Essays Tagged: "mining industry"

The Physical and Economic Geography Of Canada

Bay and the Labrador Sea.Canada has an abundance of mineral, forest, and water-power resources. The mining industry has been a major force in Canada's economic development in the past and is still the ... cts and raw materials to one based primarily on its manufacturing and service sectors, as well as a mining sector of continuing importance. Canada's economy reflects an affluent high-tech industrial s ...

(8 pages) 128 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Caterpillar and Komatsu: A Mission Statement Evaluation MGT 448: Global Business Strategies This paper is an evaluation and comparison of two mission statements of companies in the same industry

as founded in 1921 when Komatsu Iron Works was spun off as an independent corporation from Takeuchi Mining Industry, Ltd. Both companies, Caterpillar and Komatsu, have since established themselves in ...

(4 pages) 868 1 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

South African Directors and a history of South African film

new technology, were conducting a private campaign consisting of mobile theatres for viewing in the mining industry and (while the war raged) in the military. Some of the earliest examples of film in ...

(8 pages) 69 0 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

Development of Biological Engineering

ollution which has not been solved to this day. While Alfred Nobel's dynamite greatly benefited the mining industry, it also served as a deadly weapon that claimed the lives of thousands of people. Ho ...

(2 pages) 29 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

To what extend did the 1922 strike achieve success both in the long and short terms?

economic and political conditions in the country, industrial unrest and severe disturbances in the mining industry. Mines had been closed at several periods during the Anglo-Boer War, which lasted fr ... been closed at several periods during the Anglo-Boer War, which lasted from 1899 until 1902. In the mining industry, a colour bar had developed - only whites could perform supervisory or skilled jobs. ...

(5 pages) 62 1 4.9 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Financial Management Tools and Competitive Advantage. A Literature Review

these tools could reveal a company's competitiveness.1.9.2 Definition of TermsThis study covers the Mining industry and in particular, the gold Mining Industry. According to Kotler, P. (2003) an indus ... ree of vertical integration and finally the extent of globalization. The study also covers contract-mining firms. Contract Miners are organizations with civil engineering backgrounds and who use heavy ...

(8 pages) 423 0 4.9 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Future Dynamics of the BC Mining Sector

British Columbia (BC) is a key player in the global mining industry with enormous mineral resources. BC is one of the world's main producers and exporte ... and for copper, metal and coal.Future factors might negatively impact the demand for BC mineralsThe mining industry is subject to high sunk costs. The demand for minerals can be elastic, or perfectly ... osts and the value of Canadian dollars.- The future mineral scarcity.- The environmental impacts of mining.- The safety of miners.- The issue about how to dispose of mineral and land waste.Government ...

(3 pages) 42 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Financial Case Analysis - Ratio Analysis

The financial ratios used in this problem show that Bethesda Mining has some work ahead of them. There is substantial room for improvement for some of the ratios ... for some of the ratios involved. A more thorough analysis would require ratio information from the mining industry as a whole but a small snapshot is provided below.The current ratio is low. Bethesda ... he equation yields the quick ratio, which is significantly less than the current ratio for Bethesda Mining. This decrease indicates that part of the problem may be tied into excessive inventory levels ...

(3 pages) 154 0 4.7 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Global Considerations

Gold Diggers International (GDI), an American mining equipment firm based out of Spokane, Washington, is developing a business plan for expanding ... okane, Washington, is developing a business plan for expanding operations into the thriving Chilean mining industry. With the risk analysis complete, the next step is to evaluate various global consid ... l initially exist in the new market.Supply Chain ManagementThe strategy chosen to enter the Chilean mining market is the international strategy, by keeping the manufacturing of the equipment domestic ...

(6 pages) 504 0 4.7 Apr/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Explain and analyze Henri Fayol's principles of management

i Fayol is still applicable after all this while.Henri Fayol was born in 1841 and he graduated as a mining engineer in 1860 from the National School of Mines at St. Etienne. Following that, he took up ... . Following that, he took up a position as an engineer in Commantry-Fourchambault, a company in the mining industry. Fayol eventually rose to the position of managing director in 1888 and at that time ...

(13 pages) 147 0 4.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

My Dream Dinner Party

d like to join us would be one of the top businessmen in South Africa, the Chairman of Harmony Gold Mining Company Ltd., Mr. Patrice Motsepe. My third guest passed away last June 25, 1997. He was kn ... business world. We would like to know what sort of difficulties if there are any, are faced by the mining industry, and how technology can play a part in solving these issues. In addition, President ...

(2 pages) 42 2 2.9 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Work and labour

ead were actually adding danger to the workers. There is no better example of this than that of the mining industry. As we know, mining in deep caverns can be very dangerous, but the most damage recei ... before you stepped into the mine. "Dust to Dust" by Charlie Angus explains this theory. There is a mining sickness that has taken many lives. It is called Silicosis. "In gold mines, the silica is fou ...

(6 pages) 27 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Gold mining notes

Cyanide in Gold MiningAbstract:Without the use of cyanide in the gold mining industry, the world’s production o ... and its toxic nature. But is it as harmful as many of us may think? The use of cyanide in the gold mining industry is growing everyday, there’s nothing we can do to stop its usage; the only thin ... y thing that we can possible do is to be more careful with the ways that it is used.Background:Gold mining is one of the most important industries in our country; providing the basis to which our coun ...

(8 pages) 1601 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Chemical Engineering

Malaysia Economy Policy

e economy. In the beginning, the country's economy drive was huge agriculture plantation sector and mining industry; especially rubber, palm oil and tin.Malaysia's transformation began roughly 30 year ...

(22 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2012

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers