Phosphate is an element used in the processing of copper.
Nissenbum, Dion, 2012, ‘Doubt Cast on Afghan Mining, The Wall Street Journal’ Oct 3rd, 2012
 The framework should be agreed upon the international best practices for compensation in the mining sector. The framework should give equal right to the communities are going to be affected by mine.
 Pleven and Millar, 2012, With Demand Sputtering, Miners Pause Big Projects, The Wall Street Journal’ August 3rd, 2012
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