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Practical mining operations. Safety measures

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  • Imperial Mines and Quarries in the Roman Worldby Alfred Michael Hirt

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 119.99

    The control over marble and metal resources was of major importance to the Roman Empire. The emperor's freedmen and slaves, officers and soldiers of the Roman army, equestrian officials, as well as convicts and free labour were seconded to mines and quarries throughout Rome's vast realm. Alfred Hirt's comprehensive study defines the organizational... more...

  • Grabungsleitfadenby Johanna Sigl; Claus Vetterling

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2013; US$ 16.88

    Der kleine Grabungshelfer Wie geht man mit archäologischen Funden um? Welche Vermessungstechniken gibt es und wie werden sie angewandt? Was ist ein Grabungstagebuch? Diese Fragen beantwortet der Grabungsleitfaden ? der handliche Begleiter für die Arbeit im Gelände. Er soll dem Neuling helfen, sich schneller sinnvoll und eigeninitiativ in den Grabungsablauf... more...

  • Frackingby Michael D. Holloway; Oliver Rudd

    Wiley 2013; US$ 175.00

    This book presents both sides of a very controversial subject in today’s media: induced hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.” It covers the technology and methods used in hydraulic fracturing in easy-to-understand language, for the engineer and layperson alike, presenting the environmental effects of hydraulic fracturing. more...

  • Aluminiumby Nnamdi Anyadike

    Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 840.00

    This report analyses the state of the aluminium market at the beginning of the 21st century, looking at the aftermath of the MoU and at trends and developments in the established and emerging market economies considering the changes and challenges faced by aluminium in its core automotive, packaging and building end-use sectors. A clear and detailed... more...

  • Lead and Zincby Nnamdi Anyadike

    Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 840.00

    This report provides a detailed overview of the market position and outlook in these two closely related metals, looking at supply and demand trends in each individually and addressing key issues for the future, including the impact of developments in the environmental arena and the recycling marketplace. A clear and detailed analysis of the industry... more...

  • Nickelby Nnamdi Anyadike

    Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 840.00

    This far-reaching report addresses nickel industry's key issues as it emerges from the roller-coaster ride of price volatility which has characterised it in recent years. In 2002 the indications are for an upswing in demand as industrial activity starts to pick up again: however, on the supply side it is unclear how much output will be realised from... more...

  • Slope Stability in Surface Miningby William A. Hustrulid; Michael K. McCarter; Dirk J.A. Van Zyl

    SME 2001; US$ 139.00

    As we enter the 21st century, mines are being planned to reach depths of more than 1,100 meters, waste rock embankments have surpassed 600 meters in height, tailings dams have reached heights of 200 meters, and heap leach facilities have topped 150 meters. The push toward higher, deeper, and steeper, along with the larger and more productive equipment... more...

  • Guidelines for Open Pit Slope Designby John Read; Peter Stacey

    CSIRO Publishing 2009; US$ 170.00

    Will assist in meeting stakeholder requirements for pit slopes that are stable, in regards to safety, ore recovery and financial return. more...

  • Safety and Health in Underground Coal Minesby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2009; US$ 32.00

    This code of practice on safety and health in underground coalmines reflects the many changes in the industry and its workforce, as well as new developments in occupational safety and health policies and ILO instruments on occupational safety and health. A leaner, multi-skilled workforce, new technology and less prescriptive, more systems-oriented... more...

  • Mine Ventilation and Air Conditioningby Howard L. Hartman; Jan M. Mutmansky; Raja V. Ramani; Y. J. Wang

    Wiley 2012; US$ 202.00

    This revised edition presents an engineering design approach to ventilation and air conditioning as part of the comprehensive environmental control of the mine atmosphere. It provides an in-depth look, for practitioners who design and operate mines, into the health and safety aspects of environmental conditions in the underground workplace. more...