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MIN250: Surface mining

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Use LibrarySearch to search for books related to surface mining. 

You might want to try keywords, or combinations of keywords, such as:

  • surface mining
  • mineral industries
  • mining law
  • mining machinery
  • strip mining
  • mining engineering
  • mines and mineral resources
  • engineering geology


You might also want to focus on a specific type of mineral, such as:

  • coal mines AND mining
  • gold mines AND mining
  • silver mines AND mining


Or a specific aspect of mining, such as:

  • mining AND environmental aspects
  • mining AND economic aspects


Please note, the library catalogue automatically includes "AND" in the search.You may need to use quotation marks to search for the terms as a phrase - for example, "coal mines" versus coal mines.