February 2015
Volume 67    Issue 2

Despite depressed industry, AEMA conference attracts impressive numbers

Mining Engineering , 2015, Vol. 67, No. 2, pp. 19-19
Kral, Steve


PREVIEW:

The mining industry is a tough business. The obstacles faced in attempting to run a mine — much less build a new one — go beyond an orebody’s geology. There was a time when commodity prices dictated whether or not to build or expand a mine. Today, though, the challenges faced by miners include social responsibility, environmental regulations and a myriad of needed permits on several governmental levels that every miner knows will be challenged by opponents every step of the way.



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