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The Business of Mining: Operation


You may find these topics useful to use as key words when searching the various resources.

  • Mining operations
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Types of Mining
  • Processing
  • Environmental Impacts
  • Site waste planning

Useful apps

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Online articles, papers and reports

Geotechnical Engineering

Types of Mining

Blast Engineers

Processing Costs


Environmental Impacts

Planning for site waste

Many mining companies have their site waste strategies available on the internet. eg Dendrobium Mine (BHP)


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Open access databases

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. 

Or view the YouTube video Understanding Databases for more information.