Mining Essay Topics

Mining and India Effects

Illegal mining is illegal because in most countries, underground mineral resources belong to the state. Mineral resources can therefore only be operated by a licensed operator along the laws and regulations set by the local government.Most illegal mining takes place in low grade areas or abandoned mining sites. Low productivity and limited production are therefore… View Article

The Legend of Red Dog

In a rural country town called Dampier the legend of Red Dog was born. Affectionately known as the Pilbara wanderer, Red Dog travelled around Australia’s west coast in search of his mate and this is how it all began. Sitting in the middle of the road waiting for a ride hoping that someone would pick… View Article

The Simple Introduction of Ball Mill Family

Ball mill is the key mining equipment of material to be crushed, and then to smash. It is widely used in cement, silicate product, new building materials, refractory materials, fertilizer, black and non-ferrous metal ore and glass ceramic production industry, a variety of ores and other grind-able materials can be dry or wet grinding. Tube… View Article

The Gold Rush Of 1849

Would you travel, live, and work under harsh conditions for months to fulfill a dream? Thousands of gold hunters from all corners of the world did so in hopes of striking rich after a brief discovery of gold in the American territory of California. This huge worldwide flock of people became known as the California… View Article

Hazard of Coal and Coal Mining to Human Health

Coal is a solid but brittle sedimentary rock with a natural brown to black color and is made up of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, and lesser amounts o f sulphur and trace elements. Coal is classified into four types depending on the carbo n, oxygen and hydrogen content on which the higher the carbon content,… View Article

Transmedia and Its 7 Principles

Story telling advertising is the relationship among relevant stories told to meticulous brands or campaigns in advertising. Since story telling have been a resemblance feature to humans since the stone ages “Stone Carving “ , it is now used in advertising to deliver a coinciding parallel that would engage and interact the audience with the… View Article

Chilean Mine Collapse

On August 5, 2011, the San Jose Mine, a small copper operation in northern Chile owned by Minera San Esteban Primera suffered a cave-in (Weik, 2010, p.65). Thirty-three workers were trapped 2,200-feet underground although facts, footage, and speculations of the disaster unraveled on the surface, which was covered by news stations around the world. As… View Article

Chilean Copper Mine Collapse

August 5 at the San Esteban mine, near the city of Copiapo, Chile 34 miners have been missing and presumed trapped after a collapse of the main shaft. At this time it is uncertain of the extent of injuries after the collapse. The Minera San Estaban Primera company; owners of the San Esteban mine have… View Article

Field Trip Report

Excursion at the Montauban mine (September 21st, 2014) Montauban is a Zn-rich VMS deposit that has been exploited from 1910 to the 1960s including several gold-rich zones. The deposit is hosted in highly deformed volcanic rocks metamorphosed to the upper amphibolite grade. Part of the deposit is observable on outcrops and a section from the… View Article

The Rise and Fall of British Columbia

Barkerville is one of the most, if not the most well known historic towns in British Columbia. It was the largest town in the Cariboo, conveniently located on the western edge of the Cariboo Mountains. It grew rapidly, before suddenly becoming almost forgotten, with a ghost town emerging in its place. How could such a… View Article

Henri Fayol

Henri Fayol (Istanbul, 29 July 1841 – Paris, 19 November 1925) was a French mining engineer and director of mines who developed a general theory of business administration that is often called Fayolism.[1] He and his colleagues developed this theory independently ofscientific management but roughly contemporaneously. Like his contemporary, Frederick Winslow Taylor, he is widely… View Article

Centralia No. 5

The obvious problem with Centralia No. 5 is that an explosion killed 111 people. However, prior to the actual explosion, the problem is less obvious, especially since Centralia No. 5 was similar to so many mines that did not explode. In this analysis, I will examine the possible roles and responsibilities of Driscoll O. Scanlan,… View Article

Communication Release Chilean Miners

The men trapped in the Chilean mine shaft was one of the world’s most successful operations to release miners from the long underground entrapment. The problem or controversy lied in the government restricting information to the men trapped and censoring and losing letters to the miners sent to them from their family and friends. The… View Article

Public Administration

“The Blast in Centralia No. 5: A Mine Disaster No One Stopped” by John Bartlow Martin. Reprinted by permission of Harold Ober Associates Incorporated. Copyright 1948 by John Bartlow Martin. Copyright renewed 1975 by John Bartlow Martin. Overview The title of this case study alone insinuates that perhaps this mine disaster could have been prevented…. View Article

Three ethical principles of the Global Business Standards Codex

ESSAY Assessment question Evaluate business conduct in the mining industry using three ethical principles of the Global Business Standards Codex. Type your essay below: The business conduct in the mining industry is relatively poor because most of their activities violate the principles of the global business standards codex. Examples of these activities include using violence… View Article