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Mining And Civilization, Fathi Habashi 2015 Laval University, Quebec City, Canada

Mining And Civilization, Fathi Habashi

Fathi Habashi

Ancient ruins or an ancient stone statue recalls the work of miners who brought the material from a quarry so that the sculptor can create a work of art. Carving of massive stone blocks and piercing tunnels in mountains are arts in which the same tools of mining are used and mining engineers are involved. Studying history of mining necessitates also the study of archaeology, art, architecture, and world history in general since it is the history of civilization. The pyramids of Egypt, the gold of Tut Ankh Amoun, the Coloseum in Rome, the Taj Mahal in Agra, and the ...


Responses Of Ka’Oje Metallurgical Manganese Ore To Gravity Concentration Techniques, R. A. Muriana 2015 Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria

Responses Of Ka’Oje Metallurgical Manganese Ore To Gravity Concentration Techniques, R. A. Muriana

Innovative Research Publications IRP India

Metallurgical manganese ore samples from Ka’oje (Nigeria) were enriched to higher Metallurgical grades during wet gravity separation techniques which included Jigging and Tabling operations. As-mined samples S1 (36.83%MnO), S2 (47.85%MnO), S3 (58.85%MnO) and S4 (54.96%MnO) were dressed and screened to -780+500 μm, -500+355μm, -355+250 μm, -250+192 μm and -192 μm particle size ranges. Obtained Jigging test concentrates assayed 51.54% MnO minimum recovery level with an enrichment ratio (ER) of 1.02; while Tabling operation concentrates assayed 91.11% MnO maximum recovery and 1.14 ER value ...


Tehran Subway Tunnel Settlement Analysis By Using Analytical, Experimental And Numerical Methods (Case Study: Station Of Imam Ali University), Innovative Research Publications IRP India, Javad Sadeghi, Hadi Hamidian Shourmasti 2015 Innovative Research Publications

Tehran Subway Tunnel Settlement Analysis By Using Analytical, Experimental And Numerical Methods (Case Study: Station Of Imam Ali University), Innovative Research Publications Irp India, Javad Sadeghi, Hadi Hamidian Shourmasti

Innovative Research Publications IRP India

In The recent decades, the use of underground spaces including tunnels, railway, subway, cavern, underground spaces and others had great growth. Geological and geotechnical site conditions vary in different projects, requires different design, calculation and implementation methods also requires that the past experience and scientific and technical principles consistently applied. In this article we have tried to use the method of analytical, numerical and experimental investigation of the subway tunnel subsidence station of Imam Ali university


Value Addition In Packaging : Delight To The Industry, Innovative Research Publications IRP India, Goyat Arohit, Department of Printing Technology, GJUS&T, Hisar (Haryana) 2015 Innovative Research Publications

Value Addition In Packaging : Delight To The Industry, Innovative Research Publications Irp India, Goyat Arohit, Department Of Printing Technology, Gjus&T, Hisar (Haryana)

Innovative Research Publications IRP India

Earlier packaging was done just to deliver the product safely from producer to consumer. But, now packaging is done to delight the consumer as most consumers judge product by its packaging before buying. In today’s scenario many companies are launching similar products. To compete in the market some value addition features are added to a package for brand identification & sale promotions. This project is about to study the various aspects & techniques to add value to a package.


An Evaluation Of Carbon Concentrations Associted With Biodiesel Particulate Matter In An Underground Metal Mine, David Evans 2015 Montana Tech of the University of Montana

An Evaluation Of Carbon Concentrations Associted With Biodiesel Particulate Matter In An Underground Metal Mine, David Evans

Graduate Theses & Non-Theses

Exposure to diesel particulate matter from diesel exhaust has been shown to have adverse health effects in humans. In 2012 The International Agency for Research on Cancer classified diesel exhaust as a group 1 know human carcinogen. Because of the associated health effects, there has been a strong push to reduce the amount of diesel exhaust present in the mining industry. Biodiesel is one to the more common and promising control options used to reduce the amount of diesel particulate matter that is generated during fuel combustion. The use of biodiesel over petroleum diesel has been shown to reduce not ...


Söyleşi- Rauf H Eric, Güney Afrika'da Madencilik Ve Metal Kazanımı (Interview With Rauf H Eric, Mining And Metal Extraction In South Africa), Ahmet Deniz Bas 2015 Laval University

Söyleşi- Rauf H Eric, Güney Afrika'da Madencilik Ve Metal Kazanımı (Interview With Rauf H Eric, Mining And Metal Extraction In South Africa), Ahmet Deniz Bas

Ahmet Deniz Bas

No abstract provided.


