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By Matthew Lasley
For Metal Tech News 

Is a metals shortage apocalypse coming?

Technology has the power to transform resource into reserves Metal Tech News Weekly Edition – June 17, 2020

 

Last updated 7/10/2022 at 2:39pm

Mining equipment excavator sunset dystopian apocalypse resources reserves

Khushen Rustamov; Pixabay

New technologies that make mining more efficient, or higher prices for the metals the world needs, will elevate global mineral resources to reserves.

Over the last few decades, as technology has advanced and metal resources have been consumed, there have been predictions that we will use up our reserves of metals, especially those critical to modern technology, within the next couple of decades. What then? Do we prepare for an upcoming dystopian apocalypse in which mineral resources are only consumed by the super-rich while the rest of the w...



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