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Practical mining operations. Safety measures

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

    Wiley 2012; US$ 202.00

    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...

  • The Real Disaster Is Above Groundby J. Stephen Kroll-Smith; Stephen Robert Couch

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    In the 1950s Centralia was a small town, like many others in the anthracite region of Pennsylvania. But since the 1960s, it has been consumed, outwardly and inwardly by a fire that has inexorably spread in the abandoned mines beneath it. The earth smokes, subsides, and breathes poisonous gases. No less destructive has been the spread of dissension... 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$ 13.99

    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...

  • Excavation Systems Planning, Design, and Safetyby Joe Turner

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 99.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...