Global stakeholders gathered in Antwerp this month for the World Resources Forum, themed around ‘closing loops’. To achieve a more circular economy, industry and the EU need to work even closer to address the challenges, and having the right data underpins these efforts.
Bernard Respaut, our CEO, reflects on COP24 and considers its implications for the future of the copper industry.
There can be no wind or solar energy, no smart grids and no electric vehicles without copper, aluminium or steel, to name but a few materials. What Europe must do is enable advanced processing of materials in order to close the loop, writes Dr Katia Lacasse.
A low-carbon future relies on raw materials, including metals. There can be no wind or solar energy, nor electric vehicles, without copper, aluminium or steel, to name but a few.