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  • 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...

  • International Mining Forum 2004, New Technologies in Underground Mining, Safety in Minesby Jerzy Kicki; Jacek Sobczyk

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 154.95

    This book comprises technical papers that were presented at the International Mining Forum 2004. This event aims to bring together scientists and engineers in mining, rock mechanics, and computer engineering, with a view to explore and discuss international developments in the field. The book is addressed to researchers and professionals who work in... more...

  • Ground Support in Mining and Underground Constructionby Ernesto Villaescusa; Yves Potvin

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 325.00

    The purpose of ground support is to safely maintain excavations for their expected lifespan. The effectiveness of ground support can be seen both in terms of personnel and equipment safety, and in terms of allowing the most economic extraction. Scientists, practitioners and technology developers have contributed to this volume, which covers rock mass... more...

  • The Day the Earth Caved Inby Joan Quigley

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00

    The Day the Earth Caved In is an unprecedented and riveting account of the nation?s worst mine fire, beginning on Valentine?s Day, 1981, when twelve-year-old Todd Domboski plunged through the earth in his grandmother?s backyard in Centralia, Pennsylvania. In astonishing detail, award-winning journalist Joan Quigley, the granddaughter of Centralia... more...