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Vol. 13, No. 52 Week of December 28, 2008
Providing coverage of Alaska and Northwest Canada's mineral industry


Mining News: By the numbers: The figures donít add up

Growing demand from the worldís 6.7 billion people for mineral commodities renders Americansí antipathy toward mining Ďirrationalí

J. P. Tangen

For Mining News

Iíve been thinking a lot about numbers lately, maybe because it is the end of the year, and therefore a time for reflection. But when I read about hundreds of billions of dollars committed to re-energizing the economy or billions of people occupying the planet or billions of pounds of copper from a....

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