Copper mine produces Copper.png copper from a copper deposit in the mountain. It can be built only in the Old World, it requires a copper deposit.

Productivity

It takes 30 seconds to produce 1 ton of copper so the production rate is 2 tons of copper per minute. Productivity can be changed by adjusting working conditions and using items and electricity.

Copper usage and production chains

Copper is used to produce a few important advanced goods like Glasses.png glasses, Steam motors.png steam motors, Gramophone.png gramophones and Oil Lamps.png oil Lamps.

Copper can be used during expeditions, it grants 15 bonus points to crafting skill per 50 tons. It can be sold for 100 coins, or purchased for 250 coins per ton (by passive trading). Copper can be actively bought from Eli Bleakworth for 250 coins.

All production chains which utilize copper are listed below.

Glasses

Glasses.pngGlasses

Balance.png -4220Workers -125Artisans -100Engineers -300Attractiveness.png -20

Credits.png 37200Timber 68Bricks 120Steel Beams 92Windows 70Reinforced Concrete 70

Supplies:

Steam motors

Steam motors.pngSteam Motors

Balance.png -7700Workers -500Engineers -750Attractiveness.png -80

Credits.png 315400Timber 128Bricks 230Steel Beams 168Windows 140Reinforced Concrete 140

Alternatively, the coal mine may be replaced with two charcoal kilns for 500Credits.png, 4Timber, 5Bricks, -10Attractiveness.png, 10Balance.png, 30Workers.

Gramophones

Gramophone.pngGramophones

Balance.png -11410Farmers -5Workers -200Engineers -1200Attractiveness.png -40

Credits.png 144100Timber 144Bricks 280Steel Beams 224Windows 200Reinforced Concrete 200

Supplies:

Steam carriages

Steam carriages.pngSteam Carriages

Balance.png -23410Farmers -5Workers -500Engineers -2950Jornaleros -40Attractiveness.png -100

Credits.png 995500Timber 280Bricks 470Steel Beams 360Windows 320Reinforced Concrete 320

Alternatively, the coal mine may be replaced with two charcoal kilns for 500Credits.png, 4Timber, 5Bricks, -10Attractiveness.png, 10Balance.png, 30Workers.

Supplies:

Oil Lamps

Oil Lamps.pngOil Lamps
Icon dlc passage.png

Balance.png -1550Workers -100Explorers -200Attractiveness.png -20

Credits.png 48400Timber 72Bricks 60Steel Beams 48Windows 40Reinforced Concrete 40

Supplies: 

Items

Some items when equipped in trade unions can have an impact on copper mines. Below you can find two lists of such items. The first part of the list contains items affecting only particular buildings including copper mines, the list is divided by rarity. The second list contains items affecting every production building in the game.


Common

Dynamite.pngDynamite
Common
Boom!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Mountain Mines when activated
Coal Mine Coal Mine
Copper Mine Copper Mine
Gold Mine Gold Mine
Iron Mine Iron Mine
Zinc Mine Zinc Mine
When activated
Productivity +100%
Explosion Chance +50%
Duration:02:00:00
Destroyed after use
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionForce.png Force: +3
ExpeditionNavalPower.png Naval Power: +2


Inflammable Concoction.pngInflammable Concoction
Common
DLC Required
The Anarchist
Working conditions will be volatile!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Mountain Mines when activated
Coal Mine Coal Mine
Copper Mine Copper Mine
Gold Mine Gold Mine
Iron Mine Iron Mine
Zinc Mine Zinc Mine
When activated
Productivity +100%
Explosion Chance +50%
Duration:02:00:00
Destroyed after use
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting.png Crafting: +5


Miner.pngMiner
Common
Certified claustrophobia free.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Mines and Quarries
Coal Mine Coal Mine
Copper Mine Copper Mine
Gold Mine Gold Mine
Iron Mine Iron Mine
Limestone Quarry Limestone Quarry
Zinc Mine Zinc Mine
Effects
Productivity: +20%
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting.png Crafting: +10



