Metals production: Scarcity of supply or scare story?

With global demand for vital minerals forecast to rise significantly over the next 30 years, Andrew Bloodworth asks whether we should worry about running out of key metals.

by Andrew Bloodworth
Zinc ingots: produced at Skorpion Mine, Namibia (Image credit: BGS/NERC)
Zinc ingots: produced at Skorpion Mine, Namibia (Image credit: BGS/NERC)

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