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Practical mining operations. Safety measures

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  • 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...

  • Rockburstsby Wilson Blake; David G.F. Hedley

    SME 2003; US$ 79.00

    The occurrence of rockbursts poses a significant and growing threat to mines--and miners--throughout North America. High stress on brittle rock structures during mining operations can produce sudden, explosive reactions that result in costly mine failures, serious injury, and even death. Using a series of case studies, this essential reference documents... more...

  • Understanding Human Error in Mine Safetyby Geoff Simpson; Tim Horberry; Jim Joy

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 119.95

    The consideration of human factors issues is vital to the mining industry. As in other safety-critical domains, human performance problems constitute a significant threat to system safety, making the study of human factors an important field for improving safety in mining operations. The primary purpose of this book is to provide the reader with a... more...

  • Wireless Communication in Underground Minesby L.K. Bandyopadhyay; S.K. Chaulya; P.K. Mishra

    Springer 2010; US$ 199.00

    Underground mines require fool-proof, mine-wide communication systems for smooth functioning of mine production and worker safety. Proper and reliable communication systems not only decrease machine break down time, but more importantly provide immediate transmission of messages from the underground working area to the surface for normal mining operations... more...

  • Formulas and Calculations for Drilling Operationsby Robello Samuel

    Wiley 2011; US$ 170.00

    Presented in an easy-to-use format, Formulas and Calculations for Drilling Operations is a quick reference for day-to-day work out on the rig. It also serves as a handy study guide for drilling and well control certification courses. Virtually all the mathematics required on a drilling rig is here in one convenient source, including formulas... more...

  • Surface Miningby B.A. Kennedy

    SME 1990; US$ 119.00

    This SME classic is both a reference book for the working engineer and a textbook for the mining student. This hard cover edition gives a brief history of surface mining and a general overview of the state of surface mining today - topics range from production and productivity to technological developments and trends in equipment. This useful text... more...

  • Mine Safetyby Balbir S. Dhillon

    Springer 2010; US$ 209.00

    Mine Safety combines detailed information on safety in mining with methods and mathematics that can be used to preserve human life. By compiling various recent research results and data into one volume, Mine Safety eliminates the need to consult many diverse sources in order to obtain vital information. Chapters cover a broad range of topics, including:... more...

  • Performance of Explosives and New Developmentsby Bibhu Mohanty; Vinay Kumar Singh

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 139.95

    There is considerable scope for improving the outcome of any blasting operation through basic understanding and application of the principles of blasting science and technology. The main objective of Performance of Explosives and New Developments is to sensitize the practitioner to critically examine the various empirical approaches in blasting... more...