May 2018
Volume 70    Issue 5

Annual Review 2017; Mining Review

Mining Engineering , 2018, Vol. 70, No. 5, pp. 51-51


In 2017, the total estimated value of nonfuel mineral production in the United States increased by 6 percent from 2016 (Table 1). The value of metals produced domestically increased by 12 percent and the value of industrial minerals produced domestically increased by 3 percent. Some metal commodity values (cobalt, magnesium metal and palladium) increased by more than 35 percent in 2017 from 2016 owing to higher prices.  

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