SOURCE: Knovel


May 24, 2011 09:00 ET

Knovel Launches Mining Engineering & Extractive Metallurgy Subject Area

Market Trends in Mining Safety and Process Optimization Drive Demand for Specialized, Technical Information

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - May 24, 2011) - Knovel, the leading provider of a Web-based application integrating technical information with analytical and search tools, today announced the launch of Mining Engineering & Extractive Metallurgy as a new subject. Knovel's Mining Engineering & Extractive Metallurgy subject area offers must-have guidance on managing critical health and safety issues, practical information on improving mineral processing efficiency, and ways to maximize the value of extraction efforts. This new subject area supports engineers involved in mining engineering, extractive metallurgy, and affiliated engineers working in design and construction and for equipment manufacturers.

"Knovel's Mining Engineering & Extractive Metallurgy subject area addresses a number of trends and business drivers in the multibillion-dollar mining industry that is presently underserved with respect to convenient access to specialized, technical information," says Meagan H. Cooke, director, content strategy for Knovel. "We've lined up unrivalled sources of information supporting projects across the entire workflow of a mining operation."

Mining Engineering & Extractive Metallurgy launches with 68 titles from notable societies and publishers including the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME), Elsevier, CDC NIOSH, US EPA, Wiley, International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM), and others. The collection, which includes SME's "Mining Engineering Handbook 3rd Edition" and SME's "Mining Reference Handbook," will offer more than 100 titles by the end of Q3 2011. Topics in this collection include:

  • Economic Geology
  • Exploration and Geophysics
  • Health and Safety
  • Mine Design and Construction
  • Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy
  • Operations and Management
  • Sustainability and Environment

"We've partnered with Knovel to raise awareness of the rich mining resources SME offers," says Jane Olivier, manager of book publishing for SME. "With Knovel, we can reach a broader engineering community including mining engineers, metallurgists, mineral processing engineers and those working in design and construction and equipment manufacturing. Knovel is a great way to ensure this audience has access to the information they need."

For more information, contact the Knovel sales team by phone (866) 240-8174.

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