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)
Impacts of coal shrinkage, permeability and petrography on gas regime in mines Case study: Tahmoor coal mine, NSW, Australia
1. Impacts of coal shrinkage, permeability and petrography on gas regime in mines Case study: Tahmoor coal mine, NSW, Australia

N. I. Aziz; I. Porter; F. Sereshki

Volume 1, Number 1 , Winter 2010

Abstract
  The volumetric changes in the coal matrix (Coal Shrinkage), permeability under various gas environment conditions as well as perographical properties were studied in the laboratory. ...  Read More
Application of Schmidt rebound number for estimating rock strength under specific geological conditions
2. Application of Schmidt rebound number for estimating rock strength under specific geological conditions

S. R. Torabi; M. Ataei; M. Javanshir

Volume 1, Number 2 , Summer 2010

Abstract
  A literature review revealed that most of the empirical equations introduced for determination of the uniaxial compressive strength (UCS) of rocks based on the Schmidt hammer rebound ...  Read More
On the crack propagation modeling of hydraulic fracturing by a hybridized displacement discontinuity/boundary collocation method
3. On the crack propagation modeling of hydraulic fracturing by a hybridized displacement discontinuity/boundary collocation method

M. Behnia; K. Goshtasbi; M. Fatehi Marji; A. Golshani

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2011

Abstract
  Numerical methods such as boundary element and finite element methods are widely used for the stress analysis in solid mechanics. This study presents boundary element method based on ...  Read More
Assessment of natural attenuation of acid mine drainage pollutants in El Bierzo and Odiel basins: A case study
4. Assessment of natural attenuation of acid mine drainage pollutants in El Bierzo and Odiel basins: A case study

Prof R.N. Singh; O Aduvire; V.F Navarro Torres

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Summer 2011, , Pages 78-85

Abstract
  In the past, mining activities have generated major acid drainage sources, which usually carry dissolved metals that flow into the main rivers of the affected basins. The study looks ...  Read More
Selection of the best strategy for Iran's quarries: SWOT-FAHP method
5. Selection of the best strategy for Iran's quarries: SWOT-FAHP method

M. M Tahernejad; M. Ataei; R Khalokakaie

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2012, , Pages 1-13

Abstract
  Iran has high potential and unique stone reserves in terms of variety of color, texture, quality, and economic value; nevertheless, in spite of growing mine production during the past ...  Read More
Application of Artificial Neural Networks and Support Vector Machines for carbonate pores size estimation from 3D seismic data
6. Application of Artificial Neural Networks and Support Vector Machines for carbonate pores size estimation from 3D seismic data

Andisheh Alimoradi; Ali Moradzadeh; Mohammad Reza Bakhtiari

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2013, , Pages 1-14

Abstract
  This paper proposes a method for the prediction of pore size values in hydrocarbon reservoirs using 3D seismic data. To this end, an actual carbonate oil field in the south-western ...  Read More
Karstic water exploration using the Schlumberger VES and dipole–dipole resistivity profiling surveys in the Tepal area, west of Shahrood, Iran
7. Karstic water exploration using the Schlumberger VES and dipole–dipole resistivity profiling surveys in the Tepal area, west of Shahrood, Iran

Alireza Arab-Amiri; Fereydoun Sharifi; Abolghasem Kamkar-Rouhani

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2014, , Pages 1-12

Abstract
  The need for clean groundwater resources to have sustainable development in a country is undoubted. Due to the importance and high quality of karstic waters in supplying water in Iran ...  Read More
AN-EUL method for automatic interpretation of potential field data in unexploded ordnances (UXO) detection
8. AN-EUL method for automatic interpretation of potential field data in unexploded ordnances (UXO) detection

Maysam Abedi; Kiomars Mosazadeh; Hamid Dehghani; Ahmad MadanchiZare

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Summer 2014, , Pages 67-77

Abstract
  We have applied an automatic interpretation method of potential data called AN-EUL in unexploded ordnance (UXO) prospective which is indeed a combination of the analytic signal and ...  Read More
Geostatistical simulation of dyke systems in Sungun porphyry copper deposit, Iran
9. Geostatistical simulation of dyke systems in Sungun porphyry copper deposit, Iran

