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Charging Cu bull has cash options

There won’t be enough copper dug up this year, with a 274,000 tonnes deficit expected on the global market. This clearly marks copper plays as those to back, so we've looked at how the next generation projects are getting paid for.

Charging Cu bull has cash options Charging Cu bull has cash options Charging Cu bull has cash options Charging Cu bull has cash options Charging Cu bull has cash options

Thanks Zijin: The Chinese miner will foot 65% of the Kakula underground capex. PICTURE: Ivanhoe Mines

The discovery dates of 2017's 10 largest copper-producing mines show exploration has slowed and more investment is needed to keep up with global demand for the red metal.