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Management of Mineral Resources : Creating Value in the Mining Business.

Author: Juan P Camus
Publisher: Littleton : SME, 2002.
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The mining industry's strategy for coping with low profitability has focused primarily on controlling production costs. Despite mechanization, automation, and other technical improvements, the aggregate profitability of mining still falls far short of that realized by most other industries. Author Juan Camus contends that what is required is not additional technical knowledge, but rather sound management practices  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Juan P Camus
ISBN: 9780873353113 0873353110
OCLC Number: 609846005
Description: 1 online resource (122 pages)
Contents: Preliminaries; Contents; CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 2 THE CONCEPT OF MANAGEMENT; CHAPTER 3 THE ECONOMICS OF MINING; CHAPTER 4 THE MINING STRATEGY; CHAPTER 5 ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN; CHAPTER 6 CHALLENGES TO THE MINING INDUSTRY; REFERENCES; INDEX; ABOUT THE AUTHOR.

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The mining industry's strategy for coping with low profitability has focused primarily on controlling production costs. Despite mechanization, automation, and other technical improvements, the aggregate profitability of mining still falls far short of that realized by most other industries. Author Juan Camus contends that what is required is not additional technical knowledge, but rather sound management practices that utilize the existing knowledge base more productively. Management of Mineral Resources explores mining managementthe process of generating plans and supervising their implement.

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