Mining Engineering


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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.
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
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Larger Work Title Mining Engineering
First page 27
Last page 27
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