The producers of zinc, an element used in the health, agricultural, automotive, energy, infrastructure, and manufacturing sectors, have committed to mining and processing zinc sustainably. Andrew Green, executive director of the International Zinc Association, explains how the industry is overcoming these challenges.
Clean technologies rely on critical minerals, but their delivery comes at an enormous cost to vulnerable communities across Africa.
Exxon Mobil Corp. plans to become one of the biggest suppliers of lithium for electric vehicles, marking the oil giant’s first major foray outside of fossil fuels in decades.
Achieving even modest levels of Diversity and inclusion or, full out, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, today in the developed world has been a hard-fought battle, is far from completed and is unlikely to ever get any easier.
Materials sorting group Sortera has raised $30.5 million to fully commercialise its existing upcycling facility, focused on the $10 billion mixed aluminium scrap market.
Ceibo has raised over $30 million to accelerate the scale-up of its proprietary technology, drive on-site trials and prove the technology at scale.
The UK's Cornish Lithium has announced $67 million in investment from the UK government and US private equity, to develop a domestic source of battery-grade lithium for electric vehicles and renewable energy storage.
Researchers from Scotland have come up with an innovative method for extracting further value from decommissioned wind turbines.
A truly sustainable future will rely on both the transformation of conventional industries and the development of novel solutions that deal with the damage already done. In this week's roundup of disruptive technologies, we explore some positive examples of each.
The latest International Seabed Authority (ISA) meeting did not allow for the controversial practice of deep-sea mining, although it has not been banned yet.