Selection of Sites for Seabed Manganese Nodule Processing Plants
Springer Netherlands, Oct 31, 1989 - Business & Economics - 104 pages
The fifth of nine volumes prepared by the United Nations examining different aspects of the development of manganese nodule resources. The location of a processing plant for manganese nodules depends more on the availability and cost of complementary inputs (e.g. energy and chemicals) than on the tr
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