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Ore deposits and mining of particular metals

  • South Africa and the Global Hydrogen Economyby Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection MISTRA

    Real African Publishers 2014; US$ 34.99

    'South Africa and the Global Hydrogen Economy: The Strategic Role of Platinum Group Metals' is the publication of a MISTRA research project on the use of strategic minerals in the global putative hydrogen economy. The book highlights the global significance of platinum group metals (PGM) and explores the strategic opportunities that arise out of South... 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...

  • An Introduction to Cut-off Grade Estimation, Second Editionby Jean-Michel Rendu

    SME 2014; US$ 99.00

    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. Profitability and socioeconomic impact of mining operations are influenced by the choice of cut-off grades. Cut-off grades play a key role... more...

  • Geology of Tin Depositsby R.G. Taylor

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

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  • Beneficiation of Phosphate Oreby S. Komar Kawatra; J.T. Carlson

    SME 2013; US$ 99.00

    Beneficiation of Phosphate Ore examines various methods for processing phosphate rock, an important mineral commodity used in the production of phosphoric acid. The majority of phosphoric acid is produced by the wet process, in which phosphate rock is reacted with sulfuric acid to produce phosphoric acid and gypsum (calcium sulfate dihydrate). This... more...

  • Coltanby Michael Nest

    Wiley 2013; US$ 49.95

    A decade ago no one except geologists had heard of tantalum or 'coltan' - an obscure mineral that is an essential ingredient in mobile phones and laptops. Then, in 2000, reports began to leak out of Congo: of mines deep in the jungle where coltan was extracted in brutal conditions watched over by warlords. The United Nations sent a team to investigate,... more...

  • Life in the Mineby Anthony Burton

    The History Press 2013; US$ 7.28

    Over 4,000 years of history lie in the seams of British mines. Large-scale coal mining in Britain developed during the Industrial Revolution, providing energy for industry and transportation in industrial areas from the 18th century to the 1950s. The location of the coalfields - for example in Lancashire, Yorkshire, Scotland and South Wales - brought... more...

  • Cornwall Its Mines and Minersby J. R. Leifchild

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 185.00

    Published in the year 1968, Cornwall, Its Mines and Miners is a valuable contribution to the field of Economics. more...

  • Underground Mining Methods and Technologyby A.B. Szwilski; M.J. Richards

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    This book contains high-quality papers from the principal mining research institutes of the USA, United Kingdom, India and South Africa, thus providing up-to-date coverage of underground mining and technology in the main mining areas of the world. The theme is mining in adverse conditions using state-of-the-art technology. A wide range of problems... more...

  • Battlefields of Goldby Rex Gibson

    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...