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  • any UKMF copyright figures, sketches, illustrations1, diagrams and photographs appearing on this website; and / or
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The UK Minerals Forum encourages the use of its materials in promoting study of issues related to mineral development. The copyright of all materials derived from the UK Minerals Forum’s work is vested in the UKMF.

Important point to note:

Your use of any materials supplied by the UK Minerals Forum is at your own risk. The UKMF does not give any warranty, condition or representation as to the quality, accuracy or completeness of the information or its suitability for any use or purpose. All implied conditions relating to the quality or suitability of the information, and all liabilities arising from the supply of the information (including any liability arising in negligence) are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

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No part of any UK Minerals Forum content may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, or stored in a retrieval system of any nature, for commercial purposes, without the prior written permission of the copyright holder. Permission to reproduce such material can be granted by the UKMF secretariat (Bob.LeClerc@cbi.org.uk) via specific copyright arrangements relating to individual permissions and / or copyright licences.

Important point to note:

Your use of any materials supplied by the UK Minerals Forum is at your own risk. The UKMF does not give any warranty, condition or representation as to the quality, accuracy or completeness of the information or its suitability for any use or purpose. All implied conditions relating to the quality or suitability of the information, and all liabilities arising from the supply of the information (including any liability arising in negligence) are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

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