Global trade, sources, flows and trends in metal demand and supply.
Carbon-cutting technologies such as wind turbines and electric vehicles rely on a ready supply of rare-earth metals. Government and business therefore need to know exactly how much metal the UK uses and, just as importantly, whether supplies are secure.
“Our advice helps shape important activities like the EU Raw Materials Initiative,” says Programme Manager Andrew Bloodworth. “In areas like resource efficiency and the environmental impact of metals procurement, we provide the solid platform of fact on which effective policies and strategies can be built.”