Definition Of extractive
of or involving extraction, especially the extensive extraction of natural resources without provision for their renewal.
Example Of extractive
Add in the historical aspect of the reef, which brings into focus the reef as resource - a story of commodities and extractive industries, from fishing to mining.
Although state corruption has traditionally been blamed for the disappointing results of aid, the report argues that bribes often come from Western sources, notably in the mining and extractive industries.
As a highly capital intensive industry, linked in the first place to the extractive industries such as mining, its finances were always precarious, even prior to nationalisation.
But in the last three years, the government's attention and resources have shifted to older sectors of the economy, with tariff protection and subsidies to extractive industries.
But this volume does not include the extensive network of seismic lines, industrial access roads, and pipelines needed to support these extractive industries.