The new material is a two-dimensional polymer that self-assembles into sheets and could be used as a lightweight, durable coating for car parts or cell phones.
3 billion tons of metal could be needed in the clean energy transition to create technology such as electric vehicle battery packs.
As demand grows for aluminium to further the global energy transition, we must gather, sort and recycle it more efficiently to reduce the industry's emissions toll
The traditional methods of finding and retaining talent in mining and metals companies need updating to reflect employees with new skillsets and values.
The new importance of ESG investments means companies extracting metal to supply clean-energy tech will have to pay more attention to their social impact
14.6% of the world's land area, an area greater than Russia, has been modified by humans, according to researchers.
Billions of tonnes of metal were mined in 2019 - but which were the most mined?
With clean energy technologies requiring more minerals than fossil fuel-based counterparts, mining and cement industries both have a key role to play in the transition.
While the combination of metals in a smartphone may vary, most smartphones can carry roughly 80% of the stable elements that are on the periodic table.
HYBRIT delivered the first fossil-free steel to a customer in Sweden, only a year after starting test operations at its pilot plant in Lulea.
The mining and cement industries contribute over 10% of the world’s CO₂ emissions, but demand in both industries remains high and decarbonisation efforts should be accelerated.
Reforesting surface-mined land can be tricky – but this US nonprofit is doing just that to help reduce the impact of climate change and create local jobs.
Electric vehicles' batteries require metals like lithium. These can be recycled from existing batteries through bioleaching, using microbes to oxidise metal.
Steel is the foundation of our buildings, vehicles, and industries, with 1,864 million metric tons of crude steel produced in 2020, according to the World Steel Association.
New report from ICMM highlights the critical role the mining industry can play in supporting mining communities to develop the skills needed for new roles.