The Romance of Steel A History of the Steel Industry by Herbert Newton Casson THE BIRTH OF THE BESSEMER PROCESS. On that bleak November day when Andrew Carnegie was born in a Scottish cottage, the iron and steel makers of America had no more thought of millions than of castles in Spain.
Practical Geostatistics (1979) was the third (and probably shortest) book ever published on geostatistics. Based on 7 years of teaching technical valuation to undergraduate and postgraduate mining engineers, examples were drawn from the author's consultancy experience.
Established Mine - Full plant and equipment including crushers, ball mill, shaker tables, wave table. Mostly gravity recovered gold; History dating back to 1869, with historic workings and small scale operations mining high grade sediment hosted gold veins and breccias
A. Abutment - In coal mining, (1) the weight of the rocks above a narrow roadway is transferred to the solid coal along the sides, which act as abutments of the arch of strata spanning the roadway; and (2) the weight of the rocks over a longwall face is transferred to the front abutment, that is, the solid coal ahead of the face and the back abutment, that is, the settled packs behind the face.
Auvex Joint Venture. Mesa has concluded a Farmin and Joint Venture Agreement and a Sales Agency Heads of Agreement with Auvex Resources Limited (Auvex) under which Auvex will be the manager of a manganese ore production joint venture and Mesa will be the manager of a joint ore sales arrangement; roles that draw appropriately on the respective competencies of the two organisations.
Definition: The term "ore" is defined in the current study to describe a concentration of non-metallic, e.g., feldspar, or metallic minerals, e.g. spodumene, in pegmatitic rocks irrespective of its structure and position in the deposit which was or is currently mined for a profit.
Demonstrated reserves — A collective term for the sum of coal in both measured and indicated resources and reserves. Deposit — Mineral deposit or ore deposit is used to designate a natural occurrence of a useful mineral, or an ore, in sufficient extent and degree of concentration to invite exploitation.