Lax resource inspection hindering Chinese mineral development

By Albert Li
Published: Monday, 28 September 2015

A number of key mineral development policies implemented across the world are underutilised in China, leading to lower-value products and smaller profits.

The lack of a fully reliable resource inspection process is a considerable problem in China, delegates attending the 2015 annual meeting of the China Non-Metallic Minerals Industry Association (CNMIA) were told late last week in Xi’an, Shaanxi province.

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