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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 106.81
Die Bergbauberechtigungen gehören zu den Grundpfeilern des Bergrechts. Im geltenden Rechtsrahmen werden sowohl das der Gewährung der Berechtigung vorgelagerte Verwaltungsverfahren als auch die Rechtsstellung des Bergbauberechtigten vorrangig durch Vorschriften im Bundesberggesetz geregelt. Das Werk enthält erstmals eine umfassende systematische Untersuchung... more...
- Awa Press 2014; US$ 11.99
Rebecca Macfie is a senior writer with the New Zealand Listener magazine. She was previously a senior writer and deputy editor of Canvas magazine, editor and deputy editor of Unlimited magazine, and has written extensively for Independent Business Weekly and National Business Review . She has 24 years? experience in journalism and has won... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95
Within the metal and mining industries, the use of expert systems for monitoring and control is on the increase. The content of each paper had to include both expert systems, neural networks or fuzzy control. The papers were evenly contributed from industry, universities and research institutes, thus this book provides a valuable insight into the theoretical... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 169.95
Introduction Mining Method Selection Self-Supported Mining Methods Sublevel Open Stoping Factors Controlling Stope Wall Behaviour Scope and Contents of This Book Sublevel Stoping Geometry Introduction Stoping Geometries Multiple Lift Open Stoping Single Lift Stoping Shallow Dipping Tabular Orebodies Bench Stoping Planning and... more...
- Springer 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...
- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2013; US$ 48.44
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...