Tractor & Construction Plant - Mining: History of Mining, Metallurgy, Mining by Country, Mining by Mineral, Mining by Region, Mining Companies, Mining

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9781234853716: Tractor & Construction Plant - Mining: History of Mining, Metallurgy, Mining by Country, Mining by Mineral, Mining by Region, Mining Companies, Mining

This book consists of articles from Wikia. Pages: 64. Chapters: History of mining, Metallurgy, Mining by country, Mining by mineral, Mining by region, Mining companies, Mining equipment, Mining equipment companies, Mining machinery, Mining machinery manufacturers, Mining museums, Mining techniques, Quarries, Surface mining, Hydraulic mining, Bucyrus MT6300AC, Caterpillar 797, Caterpillar 797F, Haul truck, Komatsu 960E-1, Ferrari Belotti, Joy Global, Joy Mining Machinery, LiuGong Construction Machinery, Sandvik, ACCO, Atlas Copco, Big Brutus, BinQ, Brøyt, Bucket-wheel excavator, Bucyrus, Bucyrus-Erie, Caterpillar 797B, Clark Equipment Company, Construction plant, DEMAG, Dragline, Draglines and Front Shovel Excavator, Dresser Industries, Dump truck, Grader, Hitachi, Holman Bros Ltd, Komatsu, Komatsu 830E, Komatsu 930E, Liebherr, Liebherr T 282B, Marion, Marion Power Shovel, Monitor, P&H, Ransomes and Rapier, Ruston-Bucyrus, Terex Titan, Atlas Copco, Bauer Group, Bucyrus-Erie, Caterpillar Inc., Holman Bros Ltd, Lima, O&K, P&H, Powell Duffryn, Robey & Co, WABCO Inc., YTO, Wheal Martyn Clay Mining Museum, Mining, Hydraulic mining. Excerpt: [[File:monHydraulic mining, or hydraulicking, is a form of mining that uses high-pressure jets of water to dislodge rock material or move sediment. In the placer mining of gold or tin, the resulting water-sediment slurry is directed through sluice boxes to remove the gold. Hydraulic mining had its precursor in the practice of ground sluicing, a development of which is also known as "hushing", in which surface streams of water were diverted so as to erode gold-bearing gravels. This was originally used in the Roman empire in the first centuries AD and BC, and expanded throughout the empire wherever alluvial deposits occurred The Romans used ground sluicing to remove overburden and the gold-bearing debris in Las Médulas of Spain, and Dolaucothi in Britain. The method was also used in Elizabethan Britain for developing lead, tin and co...

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