Omid Asghari

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2015, , Pages 1-10

Abstract
  Post-mineralization activities may cause difficulties in the process of ore modeling in porphyry deposits. Sungun, NW Iran, is one of the porphyry copper deposits, in which dyke intrusions ...  Read More
Blast vibration modeling using linear superposition method
10. Blast vibration modeling using linear superposition method

H. Mansouri; M. A. Ebrahimi Farsangi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer 2015, , Pages 125-140

Abstract
  A linear superposition method was used for modeling the time history of the production blast vibrations and optimizing the blast sequence to reduce vibration levels in Sar-Cheshmeh ...  Read More
Kinetics of Sphalerite Leaching by Sodium Nitrate in Sulfuric Acid
11. Kinetics of Sphalerite Leaching by Sodium Nitrate in Sulfuric Acid

M. Hasani; Seyed M. J. Koleini; A. Khodadadi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, , Pages 1-12

Abstract
  In the present work, the extraction of zinc from a sphalerite concentrate using sodium nitrate as an oxidant in a sulfuric acid solution was investigated. The effective parameters such ...  Read More
A new stochastic 3D seismic inversion using direct sequential simulation and co-simulation in a genetic algorithm framework
12. A new stochastic 3D seismic inversion using direct sequential simulation and co-simulation in a genetic algorithm framework

H. Sabeti; A. Moradzadeh; F. Doulati Ardejani; A. Soares

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 321-335

Abstract
  Stochastic seismic inversion is a family of inversion algorithms in which the inverse solution was carried out using geostatistical simulation. In this work, a new 3D stochastic seismic ...  Read More
Effect of air column in transport canisters on measured gas contents of coal
13. Effect of air column in transport canisters on measured gas contents of coal

N. Aziz; A. Mirzaghorbanali

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 1-9

Abstract
  Canister desorption is a widely used technique to measure the gas content of coal. The gas content data, when normalized to volume/weight and multiplied by coal seam mass, is used to ...  Read More
An experimental study of axial load transfer mechanisms of cable bolts using axially split embedment apparatus
14. An experimental study of axial load transfer mechanisms of cable bolts using axially split embedment apparatus

A. Mirzaghorbanali; N. Aziz

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, , Pages 131-137

Abstract
  The load transfer mechanisms of cable bolts differ from those for normal rebar bolts. The cable bolts used in mines are basically steel strands with different constructions depending ...  Read More
Optimization of parameters affecting recovery of copper from Sarcheshmeh low-grade sulfide ore using Bioleaching
15. Optimization of parameters affecting recovery of copper from Sarcheshmeh low-grade sulfide ore using Bioleaching

M. Naderi; Seyed Z. Shafaie; M. Karamoozian; Sh. Gharanjik

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 523-537

Abstract
  In this work, the parameters affecting the recovery of copper from the low-grade sulfide minerals of Sarcheshmeh Copper Mine were studied. A low-grade sulfide ore was used with a copper ...  Read More
Combining fuzzy RES with GA for predicting wear performance of circular diamond saw in hard rock cutting process
16. Combining fuzzy RES with GA for predicting wear performance of circular diamond saw in hard rock cutting process

M. Akhyani; R. Mikaeil; F. Sereshki; M. Taji

Volume 10, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 559-574

Abstract
  Predicting the wear performance of circular diamond saw in the process of sawing hard dimensional stone is an important step in reducing production costs in the stone sawing industry. ...  Read More
A new approach for assessing stability of rock slopes considering centroids of weak zones
17. A new approach for assessing stability of rock slopes considering centroids of weak zones

