The themes from 2022's first mining conference

COPPER was the darling of last week's Future Minerals Forum in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as miners warned of the looming shortfall of the metal, which is essential for the widespread electrification being driven by the need to decarbonsise the world economy.

The themes from 2022's first mining conference The themes from 2022's first mining conference The themes from 2022's first mining conference The themes from 2022's first mining conference The themes from 2022's first mining conference

The inaugural Future Minerals Summit was held in Riyadh last week

"If I were a young man today, I would be getting into copper," Mark Bristow, CEO of Barrick Gold told the conference, which was attended by some of the world's biggest miners as well as government