From Mine to Mobile Phone: Market, Players, and Extraction Process in Mining
From SDG Academy on 20 August, 2019
This video explains the differences between mining and oil and gas extraction notably that extraction of oil (hydrocarbon exploitation) produces water as waste, while mineral extraction results in the removal/waste of the matrices in which minerals are embedded. Mined products also vary in value. The chapter also addresses why mining companies diversify their portfolio and exploit different minerals. Finally, it provides an overview of the start and the end of the most recent commodity supercycle.