New Video: Minerals Make Life

Posted on January 09, 2019 by Minerals Make Life

Minerals literally make our lives possible. Minerals are the foundation of life-saving medical equipment, the building blocks for innovative technologies and the body armor on our troops deployed overseas. Minerals are health, innovation and defense.

Many people may not realize that minerals and metals play an integral role in almost every aspect of our society. Platinum forms the foundation of modern technologies like smartphones, while gold is essential to innovations in fields like renewable energy. Silver is a key component of medical advancements such as X-rays and antibiotics. And, without copper, modern infrastructure systems simply could not exist. These minerals and many more are used in defense equipment and technologies – helping our troops keep our nation safe.

Discover how minerals make life in our latest video.

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