Mining and Metals

Global forces shaping the future of mining and how to navigate them

An operator of RWE's huge bucket wheel excavator walks in front of the chain wheels of the paddle-wheel digger in the open-cast brown coal mine of Inden near Weisweiler after an Internet auction ended to sell the 3,500 tons heavy excavator, in Inden, Germany September 30, 2020.

The mining industry faces many challenges as the world moves towards more sustainable sources. Image: REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay.

Aidan Davy
Chief Operating Officer, International Council on Mining and Metals
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