NZ can play role in minerals-intensive shift to low-carbon - Parker

NZ can play role in minerals-intensive shift to low-carbon - Parker
Gavin Evans
By Gavin Evans May 28 (BusinessDesk) - The global shift to a lower carbon economy will require greater development of mineral resources and New Zealand is well-placed to show how that can be done, Economic Development Minister David Parker says. Rapidly developing energy technologies, including solar panels and lithium-ion batteries, will require greater extraction of minerals, while new technologies will also shape how they are extracted, developed and recycled. Parker told delegates at the New Zealand Minerals Forum in Dunedin today...

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