Handbook of Gold Exploration and Evaluation Book
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Handbook of Gold Exploration and Evaluation


  • Author : Eoin Macdonald
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2007-02-21
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 664
  • ISBN 10 : 9781845692544

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Handbook of Gold Exploration and Evaluation Excerpt :

Designed for geologists and engineers engaged specifically in the search for gold deposits of all types and as a reference for academics in higher schools of learning, Handbook of gold exploration and evaluation provides principles and detailed explanations that underpin the correct interpretation of day-to-day experience in the field. Problems are addressed with regard to the analysis, interpretation and understanding of the general framework within which both primary and secondary gold resources are explored, developed and exploited. Handbook of gold exploration and evaluation covers a comprehensive range of topics including the nature and history of gold, geology of gold ore deposits, gold deposition in the weathering environment, sedimentation and detrital gold, gold exploration, lateritic and placer gold sampling, mine planning and practise for shallow deposits, metallurgical processes and design, and evaluation, risk and feasibility. Covers the nature and history of gold Addresses problems with regard to the framework in which gold resources are explored, developed and exploited Discusses topics including the geology of gold ore deposits, metallurgical processes and design, evaluation, risk and feasibility

Mineral Property Evaluation Book
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Mineral Property Evaluation


  • Author : Richard L. Bullock
  • Publisher : Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration
  • Release Date : 2017-12-01
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 552
  • ISBN 10 : 9780873354455

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“Everything” sums up what must be considered for a properly documented property evaluation. Less than 30% of the projects that are developed in the minerals industry yield the return on investment that was projected from the project feasibility studies. The tools described in this handbook will greatly improve the probability of meeting your projections and minimizing project execution capital cost blowout that has become so prevalent in this industry in recent years. Mineral Property Evaluation provides guidelines to follow in performing mineral property feasibility and evaluation studies and due diligence, and in preparing proper documents for bankable presentations. It highlights the need for a consistent, systematic methodology in performing evaluation and feasibility work. The objective of a feasibility and evaluation study should be to assess the value of the undeveloped or developed mineral property and to convey these findings to the company that is considering applying technical and physical changes to bring the property into production of a mineral product. The analysis needs to determine the net present worth returned to the company for investing in these changes and to reach that decision point as early as possible and with the least amount of money spent on the evaluation study. All resources are not reserves, nor are all minerals an ore. The successful conclusion of any property evaluation depends on the development, work, and conclusions of the project team. The handbook has a diverse audience: • Professionals in the minerals industry that perform mineral property evaluations. • Companies that have mineral properties and perform mineral property feasibility studies and evaluations or are buying properties based on property evaluation. • Financial institutions, both domestic and overseas, that finance or raise capital for the minerals industry. • Consulting firms and architectural and engineering contractors that utilize mineral property fe

The Mining Valuation Handbook 4e Book

The Mining Valuation Handbook 4e


  • Author : Victor Rudenno
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-05-22
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 624
  • ISBN 10 : 9780730377092

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An essential, in-depth guide to mining investment analysis Written by a mining investment expert, The Mining Valuation Handbook: Mining and Energy Valuation for Investors and Management is a useful resource. It's designed to be utilized by executives, investors, and financial and mining analysts. The book guides those who need to assess the value and investment potential of mining opportunities. The fourth edition text has been fully updated in its coverage of a broad scope of topics, such as feasibility studies, commodity values, indicative capital and operating costs, valuation and pricing techniques, and exploration and expansion effects.

Handbook of Marine Mineral Deposits Book

Handbook of Marine Mineral Deposits


  • Author : David Spencer Cronan
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-10-19
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 424
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351442435

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This handbook summarizes the main advances in our understanding of marine minerals and concentrates on the deposits of proven economic potential. In cases where our knowledge may be too limited to allow defining of their economic potential, those minerals are covered regionally or by deposit type. Handbook of Marine Mineral Deposits is divided into three sections; Marine placers, manganese nodules and crusts, and deep-sea hydrothermal mineralization. All of these mineral deposits have great potential importance to economic geologists and marine mines. Edited by an acknowledged expert in the field, this handbook includes work by internationally renowned contributors. The new United Nations Law of the Sea, ratified by over 100 countries within the past two years, provides a framework and guidelines for deep-sea mineral exploration that increases international interest in this book. The Handbook serves as a platform from which to launch the more detailed evaluation studies that will need to take place in the 21st century before recovery can continue or commence. Handbook of Marine Mineral Deposits is useful to mineralogists, economic geologists, marine geologists, marine miners, and conservationists. Features

