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The Role of the Minerals Sector in the Transition to Sustainable Development
The transition to a more sustainable social and economic system challenges all industries, governments, communities and individuals. There are deeply varying concepts of ‘need’ for minerals. The current levels and mix of minerals production may well not be required by a more sustainable economy. But under any plausible definition of need, there will be a substantial requirement for some mineral products far into the future.