Academic Catalog

GEOE510 MINERAL ECONOMICS

Course Code: 5640510
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Geological Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Academic Staff Dr. CENGZ YALIN DEMRC
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Review of mineral commodities with regard to history, geologic occurrences, consumption, trade, price, financial control and the future positions of key mining countries. Study of fundamentals including business organization in the mineral industries, governmental control, national mineral policies, depletion allowance, taxation, tariffs, stockpiling, conservation and secondary usage.