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  • The Archaeology of Stoneby D P S Peacock; Jennifer Micham; Susan Wright

    English Heritage Publishing 2013; US$ 29.17

    This report considers retention and processing policies, evaluates the needs of stone identification and provenancing, and examines ways of recording technological traces of stone working or use. more...

  • Ancient Mines and Quarriesby Margaret Brewer-LaPorta; Adrian Burke; David Field

    Oxbow Books 2010; US$ 30.00

    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...

  • Die Lehre vom "Baugrundrisiko"by Markus Vogelheim

    Lexxion Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 2013; US$ 31.25

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Arbeit behandelt die Lehre vom "Baugrundrisiko" im Sinne einer von der herrschenden Meinung angenommenen Zuweisung rechtlicher und wirtschaftlicher Risiken auf den Besteller einer Bauleistung. Ausgehend von den Motiven und Protokollen zum BGB stellt Vogelheim dar, dass der Gesetzgeber wie auch das Reichsgericht keine allgemeine... more...

  • Designing SCADA Application Softwareby Stuart G McCrady

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 79.95

    Automation systems, often referred to as SCADA systems, involve programming at several levels; these systems include computer type field controllers that monitor and control plant equipment such as conveyor systems, pumps, and user workstations that allow the user to monitor and control the equipment through color graphic displays. All of the components... more...

  • Digging Deepby Jade Davenport

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2013; US$ 5.47

    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... more...

  • Grabungsleitfadenby Johanna Sigl; Claus Vetterling

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2013; US$ 48.89

    Der kleine Grabungshelfer Wie geht man mit archäologischen Funden um? Welche Vermessungstechniken gibt es und wie werden sie angewandt? Was ist ein Grabungstagebuch? Diese Fragen beantwortet der Grabungsleitfaden ? der handliche Begleiter für die Arbeit im Gelände. Er soll dem Neuling helfen, sich schneller sinnvoll und eigeninitiativ in den Grabungsablauf... more...

  • Mineral Resource Estimationby Mario E. Rossi; Clayton V. Deutsch

    Springer 2013; US$ 119.00

    Mineral resource estimation has changed considerably in the past 25 years: geostatistical techniques have become commonplace and continue to evolve; computational horsepower has revolutionized all facets of numerical modeling; mining and processing operations are often larger; and uncertainty quantification is becoming standard practice. Recent books... more...

  • The Zinc Industryby Ken Hewitt; Tony Wall

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 765.00

    This looseleaf industry handbook provides a comprehensive and practical guide to the workings of the international zinc industry. Concise and lucid, it considers trading techniques and strategies for different market users and includes useful appendices on zinc specifications and the world?s major zinc and lead mines. It is essential for all those... more...

  • Formation Testingby Wilson C. Chin; Yanmin Zhou; Yongren Feng; Qiang Yu; Lixin Zhao

    Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00

    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... more...

  • Valuing Mining Companiesby Charles Kernot

    Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 280.00

    This book gives a perspective on the international mining and metals industry, from historical details of mines and mining to the potential problems encountered in attempting to value a mining company. Chapters are devoted to accounting practices and taxation, providing valuable information on the financial aspects of mining. It also covers various... more...