Uncommon

Big Box of Dynamite.pngBig Box of Dynamite
Uncommon
Boooooooom!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Mountain Mines when activated
Coal Mine Coal Mine
Copper Mine Copper Mine
Gold Mine Gold Mine
Iron Mine Iron Mine
Zinc Mine Zinc Mine
When activated
Productivity +200%
Explosion Chance +100%
Duration:02:00:00
Destroyed after use
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionForce.png Force: +5
ExpeditionNavalPower.png Naval Power: +4


Freight Elevator.pngFreight Elevator
Uncommon
Something to lift your miner's spirits.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Mountain Mines
Coal Mine Coal Mine
Copper Mine Copper Mine
Gold Mine Gold Mine
Iron Mine Iron Mine
Zinc Mine Zinc Mine
Effects
Productivity: +25%
Maintenance Cost: -15%
Explosion Chance: +50%


Ore Extractor.pngOre Extractor
Uncommon
DLC Required
Sunken Treasures
A sideline in copper and zinc.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Mountain Mines when activated
Coal Mine Coal Mine
Copper Mine Copper Mine
Gold Mine Gold Mine
Iron Mine Iron Mine
Zinc Mine Zinc Mine
When activated
Extra Goods
Occasionally produces extra Copper Copper every 5th cycle
Occasionally produces extra Zinc Zinc every 5th cycle

Chance of Fire +50%
Duration:01:00:00
Destroyed after use
Crafting Cost
Scrap.png 10 Scrap
Steel.png 10 Steel
Source: crafting at Old Nate's workshop in Cape Trelawney


Phosphorus Dissipation Recipe.pngPhosphorus Dissipation Recipe
Uncommon
DLC Required
The Anarchist
This could be a (very) sudden solution to all the problems of capitalism.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Mountain Mines when activated
Coal Mine Coal Mine
Copper Mine Copper Mine
Gold Mine Gold Mine
Iron Mine Iron Mine
Zinc Mine Zinc Mine
When activated
Productivity +200%
Explosion Chance +100%
Duration:02:00:00
Destroyed after use
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting.png Crafting: +10
ExpeditionForce.png Force: +5


Ventilator.pngVentilator
Uncommon
One of the toughest men on earth - or under it!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Mines and Quarries
Coal Mine Coal Mine
Copper Mine Copper Mine
Gold Mine Gold Mine
Iron Mine Iron Mine
Limestone Quarry Limestone Quarry
Zinc Mine Zinc Mine
Effects
Workforce Needed: -50%
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting.png Crafting: +20



Rare

Extra Ore Extractor.pngExtra Ore Extractor
Rare
DLC Required
Sunken Treasures
A proper cropper of zinc and copper.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Mountain Mines when activated
Coal Mine Coal Mine
Copper Mine Copper Mine
Gold Mine Gold Mine
Iron Mine Iron Mine
Zinc Mine Zinc Mine
When activated
Extra Goods
Occasionally produces extra Copper Copper every 4th cycle
Occasionally produces extra Zinc Zinc every 4th cycle

Chance of Fire +100%
Duration:02:00:00
Destroyed after use
Crafting Cost
Nice Scrap.png 10 Nice Scrap
Steel.png 10 Steel
Steam motors.png 3 Steam Motors
Source: crafting at Old Nate's workshop in Cape Trelawney


First-Rate Sapper.pngFirst-Rate Sapper
Rare
Detonates his charges only when all precautions have been taken.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Mines and Quarries
Coal Mine Coal Mine
Copper Mine Copper Mine
Gold Mine Gold Mine
Iron Mine Iron Mine
Limestone Quarry Limestone Quarry
Zinc Mine Zinc Mine
Effects
Productivity: +50%
Workforce Needed: -75%
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting.png Crafting: +30
ExpeditionForce.png Force: +10


Safety Elevator.pngSafety Elevator
Rare
A steam-geared elevator that can lift ten tonnes in one go.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Mountain Mines
Coal Mine Coal Mine
Copper Mine Copper Mine
Gold Mine Gold Mine
Iron Mine Iron Mine
Zinc Mine Zinc Mine
Effects
Productivity: +35%
Maintenance Cost: -25%
Explosion Chance: +30%



