Contents: U.S. minerals requirements; The role of minerals in the U.S. economy--1976; U.S. mineral production in relation to the rest of the world; World steel production; Import reliance; U.S. imports and exports of raw and processed minerals; Energy; Petroleum and natural gas; Uranium; Coal; Bituminous coal and lignite underground and surface mining trends; Iron and steel; Aluminum; Major nonferrous metals (copper, zinc, lead); Old scrap; Plastics; Fertilizers (nitrogen, phosphate rock, potash); Nonmetallic construction materials; Profits after Federal income taxes as a percentage of stockholders' equity; Debt-equity ratios; Index of plant and equipment expenditures; Current asset to current liability ratios; Minerals transportation (railroads, pipelines, waterways, highways).

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also PB-254 448.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Bureau of Mines

    C Street Between 18th and 19th Streets, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20241
  • Publication Date: 1977

Media Info

  • Pagination: 49 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00168816
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: BuMines-SP-8-77
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 27 1978 12:00AM