January 2005
Volume 57    Issue 1

(R)evolution in mining - implications for exploration

Mining Engineering , 2005, Vol. 57, No. 1, pp. 30-30
Hitzman, Murray W.


Two great revolutions in mining occurred during the 20th century. The first took place almost 100 years ago (1903-1905) with Daniel Jackling’s experiment in the economies of scale for large-scale mining at Bingham Canyon. Jackling’s ideas changed the focus of base metal exploration toward lower-grade, high-tonnage deposits.

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