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Mining Engineering

Mining engineering is the science of extracting and processing minerals from a naturally occurring environment. It also includes minerals for additional value. It is essential to modern society. Mining activities by their nature cause a disturbance of the environment in and around which the minerals are located. Mining engineers must also be concerned with the production and processing of mineral commodities and the mitigation or damage to the environment.

Mining engineers are also involved in the mineral discovery stage by working with geologists to identify a mineral reserve. Engineers drill core samples and conduct surface surveys searching for specific compounds and ores. The discovery can be made from research of mineral maps, academic geological reports or local, state and national geological reports.

After a mineral is located, the mining engineer will determine the ore properties. A chemical analysis of the ore is done to determine the composition. Once the mineral identification and reserve amount is reasonably determined, the next step is to determine the feasibility of recovering the mineral deposit. The market condition of the mineral is also examined to determine whether it is feasible to create a mine. 

Data Mining and Collection

Please provide me with any assistance with the following: The development of complex algorithms that can mine mounds of data that have been collected from people and digital devices have led to the adoption of data mining by most businesses as a means of understanding their customers better than before. Data mining takes plac

Roman technology and engineering

I need help with roman technology and engineering. Can you help me with this I need at least 500-800 words with 3 scholarly references. Original only please. Technology and engineering were among Rome's most famous achievements. In your paper, describe and explain the importance of Roman technology and engineering, especially

This is a decison making problem of Materials Engineering involving mining, grinding & processing of ore. The decision on method of ore processing will be made based on total costing and profitability of ore processing

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Draw Decision Tree, calculate NPV

I have a problem that I cannot completely finish. Please help me to answer part C & D. Maxine Peru, CEO or Peru Resources just received the engineering report. The report described a proposed new mine on the North Ridge of Mt. Zircon. A vein of transcendental zirconium ore had been discovered there on land owned by Ms. Per

Probability problems

1) A very rich investor has a small amount of spare cash which she wishes to invest. She has four options to choose from. She thinks company 1 has a 43% chance of giving her a return of $327, otherwise she believes it will lose her $296. She thinks company 2 has a 81% chance of giving her a return of $228, otherwise she believes

Cart tipping problem

I am to solve a tipping problem of a 4-wheeled cart, weighing 36 kg, and being pushed to move in a range of between 1 and 6 m/sec. When the cart is moving at constant velocity within this range, the front two wheels suddenly encounter a permanent barrier and are stopped instantaneuosly. The cart is to be redesigned for no or min

BiCMOS Diff-Amp

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