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By Gus Gunn

Mankind is utilizing a wider variety of metals in better amounts than ever ahead of. accordingly there's expanding worldwide drawback over the long term availability of safe and enough offers of the metals wanted through society. serious metals, that are these of turning out to be fiscal significance that will be at risk of destiny shortage, are a specific worry.  for lots of of those we have now little details on how they're targeted within the Earth’s crust, how you can extract them from their ores, and the way to take advantage of, recycle and put off them successfully and safely.

released with the British Geological Survey, the Critical Metals Handbook brings jointly a wealth of data on severe metals and gives a beginning for bettering the long run defense and sustainability of serious steel offers. Written via overseas specialists, it offers a distinct resource of authoritative details on various points of the severe metals, together with geology, deposits, processing, purposes, recycling, environmental matters and markets. it really is geared toward a extensive non-specialist viewers, together with execs and lecturers operating within the exploration and mining sectors, in mining finance and funding, and in mineral processing and production. it is going to even be a priceless reference for coverage makers serious about source administration, land-use making plans, eco-efficiency, recycling and comparable fields.

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Suppliers of minerals – miners and explorers The mining industry exists to meet the mineral requirements of consumers and, in so doing, make profits for shareholders. Although not on the scale of the oil and gas industries, the mining industry is, nevertheless, a very large industry. The enterprise value1 of the global mining industry in 2010 is estimated to have been around Market Cap $bn 190 92 90 51 39 34 32 32 29 26 20 18 17 16 16 13 13 11 9 9 US$2100 billion (Citi, 2011a). London lies right at the heart of this industry, and is host to the headquarters of several of the world’s largest mining companies.

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Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2009. S. Department of Energy (2010) Critical Materials Strategy. Washington, DC. S. Department of Energy (2011) Critical Materials Strategy. Washington, DC. USGS. (2002) Rare Earth Elements – Critical Resources for High Technology. S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 087-02. USGS. (2010) Mineral Commodity Summaries 2010. USGS. (2011) Mineral Commodity Summaries: Copper. 2. The mining industry and the supply of critical minerals D AV I D H U M P H R E Y S Independent Consultant, London, UK Mineral products are bought for their utility, this utility being reflected in the price which consumers are prepared to pay for them.

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