Volume 11 (2020)
Volume 10 (2019)
Volume 9 (2018)
Volume 8 (2017)
Volume 7 (2016)
Volume 6 (2015)
Volume 5 (2014)
Volume 4 (2013)
Volume 3 (2012)
Volume 2 (2011)
Volume 1 (2010)
Evaluation of background geochemical speciation of heavy metals in overburden topsoil of bituminous sand deposit area, Ondo state, Nigeria
101. Evaluation of background geochemical speciation of heavy metals in overburden topsoil of bituminous sand deposit area, Ondo state, Nigeria

O.E. Ifelola

Volume 10, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 869-882

Abstract
  Metals are ubiquitous within the earth crust. However, the exceptional high-level concentration of heavy metals in the soil due to natural or anthropogenic activities and the chemical ...  Read More
A state-of-the-art review of mechanical rock excavation technologies
102. A state-of-the-art review of mechanical rock excavation technologies

A. Ramezanzadeh; M. Hood

Volume 1, Number 1 , Winter 2010

Abstract
  The first step in mining activities is rock excavation in both mine development and production. Constant pressure for cost reduction and creating an improved/safe work environment for ...  Read More
Geochemical and mineralogical characteristic of the VHMS alteration pipe, major elements variations and peraluminous ratio, in high grade metamorphosed rocks
103. Geochemical and mineralogical characteristic of the VHMS alteration pipe, major elements variations and peraluminous ratio, in high grade metamorphosed rocks

R. Ghavami-Riabi; H.F.J. Theart

Volume 1, Number 2 , Summer 2010

Abstract
  The massive sulphide deposit at Kantienpan Cu-Zn mine is hosted by volcano sedimentary succession known as the Areachap Group, in the eastern part of Namaqua Metamorphic ...  Read More
Support vector regression for prediction of gas reservoirs permeability
104. Support vector regression for prediction of gas reservoirs permeability

R. Gholami; A. Moradzadeh

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2011

Abstract
  Reservoir permeability is a critical parameter for characterization of the hydrocarbon reservoirs. In fact, determination of permeability is a crucial task in reserve estimation, production ...  Read More
Formation interface detection using Gamma Ray log: A novel approach
105. Formation interface detection using Gamma Ray log: A novel approach

Mostafa Javid; Behzad Tokhmechi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2012, , Pages 41-50

Abstract
  There are two methods for identifying formation interface in oil wells: core analysis, which is a precise approach but costly and time consuming, and well logs analysis, which petrophysists ...  Read More
The impact of poor cementing casing damage: A numerical simulation study
106. The impact of poor cementing casing damage: A numerical simulation study

M. Hemmatian; B. Tokhmchi; V. Rasouli; R. Gholami

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2015, , Pages 41-53

Abstract
  A good knowledge of the parameters causing casing damage is critically important due to vital role of casing during the life of a well. Cement sheath, which fills in the gap between ...  Read More
Influence of operating parameters on the Apatite flotation kinetics
107. Influence of operating parameters on the Apatite flotation kinetics

Asghar Azizi; Ali Dehghani; Seyyed Zioddin Shafaei

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2013, , Pages 45-55

Abstract
  AbstractThe purpose of this study was to investigate the controllable operating parameters influence, including pH, solid content, collector, co-collector, and depressant dose, and ...  Read More
A parametric model for predicting cut point of hydraulic classifiers
108. A parametric model for predicting cut point of hydraulic classifiers

Hamid Khoshdast

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2014, , Pages 47-54

Abstract
  A new parametric model was developed for predicting cut point of hydraulic classifiers. The model directly uses operating parameters including pulp flowrate, feed particle size characteristics, ...  Read More
A New Approach for Obtaining Settling Velocity in a Thickener Using Statistical Regression: A Case Study
109. A New Approach for Obtaining Settling Velocity in a Thickener Using Statistical Regression: A Case Study

M. Hosseini Nasab

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, , Pages 47-56

Abstract
  In this research work, the parameters affecting the settling velocity within the thickeners were studied by introducing an equivalent shape factor. Several thickener feed samples of ...  Read More
Rock mass structural data analysis using image processing techniques (Case study: Choghart iron ore mine northern slopes)
110. Rock mass structural data analysis using image processing techniques (Case study: Choghart iron ore mine northern slopes)

M. Mohebbi; A.R. Yarahmadi Bafghi; M. Fatehi Marji; J. Gholamnejad

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 61-74

Abstract
  Presence of joints and fractures in rocks strongly influences the behavior of the rock mass by dividing the media into smaller units. These structures intensify the potential instability ...  Read More
UPL determination of multi-element deposits with grade uncertainty using a new block economic value calculation approach
111. UPL determination of multi-element deposits with grade uncertainty using a new block economic value calculation approach

M. Jamshidi; M. Osanloo

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 61-72

Abstract
  The block economic value (BEV) of a single-metal deposit is calculated based on the metal content and the related costs. The common methods available for calculating BEV are just based ...  Read More
Bayesian Data Fusion: a Reliable Approach for Descriptive Modeling of Ore Deposits
112. Bayesian Data Fusion: a Reliable Approach for Descriptive Modeling of Ore Deposits

B. Tokhmechi; S. Ebrahimi; H. Azizi; Seyed R. Ghavami-Riabi; N. Farrokhi

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 63-76

Abstract
  Recognition of ore deposit genesis is still a controversial challenge for economic geologists. Here, this task was addressed by the virtue of Bayesian data fusion (BDF) implementing ...  Read More
Discriminating copper geochemical anomalies and assessment of their reliability using a combination of sequential Gaussian simulation and gap statistic methods in Hararan area, Kerman, Iran
113. Discriminating copper geochemical anomalies and assessment of their reliability using a combination of sequential Gaussian simulation and gap statistic methods in Hararan area, Kerman, Iran

