Why Copper is a critical mineral

Copper is critical for everything from the electrical grid to electric vehicles and renewable energy technologies.

But despite copper’s indispensable role in the modern economy, it is not on the U.S. Critical Minerals list.

This infographic from the Copper Development Association shows what makes copper critical, and why it should be an officially designated Critical Mineral.

Copper’s Role in the Economy

Besides clean energy technologies, several industries including construction, infrastructure, and defense use copper for its unique properties.

Jubilee Metals Group plc (LON:JLP) is a diversified metal recovery business with a world-class portfolio of projects in South Africa and Zambia. The Company’s expanding multi-project portfolio across South Africa and Zambia provides exposure to a broad commodity basket including Platinum Group Metals, chrome, lead, zinc, vanadium, copper and cobalt.

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