Tour of Sandfire Resources' DeGrussa Copper Mine

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A conveyor transports copper ore to a processing vat at the Sandfire... News PhotoAsia,Australia,Australian Culture,Conveyor Belt,Copper,Copper Mine,Delivering,Finance,Man Made Object,Metal,Metal Ore,Mine,Miner,Mining,Oceania,Perth - Australia,Transportation,Vat,Vertical,Western AustraliaPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergA conveyor transports copper ore to a processing vat at the Sandfire Resources NL copper operations at DeGrussa, 559 miles (900 kilometers) north of Perth, Australia, on Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013. Copper, used in electrical wiring and tubes, is expected to gain until at least 2015, according to analyst forecasts compiled by Bloomberg, as aging ore bodies and few large new discoveries keep the metal's supply and demand balance tight. Photographer: Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg via Getty Images