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  • Project Management for Miningby Robin J. Hickson; Terry L. Owen

    SME 2015; US$ 229.00

    Before You Ever Put the First Shovel in the Ground?This Book Could Be the Difference Between a Successful Mining Operation and a Money Pit Opening a successful new mine is a vastly complex undertaking entailing several years and millions to billions of dollars. In today?s world, when environmental and labor policies, regulatory compliance, and impact... more...

  • Equipment Managementby Paul D. Tomlingson

    SME 2009; US$ 109.00

    For too long, maintenance has been regarded as a "necessary evil" rather than a vital contributor to effective mining operations. Today's enlightened mining managers are realizing that a new approach is urgently needed. Quality maintenance is far too important to be left solely in the hands of maintenance. An integrated, well-understood, companywide... more...

  • Mine Pit Lakesby Devin N. Castendyk; L. Edmond Eary

    SME 2009; US$ 109.00

    Water quality of pit lakes is one of the most critical environmental issues facing the global mining industry. As ore grades decrease and operators strive to improve efficiency, the number of active pit mines will continue to outpace their underground counterparts in the years ahead. more...

  • Advances in Comminutionby S. Komar Kawatra

    SME 2006; US$ 129.00

    There is a great deal of activity directed toward improving ore characterization to predict AG/SAG mill energy requirements, as well as developing improved models and instrumentation for optimization and control of comminution circuits. Instrumentation, modeling, and control functions in particular have benefited from rapidly advancing computer technology.... more...

  • Chemistry of Gold Extractionby John O Marsden; C. Iain House

    SME 2006; US$ 169.00

    The Chemistry of Gold Extraction provides the broad base of knowledge now required by all those working in the gold extraction and gold processing industries. The book bridges the gap between research and industry by emphasizing the practical applications of chemical principles and techniques. The technical reference includes in-depth discussions on... more...

  • The Circulating Loadby Robert S Shoemaker

    SME 2002; US$ 44.00

    This how-to guide is loaded with innovative ideas and practical solutions to some of the most troublesome mineral processing challenges. From mess­free flooring to inventive crusher and conveyor designs to time-saving quality control techniques, this reference is full of fresh approaches to age­old problems that can inhibit mill operating performance.... more...

  • Construction Contract Administrationby Charles S. Phillips

    SME 1999; US$ 69.00

    Students, contractors, foremen, superintendents and managers, project managers and engineers, site and contract administrators and managers, owner?s representatives, and others associated with the industry will find this book current and useful. It is designed to serve as a guide and general reference for the subjects that must be considered in the... more...

  • Designing the Coal Preparation Plant of the Futureby Barbara J. Arnold; Mark S. Klima; Peter J. Bethell

    SME 2007; US$ 119.00

    Most books on coal preparation focus on theory or day-to-day issues and operations. Designing the Coal Preparation Plant of the Future provides a unique, thought-provoking look at the industry from a different point of view?that of the preparation plant designer or engineer. How can we design more effective plants and what will plants look like in... more...

  • Diamond Depositsby Edward I Erlich; W. Dan Hausel

    SME 2003; US$ 129.00

    Written for geologists and diamond prospectors, this guidebook provides a general overview of diamond exploration and exploitation. The text covers how to find, recognize, and evaluate the potential of diamond deposits. As examples, the book reviews the history of some important diamond discoveries in the western United States and Russia. Much of the... more...

  • Evaluating Mineral Projectsby Thomas F. Torries

    SME 1998; US$ 79.00

    Designed to complement traditional engineering texts, this book emphasizes the concepts of mineral project evaluation rather than computational details. It describes various economic evaluation techniques typically employed (including conventional cost analysis, discounted cash flow, and option analysis), their uses, and their relationships with geological,... more...