Surface and Underground Excavations: Methods, Techniques and Equipment

This book covers the latest technologies, best practices, and trends in surface and underground excavations. Chapter topics include: rocks and minerals; prospecting, exploration and site investigation; blasting and explosives; mucking; drilling; haulage; drivage; tunnels and tunneling; supports; shaft sinking; mining; hazards including occupational health and safety; planning and sustainable development. Case studies are included.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Web
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: 904p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01535784
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9780203440940
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 10 2014 3:04PM