Thursday, April 25, 2013

You Thought Ammo Was Expensive And Scarce Before?

From the April 25, 2013 Seattle Post-Intelligencer:
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The chief executive of a major U.S. copper mine hopes to recover quickly from a landslide that piled waste rock inside the pit near Salt Lake City.
Kennecott Utah Copper chief Kelly Sanders says the company might be able to resume limited ore digging within days, but the cleanup will take months.

The company says it will run out of copper for customers in the months ahead.
Copper, of course, is used in making brass for ammunition casings.

2 comments:

Allen Cogbill said...

As the price of copper rises, there may well be more "mining" of wiring from abandoned houses...

Glen said...

Yet copper prices are falling.