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- 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...
- CRC Press 2012; US$ 145.95
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...
- 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 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...
- 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...
- Crown/Archetype 2005; US$ 16.00
For nearly a century, Kellogg, Idaho, was home to America?s richest silver mine, Sunshine Mine. Mining there, as everywhere, was not an easy life, but regardless of the risk, there was something about being underground, the lure of hitting a deep vein of silver. The promise of good money and the intense bonds of friendship brought men back year after... more...
- 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...
- Springer International Publishing 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 matrix... more...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 149.95
General Purpose Simulation System (GPSS) is a special computer programming language primarily used to simulate what can be classified as discrete systems. A discrete system is one where, at any given instant in time, a countable number of things can take place. The basic operation of a mine itself can be considered such a system. Discrete Simulation... more...