Mineweb reported Portugal is considering a return to mining copper, gold, tungsten, tin and uranium in efforts to resume its economy.
As quoted in the market news:
Its mining history goes far beyond gold. The country possesses several world class deposits, such as tungsten in Panasqueira and iron in Moncorvo, both in the north, as well as copper in Neves Corvo, in the south of the country. It is currently Europe’s fourth largest copper producer and a major producer of tin, tungsten and uranium.