Remining For The Power Transition


A joint briefing by Earthworks and T&E outlines the potential and pitfalls for sourcing vitality transition metals.

Governments and corporations are more and more exploring the choice to make use of supplies contained in working, closed, or deserted mine websites by way of remining. Remining makes use of mine waste as a supply materials to extract minerals, metals, or different supplies of financial worth.

On this joint briefing, Earthworks and Transport & Setting current coverage suggestions for secure remining practices, in addition to define remining’s related dangers.

The briefing highlights the potential to leverage remining to fulfill a few of the demand for metals and minerals. Preliminary knowledge reveals promising potential: in Europe for instance remined cobalt might energy greater than 185,000 EVs. Nonetheless, important information gaps stay relating to the supply of metals at mine waste websites.

The abstract of a 2023 examine taking a look at remining within the context of metals wanted for the vitality transition can also be accessible for obtain.

Briefing & Abstract of remining examine

Initially revealed by Transport & Setting.

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