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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...

Designing Ergonomic, Safe, and Attractive Mining Workplaces

1st Edition

Joel Lööw, Bo Johansson, Eira Andersson, Jan Johansson
November 12, 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...

Surface and Underground Excavations: Methods, Techniques and Equipment

2nd Edition

Ratan Raj Tatiya
August 10, 2018

Surface and Underground Excavations – Methods, Techniques and Equipment (2nd edition) covers the latest technologies and developments in the excavation arena at any locale: surface or underground. In the first few chapters, unit operations are discussed and subsequently, excavation techniques are...

Rock Mass Response to Mining Activities: Inferring Large-Scale Rock Mass Failure

1st Edition

Tadeusz Szwedzicki
June 21, 2018

Mining activities may result in rock mass deterioration and instability that may lead to failure both in underground and open pit mines. Such deterioration represents a safety risk and may result in substantial financial losses. Rock mass response may lead to ground subsidence, fall of ground/...

Extracting Innovations: Mining, Energy, and Technological Change in the Digital Age

1st Edition

Martin J. Clifford, Robert K. Perrons, Saleem H. Ali, Tim A. Grice
May 08, 2018

This book considers the most contemporary innovations propelling the extractive industries forward while also creating new environmental and social challenges. The socio-ecological fabric of innovation in the extractive industries is considered through an integrative approach that brings together...

Gold Metallurgy and the Environment

1st Edition

Sadia Ilyas, Jae-chun Lee
March 02, 2018

This book gives an overview of all the gold extraction processes along with their mechanistic study and environmental impact. Different approaches in gold extraction are discussed including traditional pyrometallurgy, amalgamation, leaching by cyanide or non-cyanide lixiviants and emerging...

Geomechanics of Mine Workings Support Systems

1st Edition

Volodymyr Bondarenko, Iryna Kovalevska, Hennadiy Symanovych, Mykhaylo Barabash, Oleksandr Vivcharenko
February 08, 2018

The book presents an objective and adequate reflection of the geomechanical loading processes of elements of various types of mine workings support systems, including modern designs of roof bolts and compressible frame-and-bolt supports. Calculations of the interaction processes of the frame, roof...

Guidelines for Open Pit Slope Design in Weak Rocks

1st Edition

Derek Martin, Peter Stacey
December 08, 2017

Weak rocks encountered in open pit mines cover a wide variety of materials, with properties ranging between soil and rock. As such, they can provide a significant challenge for the slope designer. For these materials, the mass strength can be the primary control in the design of the pit slopes,...

Eco-Engineered Bioreactors: Advanced Natural Wastewater Treatment

1st Edition

James Higgins, Al Mattes, William Stiebel, Brent Wootton
December 05, 2017

This book provides a comprehensive understanding of a highly innovative method of natural wastewater treatment using advanced in-groundbioreactors called Eco-Engineered Bioreactors (EEBs), and traces their evolution from the earliest aerated gravel bed versions once known as Engineered Wetlands (...

Geological Resources and Good Governance in Sub-Saharan Africa: Holistic Approaches to Transparency and Sustainable Development in the Extractive Sector

1st Edition

Jürgen Runge, James Shikwati
November 03, 2017

This book looks at the distribution, occurrences, potential and prospects for good governance, transparency and sustainable development of geological resources in Sub-Saharan Africa. By bringing together numerous different point of views, it is carried out in a holistic, interdisciplinary and...

Rock Slope Engineering: Civil Applications, Fifth Edition

5th Edition

Duncan C. Wyllie
September 14, 2017

Rock Slope Engineering covers the investigation, design, excavation and remediation of man-made rock cuts and natural slopes, primarily for civil engineering applications. It presents design information on structural geology, shear strength of rock and ground water, including weathered rock. Slope...

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