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BRICS on the eve of the fourth industrial revolution: mining, oil and gas industry BRICS on the eve of the fourth industrial revolution: mining, oil and gas industry

Elizaveta Rastyannikova

BRICS on the eve of the fourth industrial revolution: mining, oil and gas industry


Еditor: Alexander Akimov

Institut vostokovedeniya RAN

Moskva, 2019, 236 pages

ISBN: 978-5-89282-875-8

The book is devoted to the study of the possibilities and prospects of the Fourth industrial revolution in the mining, oil and gas industry in the BRICS countries, the impact of its technologies on labor productivity growth and safety. The book shows the fundamental difference between the Fourth industrial revolution and the three previous revolutions. For Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa the technologies of oil, gas, coal, iron ore, gold production are analyzed; the directions of implementation of scientific and technological progress in the extractive industry are described; the factors that have a predominant impact on labor productivity growth are identified; the methods of long-term strategic planning in the transition to the information society are considered.The book is of interest to a wide range of readers interested in the development of the BRICS countries in the context of the fourth industrial revolution and the prospects of modernization of the mining, oil and gas industry.

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