Contents: M. Nippa/M. Lindsay: The Bigger the Better? An Appeal to Study Mergers and Acquisitions in the World Wide
Mining Industry More Precisely – J. Groom: «The Global Mining Initiative». Our Industries Tackle the Challenges of Sustainable
Development – L. A. Cramer: The Investment Climate and Developments in Sub-Saharan Mining – C. Gubbins: Recent Development
and Trends in the World Wide Coal Industry – O. Frank/V. Aßmann/R. Ellmies: Kazakhstan: A Country Rich in Mineral Resources
- Ready for Investments – G. Kirchner: Trends in the Aluminium Recycling Sector – M. K. F. Wagner: The Electronic Metals -
Raw Materials for the High Tech Industry.