You may find these topics useful to use as key words when searching the various resources.
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Types of Mining
Planning for site waste
Many mining companies have their site waste strategies available on the internet. eg Dendrobium Mine (BHP)
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Journal databases are huge, searchable, up-to-date indexes of journal references.
They help you to find high quality, up-to-date journal articles that have been published by respected publishers and publications.
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