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Natural Resouce- Copper


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on 15 May 2013

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Transcript of Natural Resouce- Copper

RIDA,IKRAAM COPPER What is Copper? Copper is a red- brown metal, the chemical element of atomic number 29. It is a very good conductor of heat and electricity. Where is Copper Found? It is found in open pit mines like those in Chile , New Mexico, Utah, Peru, Indonesia and etc. Environmental Issues Factors that Influence the Use and Value of Copper Some factors that influence the value of Copper are supply and demand, pressure on commodity market and current stockpiles already in place. Demand is the biggest factor affecting the price of copper. Bibliography 1."BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Alloys." BBC - Homepage. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 May 2013. <http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize

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. What is it used for? Copper is used for building construction, power generation, wiring, heating and cooling systems, telecommunication links we use everyday Some factors that influence the use of copper are the pricing, and the availability of this resource. When copper is released into the soil the animals will absorb the chemical and it will damage their health. Only a limited number of plants can grow in copper rich soil. Non-Renewable or Renewable NON-RENEWABLE or RENEWABLE Copper is considered as a nonrenewable resource. the reason why is because the Earth as only a certain limit to that natural resource . Even though copper is one of the most recycled metal in the world and it can be reused multiple time it is still non-renewable. In Canada, Copper is found in almost all the provinces and territories. The Highland Valley Copper Mine, located in British Columbia, is the largest copper mine in Canada and one of the largest copper mining and concentrating operations in the world!
If we continue to
use copper, like we do at the
moment, then there will only be
enough left for 30-50 years more. This is why people have started to recycle old wire and other objects that contain this source Which Countries Buy Copper? Where is Copper found in Canada? The Countries that buy copper are Italy, Belgium, Venezuela, Pakistan and ect. Countries such as China use copper to recover their economy. At one point, China was using the most amount of copper in the world because of their needs. Also, this problem occured in Europe Countries too. How has Copper Contributed to Canada's Economic Development? Copper has contributed to Canada's economic development by exporting this source to other countries to tie relations between countries. Also, to receive money from the exporting to use for our country needs.
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