Analysis - Copper


5 Year Copper Prices - Copper Price Chart
Cathode copper bundles waiting for transport

Copper (chemical symbol: Cu) used to be the thermometer of the world economy (hence its nickname "Dr. Copper") as it is used in all sorts of manufacturing, but especially construction and everything connected to electric power, which translates obviously to activity.

Growth in copper consumption has been dominated by China for the last two decades.




It took Avrupa Minerals (AVU.V) a few weeks longer than anticipated to release the first drill results of the Q4 2018 program on the Sesmarias project, part of their Alvalade license located in Portugal, as bringing good news right before PDAC usually generates healthy attention, but the numbers came out pretty interesting anyway in my view.

Kutcho project, VP Exploration Rory Kutluoglu

1. Introduction