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Falling copper price forces Imperial Metals to halt mining at BC mine

Base metals miner Imperial Metals on Wednesday announced that falling copper prices has forced Hucklebery Mines (HML) to suspend mining operations at its Huckleberry mine, in British Columbia, in which Imperial held a 50% stake.
The price of copper had fallen more than 53% from its five-year high of about $4.50/lb in 2011, to $2.11/lb on Tuesday.