Turgay Onargan


Prof. TURGAY ONARGAN EDUCATION Ph.D. Rock Mechanics, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir-Turkey, January, 1995. MSc. Mine Planning, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir-Turkey, December, 1992 B.Sc. Mining Engineering,Faculty of Eng., Dokuz Eylul Un., Izmir-Turkey, June, 1986 EMPLOYMENT Professor 01/04 to present, Dept. of Mining Eng., Dokuz Eylul Un., Izmir-Turkey. Assoc. Professor 11/98 to 12/03, Dept. of Mining En., Dokuz Eylul Un., Izmir-Turkey. Asst. Professor 9/96 to 11/98, Dept. of Mining Eng., Dokuz Eylul Un., Izmir-Turkey. Lecturer 8/95 to 9/96, Torbali Occupation Institute, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir-Turkey. Research Assistant 5/89 to 8/95, Dept. of Mining Eng. Dokuz Eylul Un., Izmir-Turkey. Mining Engineer 9/86 to 5/89, Turkish Coal Enterprices, Erzurum-Turkey AREAS OF INTEREST Application of Rock Mechanics to Mining, Laboratory and Field Testing of Rocks, Strata Control, Subsidence Engineering Marble Quarrying, Durability of Stones, Natural Stone Production Techniques. Environmental Geotechnics, Tunnelling and Underground Construction Design and Monitorring Mine Mapping and Layout

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An economic viability of a modern day mine is highly dependent upon careful planning and management. Declining trends in average ore grades, increasing mining costs and environmental considerations will ensure that this situation will remain in the foreseeable future. This book describes mining methods for the surface and underground mineral deposits. The methods are generalized and focus on typical applications from different mining areas around the world, keeping in mind, however, that every mineral deposit, with its geology, grade, shape, and volume, is unique. The book will serve as a useful resource for researchers, engineers and managers working in the mining industry, as well as for universities, non-governmental organizations, legal organizations, financial institutions and students and lecturers in mining engineering.

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