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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Mining In The State Of Sao Paulo: Present State, Perspectives And Challenges For The Exploitation Of The Mineral Resources [a Mineração No Estado De São Paulo: Situaçã O Atual, Perspectivas E Desafios Para O Aproveitamento Dos Recursos Minerais]
Author: Cabral Jr. M.
Suslick S.B.
Obata O.R.
Sintoni A.
Abstract: This paper presents a synthesis of the mineral sector in the State of Sao Paulo elaborated from the critical analysis and integration of several sources including: publications, Brazilian and Sao Paulo mineral production data from regulatory agencies and reports of research institutes. Based upon the present state of global and Brazilian mining industry and its main trends, this study highlights the major geologic, economic, technological, and management characteristics of the Sao Paulo mining activities. This study creates a set of policy and economic guidelines for the development of the mining in the State of Sao Paulo. With a production leading to the domestic market, the State of Sao Paulo produces 24 mineral commodities, supplying of the transformation industry, essential minerals for agriculture and, in a more vigorous form, the construction industry. The market trends pointed out an increasing demand of mineral commodities, pressing for new supplies in domestic mineral production. This trend indicate an urgent modernization of the productive sector as well as the definition of policies for planning and regulation the mining to create a favorable conditions for the mineral supply in the context of sustainable development.
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Date Issue: 2008
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