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Information and communications technology

Metals play many roles in the technologies that have totally revolutionised the way in which we communicate. Mobile phones, laptops, handheld devices and other wireless gadgets continue to appear on the market in faster and more functionally-rich models. All this technology makes our daily lives more efficient and enables us to communicate instantly with someone in the building next door or halfway round the globe.

Managing supply intelligently

It’s fully anticipated that demand for metals in the technology sector is set to increase, requiring continued efforts to maximise resource efficiency and circular management of minerals and metals; an emerging concept that aims to achieve maximum value from materials through intelligent product design, sensitivity to recycling and end of life disposal. 

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