Permitting must get easier if copper to meet energy transition needs, Aurubis CEO says

It is becoming increasingly difficult to get permits or security of tenure for copper mine projects, a situation that must change if the world is to meet the goals of the energy transition, the chief executive officer of German smelter Aurubis has said.

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Andrea Hotter

March 31, 2022

14:29 GMT