07.11.12 Completion of the library portal «Rudana» Just published a new textbook (Physicochemical geotechnology / N. Tabachenko, A. Vladiko, O. Khomenko, D. Maltsev – D.: NМU, 2012. – 310 p.). Reviewers were M.S. Сhetveric, Ph.D., senior researcher Fellow, Professor, Head of Department of geomechanical main mining IGTM them. N.S. Polyakov NAS and V.V. Tsarikovskiy, Ph.D., senior researcher employee, department head, underground mining and geomechanics Enterprise «Research Institute of Mining».
O. Khomenko Pro and con closing in Ukraine of manganese-ore mines Prospects of closing of manganese ore mines in Ukraine are opened. Advantages and lacks economic, social and technological component process of liquidation are analysed. Technological solutions on prolongation of service life of mines are offered due to transferring mining operations on a deposit of accompanying mineral resources. The technological circuit and the order of the or-ganization of mining operations is described.