Vanadium just might be SA resources’ great hope
The rare transition metal has great potential and SA just happens to have a lot of it
SA’s economy may have been built on gold mining and fuelled by coal-fired power, but times are changing quickly. Gold reserves have largely run out and the world increasingly has no use for SA’s plentiful coal resources as greener power-generation technologies come to the fore.
But before you doubt the ability of SA to participate in a world gone gaga for sustainability, consider the case for a relatively obscure resource — vanadium...