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Boom, Bust, Boom: A Story about Copper, the Metal That Runs the World
Boom, Bust, Boom: A Story about Copper, the Metal That Runs the World
by Bill Carter
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A SWEEPING ACCOUNT OF CIVILIZATION’S COMPLETE DEPENDENCE ON COPPER AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR PEOPLE, NATURE, AND OUR GLOBAL ECONOMY COPPER is a miraculous and contradictory metal, essential to nearly every human enterprise. For most of recorded history,... (read more)

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Mining in the Old West
Mining in the Old West
by Sandor Demlinger
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From the 1848 discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill in northern California, follow the development of mining in the American West through over 300 vintage photos. See the people and places of history face to face. See the early mining towns and the... (read more)

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The Buffalo Creek Disaster: How the Survivors of One of the Worst Disasters in Coal-Mining History Broughtsuit Against the Coal Company--And Won
The Buffalo Creek Disaster: How the Survivors of One of the Worst Disasters in Coal-Mining History Broughtsuit Against the Coal Company--And Won
by Gerald M Stern
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One Saturday morning in February 1972, an impoundment dam owned by the Pittston Coal Company burst, sending a 130 million gallon, 25 foot tidal wave of water, sludge, and debris crashing into southern West Virginia's Buffalo Creek hollow. It was one of... (read more)

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Blackout: Coal, Climate and the Last Energy Crisis
Blackout: Coal, Climate and the Last Energy Crisis
by Richard Heinberg
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"Blackout is an important and timely book. In the form of this compact volume, one of the best and most productive peak oil authors working today has turned his customary scholarhsip, wisdom, wit and writing prowess to some of the most ciritical issues... (read more)

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De Re Metallica
De Re Metallica
by Georgius Agricola
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Originally published in 1556, Agricola's De ReM etallica was the first book on mining to be based on field research and observation — what today would be called the "scientific approach." It was therefore the first book to offer detailed... (read more)

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Climax: The History of Colorado's Climax Molybdenum Mine
Climax: The History of Colorado's Climax Molybdenum Mine
by Stephen M Voynick
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High atop the Continental Divide, the Climax Mine opened during World War I to meet military needs for molybdenum and became the most successful American company of the Great Depression. Voynick's deft portrayal of Climax and its people, with over 100... (read more)

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Coal: A Human History
Coal: A Human History
by Barbara Freese
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Coal generates over half of the electricity we consume yet we know little about this charred material save a few mining songs and horror stories about canaries and black lungs. In this sumptuous book we follow the black rock through time and discover its... (read more)

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The Day the Earth Caved in: An American Mining Tragedy
The Day the Earth Caved in: An American Mining Tragedy
by Joan Quigley
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The Day the Earth Caved In is an unprecedented and riveting account of the nation’s worst mine fire, beginning on Valentine’s Day, 1981, when twelve-year-old Todd Domboski plunged through the earth in his grandmother’s backyard in Centralia... (read more)

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Mass Destruction: The Men and Giant Mines That Wired America and Scarred the Planet
Mass Destruction: The Men and Giant Mines That Wired America and Scarred the Planet
by Timothy J Lecain
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In the last three decades of the twentieth century, the environmental movement experienced a quiet revolution. In This is Our Land, Cody Ferguson documents this little-noted change as he describes the efforts of three representative grassroots... (read more)

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Coal: A Human History
Coal: A Human History
by Barbara Freese
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Coal generates over half of the electricity we consume yet we know little about this charred material save a few mining songs and horror stories about canaries and black lungs. In this sumptuous book we follow the black rock through time and discover its... (read more)

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Transactions of Society for Volume 310 2001
Transactions of Society for Volume 310 2001
by William R Yemberg
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This collection is an invaluable resource of technical papers published in "Mining Engineering and Minerals & Metallurgical Processing, " plus additional papers published only in this book. Fully indexed by title, author, and subject.... (read more)

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Carbon River Coal Country
Carbon River Coal Country
by Nancy Irene Hall
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-317) and index.... (read more)

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Rogue Diamonds
Rogue Diamonds
by Ellen Bielawski
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When geologist Chuck Fipke discovered diamonds on the Barren Grounds near Yellowknife in Canada's Arctic, international mining companies almost immediately began to stake claims to the minerals: pure "ice" diamonds untainted by bloodshed and war. These... (read more)

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Investigation of Explosion Proof Motors
Investigation of Explosion Proof Motors
by H. Clark
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Iron Formations of the Precambrian Hamersley Group Western Australia
Iron Formations of the Precambrian Hamersley Group Western Australia
by A F Trendall
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E MJ Operating Handbook of Mineral Processing Volume 1
E MJ Operating Handbook of Mineral Processing Volume 1
by Richard Thomas
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Handbook of Uranium Minerals a Practical Guide for Uranium Prospecting
Handbook of Uranium Minerals a Practical Guide for Uranium Prospecting
by Jack Dement
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Public Domain, Private Dominion: A History of Public Mineral Policy in America
Public Domain, Private Dominion: A History of Public Mineral Policy in America
by Carl J Mayer
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The Seizure of the Property of the New York Bermudez Company by the Venezuelan Government: A Statement by the Company
The Seizure of the Property of the New York Bermudez Company by the Venezuelan Government: A Statement by the Company
by New York and Bermudez Company
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Galena Lead District Federal Policy & Practice 1824 1847
Galena Lead District Federal Policy & Practice 1824 1847
by James Wright
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