Europe Is Embarking on a Mining Renaissance. Winning Over Locals Is Proving a Challenge.
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White & Case partner Rebecca Campbell, who leads the Firm's Global Mining & Metals Industry Group, commented in The Wall Street Journal on the mining boom in Europe. Nearly 50 mines are expected to open across the continent by 2030 as governments and companies around the world look to find new sources of critical materials needed to support the green-energy transition.
Campbell said: "It's definitely a [mining] renaissance. For many of us who have been working in the sector, it's the first time we are seeing primary projects in Europe during our careers."
"We're starting to now see material that's on its way through the supply chain from European mine[s]," she added.
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