Industrial Growth and the Mining Industry
Hedley, R. John
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No country needs much incentive to develop its natural resources to the best advantage, but the present uncertain state of the world, both economically and otherwise, lends tremendous impetus to the effort to become more and more self-supporting. The question which should be exercising the minds of those entrusted with economic development is the direction of those efforts, and the priorities which should be established to ensure a proper and integrated development of the natural and human resources at their disposal. In Rhodesia minerals in the ground constitute one of the main sources of our national wealth and their proper exploitation lies at the roots of our economic development. We misuse these resources at our peril.