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Practical mining operations. Safety measures

  • Aluminiumby Nnamdi Anyadike

    Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 840.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Buried Aliveby Manuel Pino Toro; Natalie Morales

    St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 25.99

    The inside story of the thirty-three Chilean miners trapped 2,300 feet underground that captivated the world more...

  • Clean Coal Engineering Technologyby Bruce G. Miller

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 139.95

    Coal is the dirtiest of all fossil fuels. When burned, it produces emissions that contribute to global warming, create acid rain, and pollute water. With all of the interest and research surrounding nuclear energy, hydropower, and biofuels, many think that coal is finally on its way out. However, coal generates half of the electricity in the United... more...

  • The Day the Earth Caved Inby Joan Quigley

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Die Bergbauberechtigungen nach dem Bundesberggesetzby Daniel Wörheide

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 124.83

    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...

  • 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...

  • Equipment Managementby Paul D. Tomlingson

    SME 2009; US$ 109.00

    For too long, maintenance has been regarded as a "necessary evil" rather than a vital contributor to effective mining operations. Today's enlightened mining managers are realizing that a new approach is urgently needed. Quality maintenance is far too important to be left solely in the hands of maintenance. An integrated, well-understood, companywide... 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...