Management Challenges In Nurturing A Safe Work Environment, T. W. Camm 2015 Montana Tech

Management Challenges In Nurturing A Safe Work Environment, T. W. Camm

Mining Engineering

As engineers, we are trained to use logical, rational problem solving to insure our mines operate at maximum efficiency. We tend to use the same technical approach to design safety into all mining systems. This works well for machines, but not so much for the human component. Recent insights in the field of behavioral economics provide useful ideas for addressing the fact that we are driven by emotions more often than by rational thought. Understanding the nonrational aspect of human behavior is an important piece of any safety system design.


Kanada'da Madencilik Ve Metal Kazanımı (Mining And Metal Extraction In Canada), Ahmet Deniz Bas 2015 Laval University

Kanada'da Madencilik Ve Metal Kazanımı (Mining And Metal Extraction In Canada), Ahmet Deniz Bas

Ahmet Deniz Bas

No abstract provided.


Korean Anthracite Coal Cleaning By Means Of Dry And Wet Based Separation Technologies, Majid Mahmoodabadi 2015 University of Kentucky

Korean Anthracite Coal Cleaning By Means Of Dry And Wet Based Separation Technologies, Majid Mahmoodabadi

Theses and Dissertations--Mining Engineering

Korean coals are typically high rank anthracite characterized by high ash content and difficult cleaning characteristics. The main objective of the study was to evaluate the feasibility of treating various size fractions within the coal using an assortment of physical coal cleaning technologies. Dry cleaning is preferred due to the friability of the coal. As such, three pneumatic processes were tested including Ore Sorting for the plus 10 mm material, Air Table Separation for 10 x 1 mm fraction and Tribo-electric Separator for - 1 mm fraction. The Dense Medium Cyclone is known to be one of the most efficient separation ...


Treatment Of A Copper-Rich Gold Ore By Cyanide Leaching, Ammonia Pretreatment And Ammoniacal Cyanide Leaching, Ahmet Deniz Bas, Elif Koc, Ersin Y. Yazici, Haci Deveci 2015 Laval University

Treatment Of A Copper-Rich Gold Ore By Cyanide Leaching, Ammonia Pretreatment And Ammoniacal Cyanide Leaching, Ahmet Deniz Bas, Elif Koc, Ersin Y. Yazici, Haci Deveci

Ahmet Deniz Bas

No abstract provided.


The Dispersion And Selective Flocculation Of Hematite Ore, Howard James Haselhuhn III 2015 Michigan Technological University

The Dispersion And Selective Flocculation Of Hematite Ore, Howard James Haselhuhn Iii

Dissertations, Master's Theses and Master's Reports - Open

Iron ore is one of the most important ores in the world. Over the past century, most mining of iron ore has been focused on magnetite (Fe3O4). As the name suggests, magnetite is magnetic in nature and is easily separated from gangue (unwanted) minerals through magnetic separation processes. Unfortunately, the magnetite ore bodies are diminishing. Because of this, there has been a recent drive to pursue technology that can economically separate hematite (Fe2O3) from its gangue minerals as hematite is a much more abundant source of iron. Most hematite ore has a very small liberation size that is frequently less ...


Pilot Scale Demonstration And Evaluation Of Innovative Non-Deslimed Non-Classified Gravity-Fed Hm Cyclone, Yumo Zhang 2015 University of Kentucky

Pilot Scale Demonstration And Evaluation Of Innovative Non-Deslimed Non-Classified Gravity-Fed Hm Cyclone, Yumo Zhang

Theses and Dissertations--Mining Engineering

Coal preparation plants are required in some cases to produce a high-grade product using a low specific gravity cut-point. For these situations, a second higher gravity separation would be desirable to generate a mid-grade product that can be utilized for electricity generation thereby maximizing coal recovery. A study was conducted to evaluate the potential of achieving efficient separations at two different density cut-points in a single stage using a three-product dense medium cyclone. Variations in density cut-point and process efficiency values were quantified as a function of the feed medium density, feed medium-to-coal ratio, and feed pressure using a three-level ...


The Effects Of Physical Flash Hole Deviations On Factory-Grade Rifle Ammunition, Nicolaas Martin Schrier 2015 Missouri University of Science and Technology

The Effects Of Physical Flash Hole Deviations On Factory-Grade Rifle Ammunition, Nicolaas Martin Schrier

Masters Theses

"The objective of this research is to determine the effect of dimensional and positional changes of the primer flash hole on the performance of factory-grade rifle ammunition. The studied variables were flash hole diameter, offset from center, and orientation of the offset in the primer pocket. Cartridge performance was quantified by measuring muzzle velocity, chamber pressure, and target grouping size (precision).

Five different flash hole diameters were tested for both the Remington .223 and Winchester .308 calibers: 1.4mm, 2.0mm (the Fiocchi standard), 2.4mm, 2.8mm, and 3.0mm. Each diameter was tested at three offsets: centered (no ...


