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  • SME Mining Engineering Handbookby Peter Darling

    SME 2011; US$ 299.00

    This third edition of the SME Mining Engineering Handbook distills the body of knowledge that characterizes mining engineering as a disciplinary field and has subsequently helped to inspire and inform generations of mining professionals. Virtually all of the information is original content, representing the latest information from more than 250 internationally... more...

  • 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...

  • Management of Mineral Resourcesby Juan P. Camus

    SME 2002; US$ 89.00

    The mining industry?s strategy for coping with low profitability has focused primarily on controlling production costs. Despite mechanization, automation, and other technical improvements, the aggregate profitability of mining still falls far short of that realized by most other industries. Author Juan Camus contends that what is required is not additional... more...

  • Beneficiation of Phosphate Oreby S. Komar Kawatra; J.T. Carlson

    SME 2013; US$ 99.00

    Beneficiation of Phosphate Ore examines various methods for processing phosphate rock, an important mineral commodity used in the production of phosphoric acid. The majority of phosphoric acid is produced by the wet process, in which phosphate rock is reacted with sulfuric acid to produce phosphoric acid and gypsum (calcium sulfate dihydrate). This... more...

  • Reservoir Geomechanicsby Mark D. Zoback

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 80.00

    A practical reference for geoscientists and engineers in the petroleum and geothermal industries. more...

  • Fluid Dynamics of Oil and Gas Reservoirsby M. Z. Rachinsky; V. Y. Kerimov

    Wiley 2015; US$ 249.00

    Whether as a textbook for the petroleum engineering student or a reference for the veteran engineer working in the field, this new volume is a valuable asset in the engineer’s library for new, tested methods of more efficient oil and gas exploration and production and better estimating methods.  In this book, the authors combine a rigorous,... more...

  • Hydraulic Fracturing Operationsby Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff; Anton Davletshin

    Wiley 2015; US$ 249.00

    Hydraulic fracturing, commonly referred to as “fracking,” is a technique used by the oil and gas industry to mine hydrocarbons trapped deep beneath the Earth’s surface. The principles underlying the technology are not new. Fracking was first applied at the commercial level in the United States as early as 1947, and over the decades... more...

  • Imperial Mines and Quarries in the Roman Worldby Alfred Michael Hirt

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 119.99

    The control over marble and metal resources was of major importance to the Roman Empire. The emperor's freedmen and slaves, officers and soldiers of the Roman army, equestrian officials, as well as convicts and free labour were seconded to mines and quarries throughout Rome's vast realm. Alfred Hirt's comprehensive study defines the organizational... more...

  • R¿ckstellungen im Braunkohlenbergbauby Stefan Bergs

    Springer Fachmedien 2007; US$ 79.99

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  • Staat, Bergbau und Bergakademieby Hartmut Schleiff; Peter Konecny

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 58.81

    <P>Im Edelmetallerzbergbau des 18. und frühen 19. Jahrhunderts beförderten die kameralistischen Diskurse mit ihrer Neubewertung des naturwissenschaftlich-technologischen Wissens die Institutionalisierung einer neuen Wissenselite: Montanexperten mit dem ihnen eigenen Hochschultypus ?Bergakademie?. Die Herausbildung und Etablierung dieses Expertentypus... more...