Exploiting new sources of raw materials is gaining importance for securing the longterm supply of natural resources as a result of the rising global need for raw materials and the declining quality of the known deposits. The potential of marine mineral resources on the seafloor is particularly...
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to Congo, where there are constant flare-ups of civil war, Rwandan mines are constantly suspected of financing the conflict with their ores. Rwanda is therefore investing a good deal of time and money [...] trip down one of Rwanda’s tin mines. I am about to climb down into the African earth. A...
/01/2015 The opportunities of deep-sea mining for Germany’s raw material strategy 10