Producing copper is a fascinating multi-stage process, beginning with blasting – in which holes created during the drilling process are filled with explosives – and culminating in the smelting of copper ore into the metal we rely on in our daily lives. Once produced, copper continues its journey to export markets around the world, where it is more important than ever for the creation of a greener, sustainable planet.

Learn about the major steps in the copper production process in our video below.

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