CESCO: World copper demand soaring amid electrification economy, Rio Tinto exec says

The world will need the same amount of copper over the next 25 years that it has produced in the past 500 years if it is to meet global demand, according to the head of copper at global miner Rio Tinto.

Arnaud Soirat, chief executive officer of the mining company’s copper and diamonds division, said that consumption of copper arising from what he termed the “electrification of everything” made the demand...


Andrea Hotter

April 09, 2019

18:48 GMT