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)
Impact of mining on groundwater quality in SW Ashanti, Ghana: a preliminary study
176. Impact of mining on groundwater quality in SW Ashanti, Ghana: a preliminary study

C. Bempah; H-J. Voigt; A. Ewusi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, , Pages 81-95

Abstract
  The focus of this research work is on the determination of the impact of mining on the groundwater quality in the historical mining region of SW Ashanti region in Ghana. This work describes ...  Read More
Determining fractal parameter and depth of magnetic sources for ardabil geothermal area using aeromagnetic data by de-fractal approach
177. Determining fractal parameter and depth of magnetic sources for ardabil geothermal area using aeromagnetic data by de-fractal approach

A. Khojamli; F. Doulati Ardejani; A. Moradzadeh; A. Nejati Kalateh; A. Roshandel Kahoo; S. Porkhial

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 93-101

Abstract
  The Ardabil geothermal area is located in the northwest of Iran, which hosts several hot springs. It is situated mostly around the Sabalan Mountain. The Sabalan geothermal area is now ...  Read More
Interactional effects of bubble size, particle size, and collector dosage on bubble loading in column flotation
178. Interactional effects of bubble size, particle size, and collector dosage on bubble loading in column flotation

A. Eskanlou; M. R. Khalesi; M. Abdollahy; M. Hemmati Chegeni

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 107-116

Abstract
  The success of flotation operation depends upon the thriving interactions of chemical and physical variables. In this work, the effects of particle size, bubble size, and collector ...  Read More
Clay sedimentation and consolidation behaviour in tailing storage facilities over mine lifetime
179. Clay sedimentation and consolidation behaviour in tailing storage facilities over mine lifetime

Seyedeh M. Ehsani; M. Unesi; R. Tamartash

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 113-124

Abstract
  Changes in the tailing properties (increasing clay mineral content and fine particles) and poor operation of the dewatering systems have negative impacts on the Tailing Storage Facilities ...  Read More
Effects of Flocculant, Surfactant, Coagulant, and Filter Aid on Efficiency of Filtration Processing of Copper Concentrate: Mechanism and Optimization
180. Effects of Flocculant, Surfactant, Coagulant, and Filter Aid on Efficiency of Filtration Processing of Copper Concentrate: Mechanism and Optimization

A.H. Rezaei; H. Abdollahi; M. Gharabaghi; A. A. Mohammadzadeh

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 119-141

Abstract
  In the recent decades, water scarcity has become a major challenge for many reasons, especially the inadequate use of water resources. The mineral processing plant is among the most ...  Read More
Numerical assessment of influence of confining stress on Kaiser effect using distinct element method
181. Numerical assessment of influence of confining stress on Kaiser effect using distinct element method

M. Nikkhah

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, , Pages 215-226

Abstract
  Nowadays acoustic emission (AE) testing based on the Kaiser Effect (KE) is increasingly used to estimate the in-situ stress in laboratories. In this work, this effect is assessed on ...  Read More
Application of spectrum-volume fractal modeling for detection of mineralized zones
182. Application of spectrum-volume fractal modeling for detection of mineralized zones

H. Khalili; P. Afzal

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 371-378

Abstract
  The main goal of this research work was to detect the different Cu mineralized zones in the Sungun porphyry deposit in NW Iran using the Spectrum-Volume (S-V) fractal modeling based ...  Read More
Impact of gasoline contamination on mechanical behavior of sandy clay soil
183. Impact of gasoline contamination on mechanical behavior of sandy clay soil

M. H. Askarbioki; F. Kargaran Bafghi; M. Mokhtari; M. Khaleghi

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 389-399

Abstract
  Oil leakage causes soil contamination and induces changes in the physical and mechanical properties of soils. In areas contaminated with oil products such as gasoline, the implementation ...  Read More
Prediction of dispersed mineralization zone in depth using frequency domain of surface geochemical data
184. Prediction of dispersed mineralization zone in depth using frequency domain of surface geochemical data

