Competitiveness of the U.S. Minerals and Metals Industry
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This book includes an assessment of the global minerals and metals industry; a review of technologies in use for exploration, mining, minerals processing, and metals extraction; and a look at research priorities. The core of the volume is a series of specific recommendations for government, industry, and the academic community, to promote partnerships that will produce a strong flow of new technologies. Special focus is given to the role of the federal government, particularly the Bureau of Mines.


  • Industry and Labor — Economics

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160 pages | 6 x 9
ISBN: 978-0-309-04245-1
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National Research Council. Competitiveness of the U.S. Minerals and Metals Industry. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 1990.

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