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Everyone’s Talking About Copper

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In the September issue of Global Mining Review, Michèle Brülhart, The Copper Mark, Switzerland, examines the important role copper is playing in the global transition to a green economy, as well as some ways copper production itself can become greener still. This special report lists all the references contained within the article.

Everyone’s Talking About Copper


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  2. ‘How will the future copper demand be met?’, Copper Alliance, (2019), 
  3. ‘Rio Tinto Advances Clean Energy at Kennecott’, Copper Alliance, (2019), 
  4. JAMASMIE, C., ‘Almost a quarter of Antofagasta’s energy needs met by renewables’,, (2 November 2018), 
  5. JAMASMIE, C., ‘Antofagasta pledges net zero emissions by 2050’,, (12 May 2021), 
  6. ‘Copper Recycling and Sustainability’, Copper Alliance, (2018), 
  7. ‘Europe’s demand for copper is increasingly met by recycling’, European Copper Institute, (2018), 
  8. ‘Copper Recycling and Sustainability’, Copper Alliance, (2018), 
  9. BAINTON, N., KEMP, D., LÈBRE, E., OWEN, J.R., and MARSTON, G., “The energy-extractives nexus and the just transition”, Sustainable Development, (31 January 2021), 
  10. HOLLAND, M., ‘Reducing the health risks of the copper, rare earth and cobalt industries: The transition to a low-carbon economy’, Greening heavy and extractive industries, OECD Issue Paper, (2019),,%20rare%20earth%20and%20cobalt%20industries.pdf 
  11. ‘Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management’, Global Tailings Review, (2020), 
  12. ‘Forecast for water consumption in the copper mining industry, 2018 – 2029’, Research and Public Policy Department, Comisión Chilena del Cobre, (2018),,%202018-2029.pdf 
  13. BRYCHCY, M., DEC, M., and THYS, T., ‘Desalination is not the only answer to Chile’s water problems’, McKinsey and Company Metals and Mining Commentary, (3 September 2020), 
  14. JAMASMIE, C., ‘BHP to supply water for Escondida mine from desalination plant only’,, (4 February 2020), 

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