Opinion

Copper and the rare earths vital for North West and Aus: Editorial

Derek Barry
By Derek Barry
Updated September 27 2021 - 12:49am, first published 12:44am
The demand for Australian copper is set to soar due to its uses in renewable technologies such as electric vehicles.

Some mining industries will actually grow in importance as we move to renewables.

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Derek Barry

Derek Barry

Editor, the North West Star

Editor of the North West Star Mount Isa since January 2016. Prior to that, an editor at several regional southern Queensland newspapers. Passionate about telling local stories. Comes with a strange accent to due an Irish accident of birth.