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  • Sand Miningby D. Padmalal; K. Maya

    Springer 2014;

    This book addresses most of the environmental impacts of sand mining from small rivers The problems and solutions addressed in this book are applicable to all rivers that drain through densely populated tropical coasts undergoing rapid economic growth. Many rivers in the world are drastically being altered to levels often beyond their natural resilience... more...

  • Ein Leben für den Bergbauby Horst Krall

    Athene Media Verlag 2014; US$ 4.14

    Das unschätzbare historische Dokument eines Zeitzeugen: Dramatik, Alltag und Wandel Über- und Untertage. - Dieses Buch mit biographischen Zügen zeigt das Leben und den mühsamen Weg eines Mannes, der ohne ordentlichen Schulabschluss im Steinkohlebergbau eines französischen Bergwerks der Nachkriegszeit sein Berufsleben begann. Es zeichnet den Werdegang... more...

  • Cyber and Electromagnetic Threats in Modern Relay Protectionby Vladimir Gurevich

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 149.95

    Cyber and Electromagnetic Threats in Modern Relay Protection provides a detailed overview of the vulnerabilities of digital protection relays to natural and intentional destructive impacts, including cyber attacks and electromagnetic intrusions. From lightning strikes, electromagnetic fields generated by operating equipment, and issues with control... more...

  • Frozen Assetsby Frigga Kruse

    Barkhuis 2014; US$ 23.50

    The focus of this book is the role of Great Britain in the industrial development of Spitsbergen. The primary aim of this study is to explain the British operations on Spitsbergen from a historical international comparative perspective. Hence, the central research question is: What were the driving forces behind the development of the British mining... more...

  • Coal and Peat Fires: A Global Perspectiveby Glenn B. Stracher; Ellina V. Sokol; Anupma Prakash

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 280.00

    Coal and Peat Fires: A Global Perspective, Volumes 1?4, presents a fascinating collection of research about prehistoric and historic coal and peat fires. Magnificent illustrations of fires and research findings from countries around the world are featured?a totally new contribution to science. This third of four volumes in the collection, Coal Fires... more...

  • Evacuate!by James Lawson

    G2 Rights Ltd 2014; US$ 7.28

    At stake was up to 5 million barrels a day of high-grade crude oil. At risk were the lives of 1,300 employees of the major oil companies and their families working in Iran in December 1978, when revolutionaries overthrew the Shah and wanted everything that went with him - including Western oil personnel - out of the country, or dead. At the helm was... more...

  • The Guide to Oilwell Fishing Operationsby Joe P. DeGeare

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 120.00

    Unpredictable, unwanted, and costly, oil and gas well fishing is not a typical practice for drilling, workover and completion projects, but roughly one in every five wells experience this intervention. To stay on top, The Guide to Oilwell Fishing Operations, Second Edition will keep fishing tool product managers, drilling managers and all other... more...

  • Natural Gas Hydratesby John Carroll

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 150.00

    Rarely covered in formal engineering courses, natural gas hydrates are a common problem and real-life danger for engineers worldwide. Updated and more practical than ever, Natural Gas Hydrates, Third Edition helps managers and engineers get up to speed on all the most common hydrate types, how to forecast when they will appear, and safely mitigate... more...

  • Progressive Technologies of Coal, Coalbed Methane, and Ores Miningby Volodymyr Bondarenko; Iryna Kovalevs'ka; Kostiantyn Ganushevych

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    Presenting new technologies in underground coal extraction, with special attention to mine galleries support and maintenance, load mechanism of "massif-support system-safety system" systems, analysis of face equipment for thin coal seams mining and substantiation of rational stoping parameters. Advanced surface mining technologies of coal and ore... more...