Foreword. Acknowledgements. Units of measurement. 1. General Introduction. 2. Steel Wire Ropes. 3. Wire Rope Haulage Systems. 4. Belt Conveying Systems. 5. Miscellaneous Conveyors. 6. Underground Locomotives. 7. Free Steered Vehicles. 8. Winding Engines. 9. In and About the Shaft. 10. In-Pipe Transport. 11. Aerial Ropeways. 12. Surface Mining Transport. Appendices. 1. Fluid Couplings. 2. Electro-Hydraulic Actuators. 3. Fatigue Life and Modifying Factors. 4. Tension in a Belt or Rope Passing Round a Pulley. 5. Mineral Characteristics. 6. Friction Wheel Winder Drum and Inertias. 7. Motor Rotor Inertias. 8. Head Sheave and Deflector Sheave Inertias. 9. Winder Reduction Gear Inertia. 10. Rope Adjustment of By-Cylindor-Conical Drums. Author index. Subject Index.