By: Brian Harrisson

This article appeared in the Journal of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, No. 6 December, 2009 at, P24. The original article can be viewed on page 24 at: http://www.ausimm-bulletin.com/downloads/pdf/edition/7/web.pdf.

A recent technical paper has challenged one of the golden rules of exploration namely that angled drill […]

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Author: Harrisson, B. K.
Source: Mining Technology, Volume 118, Number 1, 2009, pp. 13-24(12)
Publisher: Maney Publishing

Abstract:
The paper examines the conventional belief that angled holes are more detection effective than vertical holes with dipping targets. The examination uses a binomial probability framework.

Analysis in […]

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The author (Delingpole) claims that, Western Governments and climate scientists are parties in a conspiracy to deceive their publics into believing that human activities are causing the planet to warm, when the truth is that the planet is not warming. His attempts to support this claim are rich in hyperbole and short on […]

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A heated debate began when the Australian Government announced an initial carbon tax with a move within a few years to a full emissions trading scheme (ETS). Like others I have political views but I think that this issue is of such importance to Australia and indeed the world that it transcends political party loyalties. […]

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HOW THE CARBON TAX COULD WORK USING THE STEEL INDUSTRY AS AN EXAMPLE.

The Steel Industry uses coal because it is cheap relative to other fuels and appears to typically generate between 2 and 3 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2) per tonne of raw steel produced. Scientists have now alerted Governments to the connection between CO2 emissions […]

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