The Defense Minerals Production Program: Hearings Before a Subcommittee on Mines and Mining of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Eighty-second Congress, First Session, Volumes 8-14

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Contents

GSA tabulation of contracts let as of April 3 1951 Facing
52
Discussion of tax amortization program
57
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Need for premiumprice plan discussed
73
Discussion of applications processed to date
80
San Manuel Copper Co contract
92
Adrantage of premiumprice plan discussed
98
Manganese Inc contract discussed
107
Statement of Phillip R Bradley Chief ChromeManganeseTungsten
116
erals Administration
122
Statement of C 0 Mittendorf Director Production Expansion Division
133
Articles of incorporation of American Tungsten Association
140
DiSalle Director Office of Price Stabilization 182
147
OPS price ceilings on minerals and metals determined collectively by Metals
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Chain of command in OPS for actions on minerals and metals
159
Experience record of Lipkowitz OPS economist
166
Domestic mercury mines closed by foreign imports
173
OPS Metals Branch recommended premium price plan to obtain maximum
180
Letter to the Administrator Defense Production Administration requesting
187
DMA chrome program approved by DPA
195
Discussion of responsibility for executing the defense minerals program
202
Statement of C E Wampler Director of Program and Requirements
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Need cited for quickly setting target area on minerals requirements
215
Statement of Dr John D Morgan Jr Director Materials Policy Division
222
Copper shortage
230
Oneagency responsibility and operation of minerals program proposed
236
Abovemarket price contracts held necessary for chrome
238
Morgan Jr 1949
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DPA not holding up manganese contracts
258
Status of loan applications in DPA March 26 1951
262
Loan regulations under the Defense Production Act_
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Federal Reserve Bank regulation V covering loan guarantees for defense
276
Thomas F Farrell Deputy Administrator for Resources Expansion
282
Statements presented by the Office of Defense MobilizationContinued
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Meeting military requirements
293
Tin
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Cooperating in the defense mobilization of the free
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Edwin T Gibson Deputy Administrator for Staff Services Defense
335
GSA plans for stimulating tungsten production
341
than domestic rate
347
by price stabilization order
355
Samuel Lipkowitz chief economist Office of Price Stabilization 149
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Proposed chrome program price almost three times as much as foreign
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Foreign sources of chrome ore
369
Proposed chrome concentrate price of 110 inadequate for development
374
Domestic manganese production
380
Letter from Fred Searls Jr president Newmont Mining Corp dated
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95 million tungsten fund derived from aluminum expansion allocation
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Discussion of possible use of stockpiling funds
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Discussion of the steps involved in formulating the manganese program 410 Discussion of the steps involved in formulating the manganese program
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Contract negotiation under way with company to begin slagrecovery
417
Further discussion of artillery peak
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Paul W McGann chief economist Defense Minerals Administration 122
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Discussion of Idaho Beryllium Corp s loan application
429
DMA developing a mica program to encourage domestic production
435
Defense Minerals Administration should be part of emergency agency
441
Formulation by DMA of minerals requirements program for NPA 418
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Manganese stockpile at Deming N Mex
454
Cuyuna Range Minn manganese deposits
457
Summary of domestic minerals expansion programs as of May 11 1951 403
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Division
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Manganese program held too small to encourage necessary capital invest
526
Status of ButtePhillipsburg Mont manganese contracts
532
Numerous departmental agencies involved in minerals program
538
Statements of Philip R Bradley Chief ChromeManganeseTungsten
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Manganese contract Three Kids mine Nevada
556
Development of domestic minerals programs under Stockpiling Act Pub
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Only one domestic production contract made under Defense Production
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Contingent liabilities set up for Manganeseproducing areas
580
Manganese program inadequateneed for action discussed
587
JUNE 18 1951
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Total value of minerals programs now exceeds available funds
601
Deming district New Mexico manganese program defended by DMA
602
Manganese deposits southern Nevada
609
Decontrol of OPS price ceilings on manganese and other minerals pending
615
Status of the domestic chrome program
626
Mouat mine by chemical benefication
632
Red Lodge and Gish properties not planned for development by the Gov
639
Letter from Senator Murray to Hon Clair Engle regarding Timmins
645
Foreword to the appendix 649
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Providing for the preservation of records
668
Mobilization Policy exhibit 4
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Statement by the President of August 1 1951 announcing his intention
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ODM announcement of DMO Order No 1 creating a Committee on For
698
Delegation of authority
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business exhibit 24
714
Designation of scarce materials exhibit
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DMA Form DMA2 for reporting monthly production of manganese pro
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Tungsten oreallocation authorizations
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Serialization of mines smelters and min
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DMA form letter which accompanies Form MF100 exhiibt 41
754
Application for Government loan not to exceed
765
Application form NSRB140 for tax amortization necessity certificate
772
ODM press release regarding policy directive and request for 60day
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exhibit 50
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Amendment No 1 to NPA Order M78 exhibit 56
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DMA industry memorandum No 2 to all seralized domestic mines ex
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SPA Construction Order M4A as amended August 20 1951 exhibit 61
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Application form for construction projects ex
818
NPA press release on interpretation of term production equipment
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DMA press release of April 11 1951 on mineral exploration program regu
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Exploration project contract exhibit 80
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exploration program exhibit 84
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Application for purchase contract exhibit 86
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GSA press release of June 20 1951 on amendment to regulations of
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GSA press release of August 31 1951 on chrome purchase program
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Statement of W H Harrison Administrator Defense Production
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as of August 18 1951 exhibit 112
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401
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Quarterly report on utilization of borrowing authority under section 304
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Manpower requirements in metal mining BLS report No 11 exhibit 115
953
DMA tabulation of status of exploration project applications from five
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DPA compilation of status of materials programs authorized under sec
974
Delegation of authority with
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Ceiling prices for tungs
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Budget 6
1
Memorandum of Understanding 44
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Page 652 - The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to purchase any notes and other obligations to be issued hereunder and for such purpose he is authorized to use as a public debt transaction the proceeds from the sale of any securities issued under the Second Liberty Bond Act, as amended, and the purposes for which securities may be issued under such Act, as amended, are extended to include any purchases of such notes and obligations.
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Page 734 - Person” means any individual, corporation, partnership, association, or any other organized group of persons, and Includes any agency of the United States Government or any other government. (b) “BDSA” means the Business and Defense Services Administration of the United States Department of Commerce.
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Page 22 - ... for the expansion of capacity, the development of technological processes, or the production of essential materials, including the exploration, development, and mining of strategic and critical metals and minerals, and manufacture of newsprint.