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  • Grandes Minas Y La Comunidadby Gary McMahon

    International Development Research Centre 2003; US$ 30.00

    Durante siglos, las comunidades se forjaron o configuraron con base en su acceso a los recursos naturales. En la actualidad, en nuestro mundo globalizado, la explotación de los recursos naturales se desarrolla en gran escala y se extiende a zonas cada vez más remotas. Ejemplo de ello son las operaciones mineras, las cuales tienen un profundo impacto... more...

  • Large Mines and the Communityby Felix Remy Gary McMahon

    International Development Research Centre 2001; US$ 30.00

    For centuries, communities have been founded or shaped based upon their access to natural resources and today, in our globalizing world, major natural resource developments are spreading to more remote areas. Mining operations are a good example: they have a profound impact on local communities and are often the first industry in a remote region. However,... more...

  • Shakedownby Paul Cleary

    Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 31.81

    The compelling inside story of how Australia attempted to bully East Timor out of its rights to the lucrative oil and gas resources of the Timor Sea and the people, both heroes and villains, who played the game for a nation's future. more...

  • Iron and Steel Industry in 2004by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 63.00

    What are the trends in the iron and steel industry in 2004 for OECD countries, for certain central and eastern European countries in transition, for selected New Independent States and other countries that have observer status in the OECD Steel Committee? This annual publication provides statistical tables showing steel production, consumption and... more...

  • Uranium 2005by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 168.00

    Since 2001 the price of uranium has steadily climbed over five-fold, at a rate and reaching heights not seen since the 1970s. As a result, the uranium industry has seen a surge of activity, ending a period of over 20 years of relative stagnation. Worldwide exploration expenditures in 2004 increased almost 40% over 2002 figures. Overall, resource totals... more...

  • Natural Gas Market Review 2006by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 104.00

    Natural gas is essential to the world economy. Gas now accounts for almost a quarter of OECD primary energy requirements and is expected to become the second most important fuel in the world in the next decade.  Industrial and residential consumers increasingly rely on natural gas to keep their houses warm, their lights on and their factories... more...

  • Oil Informationby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 188.00

    A comprehensive reference book on current developments in oil supply and demand. The first part of this publication contains key data on world production, trade, prices, and consumption of major oil product groups, with time series back to the early 1970s. The second part gives a more detailed and comprehensive picture of oil supply, demand, trade,... more...

  • It's True! A Bushfire Burned My Dunny Downby Tracey McGuire

    Allen & Unwin 2004; US$ 10.86

    Including everything you ever wanted to know about bushfires, this is the ninth book in the popular non-fiction series, It's True! more...

  • Profit from the Peakby Brian Hicks; Chris Nelder

    Wiley 2008; US$ 27.95 US$ 24.50

    Profit from the Peak contains the information you need to successfully navigate the end of our oil-based economy. It takes a hard look at the future of oil and gas, examines how you can effectively invest in these resources, and profit from energy alternatives that are poised to power the years ahead. Along the way, this book also explores the potential,... more...

  • Oil Supply Securityby OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 140.00

    When Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf of Mexico in 2005, the region’s oil production and refining infrastructure was devastated and world energy markets were disrupted. The International Energy Agency decided in a matter of days to bring 60 million barrels of additional oil to the market. The  emergency response system worked – the collective... more...