Copper demand increasing but lack of projects in pipeline
Miners looking to speed-up imports
Ecuador plans for long-term stability of mining sector
Ecuador country risk improving but more mines needed to cement improvement
Copper supply crunch to become more acute
Ecuador could be next for new political upheaval.
Social activism growing threat.
Concentrates to be send to China
Junior now has agreements with three copper majors
Votes challenge state monopoly on resource investment decisions
More protests against Ecuacorriente's Panantza-San Carlos development
Protests shows tensions in Ecuador over mining as sector grows