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Base Metals Mining in the US to 2020; New Report Launched

Market Research Reports, Inc. has announced the addition of “Base Metals Mining in the US to 2020” research report to their website


Lewes, DE -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/22/2015 -- Publisher estimates that the Pumpkin Hollow and Contact copper projects in Nevada, which are scheduled to commence production in 2016 and 2017 respectively, and the Rosemont project in Arizona, with a capacity of 110,223t and scheduled to start operations in 2017, will support copper mine production in the US.

Base Metals Mining in the US to 2020 report comprehensively covers US reserves of copper, lead and zinc, the historical and forecast data on US copper, lead and zinc production and production by state, copper, lead and zinc metal consumption and trade. The report also includes demand drivers affecting base metals mining in the US, profiles of major base metals (copper, lead and zinc) producing companies and information on the active, exploration and development copper, lead and zinc projects.


The report contains an overview of the base metals (copper, lead and zinc) mining industry in the US together with the key demand drivers affecting the industry. Further, it provides information about reserves, historic and forecast production, consumption and trade, reserves and production by state, trade by country, competitive landscape and active, exploration and development projects.

Reasons to Buy

Gain an understanding of the base metals (copper, lead and zinc) mining industry in the US, the relevant demand drivers , reserves, historic and forecast production and consumption, trade, active, exploration and development projects and the competitive landscape.

Key Highlights

- In 2014, the US ranked fifth globally with 35 million tonnes (Mt) of copper reserves, a 5% share of the global total. Copper reserves are mainly found in Arizona, Utah, New Mexico, Montana, Alaska, Nevada and Michigan, with Arizona having one of the world's three great clusters of porphyry copper deposits.

- The zinc-lead content in the Mississippi Valley type (MVT) deposit ranges from 5–10%.

- The copper mining industry is expected to benefit from planned investments such as in the Cumo deposit at the south-western end of the Idaho-Montana porphyry belt and at Kennecott's Bingham Canyon mine which would extend the mine's life from 2018 to 2030.

Spanning over 66 pages "Base Metals Mining in the US to 2020" report covers Executive Summary, Copper Mining in the US – Reserves, Production, Consumption and Trade, Lead Mining in the US – Reserves, Production, Consumption and Trade, Zinc Mining in the US – Reserves, Production, Consumption and Trade, Competitive Landscape, Fiscal Regime, Appendix. The report covered companies are - Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., The Rio Tinto Plc, Teck Resources Ltd, Nyrstar NV

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