Friday, 13 March 2015

New Book: Mineral Processing Techniques - Basic and Related Issues

This book, by G.S. Ramakrishnarao, serves as a reference guide for students, young professionals, entrepreneurs and industrialists in the areas of Ore dressing, Metallurgy, Applied Geology, and Mining with a focus on Mineral Processing. It includes basic elements of current practices of ore processing adopted mostly in India on a commercial scale presented in a very simple and understandable way. It also includes the following application aspects:

•The reserves of each economic ore available in India.
•Scope of process flowsheet,  material balance flowsheet,  drawl of equipment specifications, equipment flowsheet,  etc.
•Milestones to be kept in mind   in execution of a commercial beneficiation plant.
•Estimation of water, power, site selection for a process plant.
•Basis for estimation of equipment and capital costs of the plant.
•Estimation of production costs and profitability.
•Environmental aspects affecting mining adversely.

The book is published from Zorba Publishers, and I invite your feedback on this new text.

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