New report on the mining industry suggests that sustainability pressure turns into competitive advantage. Ethically sourced gold for example, may command a price premium of 3% to 5%.
Blockchain technology is now commonly used by key mining companies to monitor and validate gold’s source.
Metals and minerals shortages has become a reality, and the most prominent metal supply gap in the coming years is copper, with an estimated 27% increase in production needed to meet supply through to 2028, requiring an investment of $115B in mining investment to produce.
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