Price of Copper is Down and Layoffs Are Up

Nearly 4 years ago the price of copper was at it’s peak. Today, it’s price is down 40%. Declining revenues are forcing many copper companies to implement layoffs. The story of the Ray Mine near Kearny, Arizona is representative of the small town struggle taking place in mining…

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Market Watch's June Report Reveals 6% Growth in Industry

The Wallstreet Journal’s Market Watch sites a report by McGraw Hill Construction Research & Analytics. The report shows signs of overall growth in for June and “New construction starts in June advanced 6% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $549.7 billion, the highest level so far in…

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