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  • Social Terrains of Mine Closure in the Philippines

    By Minerva Chaloping March

    The current discourse on mine closure is informed predominantly by industry and corporate perspectives and predicated by experiences of mainly mining companies that are based in developed countries where necessary planning frameworks and regulatory requirements are well-established. Mine closure…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Mining in Latin America

    Critical Approaches to the New Extraction

    Edited by Kalowatie Deonandan, Michael L. Dougherty

    The last two decades have witnessed a dramatic expansion and intensification of mineral resource exploitation and development across the global south, especially in Latin America. This shift has brought mining more visibly into global public debates and spurred a great deal of controversy and…

    Hardback – 2016-07-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Responsible Mining

    Key Principles for Industry Integrity

    By Sara Bice

    Mining can have negative environmental and social impacts, but can also be responsible. However corporations have little impetus to act responsibly without being held to account by an informed and active public, and by strong institutions and governments which not only create but also enforce…

    Paperback – 2016-06-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Mineral Economics and Policy

    By John E. Tilton, Juan Ignacio Guzmán

    This textbook provides an introduction to the field of mineral economics and its use in understanding the behaviour of mineral commodity markets and in assessing both public and corporate policies in this important economic sector. The focus is on metal and non-metallic commodities rather than…

    Paperback – 2016-03-17
    Routledge

  • Mountain Movers

    Mining, Sustainability and the Agents of Change

    By Daniel M. Franks

    The products of mining are everywhere – if it wasn’t grown, it was mined or drilled. But the mining industry has a chequered past. Pollution, human rights abuses, and corruption have tarnished the reputation of the industry across the globe. Over a decade ago the major mining companies embraced the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Mine Planning and Equipment Selection 2004

    Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection, Wroclaw, Poland, 1-3 September 2004

    Edited by Monika Hardygóra, Gabriela Paszkowska, Marek Sikora

    Spearheading the promotion of international technology transfer in the fields of mine planning, mining systems design, equipment selection and operation techniques, the International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection is recognised by the mining society as a key annual event in…

    Hardback – 2004-08-15
    CRC Press

  • Clay Seals of Oil and Gas Deposits

    Edited by V.I. Osipov, V.N. Sokolov, V.V. Eremeev

    Provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of clay seals, from the formation of deposits and an analysis of their composition and properties, to the physical relationships between these clay seals and the environments in which they are found. Looks at seven different types of clay seals from a…

    Hardback – 2003-01-01
    CRC Press

  • Rock Mechanics

    Proceedings of the 35th US Symposium on Rock Mechanics

    Edited by Jaak J.K. Daemen, Richard A. Schultz

    The US Symposium on Rock Mechanics, held at Lake Tahoe, California/Nevada, is the 35th in a continuing series of now biennial meetings organized to support the national and trans-national interests of US scientists, engineers, consultants, students, and technologists interested in rock mechanics…

    Hardback – 1995-01-01
    CRC Press

  • Sustaining Development in Mineral Economies

    The Resource Curse Thesis

    By Richard Auty

    It is widely believed that natural mineral resources are desirable. However there is growing evidence that this may not always be the case. Indeed, it seems that natural assets can distort the economy to such a degree that the benefit actually becomes a curse. In Sustaining Development in Mineral…

    Hardback – 1993-04-22
    Routledge

  • Rock Mechanics Contributions and Challenges

    Proceedings of the 31st US Symposium on Rock Mechanics

    Edited by W. Hustrulid, G.A. Johnson

    The theme of the 31st US Symposium on Rock Mechanics is 'Rock Mechanics contributions and challenges', having as objective the examination and quantification of the progress that has been achieved in addressing the major practical challenges facing the science of rock mechanics and mine design. The…

    Hardback – 1990-01-01
    CRC Press

  • Key Questions in Rock Mechanics

    Proceedings of the 29th US Symposium on Rock Mechanics

    Edited by P.A. Cundall, A.M. Starfield, Sterling. R.L.

    .…

    Hardback – 1988-01-01
    CRC Press

  • Rock Mechanics

    Proceedings of the 28th US Symposium

    Edited by I.W. Farmer, J.J. Daemen, C.S. Desai, C.E. Glass, S.P. Neuman

    Rock Mechanics is a term covering a wide range of interdisciplinary interests. Developing originally from a need to understand the relation between the forces released by excavation and the resistance of the surrounding rocks, it has expanded to cover the engineering of the major part of the…

    Hardback – 1987-01-01
    CRC Press

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