Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the Earth, usually from an ore body, lode, vein, seam, reef or placer deposit. These deposits form a mineralized commodity that is of economic interest to the miner. Ores recovered by mining include metals, coal, oil shale, gemstones, limestone, chalk, dimension stone, rock salt, potash, gravel, and clay. Mining is required to obtain any material that cannot be grown through agricultural processes, or feasibly created artificially in a laboratory or factory. Mining in a wider sense includes extraction of any non-renewable resource such as petroleum, natural gas, or …



ORF: Observer Research Foundation · 14 June 2024 English

Introduction Quad countries are home to a combined 1.9 billion people—or 24% of the world’s population— and represent 35% of the world’s GDP and 18% of global trade [1] The …

but also reducing emissions that result from mining, bulk materials production, and technology manufacturing a handful of countries have the resources and mining, processing, and manufacturing capabilities of the push for mineral extraction through deep-sea mining. Quad partners are working both within and outside

IMF: International Monetary Fund · 13 June 2024 English

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estate activities Other services Agriculture, mining, extraction, and residual Inward and utilities), 13 percent from agriculture and mining, and the remaining 56 percent from services. Consistently 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Trade Transport and storage Financial

CEIP: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace · 13 June 2024 English

Because Tunisia’s regions face different climate threats and socioeconomic needs, municipalities should be more empowered to implement climate mitigation measures and protect vulnerable communities.

worker). High-risk sectors (such as agriculture, mining, construction, and manufacturing) likely will see

ERIA: Economic Research Institute for ASEAN & East Asia · 13 June 2024 English

The change in the log of Vietnamese exports to the US from 2017 to 2020 is used to measure the impact of the trade war, and the change in the …

Indonesia, and resource-intensive countries, including mining-intensive ones. The book also presents product

IMF: International Monetary Fund · 13 June 2024 English

Underpinned by Vision 2040, Oman aims to reduce its economic reliance on the hydrocarbon sector by diversifying its economy. Reforms are targeted to develop a well-diversified, private-led, sustainable, and inclusive …

years while credit provision to manufacturing, mining and quarrying, and agriculture has lagged output

RAND Corporation · 13 June 2024 English

In an overview of the physical environment of the Baltic Sea, the naval forces within it, and the potential dynamics of the region in the event of conflict, the authors …

chokepoints make it an environment favorable to naval mining, as noted previously. Another factor is that short-range special forces, and marines. Submarine and naval mining capabilities are par- ticularly hard to counter those pathways to push mines overboard.22 Such mining would be particularly hard to detect under cover Nautical Terrorism: Revisiting the 1984 Naval Mining of the Red Sea: Intelligence Challenges and Lessons

World Bank Group · 12 June 2024 English

At national level, the incidence of poverty in Mali increased by 3.4 percentage point from 42.1 percent in 2018 to 45.5 percent in 2022. This increase is largely driven by …

cereal production and the robust performance of the mining sector. The positive trend in exchange rates observed

IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 12 June 2024 English

The costs and capabilities of grid-located batteries have improved dramatically in recent years and could play an import role in South Africa's electricity system. This report examines the challenges facing …

These risks can be reduced if the South African mining sector follows international best practices and manganese, and titanium) and extensive experience in mining and mineral processing. However, there are also supportive policy environment for local battery minerals mining and battery manufacturing if South African companies assembly, including management systems • Vanadium mining and processing • Electrolyte production • Battery beneficiation to battery grade. • Growth in vanadium mining, processing, electrolyte production, and VRFB

World Bank Group · 12 June 2024 English

Tanzania has managed a steadily robust growth path amid multiple external shocks, with low and stable inflation by regional standards. While poverty reduction has progressed slowly, the government increased public …

Q2-2023 Q3-2023 Q4-2023 Utility Manufacturin g Mining and Quarrying Overall Index (% y/y change, contribution grew by 6 percent. Supported by the construction, mining, and quarrying subsectors, the industry sector

IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 12 June 2024 English

Governments are due to submit their third nationally determined contributions (NDCs) in 2025. These will be the first since the landmark agreement at COP 28 to transition away from fossil …

“hydrocarbon,” “just transition,” “lignite,” “mine/mining,” “oil,” “petrol(eum),” “producer,” “production

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