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Practical mining operations. Safety measures

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  • Fire Undergroundby David Dekok

    Globe Pequot Press 2009; US$ 18.99

    How a modern-day mine disaster turned a Pennsylvania community into a ghost town. more...

  • Expert Systems in Mineral and Metal Processingby A. J. Niemi; S.L. Jamsa-Jounela

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Within the metal and mining industries, the use of expert systems for monitoring and control is on the increase. The content of each paper had to include both expert systems, neural networks or fuzzy control. The papers were evenly contributed from industry, universities and research institutes, thus this book provides a valuable insight into the theoretical... more...

  • 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...

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

    Wiley 2012; US$ 209.00

    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...

  • 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...