The geopolitics of metal supply security – mining, the circular economy and beyond

In this presentation Professor Saleem Ali considers the latest data on supply security based on recent research conducted on resource efficiency, recycling, remanufacturing and frontier sources of metals as well as explore what role technical mineral processing research can play in relieving some of the stresses created by such geopolitics.

The Sustainable Minerals Institute is the world’s leading research institute dedicated to finding knowledge-based solutions to the sustainability challenges of the minerals industry. It has expertise across the life-of-mine, from discovery to recovery, and in energy.

SMI is an institute of The University of Queensland, Australia.