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Mineral industries. Metal trade

  • Hundert Jahre Aluminiumindustrie in Deutschland (1886-1986)by Manfred Knauer

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 140.00

    Within just a few decades, the aluminum industry became one of the most important raw materials industries. Manfred Knauer describes the most important phases in the development of the aluminum industry in Germany, beginning in 1886 with the invention of fused-salt electrolysis, the critical requisite for manufacturing aluminum on an industrial scale. more...

  • Tin and Global Capitalism, 1850-2000by Mats Ingulstad; Andrew Perchard; Espen Storli

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    For most of the twentieth century tin was fundamental for both warfare and welfare. The importance of tin is most powerfully represented by the tin can - an invention which created a revolution in food preservation and helped feed both the armies of the great powers and the masses of the new urban society. The trouble with tin was that economically... more...

  • Natural Gas Information 2014by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 231.00

    This detailed reference work on gas supply and demand covers not only OECD countries but also the rest of the world. It contains essential information on LNG and pipeline trade, gas reserves, storage capacity and prices. The main part of the book, however, concentrates on OECD countries, showing a detailed gas supply and demand balance for each... more...

  • Coal Information 2014by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 231.00

    Coal Information provides a comprehensive review of the historical and current market trends in the world coal sector, including 2013 preliminary data. An introduction, notes, definitions and auxiliary information are provided in Part I. Part II of the publication provides a review of the world coal market in 2013, while Part III provides a statistical... more...

  • A Line in the Tar Sandsby Toban Black; Stephen D'Arcy; Tony Weis; Joshua Kahn Russell; Naomi Klein; Bill McKibben

    PM Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    The fight over the tar sands in North America is among the epic environmental and social justice battles of our time, and one of the first that has managed to marry quite explicitly concern for frontline communities and immediate local hazards with fear for the future of the entire planet. Tar sands ?development? comes with an enormous environmental... more...

  • Developments in Steelmaking Capacity of Non-OECD Economies 2013by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 210.00

    This publication is a two-yearly report on trends in the steelmaking capacity of economies that are not members of the OECD. This report examines existing steelmaking capacity and investments that will lead to changes in capacity by 2014. Developments in Steelmaking Capacity of Non-OECD Economies includes an appendix containing detailed information... more...

  • Uranium - Past and Future Challengesby Broder J. Merkel; Alireza Arab

    Springer 2014; US$ 399.00

    This book is the collection of papers from the latest International Uranium Mining and Hydrogeology Conference (UMH VII) held in September 2014, in Freiberg, Germany. It is divided to five sessions: Uranium Mining, Uranium and Phosphates, Clean-up technologies for water and soil. Uranium and daughter nuclides and basic research and modeling. Each session... more...

  • The Politics of Conflict Economiesby Morten Bs

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Conflict economies cannot be approached in isolation but must instead be contextualised socially and historically. These economies did not emerge in vacuum, but are part and parcel of the history of people and place. This book explores the informal and illicit extraction and trade of minerals and other types of natural resources that takes place... more...

  • World Statistics on Mining and Utilities 2014by UNIDO

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    World Statistics on Mining and Utilities provides a unique biennial overview of the role of mining and utility activities in the world economy. This extensive resource from UNIDO provides detailed time series data on the level, structure and growth of international mining and utility activities by country and sector. Country level data is clearly presented... more...

  • From Oil to Gas and Beyondby Trevor M. Boopsingh; Gregory McGuire

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 94.99

    This book chronicles the history of the petroleum industry in Trinidad and Tobago and appraises major policy decisions impacting its economy. The book will be useful as a source document to students, researchers, policy makers, and anyone interested in developments in the energy sector in a small developing state. more...