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    Copper & Zinc

    Global electric vehicle market penetration forecast to be as high as 50% by 2030

    India announced a target of 100% EV by 2030 under a self-financed scheme to rapidly address pollution issues

    USA recently set 50% EV sales target by 2030 - half of all new vehicles sold by 2030 to be electric powered

    Copper is essential to electric vehicle technology

    Copper is used throughout electric vehicles, charging stations and supporting infrastructure because of the metal’s durability, high conductivity and efficiency

    A key commodity in a tightening market

    Diminishing supply – low discovery rates and declining mining grades

    Zinc – low cost energy storage

    Zinc-air battery technology becoming a viable alternative to lithium and cobalt

    Rising prices of lithium and cobalt creating opportunities for more viable battery metals such as Zinc

    Critical ingredient in solar PV panels and wind power systems – protects steel from corrosion

    100% recyclable - positive contributor of the circular economy

    As the world transitions to a sustainable future, zinc will continue playing a critical role in strengthening, improving and sustaining modern life