Xun, Sean

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Global iron ore production data (2000 -2015)

Revision of world iron ore production totals and to augment historical China iron ore production figures to show both crude and usable ore values. Data are provided in Microsoft Excel and PDF formats.

China, the United States, and competition for resources that enable emerging technologies

Historically, resource conflicts have often centered on fuel minerals (particularly oil). Future resource conflicts may, however, focus more on competition for nonfuel minerals that enable emerging technologies. Whether it is rhenium in jet engines, indiu