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  • 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 Guzman

    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 Hardygora, 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

    This volume presents the proceedings of a symposium on rock mechanics, held in the USA in 1995. Topics covered include: rock dynamics; tool-rock interaction; radioactive waste disposal; underground mining; fragmentation and blasting; theoretical and model studies; hydrology; and rock creep.…

    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

    Proceedings of the 31st Symposium on Rock Mechanics, held at Golden, Colo., June 1990. The papers cover such areas as experimental studies; conceptual, analytical, and numerical modeling; and design and construction methods. Many address practical mining problems, with particular area emphasis on co…

    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 on Rock Mechanics

    By J. Dacmen, C. Desai, Ian Farmer, S. Neuman

    .…

    Hardback – 1987-01-01
    CRC Press

  • Proceedings of the 26th US Symposium on Rock Mechanics

    Proceedings of the 26th US Symposium on Rock Mechanics

    By Ashworth

    Hardback – 1985-01-01
    CRC Press

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