Economic impacts and linkages of the Canadian mining industry
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Published by Centre for Resources Studies, Queen"s University in Kingston, Ont .
Written in English



  • Canada.


  • Mines and mineral resources -- Canada.

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Edition Notes

StatementP. E. Nickel ... [et al.].
SeriesThe National impact of mining series ;, 6
ContributionsNickel, Paul E.
LC ClassificationsHD9506.C22 E27
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 141 p. :
Number of Pages141
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4474728M
ISBN 100887570070
LC Control Number79302158

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