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Recently published books/articles:

Tapan Majumder / Guenter Tiess
Deep Mining - 2030 (pdf)
Deep Mining - 2030 (power point)

Guenter Tiess"General and International Mineral Policy, Focus Europe"

"Legal Basics of Mineral Policy in Europe"

Dmitry A. Ruban
"Geoconservation versus legislation and resources policy: New achievements, new questions - Comment on Cairncross (Resources Policy, 2011) The National Heritage Resource Act (1999): Can legislation protect South Africa's rare geoheritage resources?"

Dmitry A. Ruban, Guenter Tiess
Geological heritage and mining legislation: a brief conceptual assessment of the principal legal acts of selected EU countries