US Manufacturing Execs: Majority are Concerned About Minerals/Metals Supply

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The nation’s reliance on imported minerals has more than doubled in the past 30 years.

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According to a recent Minerals Make Life survey conducted by Edelman Berland, 80% of manufacturing C-suite executives said that they are concerned with the issue of minerals and metals supply, highlighting the role of domestic minerals and metals to manufacturing supply chains.

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Source:  Edelman Berland.

Though the US is home to more than $6.2 trillion worth of key mineral resources, US-based businesses imported more than $42 billion worth of minerals last year to help meet manufacturing needs.

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