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 Serial/Series Title: United States Bureau of Mines Reports
Metal-Mining Practice

Metal-Mining Practice

Date: 1939
Creator: Jackson, Charles F. & Hedges, J. H.
Description: Report discussing mining practices of a large number of metal mines in the United States and foreign countries and the adaptation of mining methods best suited to the various natural conditions in mines and their comparative costs. This bulletin is concerned primarily with mining or ore production and discusses milling and marketing only in brief.
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Petroleum Refinery Statistics: 1928

Petroleum Refinery Statistics: 1928

Date: 1930
Creator: Hopkins, C. R.
Description: Report discussing statistics relating to the petroleum refinery industry in 1928.
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Safety in the Mining Industry

Safety in the Mining Industry

Date: 1950
Creator: Harrington, D.; East, J. H., Jr. & Warncke, R. G.
Description: Report discussing mines accidents in the United States, their causes, and the progress that has been made over a period of many years to improve safety practices in the mining industry. Although mining accidents occur in the United States with greater frequency than in several European nations, the positive effects of new mining methods, mechanization, and others advances in mining are reflected in the statistics.
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Technology and Uses of Silica and Sand

Technology and Uses of Silica and Sand

Date: 1927
Creator: Weigel, W. M.
Description: Report discussing the technology for mining silica and the various uses of silica in industry and the arts.
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Suggestions for the Design of Electrical Accessories for Permissible Mining Equipment

Suggestions for the Design of Electrical Accessories for Permissible Mining Equipment

Date: 1926
Creator: Ilsley, L. C. & Gleim, E. J.
Description: Report discussing the design of accessories used in mining outfits, including the good and bad features of the various designs, for the purpose of encouraging continued improvement in the apparatus and to advance the cause of mine safety.
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Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1931

Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1931

Date: 1933
Creator: Adams, William W.
Description: Report published by the U.S. Bureau of Mines which is a compilation of accidents in quarries located in the United States with data regarding the number and kinds of accidents as well as information about the mining operations (e.g., number of men employed, kinds of quarries, amount of work performed, etc.). This report covers 1931, which was the safest year for the industry since 1913; the data represents all states of the quarrying industry and figures are based on returns representing 1,530 quarries.
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Electric Brass Furnace Practice

Electric Brass Furnace Practice

Date: July 1922
Creator: Gillett, H. W. & Mack, E. L.
Description: Report discussing 1) the pertinent information available on what electric furnaces can do to assist prospective users in selecting a furnace that fits their requirements and 2) the gradual evolution of the present commercial types of electric furnaces. Also discusses some of the fundamental principles in the design, construction, and operation of electric furnaces.
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Methods of Shutting Off Water in Oil and Gas Wells

Methods of Shutting Off Water in Oil and Gas Wells

Date: October 1918
Creator: Tough, F. B.
Description: Report discussing methods of shutting off water in oil and gas wells in California, the Midwest, and the Gulf. Emphasis is on the methods used in California and suggestions for modifying California methods to make them applicable in other localities.
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Technology of Salt Making in the United States

Technology of Salt Making in the United States

Date: November 1917
Creator: Phalen, W. C.
Description: Report discussing technology for the production of salt in the United States and also the more important sources of salt in the United States.
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Approved Electric Lamps for Miners

Approved Electric Lamps for Miners

Date: July 1917
Creator: Clark, H. H. & Ilsley, L. C.
Description: Report describing the development of a number of types of lamps for miners that meet the requirements of the Bureau of Mines. Discusses the features and qualities of these lamps in detail.
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