This volume, the latest in a series of AusIMM monographs on issues in the minerals industry, draws together the ever more diverse topics falling under the broad discipline of mineral economics. The title of the volume is somewhat misleading because the emphasis is placed on Australian rather than mineral economics, suggesting a parochial approach to the subject matter. Although many of the examples and case studies presented by the authors have an Australian slant, the true value of the volume lies in the concise presentation of a wide breadth of material relevant to the international minerals industry. The volume...

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