The Mineral resources potential of the earth

Proceedings of the 2. Internat. Symp., held in Hannover, FRG, at the Federal Institute for Geosciences and Mineral Resources, April 18-20, 1979

Ed.: Friedrich Bender

1980. V, 156 pages, 42 figures, 23 tables, 16x24cm, 370 g
Language: English

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This volume represents the proceedings of the second International Symposium "The Mineral Resources Potential of the Earth", held in Hannover, Germany, in April 1979. Natural, technological, economic, legal, and political aspects were discussed as well as mining law, mineral resources policy, geological supply and industrial demand.

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Bender, F.: Introduction 1
von Würzen, D.: Opening Address 2
Mineral resources policies
Baum, V.: The North-South Dialogue from a raw materials perspective 8
Henrie, Th. A. & F. Block: Research on a More Effective Use of Mineral Resources
— A Mission of the United States Bureau of Mines 24
Lantzke, U.: The International Energy Agency — Review and Prospects 39
Mineral resources — supply and industrial requirements
Sassmannshausen, G.: Ore mining projects abroad — Chances and risks 50
Winkhaus, G.: The present and future raw-material basis for aluminium
production, from technological and economic aspects 56
Peterson, G.: Manganese nodules; future source of raw material; supplies and
profitability 69
Mineral resources economics
Davis, M.: The role of the Commission of the European Communities in the
supply of natural uranium 79
Anderheggen, E.: The potential of hard coal for the future energy supply of the
Federal Republic of Germany 84
Hotz, E. E.: The Future of Hydrocarbon Exploration 100
Mineral resources and mining law
Platzöder, R.: Deep Seabed Mining and the Law of the Sea 118
Sohn, K.-H.: Investments in the mineral-resources sector — opportunities and
risks 132
Bender, F.: Government and Industry, Partners in the Supply of Natural
Resources — an International Comparison 144
Bender, F.: Closing Address 156