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Mining in Ecologically Sensitive Landscapes

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Mark Tibbett
August 18, 2015

Mining in Ecologically Sensitive Landscapes explores the interface between geology and botany, and mining and conservation. Many areas of unusual geology that contain ore-bearing bodies also support unique ecological communities of plants and animals. Increasing demand to exploit rich mineral deposi...

Discrete Simulation and Animation for Mining Engineers

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John R. Sturgul
September 10, 2015

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 c...

Extractive Metallurgy of Rare Earths, Second Edition

Nagaiyar Krishnamurthy, Chiranjib Kumar Gupta
December 16, 2015

New Edition Now Covers Recycling, Environmental Issues, and Analytical Determination Employing four decades of experience in the rare metal and rare earths industry, the authors of Extractive Metallurgy of Rare Earths, Second Edition present the entire subject of rare earth elements with depth and...

Coal Production and Processing Technology

M.R. Riazi, Rajender Gupta
November 23, 2015

Coal Production and Processing Technology provides uniquely comprehensive coverage of the latest coal technologies used in everything from mining to greenhouse gas mitigation. Featuring contributions from experts in industry and academia, this book: Discusses coal geology, characterization,...

Groundwater Geophysics in Hard Rock

Prabhat Chandra Chandra
October 19, 2015

In hard rock terrain, shallow water wells generally have a poor to moderate yield. Sinking wells deeply to tap yielding fracture zones often backfires, because the borehole may miss the saturated fracture zones at depths. A wrong approach to groundwater exploration in hard rock has therefore often...

New Developments in Mining Engineering 2015: Theoretical and Practical Solutions of Mineral Resources Mining

Volodymyr Bondarenko, Iryna Kovalevska, Genadiy Pivnyak
October 14, 2015

This annual series of books includes scientific papers on mining profiles. This volume presents multiple aspects of mining technology implementation in several aspects: extraction of coal, iron, manganese, uranium and other ores. Capturing and utilization of coalbed methane by various methods...

Practical Rock Mechanics

Steve Hencher
September 18, 2015

An Ideal Source for Geologists and Others with Little Background in Engineering or Mechanics Practical Rock Mechanics provides an introduction for graduate students as well as a reference guide for practicing engineering geologists and geotechnical engineers. The book considers fundamental...

Discrete Simulation and Animation for Mining Engineers

John R. Sturgul
September 10, 2015

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...

Mining in Ecologically Sensitive Landscapes

Mark Tibbett
August 18, 2015

Mining in Ecologically Sensitive Landscapes explores the interface between geology and botany, and mining and conservation. Many areas of unusual geology that contain ore-bearing bodies also support unique ecological communities of plants and animals. Increasing demand to exploit rich mineral...

Mechanical Behaviour of Salt VIII

Lance Roberts
May 13, 2015

The contributions in Mechanical Behavior of Salt VIII characterize the continuity of science, engineering and modeling regarding the mechanical behavior of salt. These papers evidence relationships from microscopic dislocation structure to modeling applications over kilometer dimensions, a reach of...

The Drilling Manual, Fifth Edition

Australian Drilling Industry Training Committee Limited
April 01, 2015

An Invaluable Reference for Members of the Drilling Industry, from Owner–Operators to Large Contractors, and Anyone Interested In Drilling Developed by one of the world’s leading authorities on drilling technology, the fifth edition of The Drilling Manual draws on industry expertise to provide the...

Vertical and Decline Shaft Sinking: Good Practices in Technique and Technology, International Mining Forum 2015

Jerzy Kicki, Eugeniusz J. Sobczyk, Pawel Kaminski
March 17, 2015

Shaft sinking for underground transportation purposes is a very complex technological process in mining and geotechnology which requires specific and specially designed technological equipment. This technological process is dealt with for a long time, since mining is one of the...

A Key for Identification of Rock-Forming Minerals in Thin Section

Andrew J. Barker
November 21, 2014

Structured in the form of a dichotomous key, comparable to those widely used in botany, the mineral key provides an efficient and systematic approach to identifying rock-forming minerals in thin-section. This unique approach covers 150+ of the most commonly encountered rock-forming minerals, plus a...

A Pictorial Guide to Metamorphic Rocks in the Field

Kurt Hollocher
November 21, 2014

This book is an illustrative introduction to metamorphic rocks as seen in the field, designed for advanced high school to graduate-level earth science and geology students to jump-start their observational skills. In addition to photographs of rocks in the field, there are numerous line diagrams...

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