Copper industry circles 2050 net zero target

The move could see the sector become more attractive to environmentally-conscious investment funds, the ICA has said

Disposable vapes a ‘climate nightmare’

Enough are reportedly thrown away each year with batteries able to power 1,200 EVs

Rio Tinto and Volvo partner for low carbon materials supply

It will provide materials including lithium, low carbon aluminium, copper and metallics and support Volvo’s ambition towards a net zero future

Ford and Rio Tinto ink battery and low carbon materials deal

Rio Tinto will supply car manufacturer Ford with materials including lithium, low carbon aluminium and copper for use in its EVs

VW and Audi recycling EV batteries with new partnership

They have joined forces with a company set up by Tesla’s Co-Founder JB Straubel

Phones overtaken by EVs as top cobalt demand

By 2026, the automotive industry could account for half of global cobalt demand