H. Shahi

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 433-446

Abstract
  Discrimination of the blind and dispersed mineralization deposits is a challenging problem in geochemical exploration. The frequency domain (FD) of the surface geochemical data can ...  Read More
Study of Damaged Zone around Circular Opening Using Acoustic Emission Technique
185. Study of Damaged Zone around Circular Opening Using Acoustic Emission Technique

A. Dadi-givshad; M. Ahmadi; H. R. Nejati

Volume 11, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 433-451

Abstract
  One of the methods used to investigate the damaged zone in rock structure is the acoustic emission method. This method is based on receiving the elastic waves that are produced by deformation ...  Read More
Determination of geochemical anomalies and gold mineralized stages based on litho-geochemical data for Zarshuran Carlin-like gold deposit (NW Iran) utilizing multi-fractal modeling and stepwise factor analysis
186. Determination of geochemical anomalies and gold mineralized stages based on litho-geochemical data for Zarshuran Carlin-like gold deposit (NW Iran) utilizing multi-fractal modeling and stepwise factor analysis

F. Aliyari; P. Afzal; J. Abdollahi Sharif

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 593-610

Abstract
  The Zarshuran Carlin-like gold deposit is located at the Takab Metallogenic belt in the northern part of the Sanandaj-Sirjan zone, NW Iran. The high-grade ore bodies are mainly hosted ...  Read More
Distribution of trace elements in coal and coal fly ash and their recovery with mineral processing practices: A review
187. Distribution of trace elements in coal and coal fly ash and their recovery with mineral processing practices: A review

I. Kursun Unver; M. Terzi

Volume 9, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 641-655

Abstract
  Today coal is among the most important energy sources. In order to meet the world's energy demands, low-calorie lignite with a high ash content is generally used in the large capacity ...  Read More
Fuzzy tonnage-average grade model based on extension principle
188. Fuzzy tonnage-average grade model based on extension principle

S. Soltani-Mohammadi; A. Soltani; B. Sohrabian

Volume 10, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 659-666

Abstract
  Due to the nature of the geological and mining activities, different input parameters in the grade estimation and mineral resource evaluation are always tainted with uncertainties. ...  Read More
A new classification system for evaluation and prediction of unplanned dilution in cut-and-fill stoping method
189. A new classification system for evaluation and prediction of unplanned dilution in cut-and-fill stoping method

M. Mohseni; M. Ataei; R. Khaloo Kakaie

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 873-892

Abstract
  Production planning in mineral exploitation should be undertaken to maximize exploited ore at a minimum unplanned dilution. Unplanned dilution reduction is among the ways to enhance ...  Read More
Characterization of rare earth elements by coupling multivariate analysis, factor analysis, and geostatistical simulation; case-study of Gazestan deposit, central Iran
190. Characterization of rare earth elements by coupling multivariate analysis, factor analysis, and geostatistical simulation; case-study of Gazestan deposit, central Iran

F. Soltani; P. Moarefvand; F. Alinia; P. Afzal

Volume 10, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 929-945

Abstract
  The traditional approaches of modeling and estimation of highly skewed deposits have led to incorrect evaluations, creating challenges and risks in resource management. The low concentration ...  Read More
Determination of ground water quality associated with lignite mining in arid climate
191. Determination of ground water quality associated with lignite mining in arid climate

R. N. Singh; A.S. Atkins; A.G. Pathan

Volume 1, Number 1 , Winter 2010

Abstract
  Ground water and surface water create a range of problems in lignite mining utilizing surface mining methods. In order to create a safe and economic mining environment, it is essential ...  Read More
Extended finite element simulation of crack propagation in cracked Brazilian disc
192. Extended finite element simulation of crack propagation in cracked Brazilian disc

