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Ore deposits and mining of particular metals

  • Advances in Comminutionby S. Komar Kawatra

    SME 2006; US$ 129.00

    There is a great deal of activity directed toward improving ore characterization to predict AG/SAG mill energy requirements, as well as developing improved models and instrumentation for optimization and control of comminution circuits. Instrumentation, modeling, and control functions in particular have benefited from rapidly advancing computer technology.... 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...

  • Advances in Gravity Concentrationby R.Q. Honaker; W.R. Forrest

    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...

  • Applied Mineral Inventory Estimationby Alastair J. Sinclair; Garston H. Blackwell

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 57.00

    Presents an applied approach to the estimation of mineral resources/reserves. It is suitable for any university or mining school that offers courses on mineral resource/reserve estimation. It will also be valuable for professional mining and geological engineers and geologists working with mineral exploration companies. 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...

  • 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...

  • The Circulating Loadby Robert S Shoemaker

    SME 2002; US$ 44.00

    This how-to guide is loaded with innovative ideas and practical solutions to some of the most troublesome mineral processing challenges. From mess­free flooring to inventive crusher and conveyor designs to time-saving quality control techniques, this reference is full of fresh approaches to age­old problems that can inhibit mill operating performance.... more...

  • Coltanby Michael Nest

    Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95

    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...

  • Copper Empireby Dr Larry Butler

    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...

  • 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...