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Mining and Rock Construciton Technology Desk Reference
ROCK MECHANICS, DRILLING & BLASTING Rustan, Agne; Cunningham, Claude; Fourney, William, Spathis, Alex; and Simha, K.R.Y. (2010). A comprehensive and illustrated desk reference with terms, definitions, explanations, abbreviations, trade names, quantifications, units and symbols used in rock mechanics, drilling and blasting. Now including rock mechanics as well, this updated edition presents 1527 terms, 637 symbols, 507 references, 236 acronyms, 108 formulas, 68 figures, 47 tables, 58 abbreviations, and 7 shortened forms. Terms are also included from related disciplines commonly used, such as chemistry, detonics, fractography, fracture dynamics, mechanics and strength of materials, micro mechanics, geology, geophysics, image analysis, petrology, physics, seismology and more. This extended and updated edition of 'Rock Blasting Terms and Symbols' (Balkema 1998) by De. Agne Rustan is an essentioal reference for engineers and advanced students in mining, geotechnical, geological, tunneling and construction engineering. 466 pps. hardback, 10 x 7". Shipping weight 3 lbs.
Surface Mining (2nd Edition)
Contents: Chapter 1. Introduction 1.1 History of Mining. 1.2 Current and Future Trends. Chapter 2. Exploration and Geology Techniques Chapter 3. Ore Reserve Estimation. Chapter 4. Feasibility Studies and Project Financing. Chapter 5. Planning and Design of Surface Mines. Chapter 6. Mine Operations Chapter 7. Mine Capital and Operating Costs Chapter 8. Management and Organization chapter 9. Case Studies.
SME Mining Reference Handbook
SME Mining Reference Handbook Table of Contents: Project Evaluation; Material Properties; Exploration and Geology; Physical Science and Engineering; Mathematics, Statistics and Probability; Weights, Measures, Conversions, Constants, and Symbols; Sampling and Analysis; Economics and Costing; Quality and Specifications of Products; Haul Roads; Blasting and Explosives; Excavation, Loading and Material Transport; Ground Control/Support; Ventilation; Pumping; Power: Electrical and Compressed Air; Mineral Processing; Site Structures and Hydrology; Placer Mining; In Situ Leaching; Maintenance and Inventory; Environment and Reclamation; Health and Safety; Bonding and Liabilities; Web Sites Related to Mining. 447 pps., paper, 6 x 9". Shipping weight 3 lbs.
Rock Blasting and Explosives Engineering
Persson, Per Anders; et al. (1994). A working handbook on rock blasting that provides a firm foundation of understanding as to how exploives work on the surrounding material. Topics include: rock strenght and fracture properties; mehcanical drilling and boing in rock; explosives; principles of cahrge calculation. 540 pps, illus, 7-1/4 x 10-1/4". Shipping weight 4 lbs.
SME Mining Engineering Handbook (2nd Edition)
Contents: VOLUME 1: 1. Introduction to Mining 2. Mineral Economics 3. Government Role and Influence in Mining 4. Mineral Prospecting and Exploration 5. Project and Mining Geology 6. Mine Evaluation and Investment Analysis 7. Mine Development 8. Mine Exploitation 9. Production Operations 10. Geo-mechanics 11. Environmental Health and Safety 12. Auxiliary Operations VOLUME 2: 13. Surface Mine Development 14. Surface Mining: Mechanical Extraction Methods 15. Surface and Hybrid Mining: Aqueous Extraction Methods 16. Surface Mining: Comparison of Methods 17. Underground Mine Development 18. Underground Mining: Self-Supported Methods 19. Underground Mining:Supported Methods 20. Underground Mining: Caving Methods 21. Underground Mining: Comparison of Methods 22. Novel and Innovative Mining Methods 23. Evaluation of Mining Methods and Systems 24. Openings for Non-mining Purposes 25. Post-mining Operations. Appendix includes: Table A: Conversion of English to SI Units Table B: Strength Properties of Rocks Table C: Engineering Properties of Rock Table D: Properties of Common Minerals Table E: Material Properties and Characteristics Table F: Heat Values of Various Fuels Table G: Geometrical Relationships and Mensuration Formulas Table H: Standard Sizing and Meshes Table I: Ship Measures Table J: International Atomic Weights Table K: Time Value of Money Factors for Discrete Compounding
Mining and the Environment from Ore to Metal
Spitz, Karlheinz, and Trudinger, John (2009). A reference on the wide
range of social and environmental issues pertaining to mining. Topics
include: Environmental Impact Assessment; the Anatomy of a Mine;
Converting Minerals to Metals; Indentifying and Evaluating Impacts; Land
Acquisition and Resettlement; Acid Rock Drainage; Indigenous Peoples
Issues; Erosion; Mine Closure; and more. 891 pps., illus., paper, 8-1/2
x 11". Shipping weight 7 lbs.