Think your life isn’t impacted much by the mining industry? Think again.
Without mining, our lives as we know them would be very different: There would be no mass-produced light bulbs, no microwave ovens, no computer monitors.
Even our cell phones are made possible by mining – there’s a world of minerals in mobile devices from copper to quartz to silicon and more. [Read more…] about Infographic: The mined minerals inside the devices you use every day