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U.S. mineral production declines 20% in 2009

By / February 16, 2010

From the perspective of the U.S.’s strategic interests, this does not bode well. The USGS today reported that the value of unprocessed non-fuel minerals dropped about $14 billion to $57 billion in 2009. Likewise, the agency said that the value of processed/refined minerals dropped a whopping 25%. I previously have lamented the lack of a…

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