Mineral Resources Book
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Mineral Resources


  • Author : Manuel Bustillo Revuelta
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-08-23
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 653
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319587608

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This comprehensive textbook covers all major topics related to the utilization of mineral resources for human activities. It begins with general concepts like definitions of mineral resources, mineral resources and humans, recycling mineral resources, distribution of minerals resources across Earth, and international standards in mining, among others. Then it turns to a classification of mineral resources, covering the main types from a geological standpoint. The exploration of mineral resources is also treated, including geophysical methods of exploration, borehole geophysical logging, geochemical methods, drilling methods, and mineral deposit models in exploration. Further, the book addresses the evaluation of mineral resources, from sampling techniques to the economic evaluation of mining projects (i.e. types and density of sampling, mean grade definition and calculation, Sichel’s estimator, evaluation methods – classical and geostatistical, economic evaluation – NPV, IRR, and PP, estimation of risk, and software for evaluating mineral resources). It subsequently describes key mineral resource exploitation methods (open pit and underground mining) and the mineral processing required to obtain saleable products (crushing, grinding, sizing, ore separation, and concentrate dewatering, also with some text devoted to tailings dams). Lastly, the book discusses the environmental impact of mining, covering all the aspects of this very important topic, from the description of diverse impacts to the environmental impact assessment (EIA), which is essential in modern mining projects.

Mining and the Environment Book

Mining and the Environment


  • Author : Karlheinz Spitz
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-08-20
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 796
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351183659

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The history of mining is replete with controversy of which much is related to environmental damage and consequent community outrage. Over recent decades, this has led to increased pressure to improve the environmental and social performance of mining operations, particularly in developing countries. The industry has responded by embracing the ideals of sustainability and corporate social responsibility. Mining and the Environment identifies and discusses the wide range of social and environmental issues pertaining to mining, with particular reference to mining in developing countries, from where many of the project examples and case studies have been selected. Following an introductory overview of pressing issues, the book illustrates how environmental and social impact assessment, such as defined in "The Equator Principles", integrates with the mining lifecycle and how environmental and social management aims to eliminate the negative and accentuate the positive mining impacts. Practical approaches are provided for managing issues ranging from land acquisition and resettlement of Indigenous peoples, to the technical aspects of acid rock drainage and mine waste management. Moreover, thorough analyses of ways and means of sharing non-transitory mining benefits with host communities are presented to allow mining to provide sustainable benefits for the affected communities. This second edition of Mining and the Environment includes new chapters on Health Impact Assessment, Biodiversity and Gender Issues, all of which have become more important since the first edition appeared a decade ago. The wide coverage of issues and the many real-life case studies make this practice-oriented book a reference and key reading. It is intended for environmental consultants, engineers, regulators and operators in the field and for students to use as a course textbook. As much of the matter applies to the extractive industries as a whole, it will also serve environmental professionals i

Geological Methods in Mineral Exploration and Mining Book

Geological Methods in Mineral Exploration and Mining


  • Author : Roger Marjoribanks
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 115
  • ISBN 10 : 9789401158220

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This book is written as a practical field manual to effective. Each geolOgist has to develop his/her be used by geologists engaged in mineral explo own techniques and will ultimately be judged on ration. It is also hoped that it will serve as a text results, not the process by which these results and reference for students in Applied Geology were reached. In mineral exploration, the only courses of universities and colleges. The book 'right' way of doing anything is the way that aims to outline some of the practical skills that locates ore in the quickest and most cost-effective turn the graduate geologist into an explo manner. It is preferable, however, for an individ rationist:. It is intended as a practical 'how to' ual to develop his/her own method of operation book, rather than as a text on geological or ore after having tried, and become aware of, those deposit theory. procedures which experience has shown to work An explorationist is a professional who search well and which are generally accepted in indus try as good exploration practice. es for ore bodies in a scientific and structured way. Although an awkward and artificial term, The chapters of the book approximately fol this is the only available word to describe the low the steps which a typical exploration pro totality of the skills which are needed to locate gramme would go through. In Chapter 1, the and define economic mineralization.

