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Technological change and the environmental imperative

challenges to the copper industry

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Published by Edward Elgar Pub. in Northampton, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Copper industry and trade -- Environmental aspects -- Developing countries.,
    • Copper industry and trade -- Technological innovations.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Claes Brundenius.
      ContributionsBrundenius, Claes, 1938-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9539.C7 D448 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3684693M
      ISBN 101840646330
      LC Control Number2003046393

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