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OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk AreasOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 33.00
Trade and investment in natural mineral resources hold great potential for generating income, growth and prosperity, sustaining livelihoods and fostering local development. However, a large share of these resources is located in conflict-affected and high-risk areas. In these areas, exploitation of natural mineral resources is significant and may contribute,... more...
- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2006; US$ 460.00
The flexible packaging industry has grown significantly in recent years. As the cost of technology falls and the trend towards reducing packaging continues, metallised films are becoming increasingly popular. Their adaptability to many different applications and designs has made them the top choice for many brand owners, with their high barrier properties... more...
- OECD Publishing 2012; US$ 231.00
Coal Information provides a comprehensive review of historical and current market trends in the world coal sector, including 2011 preliminary data. An Introduction, notes, definitions and auxiliary information are provided in Part I. Part II of the publication provides a review of the world coal market in 2011, while Part III provides a statistical... more...
- Oxbow Books 2010; US$ 27.91
Fourteen papers explore a range of issues relating to prehistoric extraction sites, including ethnography, geochemical signatures, the application of neutron activation analysis, exploitation of erratics, excavation, survey and conservation. Topics include quernstone extraction, use of hammers, stages of extraction, geographical and social contexts,... more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2013; US$ 18.96
Before the advent of the great mineral revolution in the latter half of the 19th century, South Africa was a sleepy colonial backwater whose unpromising landscape was seemingly devoid of any economic potential. Yet lying just beneath the dusty surface of the land lay the richest treasure trove of gold, diamonds, platinum, coal and a host of other metals... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 206.95 US$ 179.36
Traditional well logging methods, such as resistivity, acoustic, nuclear and NMR, provide indirect information related to fluid and formation properties. The ?formation tester,? offered in wireline and MWD/LWD operations, is different. It collects actual downhole fluid samples for surface analysis, and through pressure transient analysis, provides... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 200.95 US$ 174.16
Trade magazines and review articles describe MWD in casual terms, e.g., positive versus negative pulsers, continuous wave systems, drilling channel noise and attenuation, in very simple terms absent of technical rigor. However, few truly scientific discussions are available on existing methods, let alone the advances necessary for high-data-rate... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 200.95 US$ 174.16
Wave propagation is central to all areas of petroleum engineering, e.g., drilling vibrations, MWD mud pulse telemetry, swab-surge, geophysical ray tracing, ocean and current interactions, electromagnetic wave and sonic applications in the borehole, but rarely treated rigorously or described in truly scientific terms, even for a single discipline.... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 225.00 US$ 195.00
Most of the world?s energy still comes from fossil fuels, and there are still many strides being made in the efficiency and cost effectiveness of extracting these important and increasingly more elusive natural resources. This is only possible if the nature of the emergence, evolution, and parameter estimation of high grade reservoir rocks at great... more...