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December 2003

Volume 55    Issue 12

FEATURED ARTICLES

China's coal industry at the crossroads
Jerry C. Tien
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Experts discuss reserves reporting at SME meeting
Steve Kral
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Caterpillar 5090B offers higher loading capacity
Tim O'Neil
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United Nations' emergency preparedness program available to mining industry
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More than 400,00 expected at bauma 2004 in Munich
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TECHNOLOGY NEWS

Handbook provides guidance in selecting excavators
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Proper lubrication lengthens equipment life
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TECHNICAL PAPERS

Drilling and blasting practices in Nevada's openpit mines
I.R. Firth, P. Mousset-Jones
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Leveraging energy management resources: applications for the mining industry
V. Bush, T.G. Killingsworth, E.P. Ruffel
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Reclamation of prime farmland following mineral sands mining in Virginia
W.L. Daniels, P. Schroeder, S. Nagle, L. Zelazny, M. Alley
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