Copper demand set to rise: PolyMet exec

Jun 06, 2013 | 05:45 PM | Everdeen Mason

Tags  NorthMet, PolyMet, copper, nickel, platinum, EPA, Brad Moore, Everdeen Mason

NEW YORK — Copper demand is expected to rise as its use is embraced in new industries, including alternative energy, according to a PolyMet Mining Corp. executive.

The Hoyt Lakes, Minn.-based junior miner is still developing its NorthMet copper-nickel-platinum mine in Minnesota, which could be in production as early as 2016, Brad Moore, executive vice president of environmental and government affairs, said during the New York Society of Security Analysts’ 14th annual Metals and Mining Industry Conference.....





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