USGS 2011 survey shows upturn in value of mineral production

By Mark Watts, Siobhan Lismore-Scott, John Ollett
Published: Thursday, 16 February 2012

Minerals prices buck global recession; China continues to be thorn in US’s side

The US Geological Survey (USGS) recently updated its mineral commodities summaries for 2011, revealing that the value of mineral production increased by 12% in 2011, when compared to 2010.

While other commodities markets worry about a downturn in interest, the USGS...

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