This section contains reports that were prepared in the framework of the think tank ‘Global mineral supply & meeting challenges of future demand’. The objective of the think tank is to stimulate the societal debate on mineral supply and demand scenarios, whereby different technology and policy options are considered in an overall framework of sustainable development. To provide context for the debates, several professors delivered a report on the various themes .
Paper Theme 2: Assessing China’s Mining Dominance Paper Think Tank by Prof. Dr. Jonathan Holslag, VUB
Paper Theme 3: Recent evolutions: innovations, circular economy and deep-sea mining by Prof. dr. ir. Eric Pirard, University of Liège
Paper Theme 4: Comparing Impact through sustainability assessments methods prepared by Prof. dr.ir. Jo Dewulf, Ghent University