Securing the Supply of Precious and Special Metals—The Need of Closing the Loop

  1. Tatsuki Ohji,
  2. Mrityunjay Singh and
  3. Sanjay Mathur
  1. Christian Hagelüken

Published Online: 19 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470944066.ch1

Advanced Processing and Manufacturing Technologies for Structural and Multifunctional Materials IV: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 31

Advanced Processing and Manufacturing Technologies for Structural and Multifunctional Materials IV: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 31

How to Cite

Hagelüken, C. (2010) Securing the Supply of Precious and Special Metals—The Need of Closing the Loop, in Advanced Processing and Manufacturing Technologies for Structural and Multifunctional Materials IV: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 31 (eds T. Ohji, M. Singh and S. Mathur), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470944066.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 27 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470594735

Online ISBN: 9780470944066

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Keywords:

  • precious metals;
  • special metals;
  • platinum group metals;
  • technology metals;
  • open cycle

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Potential Metal Scarcities and Security of Supply

  • Dimensions of Resource Scarcity

  • The Need of Closing the Loop

  • Conclusion