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Practical mining operations. Safety measures

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  • 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 Mr Geoff Simpson; Professor Jim Joy; Professor Tim Horberry

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    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... more...

  • Formulas and Calculations for Drilling Operationsby Robello Samuel

    Wiley 2011; US$ 182.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 145.95

    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...

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

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 374.00

    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...

  • Subsidenceby D.J. Reddish; B.N. Whittaker

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Surface subsidence is recognised as a problem in most countries, particularly those with significant mining and other underground resource extraction industries. This book addresses the problems relating to subsidence whether caused naturally, or arising from mining or other forms of underground extractive activity. The main purpose of this book... 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...