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mining & materials
minerals & mining
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UofT libraries Website. While much of the content is technical, the
historical development of energy technologies is given much attention.
Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry, 7th edition,
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Here is the link to the online certificate of the school in which
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MacKay, David J.C.
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