The Political Control of Mineral Resources | Foreign Affairs
THE mineral geography of the future has been etched in the earth by recent industrial development Minerals constitute only a part of what is termed "the natural resource problem," but they furnish a defined basis for an inductive approach to ,
Towards a sustainable supply of mineral resources ,
The European Technology Platform on Sustainable Mineral Resources (ETP SMR) Mission is to develop long-term European Minerals Industries Research and Innovation agendas and roadmaps for action at EU and national level
Innovation partnership to overcome Europe's raw materials ,
The supply of raw materials, the lifeblood of today's high-tech industry, is increasingly under pressure With a view to increasing Europe's own production, the European Commission has proposed today to set up a European Innovation Partnership on raw materials Pulling together capital and human .
European Mineral Resources RTD Council The extractive industry in Europe has undergone considerable change over the past decades and in order to remain competitive with its non-European competitors it has undertaken major
Europe | Mineral resources - Students | Britannica Kids ,
Europe - Mineral resources - With rocks and structures from virtually all geologic periods, Europe possesses a wide variety of useful minerals Some, exploited since the Bronze Age, are depleted; others have been produced and consumed only since the Industrial Revolution
The European Commission regularly publishes a list of Critical Raw Materials in the EU An overview of the occurrence of primary resources of these elements in 20 European countries has been produced by the Minerals4EU project ,
A raw material qualifying as a 'mineral resource' is a concentration or occurrence of material of economic interest in or on the earth's crust in such form, quality and quantity that there are reasonable prospects for eventual economic extraction Examples include: Minerals are essential raw .
Increasingly scarce resources and growing demand: the supply of mineral raw materials has become a major economic issue for France and Europe BRGM plays a central role in the activities undertaken to address this issue