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Ore deposits and mining of particular metals

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  • Introduction to Cut-off Grade Estimationby Jean-Michel Rendu

    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...

  • The Riches Beneath our Feetby Geoff Coyle

    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...

  • Handbook of Flotation Reagentsby Srdjan M. Bulatovic

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 335.00

    Handbook of Flotation Reagents: Chemistry, Theory and Practice: Flotation of Gold, PGM and Oxide Minerals, Volume 2 focuses on the theory, practice, and chemistry of flotation of gold, platinum group minerals (PGMs), and the major oxide minerals, along with rare earths. It examines separation methods whose effectiveness is limited when using conventional... more...

  • Mass Destructionby Timothy LeCain

    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...

  • Insider Stories of the Comstock Lode and Nevada's Mining Frontier, 1859-1909by Lawrence Berkove

    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...

  • Speciality Chemicals in Mineral Processingby David R. Skuse

    Royal Society of Chemistry 2002; US$ 136.00

    This timely publication will be welcomed by those needing access to the latest research in the profitable field of industrial mineral process chemistry. It is an up-to-date account of the performance gains achievable in the use of speciality chemicals in industrial mineral processing and products, with each chapter presenting the new and potentially... more...

  • Mining in a Medieval Landscapeby Stephen Rippon; Peter Claughton; Chris Smart

    Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00

    This book explores an industry that was of profound importance both in terms of the local economy and the history of mining nationally: the late-medieval royal silver mines at Bere Ferrers in the Tamar Valley on the Cornwall/Devon border. Mining in a Medieval Landscape is a pioneering study of the history and archaeology of this fascinating and little-known... more...

  • Handbook of Flotation Reagents: Chemistry, Theory and Practiceby Srdjan M. Bulatovic

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 240.00

    Handbook of Flotation Reagents: Chemistry, Theory and Practice is a condensed form of the fundamental knowledge of chemical reagents commonly used in flotation and is addressed to the researchers and plant metallurgists who employ these reagents. This book consists of three distinct parts: part 1 provides detailed description of the chemistry used... more...

  • Underwater Tailing Placement at Island Copper Mineby George W. Poling

    SME 2002; US$ 99.00

    This book documents an important case study on the use of deep sea tailing placement at the Island Copper Mine on Canada?s Vancouver Island. It?s the most extensive study on underwater tailing placement ever conducted. Over the course of 30 years, more than 400 million tons of tailing solids were deposited on the ocean floor with minimal environmental... more...

  • Advances in Gold Ore Processingby M.D. Adams

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 325.00

    The gold processing industry is experiencing change. As free-milling and oxide ores become depleted, more complex polymetallic and refractory ores are being processed, coupled with increasing pressure for stricter environmental compliance. Recent years have also seen a steady reduction in mineral processing and metallurgy graduates and a gradual loss... more...