The end is nigh: A bleak future for Bolivian antimony
Published: Monday, 02 October 2017
Producers foresee little prospect for continued antimony operations in a country that once was a major player in the industry, as regulations strangle business, writes Myles McCormick, IM Correspondent, from La Paz.
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eager to advise, tells the protagonist in the opening scenes of
the 1967 classic, The Graduate. "Are you listening? Plastics.
There’s a great future in plastics."
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