Online Catalogue last updated 25th of June 2012
This informative booklet is published by the Mines Department of South Australia. It was first published in 1961, and is now in a much updated form of the fifth edition, published in 1993.
The book covers all aspects of mining and quarrying in both large and small scale in Australian conditions.
The contents include: Production of Construction materials; Product testing and specifications; Environmental Management; Rehabilitation; Geology; Drills and Drilling; Exploration; Explosives; Ground Vibration and Air Over pressure; Quarry Blasting; Loading and transport, Dozers, Scrapers, Draglines, Excavators, Wheel Loaders, Bucket wheels, trucks, conveyor belts; Quarrying Methods; Sequence of Quarrying Operations; Slimes Dams; Pumping and Drainage; Operational Planning; Handling Plant; Crushing and Screening, Jaw, Gyratory, Cone, Single Roll, Twin & Triple Role, Hammer Mills, Impactors, Verticals Shaft; Crusher selection; Feeding; Screening; Workshop & Stores; Occupational Health & Safety; Administration, Management and Finance.
Code No. 007625, 319 pages, ISBN 0730819256, $45.00