M. Eftekhari; A. Baghbanan; H. Hashemolhosseini

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2015, , Pages 95-102

Abstract
  The cracked Brazilian disc (CBD) specimen is widely used in order to determine mode-I/II and mixed-mode fracture toughness of a rock medium. In this study, the stress intensity factor ...  Read More
Estimation of Cadmium and Uranium in a stream sediment from Eshtehard region in Iran using an Artificial Neural Network
193. Estimation of Cadmium and Uranium in a stream sediment from Eshtehard region in Iran using an Artificial Neural Network

F. Razavi Rad; F. Mohammad Torab; A. Abdollahzadeh

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, , Pages 97-107

Abstract
  Considering the importance of Cd and U as pollutants of the environment, this study aims to predict the concentrations of these elements in a stream sediment from the Eshtehard region ...  Read More
Numerical modeling of hydraulic fracturing in carbonate rocks of Bangestan reservoir
194. Numerical modeling of hydraulic fracturing in carbonate rocks of Bangestan reservoir

A. Akrami; M. Hosseini; H. Sodeifi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 117-126

Abstract
  Hydraulic fracturing is used in the oil industry in order to increase the index of production and processing in the wells whose efficiencies have been dropped due to a long-term harvest ...  Read More
Discrete element modeling of explosion-induced fracture extension in jointed rock masses
195. Discrete element modeling of explosion-induced fracture extension in jointed rock masses

M. Lak; M. Fatehi Marji; A.R. Yarahamdi Bafghi; A. Abdollahipour

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 125-138

Abstract
  The explosion process of explosives in a borehole applies a very high pressure on its surrounding rock media. This process can initiate and propagate rock fractures, and finally, may ...  Read More
Geostatistical Modeling of Electrical Resistivity Tomography for Imaging Porphyry Cu Mineralization in Takht-e-Gonbad Deposit, Iran
196. Geostatistical Modeling of Electrical Resistivity Tomography for Imaging Porphyry Cu Mineralization in Takht-e-Gonbad Deposit, Iran

M. Babaei; M. Abedi; Gh. H. Norouzi; S. Kazem Alilou

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 143-159

Abstract
  This work presents the application of a geostatistical-based modeling approach for building up electrical properties acquired from a geophysical electrical tomography survey deployed ...  Read More
3D gravity data-space inversion with sparseness and bound constraints
197. 3D gravity data-space inversion with sparseness and bound constraints

M. Rezaie; A. Moradzadeh; A. Nejati Kalate

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, , Pages 227-235

Abstract
  One of the most remarkable basis of the gravity data inversion is the recognition of sharp boundaries between an ore body and its host rocks during the interpretation step. Therefore, ...  Read More
Effects of temperature and confining pressure on mode II fracture toughness of rocks (Case study: Lushan Sandstone)
198. Effects of temperature and confining pressure on mode II fracture toughness of rocks (Case study: Lushan Sandstone)

M. Hosseini; A. R. Khodayari

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 379-391

Abstract
  The fracture mechanics examines the development and expansion of cracks in solids and how they affect the deformation of materials. The stress intensity factors at the tip of the crack ...  Read More
Potential of OM of Iranian peat and swamp and characterization of physico-chemical properties of organic soils
199. Potential of OM of Iranian peat and swamp and characterization of physico-chemical properties of organic soils

S. Tabasi; M. Kurdi; M. Bahrammanesh

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 401-416

Abstract
  The objective of this work was to investigate the potential of three different kinds of Iranian peat and swamp soils as sources of organic matter (OM) in the Golestan Province, Northern ...  Read More
Magnetic Nano mineral and acid mine drainage interaction: An experimental study
200. Magnetic Nano mineral and acid mine drainage interaction: An experimental study

K. Seifpanahi Shabani; A. Vaezian

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 447-453

Abstract
  In the environment, two main sources of heavy metals are natural backgrounds derived from parent rocks and anthropogenic contamination including mineral industrial wastes, tailing damps ...  Read More