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Organizations relating to Minerals

United Cement, Lime and Gypsum Workers International Union / Est. 1939
World Mining Congress / Katowice, Poland / Est. 1958
European Petrochemical Luncheon International Association / Brasschaat, Belgium / Est. 1981
Federation of European Zeolite Associations / Zagreb, Croatia / Est. 1995
European Association of Mining Industries, Metal Ores and Industrial Minerals / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1996
IAGOD Commission on Tectonics of Ore Deposits / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1970
Central African Mineral Resources Development Centre / Est. 1981
Commonwealth Consultative Group on Mineral Resources and Geology / Est. 1948
Australasian Cave and Karst Management Association / Mount Compass, Australia / Est. 1987
Arab Mineral Resources Exploitation Corporation
Convention Concerning Safety in the Use of Asbestos / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1986
Commission internationale chargée de faire une enquête sur les gisements mondiaux de fer / Est. 1910
International Natural Zeolite Association / Chestnut Hill MA, USA / Est. 2005
European Lime Association / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1990
EEC Marble Industry Federation / Est. 1965
ASEAN Federation of Mining Associations / Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / Est. 1984
Scientific Association of European Talc Industry / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1977
World Sand Sculpting Academy / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 1990
European Certification Board for Mineral Wool Products / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2000
International Mine Water Association / Wendelstein, Germany / Est. 1979
Perlite Institute / Harrisburg PA, USA / Est. 1949
European Minerals Foundation / London, UK
International Association on the Genesis of Ore Deposits / Guangzhou, China / Est. 1964
European Bitumen Shingle Organization / Est. 1994
International Organization for Technical Cooperation in Geology / Est. 1974

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World Problems relating to Minerals

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Threatened habitats of bare sand
Underutilization of tar sands as an energy source
Excessive reliance on mineral fertilizers
Health hazards of asbestos
Deterioration in soil fertility
Threatened species of Felis margarita scheffeli
Environmental hazards from non-metallic mineral products industries
Restrictive practices in mineral fuels trade
Long-term shortage of metalliferous ores and metal scrap
Long-term shortage of crude fertilizers and crude minerals, excluding coal, petroleum and precious stones
Environmental hazards from mineral exploitation of seabed resources
Copper ore and concentrates shortage
Brine disposal
Threatened aquatic habitats of unconsolidated shores
Threatened aquatic habitats with unconsolidated bottom
Instability of trade in mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials
Threatened species of Echinoidea
Exhaustion of mineral resources
Bauxite and aluminium concentrates shortage
Sand and gravel trade instability
Long-term shortage of non-ferrous metal ores
Threatened species of Psammomys
Threatened species of Oryctolagus
Hazards of non-alcoholic beverages
Silver and platinum ores trade instability

Action Strategies relating to Minerals

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Stimulating exploitation of natural resources
Developing mineral resources
Making geological analyses of potential mineral resources
Refining mineral ores
Biodiversity prospecting
Managing caves
Restoring beaches
Developing gemology
Banning asbestos
Mining solid minerals
Mining seafloor minerals
Marketing bauxite
Regulating energy mineral leasing
Developing bauxite industry
Helping countries uncover mineral wealth
Studying mineral resources
Discovering foundational minerals
Using asbestos
Developing biotechnologies for environmentally sustainable use of mineral resources
Developing sufficiency policies on mineral resources
Conserving mineral resources
Depleting mineral resources
Growing soil conserving plants
Monitoring steel industry
Exploring for basic minerals

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