Driven by technological innovation, regulatory requirements and the relentless demands of developments in transportation, construction and energy; metals requirements and demand are changing. The challenge that the metals and mining sector faces is to successfully predict these requirements, ensure that the materials are available and to successfully market and produce environmentally responsible and profitable commodities.
Metals in the Future 2018, to be held on 19-20 March in London, will attract over 100 key decision makers to explore the future availability, cost, price and demand of key metals. With the input of over 40 expert speakers, the conference will look at the market realities that the industry must prepare for.
The conference will study the outlook for copper, aluminium, cobalt, molybdenum, lead, zinc, nickel, steel, lithium, niobium and others. Topics of discussion will include batteries and renewables, electric vehicles, resource investments, recycling and reuse, finance and strategic sourcing. The conference will be an excellent place for suppliers, consumers and financiers to meet and network. Companies already confirmed to attend include Rio Tinto, Anglo American, Arcelor Mittal, Boliden, Teck, EDF, Pala Investments, Hydro, Aurubis, Alcoa, Fitch Ratings, Societe General, IEA and many more.
"Understanding materials flow and successfully predicting long-term demand has always been central to maintaining a leadership position in the metals and mining sector." Paul Robinson, Director, Multi-Commodity, Information & Knowledge, CRU
"This innovative conference comes at an ideal time for organisations looking to plan for changes in demand and use of key metals. The discussions and debate will be invaluable for anybody who needs to understand how the markets will develop going forward" continued Nicola Coslett, CEO of CRU Events.
The CRU Metals in the Future conference will be held at the Hilton London Paddington on 19-20 March 2018 and full details of the conference can be found at: http://bit.ly/2CbuR8v
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