A Novel Powder Factor Based Bench Blast Design Method For Large Surface Coal Mines, Andrew Clifford Blair 2015 Missouri University of Science and Technology

A Novel Powder Factor Based Bench Blast Design Method For Large Surface Coal Mines, Andrew Clifford Blair

Doctoral Dissertations

"Large surface coal mines in Wyoming's Powder River Basin ship millions of tons of coal per annum, moving millions of cubic yards of overburden to mine the coal. Much of this volume is blasted in the form of benches, a common mining technique. Increases in production and scale of equipment in the past thirty-five years have created a paradigm shift for drill and blast personnel at these large surface mines, and the explosives industry has yet to create a blast design method specifically tailored for large surface coal mine bench blasting.

This research examines the typical scale of bench ...


The Relative Effect Of Charge Dimensions On Elastic Vibration Attenuation And Blast-Induced Seismic Energy Concepts, Nathan Thomas Rouse 2015 Missouri University of Science and Technology

The Relative Effect Of Charge Dimensions On Elastic Vibration Attenuation And Blast-Induced Seismic Energy Concepts, Nathan Thomas Rouse

Doctoral Dissertations

"This dissertation focuses on expanding the blasting industry's current understanding of the effect of charge geometry on blast vibration attenuation. The work includes a multiple regression analysis of a sample population of signature hole blast vibration data. The regression analysis is used to identify the relative effect of the variables that affect blast vibrations at various distances from the charge. The study suggests that the most common vibration models used in the blasting industry do not use all of the statistically significant variables. Therefore, the models neglect to fully describe the relationship between the significant variables and the blast ...


Numerical Study On Scaling Effects And Decoupled Network-Based Simulation Of Gaseous Explosion, Liang Wang 2015 Missouri University of Science and Technology

Numerical Study On Scaling Effects And Decoupled Network-Based Simulation Of Gaseous Explosion, Liang Wang

Doctoral Dissertations

"This research seeks to improve the prediction efficiency of gaseous explosions realized by numerical simulations in a full-scale underground network using a decoupled method. To provide quick predictions of overpressure distribution of methane explosions in underground airway networks, a two-section theory is employed. The explosion space is divided into a driver section and a blast-wave section. Governing equations including conservation of mass, momentum, and energy, together with chemical reaction and turbulence models are solved for the driver and the blast-wave sections using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solver ANSYS Fluent (3D-based) and Flowmaster (1D-based) respectively. The three dimensional (3D) and one ...


Electrochemical Dissolution Of Roasted Gold Ore In Cyanide Solutions, Ahmet Deniz Bas, Liliana Gavril, Wei Zhang, Edward Ghali, Yeonuk Choi 2015 Laval University

Electrochemical Dissolution Of Roasted Gold Ore In Cyanide Solutions, Ahmet Deniz Bas, Liliana Gavril, Wei Zhang, Edward Ghali, Yeonuk Choi

Ahmet Deniz Bas

No abstract provided.


Total Cost Optimization For Contour Blasting In The Appalachia Region, Brett Christopher Jackson 2015 University of Kentucky

Total Cost Optimization For Contour Blasting In The Appalachia Region, Brett Christopher Jackson

Theses and Dissertations--Mining Engineering

This thesis recounts the study of contour blasting practices in the Appalachia coal region. Contour blasting practices vary widely and problems are often encountered. Several different sites were visited and contour blasting practices at each were studied. Based on the information gathered, a comprehensive plan was developed for blasting operations to follow and then was tested and compared to an example of blasting practices without use of the plan. The blasting practices were compared by examining monthly production rates as well as a time study to measure the efficiency a contour blast could be loaded and hauled away and a ...


Static And Dynamic Discrete Element Modelling Of Slender Coal Pillars, Michael J. Raffaldi 2015 University of Kentucky

Static And Dynamic Discrete Element Modelling Of Slender Coal Pillars, Michael J. Raffaldi

Theses and Dissertations--Mining Engineering

Highwall mining is a mining method used in surface coal operations that involves driving a series of parallel entries into the exposed coal seam at the highwall face under an unsupported roof leaving behind a series of long, but very slender coal pillars. Highwall mining often occurs simultaneously with production blasting taking place in other areas of the mine. Although no failures of highwall pillars have been attributed to nearby blasting, numerical modelling presents an inexpensive means of investigating the possible effects of strong ground motion on the stability of these pillars. This thesis documents the development of a discrete ...


Policy Memorandum: Recommendations For Reforming The 1872 Mining Act To Impose Royalties For The Extraction Of Hard Minerals, Rachele M. Hendricks-Sturrup 2015 Michigan State University, University of Illinois at Springfield

Policy Memorandum: Recommendations For Reforming The 1872 Mining Act To Impose Royalties For The Extraction Of Hard Minerals, Rachele M. Hendricks-Sturrup

Rachele M Hendricks-Sturrup

No abstract provided.


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