A push to add copper to US critical list
Metal Tech News - February 6, 2023
Last updated 6/8/2023 at 11:07am
US business and political leaders call on USGS to expediently add copper to list of critical minerals.
Copper is essential to a global economy that favors low-carbon electricity powerlines over fossil fuel-filled pipelines to deliver future energy needs. But does the green energy demand make the red metal critical?
So far, copper has not been elevated to the official list of minerals...