Underground mining method references

first_imgA new, second edition of Atlas Copco’s technical reference book ‘Mining Methods in Underground Mining’ has been released. Used by the mining industry as well as by universities and consultants around the world, the first edition has been a real success.Atlas Copco has for many decades provided the underground mining industry with interesting and educational articles describing various underground mining methods. “Our main ambition with these publications is to stimulate technical interchange between all people with a special interest in this fascinating business”, says Hans Fernberg, M. Sc. Mining Engineering and Senior Adviser at Atlas Copco Rock Drills.Divided in two parts, the book presents technical issues as well as case studies from underground mines around the world. The book’s first section includes a contribution by Magnus Ericsson of the Raw Materials Group with an article covering today’s general trends in underground mining. The fact that mines are getting deeper is one of many factors presented as driving forces behind the development of new mining technologies, affecting all stakeholders.Besides articles covering the whole spectra from geology, mineral prospecting and exploration, mining infrastructure, principles of raise boring and different mining methods, the book presents a number of case studies gathered from all around the world. From the far north of Sweden, where LKAB’s Kiruna and Malmberget mines supply about 4% of the iron ore requirements of the world’s steel industry, and with great ambitions of increasing outputs – to the richest silver mine in the world, Industias Peñoles’ Proaño mine in Mexico, with 450 years of operating history.The book is available at any local Atlas Copco customer centre, or can be ordered on www.miningandconstruction.com.last_img read more

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Why Lana Del Rey is the Queen of the Internet

first_img Holyholeando / TumblrNerd Tacos / TumblrLana Del Who / Tumblr via IdolatorWhile some were a tad more suggestivevia Vesertlne / TumblrSadamander / TumblrAnd you can’t beat a bit of Nicolas Cage related spoofery:via Cheezburger4. Llama Related LolsYou probably saw this Lana Del Rey meme:via Imgur Well there’s also a Twitter account for all your Llama Del Rey needs:5. Generally very good video parodiesThe memes may be out of control when it comes to Lana Del Rey but there’s still some decent spoofage on YouTube too.There’s this guy who will convince you that Lana with a beard almost make sense:Joshua Maddox Wellington / YouTubeThis totally weird and slightly questionable parody that features actual llamassensitivewhitegirls / YouTubeA Lana Del Rey take on Shit Girls SayCharlieHidesTV / YouTubeAnd how we’ll order takeaways from now on:CandySliceComedy / YouTube6. Lana Del Rey DancingAfter Lana appeared on Saturday Night Live she was criticised for looking uncomfortable and dancing awkwardly.via JezebelNever one to miss a trick, the internet took this as a chance to make Lana’s weird dancing combine with various pop culture wonders LANA DEL REY is playing Dublin today and tomorrow as part of a sell-out world tour.She’s a relative newcomer to the pop music landscape but has made a pretty big impact.In fact, online Lana has been the subject of plenty of memes and general internet mockery which makes us think she may be the Queen of the Internet.1. Her much spoofed album coverHere is what Lana’s first album Born To Die looks: Hvergerold/ Tumblr via AmazonThanks to the internet said album cover has been parodied numerous times, including these gemsCyndistry / TumblrLana Del Who / Tumblr Alex Towers / Twitter2. Video Games as sung by a duckYou might think having a Donald Duck impersonator sing Video Games over the original video might be too silly to be funny.But you’d be wrong:balak / YouTube3. Valentine’s CardsLana’s general internet love led to some “interesting” takes on the typical Valentine’s greeting.This one is quite nice As you can see Lana Del Rey is an endlessly gif ready, meme machine that rules the internet:via Hipster RunoffAnd Lana seems fine with itFrocktacular, frocktacular: What did the slebs wear to the Billboard Music Awards?>Alanis Morissette to star in new film about Irish architect>last_img read more

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