Published May 2002
by Society for Mining Metallurgy & Exploration .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||120|
Mineral resources are the key material basis for socio-economic development. Statistical results show that more than 95% of energy used by mankind, 80% industrial raw materials and 70% raw materials for agricultural production are from mineral resources. This book is a key resource for both academics and professionals, offering both practical and applied knowledge in mineral exploration. Show less Mineral Exploration: Principles and Applications, Second Edition, presents an interdisciplinary approach on the full scope of mineral . Through an exploration of the links between geologic setting, mining and process technologies, economics, environment and stakeholder communities, this text addresses ways in which the mineral industry can be made safe, efficient and ecologically sustainable, focusing in particular upon the following key themes: a review of the current status of the world mining industry, and . Despite this resurgence, no single book has been published that takes an interdisciplinary approach in addressing the full scope of mineral exploration—from mining and extraction to economic evaluation, policies, sustainability, and environmental impacts.
Chris is the founding shareholder of each of the three original subsidiary companies of Mineral Resources (Crushing Services International Pty Ltd, PIHA Pty Ltd and Process Minerals International Pty Ltd). He has over 36 years of experience in the mining contracting, engineering and resource processing industries. An overview of the mineral resources of North Dakota, with photographs, maps, and references.   Lynn D. Helms, Director. Bruce E. Hicks, Assistant Director Oil and Gas Division. Edward C. Murphy, Assistant Director Geological Survey, State Geologist: . SAMRAD ONLINE is the South African Mineral Resources Administration System where the general public can view the locality of applications, rights and permits made or held in terms of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (Act 28 of ), (The MPRDA), and where applications in terms thereof can be submitted electronically. The material presented is based on many published and unpublished sources, and serves to demonstrate the basic principles associated with the economics and management of mineral resources.
Management of mineral resources has, therefore, to be closely integrated with the overall strategy of development; and exploitation of minerals is to be guided by long-term national goals and perspectives. Types of Mineral Resources: Minerals in general have been categorized into three classes’ fuel, metallic and non-metallic. The main aim of the programme is to introduce students to the concepts of Mineral Resource Throughput Management and the application of these concepts to ensure an integrated management approach to the entire mining value chain that will lead to cost effective and sustainable mining and mineral beneficiation practices. Process Minerals International Pty Ltd. t +61 8 e [email protected] MRL Mining. t +61 8 e [email protected] MESA Minerals. t +61 8 f +61 8 Likewise, first-year graduate students in engineering programs, resource economics, mineral economics, natural resource management, environmental sciences, and law will find that the book provides a fundamental understanding of the basic concepts of mineral economics and how they relate to the general economic and management by: 6.