Copper is employed in many industrial sectors, including equipment production, construction, and infrastructure projects. Copper is a trace mineral that is required by all living creatures. 

Copper levels in the adult human body range between 1.4 and 2.1 milligrams per kilogram of body weight. Copper output is predicted to expand as demand for electric vehicles grows and more cheap models become available. Electric vehicles require two to four times more copper than conventional vehicles, which isn’t a much-known fact.

Copper Collective Mining

Copper mining is playing a very important role in Canada’s GDP, for example. In 2019, Canada’s total copper exports were valued at $7.0 billion, down 6.9% from 2018. For this purpose, Collective Mining is doing well. 

In 2019, Canadian mines produced over 544,000 tonnes of copper in concentrate, up 3% from 2018, thanks to higher output in British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec, Newfoundland, and Labrador.

In 2019, Canada exported 149,330 tonnes of refined copper, down 19.4 percent from 185,308 tonnes the previous year. In 2019, refined copper exports totaled $1.2 billion, a 25% decrease from the previous year’s total of $1.6 billion (HS codes 74031 and 74032).

In 2019, Canada exported 411,031 tonnes of copper concentrate, a 5.8 percent raise over the previous year’s total of 388,387 tonnes. These copper concentrate exports were valued at $3.1 billion, representing a 3.0 percent increase over 2018 pricing. Some Canadian companies which are considered to be the top in copper mining are: 

CopperCorp Resources (TSX.V: CPER)

CopperCorp is a seasoned global team of proven mine-finders and financiers with extensive financial networks and large-company experience.

Ero Copper (TSX: ERO)

The MCSA Mining Complex is owned and operated by Ero Copper and is located in northeastern Bahia State, Brazil. Underground mining, open-pit mining, and processing facilities are part of the complex.


Capstone Extraction (TSX: CS)

Capstone Mining owns and runs two mines: the Pinto Valley copper mine in Arizona and the Cozamin copper-silver mine in Zacatecas, Mexico. In addition, Capstone, in cooperation with Korea Resources Corporation, controls 70% of Santo Domingo, a large-scale, fully approved copper-iron-gold project in Chile’s Region III. Capstone’s objective is to optimize operations and assets in politically stable, mining-friendly locations, emphasizing the Americas.

Hudbay Minerals (NYSE: HBM)

Hudbay Minerals is a multi-faceted mining company that specializes in copper concentrate (copper, gold, and silver) and zinc metal. Hudbay has three polymetallic mines, four ore concentrators, a zinc production plant in northern Manitoba and Saskatchewan, and copper assets in Arizona and Nevada, both directly and via subsidiaries.

Copper Mountain Mining (TSX: CMMC)

Copper Mountain Mining’s main asset is the Copper Mountain mine in southern British Columbia, near Princeton, which it owns 75% of. Currently, the Copper Mountain mine produces more than a hundred million pounds of copper equivalent each year. It has projected yearly production of around 140 million pounds.

Copper Mountain is also leading the development of the Eva Copper Project in Queensland, Australia, as well as a highly potential land package of 2,100 km2  in the Mount Isa region.

These companies are in no particular order for their input in national income but each is trying their best to work in the best way for their country.


Copper mining has proved one of Canada’s most fruitful national income sources. They are considering ways like biomining to improve and succeed in it. Collective Mining is one of the leading companies among the above-mentioned companies and therefore you have to learn more about it.