Briefing from ROAPE Volume 19 Number 51
African Mining: A Light at the End of the Tunnel?


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African Mining: A Light at the End of the Tunnel?
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Vol.19 No.51 (July 1991), pp96-107
From the early 1980s until 1987-1988 the world mining and metal industries experienced a prolonged and deep crisis. This crisis was not only a recurrent cyclical trough but a structural crisis caused by changes in the supply and demand pattern for many of the traditionally most important minerals and metals.