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Mining engineering -- Methodology<br />Mining machinery<br />Rock-drills -- Design and construction

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A Comparative Analysis Of Some Recent Mining Practices In The Tri- State Mining District, James Francis Alexander Taylor Jan 1945

A Comparative Analysis Of Some Recent Mining Practices In The Tri- State Mining District, James Francis Alexander Taylor

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"The Tri-State District, encompassing contiguous corner portions of Southwest Missouri, Southeast Kansas, and Northeast Oklahoma, has been, for many years, the leading zinc producer of the United States. However, rising labor costs and decreasing grade of ore reserves have meant that many of the mines gradually have become marginal in the economic character of their operations. In an attempt to counteract these adverse effects, steps were taken to attain lower cost mining methods, and mechanization has been introduced over a period of years. Further, the research program of the Eagle-Picher Company, the leading producer of the district, has been accelerated ...