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Mine 'die-off' promises massive copper deficit

A huge “die-off” of copper mines over the next two decades means the world is facing a looming deficit of the red metal, experts in Santiago have said at the 2018 World Copper Conference.

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Hamish Sampson, a mining analyst with consultancy firm CRU, told the International Mining Exploration Forum that around 220 mines that produced around 40% of the world's copper last year were slated