S. Abbaszade; F. Mohammad Torab; A. Alikhani; H. Molayemat

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 75-86

Abstract
  In geochemical exploration, there are various techniques such as univariate and multivariate statistical methods available for recognition of anomalous areas. Univariate techniques ...  Read More
A new approach to define batch settling curves for analyzing the sedimentation characteristics
114. A new approach to define batch settling curves for analyzing the sedimentation characteristics

Mohammad Reza Garmsiri; Hassan Haji Amin Shirazi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Summer 2012, , Pages 103-111

Abstract
  The results of batch settling tests (BST) are used to investigate settling behavior of solids suspension, which contribute to sizing thickeners. Conventional methods in analyzing BST ...  Read More
Reliability-based maintenance scheduling of powered supports in Tabas mechanized coal mine
115. Reliability-based maintenance scheduling of powered supports in Tabas mechanized coal mine

Amid Morshedlou; Hesam Dehghani; Seyed Hadi Hoseinie

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Summer 2014, , Pages 113-120

Abstract
  Utilizing the gathered failure data and failure interval data from Tabas coal mine in two years, this paper discusses the reliability of powered supports. The data sets were investigated ...  Read More
Limestone chemical components estimation using image processing and pattern recognition techniques
116. Limestone chemical components estimation using image processing and pattern recognition techniques

F. Khorram; H. Memarian; B. Tokhmechi; H. Soltanian-zadeh

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Summer 2011, , Pages 126-135

Abstract
  In this study based on image analysis, an ore grade estimation model was developed. The study was performed at a limestone mine in central Iran. The samples were collected from different ...  Read More
3D stochastic rock fracture modeling related to strike-slip faults
117. 3D stochastic rock fracture modeling related to strike-slip faults

M. Noroozi; R. Kakaie; Seyed M. E Jalali

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer 2015, , Pages 169-181

Abstract
  Fault zones and fault-related fracture systems control the mechanical behaviors and fluid-flow properties of the Earth’s crust. Furthermore, nowadays, modeling is being increasingly ...  Read More
Local multivariate outliers as geochemical anomaly halos indicators, a case study: Hamich area, Southern Khorasan, Iran
118. Local multivariate outliers as geochemical anomaly halos indicators, a case study: Hamich area, Southern Khorasan, Iran

H. Moeini; A. Aryafar

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, , Pages 179-189

Abstract
  Anomaly recognition has always been a prominent subject in preliminary geochemical explorations. Among the regional geochemical data processing, there are a range of statistical and ...  Read More
Effect of thermal treatment on specific rate of breakage of manganese ore
119. Effect of thermal treatment on specific rate of breakage of manganese ore

M. Heshami; R. Ahmadi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 339-348

Abstract
  The aim of this work is to investigate the effect of thermal treatment on the grinding behavior of manganese ore in the various size fractions of -1.7+1.18, -1.18+0.6, -0.6+0.3 and ...  Read More
Automatic estimation of regularization parameter by active constraint balancing method for 3D inversion of gravity data
120. Automatic estimation of regularization parameter by active constraint balancing method for 3D inversion of gravity data

M. Moghadasi; A. Nejati Kalateh; M. Rezaie

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 357-364

Abstract
  Gravity data inversion is one of the important steps in the interpretation of practical gravity data. The inversion result can be obtained by minimization of the Tikhonov objective ...  Read More
An Investigation on Effect of Shell Liner Type on Performance of Industrial SAG Mills Using DEM
121. An Investigation on Effect of Shell Liner Type on Performance of Industrial SAG Mills Using DEM

M. Jahani Chegeni; S. Kolahi

Volume 11, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 387-404

Abstract
  The shell liner type, rotation speed, and ball filling percent are the key factors influencing the charge behavior inside the SAG mills, and consequently, their performance. In this ...  Read More
Studying empirical correlation between drilling specific energy and geo-mechanical parameters in an oil field in SW Iran
122. Studying empirical correlation between drilling specific energy and geo-mechanical parameters in an oil field in SW Iran

M. Mohammadi Behboud; A. Ramezanzadeh; B. Tokhmechi

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 393-401

Abstract
  Multiplicity of the effective factors in drilling reflects the complexity of the interaction between rock mass and drilling bit, which is followed by the dependence of parameters and ...  Read More
Prediction of effect of fine particle removal on efficiency of a spiral circuit by size-by-size partition curves
123. Prediction of effect of fine particle removal on efficiency of a spiral circuit by size-by-size partition curves

F. Basirifar; M.R. Khalesi; M. Ramezanizadeh; M. Abdollahy; A. Hajizadeh

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 567-571

Abstract
  Partition curves are widely used to determine the spiral separator efficiency. In this work, the partition curves were used in order to investigate the particle transportation to concentrate ...  Read More
Numerical modelling of the underground roadways in coal mines– uncertainties caused by use of empirical-based downgrading methods and in situ stresses
124. Numerical modelling of the underground roadways in coal mines– uncertainties caused by use of empirical-based downgrading methods and in situ stresses

M. Zoorabadi

Volume 9, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 593-604

Abstract
  Numerical modelling techniques are not new for mining industry and civil engineering projects anymore. These techniques have been widely used for rock engineering problems such as stability ...  Read More
Airflow inside tunnel boring machine: A numerical study and an experimental verification
125. Airflow inside tunnel boring machine: A numerical study and an experimental verification

H.R. Nezarat; Seyed M. E. Jalali; M. Nazari

Volume 10, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 623-632

Abstract
  Knowledge of the airflow distribution inside a Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) can create a safe working environment for workers and machinery. The airflow quality and the related mass ...  Read More