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Resource nationalism and the metals crunch

IMDEX chief geoscientist Dave Lawie has concerns about resource nationalism and the capacity of the resources sector to find and mine enough of the minerals needed in a net-zero world and he suggests that the sector is now being hit by a confluence of world events.

Dave Lawie
 IMDEX’s chief geoscientist says finding and mining the metals and minerals required for a sustainable future is getting harder and more expensive

IMDEX’s chief geoscientist says finding and mining the metals and minerals required for a sustainable future is getting harder and more expensive

A global resources sector already primed by ready finance, international COVID-19 recovery plans linked to infrastructure projects, and ambitious decarbonisation targets is now facing more supply chain...

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