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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Blasting in Mining - New Trendsby Ajoy K. Ghose; Akhilesh Joshi

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 139.95

    Blasting practices in mines have undergone many changes in the recent past and continue to be honed and reconfigured to meet the demands of today?s mining needs. This volume compiles papers of the workshop Blasting in Mines ? New Trends , hosted by the Fragblast 10 Symposium . The 17 papers provide a mix which highlight the evolving trends in blasting... more...

  • Measurement and Analysis of Blast Fragmentationby Jose A. Sanchidrian Blanco; Ashok Kumar Singh

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 139.95

    Fragmentation characteristics influence mucking productivity, crusher throughput and energy consumption, plant efficiency, yield and recovery, or the price itself of the end product in the case of industrial minerals and aggregates. Reliable, quantitative measurements of fragment sizes are instrumental in controlling and optimizing the blasting results.... more...

  • Rock Fragmentation by Blastingby Pradeep K. Singh; Amalendu Sinha

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 356.00

    Rock Fragmentation by Blasting contains the papers presented at the 10th International Symposium on Rock Fragmentation by Blasting (New Delhi, India, 26-29 November 2012), and represents the most advanced forum on blasting science and technology. The contributions cover all major recent advancements in blasting and fragmentation, from realistic... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...