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A 'dismal' decade for copper discovery

The latest data from S&P Global Intelligence shows that the rate of copper discoveries has slowed almost to a complete halt.

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The past five years have been the worst for new copper discoveries in 30 years, with just one major deposit found.

Less than 1 million tonnes of contained copper has found since 2015.