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Practical mining operations. Safety measures

  • Geotechnical Design for Sublevel Open Stopingby Ernesto Villaescusa

    Taylor and Francis 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 139.95

    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... more...

  • Grabungsleitfadenby Johanna Sigl; Claus Vetterling

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2013; US$ 18.40

    Der kleine Grabungshelfer Wie geht man mit archäologischen Funden um? Welche Vermessungstechniken gibt es und wie werden sie angewandt? Was ist ein Grabungstagebuch? Diese Fragen beantwortet der Grabungsleitfaden - der handliche Begleiter für die Arbeit im Gelände. Er soll dem Neuling helfen, sich schneller sinnvoll und eigeninitiativ in den Grabungsablauf... more...

  • Guidelines for Evaluating Water in Pit Slope Stabilityby John Read; Geoff Beale

    CSIRO Publishing 2013; US$ 193.95

    Details the hydrogeological procedures that should be followed when performing open pit slope stability design studies. more...

  • Frackingby Michael D. Holloway; Oliver Rudd

    Wiley 2013; US$ 175.00

    This book presents both sides of a very controversial subject in today’s media: induced hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.” It covers the technology and methods used in hydraulic fracturing in easy-to-understand language, for the engineer and layperson alike, presenting the environmental effects of hydraulic fracturing. more...

  • Discrete Fracture Network Modeling of Hydraulic Stimulationby Mark W. McClure; Roland N. Horne

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    Discrete Fracture Network Modeling of Hydraulic Stimulation describes the development and testing of a model that couples fluid-flow, deformation, friction weakening, and permeability evolution in large, complex two-dimensional discrete fracture networks.  The model can be used to explore the behavior of hydraulic stimulation in settings where... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 139.95

    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...