Essays Tagged: "Mining"


the amount of Alumina, silica and iron present in the Bauxite. The information gathered assists the mining engineers where to mine.Vegetation is removed from the area to be mined and the top soil is s ...

(6 pages) 52 0 3.4 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Environmental, Social and Ethical Consequences of mining,processing and using Uranium

be obtained from rare complex minerals such as pitchblende, carnotite, and uranite. Unfortunately, mining and using Uranium has become an issue that the world must tackle. At every stage of Uranium's ... ef source of uranium, is "taken from the earth like any other metal, blasted and dug" from open-pit mining, surface mining and underground mining. Although, the creation of the mines causes great envi ...

(4 pages) 77 2 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Computer Technology: Increasing Automation in the Nations's Industries

being applied in many different ways and is changing the way we work and the environment we work in.Mining is a dangerous task, and being able to differentiate between valuable ore and useless waste c ... as del Llobregat potash mine in Sallent, Spain. The prototype was based on an existing 'roadheader' mining machine which had been specially modified to allow the use of a robotic controller. The roadh ...

(3 pages) 72 0 3.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Harnischfeger Corporation.

ting of the Construction Equipment Group, consisting of the Construction Equipment Division and the Mining and Electrical Equipment Division, and Industrial Group, consisting of the Material Handling ... of this by $3.2 million. The company also began to include the full sales price of construction and mining equipment purchased from Kobe Steel, and sold by the company. These sales totaled $28 million ...

(1 pages) 55 0 1.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Discuss the goals of a firm and analyse the issues that impact on the ability of Australian firms to engage in external economies of scale.

actions of the firm in order to preserve the environment that the firm operates within and affects. Mining firms in particular fall victim to these regulations and hence prevent them from taking part ... aken precautions towards the environmental impacts that their mines have upon the local area before mining commences.The aviation industry is also carefully regulated against pollution; noise pollutio ...

(5 pages) 49 1 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Diamond Mining Industry in Australia

etres. The best Argyle rough diamonds are cut and polished at the Argyle Diamonds facility in Perth.MiningDiamonds are generally mined in one of two ways, depending on the type of diamond deposit. The ... m into riverbeds creating secondary deposits known as alluvial deposits. In volcanic pipe deposits, mining in usually carried out using open-pit or underground mining, depending on how many diamonds a ...

(7 pages) 39 1 3.7 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

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


s spread in layers under the soil, it is mined in open pits which is a highly destructive method of mining and destroys the habitats of inhabitants.The extraction methods used are determined by the re ... ong ionic bonds that are present within the compound.During the preparation of a site for open-cast mining, the surface soil is removed to get access to the bauxite. In order to avoid soil erosion and ...

(6 pages) 60 0 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Bill & Ben Reticulation Pty Ltd vs Port Cricket Club - Income to be regarded as taxable or capital nature??

lt of cancellation of a distribution contract was held to be income. The taxpayer was in the rutile mining business and entered a number of long-term supply contracts when the price of rutile was high ... the taxpayer even after the cancellation of contracts, the taxpayer still had mines to be used for mining despite the fact that at that time rutile mining was unprofitable.Similarly, the compensation ...

(1 pages) 2025 0 3.7 Dec/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

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


ay, however, being in marine areas, pollution in the water is a big concern.Through the use of many mining machines, the waters can be easily polluted. The method of dredging to cut away at the sedime ... at the sediment does not seem like it would be as environmentally friendly as well. Aside from the mining having impact on the actual land, diatomite mining has impacts on birds in surrounding areas. ...

(5 pages) 2101 0 3.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


ains. The U.S. and Canada both mine goods such as coal, copper, zinc and other goods. With all this mining it makes for a lot of good manufacturing in the U.S. and Canada.2.Latin AmericaLatin America ... es for a lot of good manufacturing in the U.S. and Canada.2.Latin AmericaLatin America has a lot of mining. They mine a lot of different things then the U.S.Some of these goods are manganese, lead, co ...

(2 pages) 775 0 3.7 May/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Crandon Mine: Good Or Bad

Crandon, Wisconsin. There are some valuable pieces and some common. They want to get the ore out by mining. This would affect about 550 acres around the mine site. Could this affect you? The good thin ... his would affect about 550 acres around the mine site. Could this affect you? The good things about mining the ore would be to get all of those valuable ores and people could buy them for less money i ...

(1 pages) 889 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Comeback of Caterpillar, 1985-2002(Case summary) Strategic decisions at Catterpillar.

Company, headquartered in Peoria, Illinois, is the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines as well as industrial gas turbines. The company is ... ell as industrial gas turbines. The company is a technology leader in construction, transportation, mining, forestry, energy, logistics, electronics, financing and electric power generation.SymptomsGe ...

(3 pages) 100 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Ground water in ontario

blic, and politicians eye to let companies destroy it. Another of the large offenders is the mining industry. During the process of mining, large piles of crushed rock (mine tailings) are left ...

(8 pages) 13 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Coal Energy

which turned into brownish-black rock.Coal could be obtained by two methods: surface or underground mining. Giant machines are used by coal miners to remove coal from the ground. About two-thirds of t ... iners to remove coal from the ground. About two-thirds of the United States coal comes from surface mining and the rest is located near the ground?s surface.The production of most of the coal in the U ...

(4 pages) 26 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Discuss the importance of predicting yield in the identification, mining and extraction of commercial ore deposits and Justify the increase recycling of metals in our society and across the world

iable composition.Measurement of the yield from a particular ore body is extremely important in the mining and minerals industry because it determines whether extraction of the metal from that ore is ... . These costs include, the wages of the miners, surveyors and financial analyzers, the costs of the mining process itself including the clearing of land and digging, the costs of buying and running th ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

A Case Analysis: "A River Once Ran Through It"

of marine life that was a source of food for its riverside residents.In late March 1996, the worst mining accident in the Philippine history happened. Mine wastes from Marcopper Mining Corporation ... executives, including two Australians, and threatened to cancel both the company’s EDD and its mining lease agreement.Since rainy season started early, the local officials of Marinduque are worri ...

(3 pages) 1817 0 4.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community


Jamie Marie L. Cuadra (BS Statistics)Reaction Paper English 10 WFX2 January 17, 2014Mining in the PhilippinesMining has helped the Philippines improve its economy by providing jobs for ... has helped the Philippines improve its economy by providing jobs for the unemployed, restoring the mining sites into good conditions and could also generate large income if done responsibly. Instead ... conditions and could also generate large income if done responsibly. Instead of completely opposing mining, which may lead to neglecting all benefits we Filipinos can get from it, those who are agains ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues