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Practical mining operations. Safety measures

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  • Tragedy at Pike River Mineby Rebecca Macfie

    Awa Press 2014; US$ 11.99

    Rebecca Macfie is a senior writer with the New Zealand Listener magazine. She was previously a senior writer and deputy editor of Canvas magazine, editor and deputy editor of Unlimited magazine, and has written extensively for Independent Business Weekly and National Business Review . She has 24 years? experience in journalism and has won... more...

  • Frackingby Michael D. Holloway; Oliver Rudd

    Wiley 2013; US$ 181.00

    This book explores the history, techniques, and materials used in the practice of induced hydraulic fracturing, one of today's hottest topics, for the production of natural gas, while examining the environmental and economic impact. You can't squeeze blood from a turnip, but you can release trapped natural gas from rock. At least that is what... 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$ 209.00

    Environmental Control of the Mine Atmosphere; Properties and Behaviour of Air; MINE AIR-QUALITY CONTROL: Mine Gases; Dusts and Other Mine Aerosols; MINE VENTILATION: Airflow Through Mine Openings and Ducts; Mine Ventilation Circuits and Networks; Natural Ventilation; Fan Application to Mines; Auxiliary Ventilation and Controlled Recirculation;... more...

  • South Yorkshire Mining Disasters: Volume 1: The Nineteenth Centuryby Brian Elliot

    Wharncliffe 2006; US$ 7.99

    In the period that we now call the Industrial Revolution mining disasters wrecked the lives of thousands of South Yorkshire families and devastated entire communities. The Husker pit flooding of 1838 in which 26 young girls and boys were killed shocked Victorian society and and was a significant factor in the 1842 Report on Employment of Women and... more...

  • Discrete Fracture Network Modeling of Hydraulic Stimulationby Mark W. McClure; Roland N. Horne

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    Discrete Fracture Network Modeling of Hydraulic Stimulation describes the development and testing of a model that couples fluid-flow, deformation, friction weakening, and permeability evolution in large, complex two-dimensional discrete fracture networks.  The model can be used to explore the behavior of hydraulic stimulation in settings where... more...

  • The Millstone Industryby Charles D. Hockensmith

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 75.00

    Since prehistoric times, the process of cutting rock to make millstones has been one of the most important industries in the world. The first part of this book compiles information on the millstone industry in the United States, which dates between the mid-1600s and the mid-1900s. Primarily based on archival research and brief accounts published in... more...

  • Deep Marine Mineral Resourcesby Yves Fouquet; Denis Lacroix

    Springer 2014; US$ 189.00

    The risks of shortages for some crucial metals and uncertainty about the land-based reserves of several others justify the search to diversify our sources of supply and investigate their potential. Mineral resources in the deep sea are attracting increasing interest with the progressive discovery of various forms of ores. France possesses large areas... more...

  • The Real Disaster Is Above Groundby J. Stephen Kroll-Smith; Stephen Robert Couch

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    In the 1950s Centralia was a small town, like many others in the anthracite region of Pennsylvania. But since the 1960s, it has been consumed, outwardly and inwardly by a fire that has inexorably spread in the abandoned mines beneath it. The earth smokes, subsides, and breathes poisonous gases. No less destructive has been the spread of dissension... more...