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Asbestos

Mining Engineering

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Abstract

Part of a special section on the state of industrial minerals in 1997. The state of the asbestos industry in 1997 is discussed. World production of asbestos in 1997 was estimated to be 2.07 Mt. Consumption in the U.S. fell 3 percent to 21 kt, and it is expected to continue to decline at a rate of 2–4 percent per year.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Asbestos
Series title:
Mining Engineering
Volume
50
Issue:
6
Year Published:
1998
Language:
English
Publisher:
SME
Publisher location:
Englewood, CO
Contributing office(s):
National Minerals Information Center
Description:
1 p.
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
First page:
27
Last page:
27