An industry in transition

The path to a ‘cleaner’ mining sector is littered with obstacles, ranging from the mineral-intensity of low-carbon technologies to sluggish adoption of renewables

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A lot of talk is solely focused on renewable technologies, separate from a wider context of the mineral intensity of a ‘clean’ future. Photo: iStock.com/MartinLisner

A low-carbon future, one where renewables, electrification and energy efficiency play key roles, is also a future of increased demand for minerals and metals needed for ‘greener' technologies.