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November 18, 2011 08:00 ET

Research on Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. and Southern Copper Corporation - Copper Demand Uneven

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - Nov 18, 2011) - offers investors comprehensive research on the Copper industry and has completed analytical research on Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE: FCX) and Southern Copper Corporation (NYSE: SCCO). Register with us today at to have free access to these researches.

Copper companies are currently contending with uneven demand as many construction projects have been shelved recently. Global macroeconomic uncertainty is making many companies hesitant to pursue expansion and construction projects, adversely affecting demand for copper. Copper companies are also contending with many buyers opting for aluminum, a cheaper alternative for certain types of building projects. Register now at to have free access to our reports on the Copper industry. is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the Copper industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. and Southern Copper Corporation; investors and shareholders of these companies can simply register for a complimentary membership at

Labor strikes are also hurting a few companies within the copper industry. Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. is currently contending with strikes at mines in both Peru and Indonesia. The labor issues do not appear that serious, however, as Freeport was still able to raise copper output at its Grasberg mine in Indonesia. Visit to see how companies in this industry have grown over the past years and how they are expected to perform in the future.

It is to be noted that Chinese demand for copper is currently strong which could help copper miners like Freeport-McMoRan and Southern Copper Corp. Demand out of other growing markets like India and Brazil is also strong at this time. An easing of debt concerns in Europe and America would likely lead to healthier demand for copper in those markets. Investors can register for free to access the research reports on Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. and Southern Copper Corporation at or

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