mineral economics


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mineral economics

[′min·rəl ‚ek·ə′näm·iks]
(mining engineering)
Study and application of the processes used in management and finance connected with the discovery, exploitation, and marketing of minerals.
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The MGB's mineral economics, information and publication division-the parent agency of which recently announced that the operations of 20 more metallic mines are recommended for suspension-observes that the audit of existing mines, along with a moratorium on new mines, is 'responsible for industry prospects remaining to be challenging.
Sorentino's doctoral dissertation was in the field of mineral economics.
He graduated from James Cook University with an economics degree and later completed a Masters of Science in Mineral Economics from Macquarie University.
Mr Anderson has qualifications in Geology, a post Graduate Diploma in Business and a Masters in Mineral Economics.
Felix is a graduate in mining, Metallurgy and Civil Engineering from Ouro Preto School of Mines, Brazil and holds an MBA from UNA Business School and a Masters in International Mineral Economics from CETEC.
GORDON is professor emeritus of mineral economics at Pennsylvania State University.
Peter Cronshaw, a mineral economics consultant for Tegritas Financial Services, said the cost of a cleanup would accelerate the decline which is already underway in South Africa's mining industry.
The committee brought together individuals with expertise in nonfuel mineral exploration and ore deposits, mineral economics, metallurgy, statistics, federal and international standards, regulatory policy, recycling, industrial materials and manufacturing, mineral processing and engineering, and nanotechnology.
Sydney -- China, the world's biggest coal producer, will become an increasingly important exporter in the next four years, AME Mineral Economics has found.
But metals and mining in North America may be on the slow road to a comeback, says Carmine Nappi, a professor of mineral economics at the University of Montreal.
The subjects covered by Mintek's databases include mineralogy, mining technology, extractive metallurgy, ore dressing, mineral processing, analytical procedures, extraction technology, hydrometallurgy, pyrometallurgy, process chemistry, physical metallurgy, economic geology, mineral economics, and process control.