Mining and Metals

Zinc is critical for the low-carbon economy. Here's why

A 10MWh offshore wind turbine requires 4 tonnes of zinc. Image: REUTERS/David Mercado (BOLIVIA)

Bruno Venditti

Writer, Visual Capitalist


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The primary use of zinc is in the galvanizing process, which protects iron and steel from rusting. Image: Natural Resources Canada

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