August 2004
Volume 56    Issue 8

Innovative mining and processing are topics at Colorado MPD meeting

Mining Engineering , 2004, Vol. 56, No. 8, pp. 29-29
Kral, Steve


Commodity price down cycles are a fact of life in the mining industry. And companies prepare for them as best they can. Even so, operations are still curtailed or closed during those cycles, profits shrink, layoffs are inevitable and many companies do not survive. However, one of the few good things that occurs during down cycles is the new, innovative exploration, mining and processing technologies that come about during hard times.

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