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Productivity of a Continuous Mining System for Block Caving Mines
(Springer-Verlag Wien, 2017)
Block caving mining is one of the most cost-effective underground mining methods. The method has particular relevance in the Chilean mining industry, where approximately 40% of the Chilean national copper production comes ...
Encadenamientos productivos desde la minería de Chile
Analysis of the energy demand of the chilean mining industry and its coverage with solar thermal technologies
(Taylor & Francis, 2016)
The mining industry represents more than half of Chile's foreign exchange earnings and its increasing expansion will demand a continuous development of its energy supplies. Mostly, all the mines in Chile are located in the ...
When 'one thing (almost) leads to another': a micro-level exploration of learning linkages in Brazil's mining industry
(Elsevier Sci Ltd, 2016-09)
This paper explores the nature of learning linkages through a qualitative and empirically grounded study of three sets of interactions in Brazil's mining industry and finds that: (1) these linkages vary along a spectrum ...