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Design Analysis in Rock Mechanics

3rd Edition

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William G. Pariseau
May 25, 2017

This comprehensive introduction to rock mechanics treats the basics of rock mechanics in a clear and straightforward manner and discusses important design problems in terms of the mechanics of materials. This extended third edition includes an additional chapter on Foundations on Jointed Rock. Deve...

Mining and the Environment: From Ore to Metal

2nd Edition

Karlheinz Spitz, John Trudinger
September 17, 2019

The history of mining is replete with controversy of which much is related to environmental damage and consequent community outrage. Over recent decades, this has led to increased pressure to improve the environmental and social performance of mining operations, particularly in developing countries...

Mine Safety Science and Engineering: Health and Disaster Management

1st Edition

Debi Prasad Tripathy
September 12, 2019

In Mining Engineering operations, mines act as sources of constant danger and risk to the miners and may result in disasters unless mining is done with safety legislations and practices in place. Mine safety engineers promote and enforce mine safety and health by complying with the established...

Agglomeration of Iron Ores

1st Edition

Ram Pravesh Bhagat
August 23, 2019

This book focuses on agglomeration, or the size enlargement process, of iron ores. This process sits at the interface of mineral processing and extractive metallurgy. The book begins with a discussion of raw materials preparation and the beneficiation process. It then describes fundamental...

Computational Modeling of Underground Coal Gasification

1st Edition

Vivek V. Ranade, Sanjay M Mahajani, Ganesh Arunkumar Samdani
August 20, 2019

The book deals with development of comprehensive computational models for simulating underground coal gasification (UCG). It starts with an introduction to the UCG process and process modelling inputs in the form of reaction kinetics, flow patterns, spalling rate, and transport coefficient that are...

Mining goes Digital: Proceedings of the 39th International Symposium 'Application of Computers and Operations Research in the Mineral Industry' (APCOM 2019), June 4-6, 2019, Wroclaw, Poland

1st Edition

Christoph Mueller, Winfred Assibey-Bonsu, Ernest Baafi, Christoph Dauber, Chris Doran, Marek Jerzy Jaszczuk, Oleg Nagovitsyn
June 04, 2019

The conferences on ‘Applications for Computers and Operations Research in the Minerals Industry’ (APCOM) initially focused on the optimization of geostatistics and resource estimation. Several standard methods used in these fields were presented in the early days of APCOM. While geostatistics...

Strength, Cuttability, and Workability of Coal

1st Edition

Nuh Bilgin, Hanifi Copur, Cemal Balci, Deniz Tumac
January 02, 2019

World coal production will increase up to 2040 and world energy consumption will be very much dependent on coal. For a better planning of coal mining operations, it is essential to know the strength, cuttability and workability of coal, which are interrelated. The main objective of the book is to...

The Business of Mining: The Mining Business, Uncertainty, Project Variables and Risk, Royalty Agreements, Pricing and Contract Systems, and Accounting for the Extractive Industry

1st Edition

Odwyn Jones, Eric Lilford, Sam Spearing, Grantley Taylor
December 20, 2018

The Business of Mining complete set of three Focus books will provide readers with a holistic all-embracing appraisal of the analytical tools available for assessing the economic viability of prospective mines. Each volume has a discrete focus. This first volume presents an overview of the mining...

The Business of Mining: Mineral Project Valuation

1st Edition

Odwyn Jones, Eric Lilford, Felix Chan
December 20, 2018

The Business of Mining complete set of three Focus books will provide readers with a holistic all-embracing appraisal of the analytical tools available for assessing the economic viability of prospective mines. Each volume has a discrete focus. This second volume discusses, in some depth,...

Mining Haul Roads: Theory and Practice

1st Edition

Roger Thompson, Rodrigo Peroni, Alex T. Visser
December 11, 2018

Mining haul roads are a critical component of surface mining infrastructure and the performance of these roads has a direct impact on operational efficiency, costs and safety. A significant proportion of a mine’s cost is associated with material haulage and well-designed and managed roads...

Designing Ergonomic, Safe, and Attractive Mining Workplaces

1st Edition

Joel Lööw, Bo Johansson, Eira Andersson, Jan Johansson
November 26, 2018

The mining industry has experienced important improvements with regard to its safety record and work environment. But there is still room for further improvement and the mining industry now faces the challenge of securing a future workforce: The current workforce is aging, and mining work...

Innovation-Based Development of the Mineral Resources Sector: Challenges and Prospects: Proceedings of the 11th Russian-German Raw Materials Conference, November 7-8, 2018, Potsdam, Germany

1st Edition

Vladimir Litvinenko
October 16, 2018

Innovation-Based Development of the Mineral Resources Sector: Challenges and Prospects contains the contributions presented at the XI Russian-German Raw Materials Conference (Potsdam, Germany, 7-8 November 2018). The Russian-German Raw Materials Conference is held within the framework of the “...

Rotary Drilling and Blasting in Large Surface Mines

1st Edition

Bhalchandra V. Gokhale
September 04, 2018

In large surface mining operations, drilling and blasting activities constitute more than 15% of the total costs. In order to optimize performance and minimize costs, a thorough knowledge of drill and blast operations is, therefore, extremely important. In this unique reference volume, rotary...

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