Mining News: Base metal price slump stings industry
Drop in industrial metal values hammers Alaska, Northwest Canada producers, explorers; analysts hope stimulus will hasten recovery
The plummet in base metal prices in 2008 will be felt across Alaska and Northwest Canada’s mining sectors. Miners of the far north reaches of North America enjoyed a bounty when base metal prices reached record values in 2007, carrying into 2008.
The escalation of base metal prices was driven by exp....
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