interviews - Minerals for society

The Critical Minerals Association's 'Perception of Mining Working Group' has put together a series of interviews with organisations across the minerals sector working to raise awareness of the importance of minerals for society.

 

Watch our 20/21 Chairs, Ben Lepley, SRK Consulting and Lucy Crane, Cornish Lithium conducting the interviews below:

the briefcase of mineral applications

Dr Miho Taka, Assistant Professor in Peacebuilding at the Coventry University Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations 

 

EIT Raw Materials 'Briefcase of Mineral Applications' game

technology metals for a green future - online course

Professor Frances Wall, Dr Kate Smith, Ed Loye at Camborne School of Mines 

 

Free online course to raise awareness of the importance of the mining industry to our daily lives

The Royal Society of Chemistry

Dr Karen Stroobants, Science Policy Unit Lead & Elisabeth Ratcliffe, News and Media Executive

'We're trying to encourage people to think about critical raw materials in the same way they consider other resources'

professor will drury

Will Drury, Challenge Director, Driving the Electric Revolution, UK Research & Innovation

'60% of the world's electricity goes through an electric motor' - Will Drury

electric vehicles & stem - nile henry

Nile Henry, Founder & CEO of The Blair Project

'A lot of young people are passionate about climate change, but they need to know what career opportunities exist' - Nile Henry

minerals in minecraft

Pontus Westrin, Geological Survey of Sweden (SGU)

Stephen Thorpe, British Geological Survey (BGS)

Pontus @EIT Raw Materials created a Minecraft add-on and Stephen @The British Geological Society reproduced the 3D geology of  Great Britain in Minecraft - spread the word to minecraft fans!

jacqui Murray

Jacqui Murray, Deputy Director of the Faraday Battery Challenge, Innovate UK

"As much as I love manufacturing & electrification, this is all about saving the planet" - Jacqui Murray

Dr Barry Wills

Dr Barry Wills, Senior Partner at Minerals Engineering International (MEI) and Former Senior Lecturer, Camborne School of Mines

"There wouldn't be a society as we know it without mining"