'The World of Sustainable Mining!' - Speakers for Schools

‘The World of Sustainable Mining!’

‘The World of Sustainable Mining!’


Age: 16-19

Duration: 1

Industry: Environment/Sustainability

Application deadline: 17/02/2023

Dates: 08/03/2023 – 08/03/2023

Timings: 10:00 – 12:00

The world needs to move towards cleaner energy sources in order to tackle climate change! But did you know that a wind turbine (3MW) needs 2000kg of rare earths? Or that demand for lithium could increase by 965% by 2050?

Critical minerals such as lithium and rare earth elements are the building blocks for society, and for new technologies.

Careers in geoscience, mineral extraction, processing, recycling will only become more relevant as the demand for these important materials continues to increase.

 

Our session will explain the importance of critical minerals and highlight some of the career pathways in this space, before opening up to Q&A. 

When applying, answer the following questions

  • Passion: What cause(s) are you passionate about? Please also explain why.

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Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:

Listening
 Speaking
 Problem Solving
 Creativity
 Staying Positive
 Leadership
 Teamwork

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