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Practical mining operations. Safety measures

  • Deep Marine Mineral Resourcesby

    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...

  • Aluminiumby Nnamdi Anyadike

    Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 870.00

    This report analyses the state of the aluminium market at the beginning of the 21st century, looking at the aftermath of the MoU and at trends and developments in the established and emerging market economies considering the changes and challenges faced by aluminium in its core automotive, packaging and building end-use sectors. A clear and detailed... more...

  • Lead and Zincby Nnamdi Anyadike

    Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 870.00

    This report provides a detailed overview of the market position and outlook in these two closely related metals, looking at supply and demand trends in each individually and addressing key issues for the future, including the impact of developments in the environmental arena and the recycling marketplace. A clear and detailed analysis of the industry... more...

  • Nickelby Nnamdi Anyadike

    Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 870.00

    This far-reaching report addresses nickel industry's key issues as it emerges from the roller-coaster ride of price volatility which has characterised it in recent years. In 2002 the indications are for an upswing in demand as industrial activity starts to pick up again: however, on the supply side it is unclear how much output will be realised from... more...

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

    Springer US 2009; 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...

  • 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...

  • Ingenieurhandbuch Bergbautechnikby Dipl.-Berg-Ing. Heinrich Otto Buja; DIN e.V.

    Beuth 2013; US$ 122.15

    Ein Großteil der Bevölkerung verbindet mit dem Begriff "Bergbau" negative Bilder wie Fördertürme, riesige Schaufelradbagger oder Umweltschädigung durch Rohstoffförderung. Aber Bergbau ist mehr als die "dunkle" und "schmutzige" Technologie aus dem 19. Jahrhundert. Der vorliegende Titel versteht sich zum einen als Grundlagenfachbuch... more...

  • Hydraulic Fracturing Operationsby Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff; Anton Davletshin

    Wiley 2015; US$ 249.00

    Hydraulic fracturing, commonly referred to as “fracking,” is a technique used by the oil and gas industry to mine hydrocarbons trapped deep beneath the Earth’s surface. The principles underlying the technology are not new. Fracking was first applied at the commercial level in the United States as early as 1947, and over the decades... more...

  • Explosionsschutzby DIN e.V.

    Beuth 2015; US$ 137.42

    Mit dem DIN-Taschenbuch 412 "Explosionsschutz" erhalten die Anwender erstmals eine Normensammlung mit allen Anforderungen, die man für den nicht elektrischen Explosionsschutz beachten sollte. Es vermittelt einen detaillierten Überblick über die bestimmungsgemäße Verwendung von Geräten und Schutzsystemen in explosionsgefährdeten Bereichen.... more...

  • Fire Undergroundby David Dekok

    Globe Pequot Press 2009; US$ 18.99

    How a modern-day mine disaster turned a Pennsylvania community into a ghost town. more...