Epic

Extractor of Ore-someness.pngExtractor of Ore-someness
Epic
DLC Required
Sunken Treasures
One of Old Nate's more down-to-earth inventions. Gathers precious metals at a remarkable rate.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Mountain Mines when activated
Coal Mine Coal Mine
Copper Mine Copper Mine
Gold Mine Gold Mine
Iron Mine Iron Mine
Zinc Mine Zinc Mine
When activated
Extra Goods
Occasionally produces extra Copper Copper every 2nd cycle
Occasionally produces extra Zinc Zinc every 2nd cycle

Chance of Fire +150%
Duration:04:00:00
Destroyed after use
Crafting Cost
Special Scrap.png 5 Special Scrap
Steel.png 15 Steel
Steam motors.png 5 Steam Motors
Source: crafting at Old Nate's workshop in Cape Trelawney


Micaela the Mining Engineer.pngMicaela the Mining Engineer
Epic
Micaela's ambition is really just to save a few lives down there.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Mines and Quarries
Coal Mine Coal Mine
Copper Mine Copper Mine
Gold Mine Gold Mine
Iron Mine Iron Mine
Limestone Quarry Limestone Quarry
Zinc Mine Zinc Mine
Effects
Maintenance Cost: -100%
Workforce Needed: -100%
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting.png Crafting: +40
ExpeditionForce.png Force: +20


Simmons Electrifying Elevator.pngSimmons Electrifying Elevator
Epic
Operating solely on the power of electricity, the Simmons has no rival in ferrying things up and down at break-neck speed!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Mountain Mines
Coal Mine Coal Mine
Copper Mine Copper Mine
Gold Mine Gold Mine
Iron Mine Iron Mine
Zinc Mine Zinc Mine
Effects
Productivity: +40%
Maintenance Cost: -35%



Legendary

Jörg von Malching, Augur of the Auric.pngJörg von Malching, Augur of the Auric
Legendary
Jörg always seems to be first on the scene before the gold rush begins in earnest. Has the heart of cousin Carl.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Mines and Quarries
Coal Mine Coal Mine
Copper Mine Copper Mine
Gold Mine Gold Mine
Iron Mine Iron Mine
Limestone Quarry Limestone Quarry
Zinc Mine Zinc Mine
Effects
Productivity: +70%
Extra Goods
Occasionally produces extra Gold Ore Gold Ore every 6th cycle
Occasionally produces extra Oil Oil every cycle

Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting.png Crafting: +50
ExpeditionForce.png Force: +30




Items for all production buildings

Bag of Money.pngBag of Money
Common
Free money!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings when activated
When activated
Chance of Riots -40%
Duration:50:00
Destroyed after use
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionDiplomacy.png Diplomacy: +4
Hand-Blown Grenade.pngHand-Blown Grenade
Common
Puts out fires.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings when activated
When activated
Chance of Fire -40%
Duration:50:00
Destroyed after use
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionForce.png Force: +4


Big Bag of Money.pngBig Bag of Money
Uncommon
Lots of free money!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings when activated
When activated
Chance of Riots -60%
Duration:01:20:00
Destroyed after use
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionDiplomacy.png Diplomacy: +5
Certificate of Inspection.pngCertificate of Inspection
Uncommon
Makes it look like your premises are all above board.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: -10%
Chance of Fire: +20%
Dynamo.pngDynamo
Uncommon
A volatile source of electric power.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: +100%
Explosion Chance: +70%
Provides electricity
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting.png Crafting: +30
This item can provide electricity only to buildings that can normally be affected by power plants
Fire Safety Poster.pngFire Safety Poster
Uncommon
Fewer fires, for little cost.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: +5%
Chance of Fire: -30%
Hall of Collective Property.pngHall of Collective Property
Uncommon
DLC Required
The Anarchist
The people own what they produce! They should be free to join a great queue to collect their quota!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Productivity: -10%
Maintenance Cost: -15%
Iron Grillwork.pngIron Grillwork
Uncommon
Reduces the risk of fire.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Chance of Fire: -30%
Old Factory Bell.pngOld Factory Bell
Uncommon
The old toll of toil.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: +10%
Workforce Needed: -20%
Suspended Frosted Glass Grenade.pngSuspended Frosted Glass Grenade
Uncommon
Puts out fires well.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings when activated
When activated
Chance of Fire -60%
Duration:01:20:00
Destroyed after use
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionForce.png Force: +5
Writing Machine.pngWriting Machine
Uncommon
DLC Required
The Anarchist
Workers are enthused by the new system of written labour notes to reward their efforts.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: +10%
Workforce Needed: -20%


