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An Economic Reconnaissance of Selected Sand and Gravel Deposits in the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone.

Authors
Anonymous
Source
NTIS: PB 87-172938 :113 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10005619
Abstract
This report details the investigation of seven sand and gravel areas in the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone because of their perceived potential for containing economically viable deposits. Based on preliminary resource and market analysis, three of these areas were judged to have favorable near-term potential for development. Additional engineering, cost, and financial analysis indicate that two of the three areas--offshore Boston, MA, and New York, NY-- should be considered for near-term leasing. Recommendations concerning the two above areas, as well as several other offshore areas, address the need for detailed market analysis, sample characterization studies to determine commercial suitability, and studies to refine cost and financial analyses.
Publication Date
19870101
Document Type
CP;
Fiscal Year
1987
NTIS Accession No.
PB87-172938
NTIS Price
A07
Identifying No.
OFR 3-87
NIOSH Division
WO;
Source Name
NTIS: PB 87-172938
State
NY;
Performing Organization
Bureau of Mines
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