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The Economics of Mining (Paperback) Loot Price: R392
Discovery Miles 3 920
The Economics of Mining (Paperback): Walter Benton Ingalls

The Economics of Mining (Paperback)

Walter Benton Ingalls

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 Excerpt: ...the mining industry, while probably not so marked in Rhodesia during the past three or four years as in other countries, has brought about great changes in ideas, impressions and methods. I hope that Mr. Broad, who, as indicated by his remarks, is a geologist of high standing, will favor the readers of the Journal with his impressions of the geology of those parts of Rhodesia in which he has spent so many years, and I am sure that such an article from him would prove of great interest to professional men. Personally, I can only concede a difference of opinion upon those subjects which in my original paper were too generally stated, or in Mr. Broad's criticism too vaguely, to afford ground for either criticism or reply. F. C. Roberts. SECRET RESERVES (Editorial, May 12, 1904.) The article on this subject, appearing in this issue, by a writer so well known in Australia as Mr. F. H. Bathurst is sure to be read with interest. Apart from its local interest, the question discussed involves many of the nice points of company management and the responsibility which is inseparable from such management. When secrecy of any sort becomes a lever opening the way for successful share speculations on the part of those in a position of trust it is bad--unqualifiedly bad--because it means not only that investors are left in ignorance of essential facts, but it involves a positive danger to the morale of the staff in control of operations at the mine. A directorate which practices deception toward its shareholders must expect like treatment from its manager, and he in turn must not be surprised if members of his staff pursue similar tactics. "Don't monkey with a buzz-saw." To play with a code of honorable conduct is to undermine the very basis of business, and more...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Walter Benton Ingalls
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 112
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-18750-5
Categories: Books > Professional & Technical > Technology: general issues
Books > Professional & Technical > Technology: general issues > General
LSN: 1-236-18750-4
Barcode: 9781236187505

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