ICSST 2021 Book

ICSST 2021


  • Author : Jarnawi Afgani
  • Publisher : European Alliance for Innovation
  • Release Date : 2022-07-02
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 615
  • ISBN 10 : 9781631903571

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The 1st International Conference on Social, Science, and Technology (ICSST) 2021 was organized by Universitas Islam Syekh Yusuf Tangerang. This conference was held on November 25, 2021, in Tangerang, Indonesia. ICSST provides a platform for lecturers, teachers, researchers, and practitioners to share their insights and perspectives related to the theme "Transformation of Science and Culture during the Pandemic Era and Afterwards". From the theme above, the detailed sub-theme of the conference was formulated to cover the general theme of education, science, social, and technology. The selected paper presented are then documented in this proceeding book entitled The Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Social, Science, and Technology, ICSST 2021. This proceeding is expected to provide an insightful perspective and point of view in developing the innovation for overcoming future challenges and obstacles in the field of education, social, science, and technology during the pandemic era and afterward. The success of the conference till the compilation of the articles in this book is definitely the result of the effort of people who contribute and work wholeheartedly. We sincerely appreciate the Steering Committee, Keynote Speakers, Organizing Committee Team, and Participants for their contributions to the conference. Finally, we hope that The Proceeding of 1st ICSST 2021- Universitas Islam Syekh Yusuf Tangerang, Indonesia will be useful for all participants and readers to present the innovative novel in the future. See you all in the next ICSST.

Belt Conveying of Minerals Book

Belt Conveying of Minerals


  • Author : E D Yardley
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2008-02-01
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN 10 : 9781845694302

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Belt Conveying of Minerals is a comprehensive reference on the science and technology of belt conveyors, aimed at providing mine and quarry operators, as well as engineering students, with a balanced view of the technical issues associated with belt conveyors and to assist in the decision-making process when installing belt conveyor systems. A discussion of the history and economics of conveyor applications sets the scene. Conveyor design is investigated in detail, covering power requirements, belt tensioning, and hardware. Principles regarding construction and joining of belts are outlined and a helpful and practical overview of relevant standards, belt test methods, and issues surrounding standardisation is given. Conveyor belt systems can represent a significant operational hazard, so the authors have set out to highlight the important area of safety, with consideration given to fire/electrical resistance, as well as the interface between personnel and conveyor systems – including nip points and operational issues such as man-riding. Selected case studies illustrate some practical aspects of installation and operation. A comprehensive reference on the science and technology of belt conveyors Provides a balanced view of the technical issues associated with belt conveyors Investigates conveyor design and outlines the principles of construction

SME Mining Engineering Handbook  Third Edition Book

SME Mining Engineering Handbook Third Edition


  • Author : Peter Darling
  • Publisher : SME
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 1840
  • ISBN 10 : 9780873352642

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This third edition of the SME Mining Engineering Handbook reaffirms its international reputation as "the handbook of choice" for today's practicing mining engineer. It distills the body of knowledge that characterizes mining engineering as a disciplinary field and has subsequently helped to inspire and inform generations of mining professionals.Virtually all of the information is original content, representing the latest information from more than 250 internationally recognized mining industry experts. Within the handbook's 115 thought-provoking chapters are current topics relevant to today's mining professional: Analyzing how the mining and minerals industry will develop over the medium and long term--why such changes are inevitable, what this will mean in terms of challenges, and how they could be managed Explaining the mechanics associated with the multifaceted world of mine and mineral economics, from the decisions associated with how best to finance a single piece of high-value equipment to the long-term cash-flow issues associated with mine planning at a mature operation Describing the recent and ongoing technical initiatives and engineering developments in relation to robotics, automation, acid rock drainage, block caving optimization, or process dewatering methods Examining in detail the methods and equipment available to achieve efficient, predictable, and safe rock breaking, whether employing a tunnel boring machine for development work, mineral extraction using a mobile miner, or cast blasting at a surface coal operation Identifying the salient points that dictate which is the safest, most efficient, and most versatile extraction method to employ, as well as describing in detail how each alternative is engineered Discussing the impacts that social and environmental issues have on mining from the pre-exploration phase to end-of-mine issues and beyond, and how to manage these two increasingly important factors to the benefit of both the mining companies and

