Minerals 2011, 1(1), 1-2; doi:10.3390/min1010001
Editorial

Addressing the Dual Challenges of Meeting Demand for Minerals and Sustainable Development

Received: 7 October 2010; Accepted: 7 October 2010 / Published: 12 October 2010
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Excerpt: In recent decades, excellent progress has been made globally in finding mineral resources, extracting them efficiently and effectively, dramatically reducing environmental degradation, and preventing adverse health and safety impacts on workers and stakeholders. The industry has realized tremendous advances in technology and applied science; has met changing and more stringent environmental performance criteria; has made remarkable reductions in fatality, illness, and lost-time accident rates; and has connected better than ever before with the communities in which mining, milling, and smelting are housed. A new era focused on continuous improvement in tackling key sustainable development parameters has come and is intensifying [1].  In order to maintain the social licenses needed to enlist broad public support for mining businesses, continued progress must be visible to national, provincial, and local governments as well as the people who live in the areas blessed with the mineral resources that the global economy and growing population will demand. [...]
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Grayson, R.L. Addressing the Dual Challenges of Meeting Demand for Minerals and Sustainable Development. Minerals 2011, 1, 1-2.

AMA Style

Grayson RL. Addressing the Dual Challenges of Meeting Demand for Minerals and Sustainable Development. Minerals. 2011; 1(1):1-2.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Grayson, R. Larry. 2011. "Addressing the Dual Challenges of Meeting Demand for Minerals and Sustainable Development." Minerals 1, no. 1: 1-2.

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