Arhive: #3 2012

The role of transport corridors in Timan-North Ural Region mineral-raw-material base Development

The development of mineral-raw-material base on underdeveloped territories of the Urals North and Timan is determined by the capabilities of inter-regional cooperation on the basis of the new transport corridors creation. The failure of the Industrial Ural Polar Ural project substantially defined the attitude to the mineral-raw material base of the Ural North; but the actual analysis of the project failure causes does not allow to blame the mineral-raw-material base in that fact. This paper considers the prospects of Timan North Ural region mineral-raw-material base development and the existing problems of nowadays, The question of revaluation necessity as of the regions existing mineral resource base, as well as the possible variants of its transport development is raised.