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Practical mining operations. Safety measures

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

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 145.95

    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...

  • Coal-Mining Safety in the Progressive Periodby William Graebner

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Through the first decade of the twentieth century, Americans looked upon industrial accidents with callous disregard; they were accepted as an unfortunate but necessary adjunct to industrial society. A series of mine disasters in December 1907 (including one in Monongah, West Virginia, which took a toll of 361 lives) shook the public, at least temporarily,... 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...

  • Deep Marine Mineral Resourcesby Yves Fouquet; Denis Lacroix

    Springer Netherlands 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...

  • Excavation Systems Planning, Design, and Safetyby Joe Turner

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 103.00

    Get Deep into the Field of Excavation-Planning, Practice, and Safety Excavation Systems Planning, Design, and Safety is a thorough guide to ensuring your projects are completed correctly, safely, and cost effectively. Concisely written and presented in an easy-to-navigate format, this comprehensive guide arms you with the most current information... more...

  • Formulas and Calculations for Drilling Operationsby Robello Samuel

    Wiley 2011; US$ 176.00

    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...

  • Geotechnical Design for Sublevel Open Stopingby Ernesto Villaescusa

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 169.95

    The first comprehensive work on one of the most important underground mining methods worldwide, Geotechnical Design for Sublevel Open Stoping presents topics according to the conventional sublevel stoping process used by most mining houses, in which a sublevel stoping geometry is chosen for a particular mining method, equipment availability, and... more...

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

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 159.95

    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...

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

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 145.95

    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...

  • Mining of Mineral Depositsby Genadiy Pivnyak; Volodymyr Bondarenko; Iryna Kovalevs'ka; Mykhaylo Illiashov

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 169.95

    In the last decades coal production capacity has increased rapidly and its quality, power and the reliability of equipment has steadily improved. Moreover, stability of production processes can be controlled better. In connection with that, unification of scientific schools focusing on "Mining of deposits" is an integral trend from the viewpoint of... more...