DOI: 10.5474/9789616498579
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Abstract: Mining plays an important role in the modern world. Without a steady supply of minerals, we would not be able to build all of the equipment, machines, electronic devices and infrastructure that we use today. Since recycling cannot fully meet the ever-growing demand for minerals, mining will also play a crucial role in securing the future supply of minerals. Much of the easily accessible high-grade mineral deposits have already been depleted. Therefore, mining industry has two options for the future: either to …

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