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Practical mining operations. Safety measures

  • Explosionsschutzby DIN e.V.

    Beuth 2015; US$ 138.49

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Coal-Mining Safety in the Progressive Periodby William Graebner

    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...

  • Die Bergbauberechtigungen nach dem Bundesberggesetzby Daniel Wörheide

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 115.30

    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...

  • Tragedy at Pike River Mineby Rebecca Macfie

    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...

  • Expert Systems in Mineral and Metal Processingby A. J. Niemi; S.L. Jamsa-Jounela

    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...

  • Geotechnical Design for Sublevel Open Stopingby Ernesto Villaescusa

    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...

  • Deep Marine Mineral Resourcesby Yves Fouquet; Denis Lacroix

    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...