Nevsun Resources Ltd. (TSX: NSU) (NYSE MKT: NSU) is a Canadian, mid-tier, copper-producing, mining company headquartered in Vancouver, BC. Initially founded as an exploration company in 1965, the company did not explore Africa until the mid-1990s. Nevsun’s first African projects were the Kubi Project in Ghana and the Tabakoto Mine in Mali. They were both sold and Nevsun shifted focus to its current asset, the Bisha Mine in Eritrea in 2008. The Bisha mine entered production in February 2011 as a gold producer and transitioned to commercial copper production in 2013.