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SME Mining Engineering Handbook, Third Edition

Edited by Peter Darling
Published by Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration - 2011
1984 pages
2 Volumes Hardbound

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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.

Click here to read the front matter of Volume 1.

The book's 115 thought-provoking chapters examine nearly every aspect of mining including:

  • Market economics
  • Exploration
  • Deposit assessment
  • Management and administration
  • Method selection
  • Rock breaking
  • Ground mechanics
  • Infrastructure and services
  • Surface extraction
  • Hydraulic and pipeline mining
  • Underground development
  • Underground extraction
  • Mineral processing
  • Health and safety
  • Environmental issues
  • Community and social issues

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