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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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 112.81
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...
- 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...
- 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...