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Rock Mechanics in Salt Mining
Rock Mechanics in Salt Mining
by M. L. Jeremic
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A study on rock mechanics in salt mining, this work includes coverage of the exploration and opening of salt mining, deformation and failure of the salt, strata mechanics and control for different mining systems, and stability analyses of the mine... (read more)

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From the Ground Up: A History of Mining in Utah
From the Ground Up: A History of Mining in Utah
by Colleen Whitley
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Despite mining's multidimensional role in the history of Utah since Euro-american settlement, there has never been a book that surveyed and contextualized its impact. From the Ground Up fill that gap with a collection of essays by leading Utah historians... (read more)

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Applied Mineral Inventory Estimation
Applied Mineral Inventory Estimation
by Alastair J. Sinclair
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Applied Mineral Inventory Estimation presents a comprehensive applied approach to the estimation of mineral resources/reserves with particular emphasis on the geological basis of such estimations, the need for and maintenance of a high quality assay data... (read more)

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Subsurface Ventilation & Environmental Engineering
Subsurface Ventilation & Environmental Engineering
by Malcolm J. Mcpherson
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This book develops the theoretical treatments of subsurface ventilation to provide thorough understanding of the fundamental mechanisms, to comprehend the limitations of approximate methods and reasons for those limits and to provide the knowledge and... (read more)

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Gold Deposits of Georgia
Gold Deposits of Georgia
by S. P. Jones
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Gold Deposits of Georgia was originally published in 1909 as the Second Report on the Gold Deposits of Georgia by S.P. Jones of the Geological Survey of Georgia, Bulletin 19. The Georgia Gold Belt was one of the first major Gold discoveries in the United... (read more)

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Geological Methods in Mineral Exploration and Mining
Geological Methods in Mineral Exploration and Mining
by Roger Marjoribanks
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This practical step-by-step guide describes the key geological field techniques needed by today's exploration geologists involved in the search for metallic deposits. The techniques described are fundamental to the collection, storage and presentation of... (read more)

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Miners & Millhands: Work, Culture & Politics in Princely Mysore
Miners & Millhands: Work, Culture & Politics in Princely Mysore
by Janaki Nair
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An AltaMira Press Book The coming of the British to India marked the entry of 'modern' science and technology into the country and the beginning of the subjugation of traditional scientific systems. The British, in fact, used science and technology as a... (read more)

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Jeffrey Coal and Ashes Handling Machinery Catalog
Jeffrey Coal and Ashes Handling Machinery Catalog
by Jeffrey Manufacturing Co
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Founded in 1876 by Francis Lechner and Joseph A. Jeffrey, the Jeffrey Manufacturing Co. produced the USA's first power-driven coal cutter. The company quickly grew into one of the largest suppliers of coal mine and industrial equipment in the world. This... (read more)

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Mine Owners and Mines of the Colorado Gold Rush
Mine Owners and Mines of the Colorado Gold Rush
by Laurel Michele Wickersheim
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In 1879, just three years after Colorado was granted statehood, Thomas Corbett compiled a directory of the state's known gold, silver, and coal mines and ore mills. Wickersheim and LeBaron present an updated edition of Corbett's classic out-of-print... (read more)

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Seismic Methods and Applications: A Guide for the Detection of Geologic Structures, Earthquake Zones and Hazards, Resource Exploration, and Geotechnic
Seismic Methods and Applications: A Guide for the Detection of Geologic Structures, Earthquake Zones and Hazards, Resource Exploration, and Geotechnic
by Andreas Stark
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This book has been written for those who need a solid understanding of the seismic exploration method without difficult mathematics. It is presented in a format that allows one to naturally progress from the underlying physical principles to the actual... (read more)

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Advances in Powder Metallurgy: Properties, Processing and Applications (Series in Metals and Surface Engineering)
Advances in Powder Metallurgy: Properties, Processing and Applications (Series in Metals and Surface Engineering)
by Isaac Chang And Yuyuan Zhao.
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Powder metallurgy is a popular metal forming technology used to produce dense and precise components. Different powder and component forming routes can be used to create an end product with specific properties for a particular application or industry... (read more)

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Petroleum Engineer's Guide to Oil Field Chemicals and Fluids
Petroleum Engineer's Guide to Oil Field Chemicals and Fluids
by Johannes Karl Fink
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Oilfield chemical demand has risen 4.3 percent annually through 2011. Gains will be driven by a rise in rig counts, more use of well stimulation and enhanced oil recovery (EOR) methods and more deepwater drilling and production. Working Guide to Oil... (read more)

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Geology and Ore Deposits of Shoshone County, Idaho
Geology and Ore Deposits of Shoshone County, Idaho
by Joseph P. Umpleby
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Geology and Ore Deposits of Shoshone county, Idaho originally published by the USGS in 1923 as bulletin 732. This area was known for its rich Lead, Zinc, and Silver deposits but also for the lode gold and placer deposits. Now available again from... (read more)

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Mining in the Outer Continental Shelf and in the Deep Ocean
Mining in the Outer Continental Shelf and in the Deep Ocean
by Research Coun National Research Council
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As the worldwide demands for basic minerals increase and some resources on land show signs of rapid decrease, it is inevitable that the search for new sources will extend to the oceans - the largely unexplored 71 percent of the planet's surface. Of great... (read more)

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Methods in Geochemistry and Geophysics #38: Principles of Induction Logging
Methods in Geochemistry and Geophysics #38: Principles of Induction Logging
by Alexander A. Kaufman
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The monograph introduces the reader to the world of inductive well logging - an established method for surveying the electrical conductivity of rocks surrounding a borehole. The emphasis is on developing a theory of inductive logging and on understanding... (read more)

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Mining Women: Gender in the Development of a Global Industry, 1670 to the Present
Mining Women: Gender in the Development of a Global Industry, 1670 to the Present
by Jaclyn J. Gier
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Mining Women presents eighteen new essays that illuminate how gender identities and inequality have been constructed historically and sustained in what could be hailed as the first truly global enterprise and arguably the most "masculine" of industries... (read more)

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Tailings and Mine Waste 2000
Tailings and Mine Waste 2000
by A. A. Balkema Publishers
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Representatives of both the mining industry and the environmental community share views on the leftovers after mining. The 61 papers cover design, operation, and disposal; geotechnical considerations; liners, covers, and barriers; groundwater and... (read more)

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Beneficiation of Phosphates: New Thought, New Technology, New Development
Beneficiation of Phosphates: New Thought, New Technology, New Development
by Patrick Zhang
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Fueled by climbing food prices, the demand for fertilizers is on the rise. The phosphate industry is responding aggressively by bringing significant projects on line across the globe. But meeting this unprecedented demand comes with a host of challenges... (read more)

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Just the Fracks, Ma'am: The Truth about Hydrofracking and the Next Great American Boom
Just the Fracks, Ma'am: The Truth about Hydrofracking and the Next Great American Boom
by Greg Kozera
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How does fracking affect our children, grandchildren and future generations? In Just the Fracks Ma'am Greg Kozera takes the mystery out of the fracking process.  He explains a very technical process and issues associated with it in a way that they... (read more)

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Managed Pressure Drilling: Modeling, Strategy and Planning
Managed Pressure Drilling: Modeling, Strategy and Planning
by Wilson C. Chin
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Managed Pressure Drilling Operations is a significant technology worldwide and beginning to make an impact all over the world. Often reservoir and drilling engineers are faced with the decision on how best to construct a well to exploit zones of interest... (read more)

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