Elements and Mineral Resources Book

Elements and Mineral Resources


  • Author : Joaquim Sanz
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022
  • Genre: Earth sciences
  • Pages : 379
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030858896

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This textbook is the first to offer essential information on the ores and basic properties of the majority of chemical elements, together with the most important industrial minerals, their latest applications and recycling options, illustrated with a wealth of photos. This book represents the culmination of a comprehensive project jointly pursued by the Valent Masachs Geology Museum and the Universitat Politicnica de Catalunya (UPC) (Polytechnic University of Catalonia) over the past several years. Published in response to multiple requests from university professors and other educators, it will promote a new society in which human beings use the Earth's natural resources responsibly and with respect for the environment. Keep in mind that we aren't the only inhabitants of the Earth, a wonderful but depletable planet!

Recent Advances in Laser Ablation ICP MS for Archaeology Book

Recent Advances in Laser Ablation ICP MS for Archaeology


  • Author : Laure Dussubieux
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-09-05
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 358
  • ISBN 10 : 9783662498941

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Recent Advances in Laser Ablation ICP MS for Archaeology Excerpt :

This book explores different aspects of LA-ICP-MS (laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry). It presents a large array of new analytical protocols for elemental or isotope analysis. LA-ICP-MS is a powerful tool that combines a sampling device able to remove very small quantities of material without leaving visible damage at the surface of an object. Furthermore, it functions as a sensitive analytical instrument that measures, within a few seconds, a wide range of isotopes in inorganic samples. Determining the elemental or the isotopic composition of ancient material is essential to address questions related to ancient technology or provenance and therefore aids archaeologists in reconstructing exchange networks for goods, people and ideas. Recent improvements of LA-ICP-MS have opened new avenues of research that are explored in this volume.

Applied Geochemistry Book

Applied Geochemistry


  • Author : Athanas S. Macheyeki
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-02-14
  • Genre: Geochemical prospecting
  • Pages : 210
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128194959

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Applied Geochemistry Excerpt :

Applied Geochemistry: Advances in Mineral Exploration Techniques is a book targeting all levels of exploration geologists, geology students and geoscientists working in the mining industry. This reference book covers mineral exploration techniques from multiple dimensions, including the application of statistics - both principal component analysis and factor analysis - to multifractal modeling. The book explains these approaches step-by-step and gives their limitations. In addition to techniques and applications in mineral exploration, Applied Geochemistry describes mineral deposits and the theories underpinning their formation through worldwide case studies. Includes both conventional and nonconventional techniques for mineral exploration, including lithogeochemical methods Highlights the importance and applications of multifractal models, 3D - mineral prospectivity modeling Features case studies from mines and mineral exploration ventures around the world

Economic Evaluations in Exploration Book

Economic Evaluations in Exploration


  • Author : Friedrich-Wilhelm Wellmer
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2007-11-29
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 250
  • ISBN 10 : 9783540735595

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Economic Evaluations in Exploration Excerpt :

This fully updated textbook is intended for the economic geologist who deals with the evaluation of deposits at an early stage of development. It offers rules for quick and easy calculations based on the application of approximate data. It provides both the student and the geologist in the field with a complete set of rules and methods enabling them to perform a quick initial evaluation of the deposit without the support of specialists or computers – even if he is left to his own resources. All rules for calculations are illustrated with examples, and mistakes and pitfalls the authors encountered during their careers are pointed out.

Hard Rock Miner s Handbook Book
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Hard Rock Miner s Handbook


  • Author : Jack De la Vergne
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 314
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:1120452448

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