Bureau of Worker-Owned Cooperatives.pngBureau of Worker-Owned Cooperatives
Rare
DLC Required
The Anarchist
The people need somewhere they feel comfortable sharing ideas to help economise during production!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: -20%
Icon book uncommon 0.pngCertificate of Industrial Standard
Rare
You can make everything on the cheap, and no-one has to know.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: -25%
Chance of Fire: +30%
Copperplate Printer.pngCopperplate Printer
Rare
DLC Required
The Anarchist
A new and better printing machine helps distribute labour notes to workers at no maintenance cost!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Workforce Needed: -30%
Double Iron Grillwork.pngDouble Iron Grillwork
Rare
Reduces the risk of fire, and looks nice.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Attractiveness: +2
Chance of Fire: -40%
Icon book uncommon 0.pngFire Prevention Directive
Rare
An investment that provides your people with the ways and means to combat a blaze.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: +10%
Chance of Fire: -50%
ForkTuN8 Mk.1.pngForkTuN8 Mk.1
Rare
DLC Required
Sunken Treasures
This unpredictable prototype was originally built to gain an unfair advantage at steam car races.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Productivity: +15%
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionForce.png Force: +10
Crafting Cost
Scrap.png 10 Scrap
Wood.png 15 Wood
Chassis.png 3 Chassis
Source: crafting at Old Nate's workshop in Cape Trelawney
Heat Activated CTC Grenade.pngHeat Activated CTC Grenade
Rare
Very good at putting out fires.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings when activated
When activated
Chance of Fire -90%
Duration:02:00:00
Destroyed after use
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionForce.png Force: +6
Huge Bag of Money.pngHuge Bag of Money
Rare
Life-changing sums of free money!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings when activated
When activated
Workforce Needed -15%
Chance of Riots -90%
Duration:02:00:00
Destroyed after use
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionDiplomacy.png Diplomacy: +6
ImpersoN8r Nr. 531.pngImpersoN8r Nr. 531
Rare
DLC Required
Sunken Treasures
Some say there's a tiny boy inside pulling the levers...
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Workforce Needed: -15%
Crafting Cost
Scrap.png 15 Scrap
Light bulb.png 3 Light Bulbs
Filaments.png 10 Filaments
Source: crafting at Old Nate's workshop in Cape Trelawney
Iron Factory Bell.pngIron Factory Bell
Rare
Once heard, cannot be unheard.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Workforce Needed: -30%
Steam Turbine.pngSteam Turbine
Rare
A safe source of electric power.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: +75%
Explosion Chance: +50%
Provides electricity
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting.png Crafting: +45
This item can provide electricity only to buildings that can normally be affected by power plants