A. Turanboy; E. Ülker; C. B. Küçüksütçü

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 1-18

Abstract
  The intersection lines between discontinuity surfaces and their intersection points on the visible surfaces of any engineering structure may be the instability indicators. This paper ...  Read More
Sustainable development and environmental challenges in Cameroon’s mining sector: A review
18. Sustainable development and environmental challenges in Cameroon’s mining sector: A review

M. Anselme Kamga; S. Nzali; C. O. Olatubara; A. Adenikinju; E. A. Akintunde; M. P. Kemeng; F. W.D. Nguimatsia; E. A. Ndip; C. Fuanya

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 293-309

Abstract
  Cameroon has a strong geological potential for a number of mineral resources that, if well managed, could support economic growth. The country contains potentially large deposits of ...  Read More
Computational fluid dynamics simulations for investigation of parameters affecting goaf gas distribution
19. Computational fluid dynamics simulations for investigation of parameters affecting goaf gas distribution

K.M. Tanguturi; R.S. Balusu

Volume 9, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 547-557

Abstract
  It is necessary to obtain a fundamental understanding of the goaf gas flow patterns in longwall mine in order to develop optimum goaf gas drainage and spontaneous combustion (sponcom) ...  Read More
Green extraction of Niobium and Tantalum from Kenticha Tantalite ore using 1-Ethyl-3-Methyl Imidazolium Chloride ionic liquid
20. Green extraction of Niobium and Tantalum from Kenticha Tantalite ore using 1-Ethyl-3-Methyl Imidazolium Chloride ionic liquid

G.G. Berhe; A. Velázquez del Rosario; Y. Abubeker; W. Girma; T. Bogale; C. Mulugeta Sisay

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 785-794

Abstract
  The decomposition of the Ethiopian Kenticha tantalite ore was studied using the KOH fusion and H2O leaching system at 400 0C for a 1 h reaction time. The experimental results obtained ...  Read More
Analysis of a possible root cause and mechanism for Soma mine disaster
21. Analysis of a possible root cause and mechanism for Soma mine disaster

B. Ünver; M.S. Ünal

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 1-26

Abstract
  A daunting mine disaster took place in 13 May 2014 at Soma and 301 men lost their lives. Brief information about the Eynez coal mine and some of the inherent characteristics of the ...  Read More
Fault orientation modeling of Sonda- Jherruck coalfield, Pakistan
22. Fault orientation modeling of Sonda- Jherruck coalfield, Pakistan

I. M. Jiskani; F. I. Siddiqui

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 305-313

Abstract
  Faults are the most critical tectonic factors in geological structures, which have major economic impacts on mining economics. Thus it is necessary to understand faults in order to ...  Read More
Determining optimal distance from outlet of auxiliary forcing ventilation system to development of heading in underground mines
23. Determining optimal distance from outlet of auxiliary forcing ventilation system to development of heading in underground mines

V. Adjiski; D. Mirakovski; Z. Despodov; S. Mijalkovski

Volume 10, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 821-832

Abstract
  Auxiliary ventilation of the blind development heading in underground mines is one of the most challenging work activities amongst mining underground operations. The auxiliary forcing ...  Read More
A New Stability Approach using Probabilistic Profile along Direction of Excavation
24. A New Stability Approach using Probabilistic Profile along Direction of Excavation

A. Turanboy; E. Ülker; C. Burak Küçüksütçü

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 1-20

Abstract
  Estimation of the possible instability that may be encountered in the excavation slope(s) during the planning and application steps of the rock excavation processes is an important ...  Read More
Gold, Silver and Iron in Iron Oxy-hydroxide Precipitate Formed in Process of Acid Mine Drainage
25. Gold, Silver and Iron in Iron Oxy-hydroxide Precipitate Formed in Process of Acid Mine Drainage

J. Jurković; E. Babajić; T. Muhić – Šarac; M. Kolar; A. Kazlagić

Volume 11, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 335-346

Abstract
  Oxidation of sulfide-containing ores is the main cause of Acid Mine Drainage (AMD), which is an environmental problem associated with both the abandoned and active mines. Iron-bearing ...  Read More