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- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2012; US$ 24.79
This is the story of 25 tumultuous years in the life of the South African mining company of Gold Fields, one of the greatest in the world. If it is true that ‘Big Business? is the last adventure frontier, then mining for gold has to be the most adventurous, dangerous and unpredictable business pursuit of them all. Mining is all about risk – risk... more...
- Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 745.00
These three volumes (Golden Nuggets) present the latest knowledge in the science and technology of mineral processing and new industry applications, related to the following topics: mineral and material characterization and liberation, comminution, classification and agglomeration, hydro and biohydrometallurgy, physical separation processing, flotation,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
This volume provides bibliographic and textural information which gives a real understanding of the 40 ore deposits in Western and West Central Europe. Each deposit is introduced by a selected bibliography listing the most important literature. This is followed by a detailed discussion covering geological characteristics including the position, grade... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 140.00
This is a study of the evolving relationship between the British colonial state and the copper mining industry in Northern Rhodesia, from the early stages of development to decolonization, encompassing depression, wartime mobilization and fundamental changes in the nature and context of colonial rule. more...
- SME 2003; US$ 79.00
This compilation focuses on state-of-the-art developments and future trends in gravity concentration technologies. Leading experts discuss recent developments in the design, optimization, and control of gravity-based separation processes and their associated applications. The book is divided into three sections: fundamentals, coal applications, and... more...
- SME 2008; US$ 89.00
An Introduction to Cut-off Grade Estimation examines one of the most important calculations in the mining industry. Cut-off grades are essential to determining the economic feasibility and mine life of a project. Increased cut-off grades can reduce political risks by ensuring higher financial returns over a shorter period of time. Conversely, lower... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 34.99
Britain's mining and quarrying industries date back to the Stone Age flint mines of 2500 BC and still exist. In that period of more than 4,000 years the country's miners have produced colossal amounts of copper, tin, lead, zinc, iron, a lot of silver and some gold, and smaller amounts of just about every other metal from arsenic to uranium.... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 26.95
Mass Destruction is the compelling story of Daniel Jackling and the development of open-pit hard rock mining, its role in the wiring of an electrified America, and its devastating environmental effects. This new method of mining, complimenting the mass production and mass consumption that came to define the "American way of life"in the... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2007; US$ 239.95
This two-volume work includes the Bye-the-Bye columns that were published in The Nevada Mining News in the years 1908-1909. This featured column was devoted to a series of historical memoirs primarily about the Comstock Lode of the 1860s to 1880s. The columns provide a fascinating glimpse into this era during which the first major mining... more...