Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Resource development, plant location, and government influence : a spatial analysis of the Australian metalliferous mineral industries

Fagan, Robert Harold


This thesis examines the development of selected metalliferous minerals in Australia and the evolution of spatial patterns of mining and processing industries. It is submitted that powers of geographical analysis are increased by considering resource development and plant location in an integrated framework, and that such a structure can be developed from classical least-cost location theory (which, in its present form, is deficient in its notions of resources). The thesis begins by...[Show more]

CollectionsOpen Access Theses
Date published: 1973
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d724096944d3


File Description SizeFormat Image
b10146064_Fagan_R_H.pdf52.02 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator