Surface Mining, 2nd edition
This classic is a reference book for the working engineer and a textbook for the mining student. It gives a brief history of surface mining and a general overview of the current state of surface mining. Topics range from production and productivity to technological developments and trends in equipment. This text takes the approach that exploration and mining geologists must be experts in a number of fields, including basic finance and economics, logistics, and pragmatic prospecting.
Edited by B.A. Kennedy. Published by SME in 1990. 1206 pages.
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