Impact of mineral scarcities to increase substantially – PwC

By Mark Watts
Published: Wednesday, 07 December 2011

End users increasingly concerned about scarcity; growing demand the major cause

The impact of global mineral scarcities will increase substantially in the near future, according to a new survey conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

PwC interviewed senior executives from 69 leading companies on the perceived risks and effects of mineral scarcity in seven different industries.

In the chemical industry, 44% of companies...

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