INSTITUTE OF QUARRYING TEXTBOOKS


CRUSHING & SCREENING
Authors: K Rothery & S Mellor

Contents:
Section 1 Crushing

  1. Principles of crushing
  2. Compression crushers
  3. Impact crushers
  4. Fine grinding & milling

Section 2 Screening

  1. The principles of screening
  2. Types of screen
  3. Screening surfaces
  4. Efficient screening in practice

Section 3 Feeding Machinery

  1. Feeding Machinery
  2. Blenders and bib-discharge equipment

Section 4 System Control

  1. Automated Operation
  2. Health & Safety
  3. Process management

Section 5 Plant Selection & Layout

  1. Plant selection
  2. Plant layout
  3. Recycling


EXLOSIVES IN QUARRYING
Authors: J Cordon & I Christie

Contents:

  1. Geology
  2. Slope Stability
  3. Explosives Characteristics
  4. Types of Explosives
  5. Detonators and Accessories
  6. Explosives Legislation
  7. Blast Planning
  8. Avoidance of flyrock, misfires and unsafe face conditions
  9. Shotfiring
  10. Additional Blasting Techniques
  11. Blast Vibration – Effect, Measurement and Control

SAND & GRAVEL PRODUCTION
Authors: A Littler & S. Millburn

Contents:

Section 1 Winning Sand and Gravel

  1. Overburden removal and replacement
  2. Dry workings
  3. Wet Workings
  4. Working land-based deposits

Section 2 Gravel Treatment

  1. Gravel washing plants

Section 3 Sand Processing

  1. Preparation and screening
  2. Classification
  3. De-sliminq and dewatering
  4. Removal of deleterious materials and waste treatment
  5. Manufactured sand

Section 4 Marine Aggregates

  1. Dredging

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
Authors: MS Watkins & MR Smith


Contents:

  1. Environmental Management Systems
  2. The Protection and Management of Water Resources
  3. Air Quality: Impacts, Monitoring and Controls
  4. Traffic Identification, Assessment and Mitigation of Visual Impacts Due to Quarrying
  5. Environmental Effects of Quarry Blasting
  6. Environmental Noise
  7. Biodiversity
  8. Biological Conservation
  9. Waste Management
  10. Energy Management
  11. Archaeology
  12. Contaminated Land
  13. Recycling – Aggregates from a Sustainable Source


HEALTH & SAFETY LAW IN QUARRIES
Author: E Darlow


Contents:

Section 1 Historical Background

  1. Brief history of the legislation
  2. European influence
  3. Early enforcement

Section 2 Structure of Legislation

  1. Statutory Framework

Section 3 Current legislation

  1. Health & Safety at Work etc Act 1974
  2. Regulations made under HSWA and Supply of Machinery Regulations
  3. Management of Health and Safety at Work
  4. Provision and Use of Work Equipment
  5. Workplace
  6. Work at Height
  7. Manual Handling Operations
  8. Personal Protective Equipment
  9. Display Screen Equipment
  10. Supply of Machinery
  11. Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations
  12. Quarries Regulations 1999
  13. The Noise at Work Regulations 2005
  14. The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
  15. Regulations for Confined Spaces, Lifting, Borehole Drilling and Ionising
    Radiation.

ASPHALT PRODUCTION
Author: DE Jervis

Contents:

Section 1 Introduction

  1. Road Construction
  2. Bitumen
  3. Bituminous Surfacing Materials
  4. Fundamentals of Operation

Section 2 Coating Plant Configurations

  1. Continuous Dryer – Batch Mixer
  2. Batch Heater
  3. Continuous Drum Mixer
  4. Continuous Mixer
  5. Mastic Mixers and Plants
  6. Cold Mix Plants
  7. Recycling Plants and Attachments
  8. Fixed, Transportable and Mobile Plants
  9. Special Designs

Section 3 Unit Design

  1. Feed Hoppers and Feeders
  2. Dryers and Dust Collectors
  3. Burners and Heaters
  4. Screening and Handling of Dry Materials
  5. Batching Equipment
  6. Mixers
  7. Bitumen and Additive Handling
  8. Handling and Storage of Coated Materials
  9. Control Systems
Section 4 Site Work

  1. Plant Installation
  2. Commissioning
  3. Operation
  4. Maintenance
  5. Quality Assurance

Section 5 Health, Safety & Environmental Aspects

  1. Health and Safety at Work
  2. Environmental Aspects