Mining eWaste

Last Modified: Tue Oct 17 2017 22:01:14 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • $108 million
    Planned investment by Japanese major Mitsubishi to expand operations to sift through discarded computers, cell phones, and other electronic devices to recycle rare metals such as gold and palladium as global supplies dwindle.
  • 100 tonnes
    Amount of gold ore needed to extract the same gold that can be extracted from 1 tonne of printed circuit boards.