91 books (5 pages) in this category
Three Mines, Four Men, and One Hundred Years, 1887-1997
by Charles Caldwell Hawley
<p>While copper seems less glamorous than gold, it may be far more important. Copper proved vital to the industrial revolution and indispensable for electrification of America. Kennecott Copper Corporation, at one time the largest producer of ...eBook
A History of the South’s Last Mother Lode
by Peggy Jackson Walls
<p>Gold rushes in Cleburne and Tallapoosa Counties attracted thousands of miners years before California's famous strike. In 1936, production at the Hog Mountain mine caused Alabama to be recognized as the top producer in the Appalachian states.eBook
by Griffith, S. V.
Alluvial Prospecting and Mining (Second Revised Edition) focuses on the emergence of improved mining techniques and methods used in the excavation of alluvial deposits. <br><br>The book first offers information on the prospecting methods, ...eBook
by Strasheim, A.
Analytical Chemistry in the Exploration, Mining and Processing of Materials is a collection of plenary lectures presented at the International Symposium on Analytical Chemistry in the Exploration, Mining, and Processing of Materials, held in ...eBook
by Fletcher, W. K.
Handbook of Exploration Geochemistry, Volume I: Analytical Methods in Geochemical Prospecting focuses on the principles, methodologies, approaches, and techniques employed in geochemical prospecting. <br><br>The book first underscores quality ...eBook
by Griffiths, D. H.
Covers the fundamentals of all currently used methods (seismic, electrical, electromagnetic, gravity, magnetic, borehole logging and remote sensing) and pays special attention to the seismic refraction and electrical resistivity techniques whicheBook
by Dr. John S. Lewis
<p>The emerging asteroid mining industry has extremely ambitious intentions. It is within the realm of possibility that their work may usher in a change in global economics as profound as the Industrial Revolution. As may be expected, press ...eBook
A Guide to Analytical Methods
by Balwant Singh, Marta Camps-Arbestain & Johannes Lehmann
Interest in biochar among soil and environment researchers has increased dramatically over the past decade. Biochar initially attracted attention for its potential to improve soil fertility and to uncouple the carbon cycle, by storing carbon ...eBook
Mining in the Hocking Valley
by David Meyers & Elise Meyers Walker & Nyla Vollmer
<p>As early as 1755, explorers found coal deposits in Ohio's Hocking Valley. The industry that followed created towns and canals and established a new way of life. The first shipment of coal rolled into Columbus in 1830 and has continued ever ...eBook
by Markus Gräfe, Craig Klauber, Angus J. McFarlane & others
<p>Clays are increasingly becoming a major problem in the mining, extraction and value-adding processes for a wide range of commodity raw materials. Clays can impact negatively on virtually every unit process within the mining and minerals ...eBook
by Robert A. Chilicky & Gerald D. Hunt
<p>Across America, from big cities to small towns and rural hamlets, there are many stories of challenges, historic events, courageous people, tragedy, and success. Some of the best and most exciting tales may not be well known. Such is the caseeBook
by Hulsmann, Adriana
Climate Change, Water Supply and Sanitation: Risk Assessment, Management, Mitigation and Reduction pulls together the final outcomes and recommendations from the PREPARED project that originated from the WSSTP (Water Supply and Sanitation ...eBook
Identification and Countermeasures
by Sun Xiaozhen
<p>Heavily illustrated with 900 pictures of actual well control sites, <em>Common Well Control Hazards: Identification and Countermeasures</em> provides a visual representation of 177 common well control hazards and how to prevent or counteract ...eBook
by Ryen Caenn, HCH Darley & George R. Gray
<p><em>Composition and Properties of Drilling and Completion Fluids, Seventh Edition,</em> delivers the most up-to-date information on drilling fluid choices and techniques. Long considered the mud bible for the oil and gas professional for overeBook
by Gaal, G.
Quantitative resource assessment methods play an increasing role in exploration for petroleum, water and minerals. This volume presents an international review on the state-of-the-art of the computerized methodology in resource exploration. The ...eBook
by Mickley, Mike
Permitting the disposal of concentrate and other waste streams is often one of the most challenging tasks associated with the development and implementation of desalination projects. This study focuses on the review of key regulatory ...eBook
by James G. Speight
<p>Natural gas and crude oil production from hydrocarbon rich deep shale formations is one of the most quickly expanding trends in domestic oil and gas exploration. Vast new natural gas and oil resources are being discovered every year across ...eBook
by Agudelo-Vera, Claudia
The drinking water distribution system (DWDS) is a critical infrastructure and a costly asset with a life time of several decades. With rapidly changing urban environments and increasing technological innovation, drinking water demand is likely ...eBook
by Hale, M.
The considerable exploration success achieved by geochemistry over the last several decades - and still continuing - has provided both the basis and rationale for the Handbook of Exploration Geochemistry series, including Volume 6, <i>Drainage ...eBook
Mining, Quarries, Roads and Forestry
by David Wylie
<p>As Scottish Correspondent for Earthmovers Magazine, David Wylie has enjoyed privileged access to the mines, quarries, road projects and forestry sites across Scotland. On his visits he has seen some of the biggest and arguably the best, ...eBook