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This publication summarizes important information relating to uranium supply and demand and incorporates data from previous publications, as well as from the International Uranium Resources Evaluation Project (IUREP), and other publicly available information and government data which have been collected and reviewed by experts. It focuses on Africa and provides a comprehensive reference source for uranium geology, exploration, resources, production and related activities in 53 countries. It will be useful to decision makers at all levels, including but not limited to, government officers in energy and mineral resource fields, exploration companies, geologists, geological surveys, energy utilities, universities, research institutions, and natural resource authorities.
This publication is part of a series that summarizes important information relating to uranium supply and demand and incorporates data from previous publications, as well as from the International Uranium Resources Evaluation Project (IUREP), and other publicly available information and government data which have been collected and reviewed by experts. This volume focuses on Central, Eastern and South-eastern Europe and provides a comprehensive reference source for uranium geology, exploration, resources, production and related activities in 25 countries. It will be useful to decision makers at all levels, including but not limited to, government officers in energy and mineral resource fields, exploration companies, geologists, geological surveys, energy utilities, universities, research institutions and natural resource authorities.
Scientific and practical studies of raw material issues presents the contribution to the Russian-German raw materials forum. The main theme of the book is problematic issues of subsoil use, whereby the contributions are divided in two main parts: - Exploration, mining and processing, and - Mining services Paying much attention to complex processes in the mining industry, Scientific and practical studies of raw material issues will be of interest to academics and professional involved or interested in Mining Engineering and Earth Sciences.
In the past 13 years since the publication of Longwall Mining, 2nd edition in 2006, although there have been no major changes in longwall mining technology and operations, many incremental developments in the whole system as well as various subsystems of the existing longwall mining operational technologies as detailed in the 2nd edition have been added to this edition. Major developments are automation, and health and safety technology, as well as equipment reliability, thereby greatly increasing productivity and cutting cost. In particular, the longwall system can now run automatically cut by cut forever without operators' intervention provided that the geology allows it. Other health and safety features such as LASC, personal proximity detection, color lighting, automatic shield water sprays and remote shearer control are fully operational. There are more than 7000 sensors installed in current longwall mining systems. The big data obtained and fast communication technology have been fully utilized to improve and solve operational problems in real time. Those features are fully documented in the new edition. In pursuit of high productivity and cutting cost, life cycle management that increases equipment reliability has been implemented by OEM. Automation improvement such as tail-end automatic chain tensioner greatly extends AFC chain's service life. Other incremental improvements including dust and methane controls, entry development, panel design and face move are addressed. Additional operational issues such as extension of panel width and compatibility test are also discussed. Since the last plow longwall mine was closed in 2018, the chapter on plow longwalling has been dropped and in its place Automation of Longwall Components and System is added. Also, a new chapter Longwall Top Coal Caving Mining (LTCC) is added due to its successful application in Australia since 2005. Longwall Mining, 3rd edition will be of interest to professionals and academics in the field of mining engineering specifically, serving both as a reference work and an (under)graduate textbook, but will also interest civil, geomechanical and geological engineers and rock mechanics professionals, as well as coal operators, mining consultants, researchers, equipment manufacturers, and government regulators.
Need to recall properties of a rock or mineral on the fly? Or quickly convert to metric units in the field? When you're on a job site, you need answers fast. But answers don't always come easily, especially if your library of reference materials is back in the office. Engineers are often called on to answer technical questions and solve problems while in the field. It's not always feasible to bring along the bulky reference materials needed to research engineering-related topics. Now there's a simple solution. The SME Mining Reference Handbook is a practical field reference for mining and minerals engineers who spend time away from the office. With its comprehensive store of charts, graphs, tables, equations, and rules of thumb, the handbook is the essential technical reference for mobile mining professionals. It's also a convenient desk reference for in-office use. To keep the handbook portable, content was carefully selected to include only the most relevant and widely used information. This distillation of vital technical data was culled from volumes of mining and engineering literature. Its compact size and durable cover make it a convenient resource, ideal for a briefcase, glove compartment, or personal bookshelf. While written as a quick reference for experienced engineers, students and government practioners will also find it useful.
The Mine Maintenance Management Reader is an indispensable handbook for maintenance managers and supervisors, and mine and plant managers in heavy industry. Virtually every aspect of this essential function is addressed, from organizing maintenance around a plant-level production strategy, to how maintenance professionals can provide a road map for creating a more efficient organization. These critical big-picture issues are brought to life through engaging vignettes of maintenance men and women dealing with real-life, day-to-day problems and concerns. You'll learn how Charlie, a plant manager, gets into trouble when he adopts a team approach to maintenance without doing his homework. You'll see how Vivian, a haulage truck driver, sets a new standard for the quality of preventive maintenance inspections. And you'll read how Jerry, a general manager, establishes responsibilities for maintenance support that increase the production capacity and profitability of his mining operation. Author Paul D. Tomlingson draws on his 35 years of maintenance management consulting experience to craft these compelling, yet highly instructional, stories. Each reveals a powerful lesson, providing you with ideas and techniques to help solve maintenance problems you may be grappling with today.
Here is the information you need to face the ever-increasing technological, economic, environmental, and geopolitical challenges of this industry and ensure long-term productivity and growth for your organization. Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy presents more than a century of innovation drivers that have advanced the mineral processing industry. Trends, developments, and improvements are discussed in depth, and likely areas for future innovations are explored. This proceedings from the successful 2013 symposium features more than 75 subject-matter experts. These authors share their knowledge, experience, and passion for the metallurgical industry. Topics include: Comminution equipment, modeling, and instrumentation Magnetic, electrostatic, density-based, dense medium, and liquid/solid separations Nickel and cobalt, zinc and lead, copper and rare earth hydrometallurgy, and gold and silver extraction Innovations in pyrometallurgy, copper smelting, and the iron and steel industry, and refining of platinum group metals Process mineralogy and laboratory automation, analytical chemistry, and measurement of mineral structure and surface chemistry Environmental breakthroughs in acid rock drainage, tailings management, water and brine treatment, chemical and bacterial water treatment, and air pollution control. The papers are accompanied by abundant full-color photographs, figures, illustrations, charts, and author biographies.
Beneficiation of Phosphate Ore examines various methods for processing phosphate rock, an important mineral commodity used in the production of phosphoric acid. The majority of phosphoric acid is produced by the wet process, in which phosphate rock is reacted with sulfuric acid to produce phosphoric acid and gypsum (calcium sulfate dihydrate). This wet process demands a phosphate rock feed that meets certain specifications to produce phosphoric acid efficiently and economically. Beneficiation of Phosphate Ore thoroughly explains the methods used in beneficiation of different types of phosphate ores for use in the wet process. The mineralogical properties of the two major types of phosphate deposits, sedimentary and igneous, are described along with the processing methods. The benefits and disadvantages of each process are discussed in detail.
Newly revised and expanded, this long-awaited 7th edition of Industrial Minerals and Rocks builds on the strengths of the earlier editions but adds significant new content-ensuring the continued relevance of this classic text. This widely read global reference tool is one of the most authoritative sources for timely information on industrial minerals and rocks, the markets they serve, and their multitude of uses. Changes in the global economy have greatly impacted the mining, processing, and marketing of industrial minerals. Additionally, the development of new technologies and a globalization of the customer base have driven fast-paced innovation in processing, packaging, transporting, and end use. The new edition examines these important and diverse changes and their complex ramifications in the world of industrial minerals and rocks.