Bekonin, Spirit of Liberty.pngBekonin, Spirit of Liberty
Epic
DLC Required
The Anarchist
A man with an infectious, impetuous and impassioned urge for action.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Productivity: +25%
Maintenance Cost: -20%
Workforce Needed: -25%
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionDiplomacy.png Diplomacy: +50
Iron Factory Bell.pngExtremely Loud Bell
Epic
A worker's gift. "Just in case you have to wake us up, boss. We can be bunch of sleepyheads sometimes..."
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: -25%
Workforce Needed: -50%
Feras Alsarami, the Persuader.pngFeras Alsarami, the Persuader
Epic
Feras' voice puts people in a comforting trance, letting them lead happier, more focused and productive lives.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Productivity: +50%
Maintenance Cost: -10%
Workforce Needed: -10%
Chance of Riots: -20%
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionDiplomacy.png Diplomacy: +20
Trait: Hypnotist
Icon book rare 0.pngFizgig's Fabulous Fireproofing Failsafe
Epic
Better factory materials cost more money, but it's bound to be worth it in the end, argues Lord Fizgig.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: +15%
Chance of Fire: -70%
ForkTuN8 Mk.2.pngForkTuN8 Mk.2
Epic
DLC Required
Sunken Treasures
A reinforced variant, which in spite of the minor combustion risk, takes all the labour out of warehouse work.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Productivity: +25%
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionForce.png Force: +20
Crafting Cost
Scrap.png 20 Scrap
Wood.png 10 Wood
Chassis.png 5 Chassis
Caoutchouc.png 10 Caoutchouc
Source: crafting at Old Nate's workshop in Cape Trelawney
Hall of Mutualist Ideologies.pngHall of Mutualist Ideologies
Epic
DLC Required
The Anarchist
An airy space, not at all empty, but brimming with ideas for economisation! Self-sufficiency; over-abundance! Those are the topics for discussion at this venue's very functional table.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: -25%
Workforce Needed: -40%
Iron and Glass Grillwork.pngIron and Glass Grillwork
Epic
Reduces the risk of fire, and looks divine.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Attractiveness: +3
Chance of Fire: -50%
Oxford Electrical Bell.pngOxford Electrical Bell
Epic
Shirkers begone! The shrill cry of a new day has sounded!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: -20%
Workforce Needed: -40%
Pertwee's Turbo Generator.pngPertwee's Turbo Generator
Epic
A highly-efficient and safe source of electrical power!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: +50%
Provides electricity
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting.png Crafting: +60
This item can provide electricity only to buildings that can normally be affected by power plants
Printing Press.pngPrinting Press
Epic
DLC Required
The Anarchist
The labour notes are now so beautifully typeset and presented, they really look like they're worth something! A sign of the wonders of anarchy to come!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Productivity: +25%
Workforce Needed: -40%
SubordiN8 Nr. 360.pngSubordiN8 Nr. 360
Epic
DLC Required
Sunken Treasures
Compensates for its faithfulness in performing simple human tasks by being wilfully blind.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Workforce Needed: -30%
Crafting Cost
Nice Scrap.png 15 Nice Scrap
Light bulb.png 5 Light Bulbs
Work clothes.png 5 Work Clothes
Filaments.png 15 Filaments
Source: crafting at Old Nate's workshop in Cape Trelawney
Icon book rare 0.pngVon Malching's Labour Law Proposal
Epic
Von Malching fought hard at the council to ensure children might also enjoy supervisory roles in factories.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: -50%
Chance of Fire: +40%


Angela "Meg" Iver, The Polyvalent.pngAngela "Meg" Iver, The Polyvalent
Legendary
Angela has an astonishing intellect, but it's her capacity to improvise that makes her really sparkle.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Workforce Needed: -20%
Provides electricity
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting.png Crafting: +55
ExpeditionMedicine.png Medicine: +25
Trait: Diver
This item can provide electricity only to buildings that can normally be affected by power plants
ForkTuN8 Mk.3 - Very ForktuN8 Indeed.pngForkTuN8 Mk.3 - Very ForktuN8 Indeed
Legendary
DLC Required
Sunken Treasures
Old Nate's baby. Prone to the odd tantrum, but provides the lift everyone needs in times of logistical disconsolation.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Productivity: +35%
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionForce.png Force: +30
Crafting Cost
Nice Scrap.png 20 Nice Scrap
Timber.png 20 Timber
Chassis.png 10 Chassis
Steam motors.png 3 Steam Motors
Source: crafting at Old Nate's workshop in Cape Trelawney
Human IncarN8 Nr. 9.pngHuman IncarN8 Nr. 9
Legendary
DLC Required
Sunken Treasures
The nearest thing Nate has to a companion. Unlike a human servant, it won't complain when he kicks it for setting things on fire.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Workforce Needed: -50%
Crafting Cost
Special Scrap.png 15 Special Scrap
Light bulb.png 5 Light Bulbs
Work clothes.png 10 Work Clothes
Filaments.png 15 Filaments
Source: crafting at Old Nate's workshop in Cape Trelawney


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