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)
Selection of new exploration targets using lithogeochemical data obtained for Taknar deposit located in NE of Iran
26. Selection of new exploration targets using lithogeochemical data obtained for Taknar deposit located in NE of Iran

Kh. Maroufi Naghadehi; A. Hezarkhani; K. Seifpanahi Shabani

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2015, , Pages 11-20

Abstract
  Taknar deposit is located about 28 km to the north-west of Bardaskan in the Khorasan-e-Razavi province, which is situated in the north-eastern part of Iran. This deposit is unique, ...  Read More
Operational dynamics of “Galamsey” within eleven selected districts of western region of Ghana
27. Operational dynamics of “Galamsey” within eleven selected districts of western region of Ghana

J. Mantey; F. Owusu-Nimo; K.B. Nyarko; A. Aubynn

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 11-34

Abstract
  The uncontrolled spread of illegal artisanal small-scale gold mining (ASM), popularly termed “galamsey” in Ghana, has, for decades, impacted adversely upon water bodies, ...  Read More
Enhancing magnetic signals in unexploded ordnances (UXO) detection based on edge-preserved stable downward continuation method
28. Enhancing magnetic signals in unexploded ordnances (UXO) detection based on edge-preserved stable downward continuation method

Maysam Abedi; Kiomars Mosazadeh; Hamid Dehghani; Ahmad MadanchiZare

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2014, , Pages 13-24

Abstract
  This paper describes an efficient edge-preserved regularization algorithm for downward continuation of magnetic data in detection of unexploded ordnance (UXO). The magnetic anomalies ...  Read More
Extension of Excavation Damaged Zone Due to Longwall Working Effect
29. Extension of Excavation Damaged Zone Due to Longwall Working Effect

H. Mohammadi; M. A. Ebrahimi Farsangi; H. Jalalifar; A. R. Ahmadi; A. Javaheri

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, , Pages 13-24

Abstract
  In advance longwall mining, the safety of mine network, production rate, and consequently, economic conditions of a mine are dependent on the stability conditions of gate roadways. ...  Read More
Environmental Hazards Associated With Mining Activities in the Vicinity of Bolivian Poopó Lake
30. Environmental Hazards Associated With Mining Activities in the Vicinity of Bolivian Poopó Lake

V.F Navarro Torres; G Zamora Echenique; R.N Singh

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2012, , Pages 15-26

Abstract
  Hydrographically Bolivian Poopó Lake is located in the basin of Desaguadero River and it has over a dozen main tributary rivers and other smaller rivers with lower flow. The ...  Read More
Numerical modeling of the effects of joint hydraulic aperture, orientation and spacing on rock grouting using UDEC: A case study of Bakhtiary Dam of Iran
31. Numerical modeling of the effects of joint hydraulic aperture, orientation and spacing on rock grouting using UDEC: A case study of Bakhtiary Dam of Iran

Omid Saeidi; Ahmad Ramezanzadeh; Farhang Sereshki; Seyed Mohammad Esmaeil Jalali

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2013, , Pages 15-26

Abstract
  This study aims at presenting a numerical model for predicting grout flow and penetration length into the jointed rock mass using Universal Distinct Element Code (UDEC). The numerical ...  Read More
Pollution problems in the metallurgical industry: A review
32. Pollution problems in the metallurgical industry: A review

F. Habashi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2011, , Pages 17-26

Abstract
  Processing of minerals and production of metals has increased greatly in recent years. As a result, the quantities of waste material and pollutants have also increased. In many cases ...  Read More
Exploration of Kahang porphyry copper deposit using advanced integration of geological, remote sensing, geochemical, and magnetics data
33. Exploration of Kahang porphyry copper deposit using advanced integration of geological, remote sensing, geochemical, and magnetics data

S. Barak; A. Bahroudi; G. Jozanikohan

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 19-39

Abstract
  The purpose of mineral exploration is to find ore deposits. The main aim of this work is to use the fuzzy inference system to integrate the exploration layers including the geological, ...  Read More
Modeling and Optimization of Truck-Shovel Allocation to Mining Faces in Cement Quarry
34. Modeling and Optimization of Truck-Shovel Allocation to Mining Faces in Cement Quarry

K. Shah; S. Ur Rehman

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 21-30

Abstract
  Truck and shovel are the most common raw material transportation system used in the cement quarry operations. One of the major challenges associated with the cement quarry operations ...  Read More
Application of harmony search algorithm to evaluate performance of diamond wire saw
35. Application of harmony search algorithm to evaluate performance of diamond wire saw

R. Mikaeil; Y. Ozcelik; M. Ataei; S. Shaffiee Haghshenas

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 27-36

Abstract
  Evaluation and prediction of performance of diamond wire saw is one of the most important factors involved in planning the dimension stone quarries. The wear rate of diamond wire saw ...  Read More
Environmental Impact Assessment of Coal Washing Plant 
(Alborz- Sharghi –Iran)
36. Environmental Impact Assessment of Coal Washing Plant (Alborz- Sharghi –Iran)

Reza Ghaedrahmati; F Doulati Ardejani

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Summer 2012, , Pages 69-77

Abstract
  This paper utilises the modified Folchi method to assess the environmental impact of coal washing plant, Alborz Sharghi, North-east Iran. In this study, the number of factors designed ...  Read More
A GIS-based weights-of-evidence model for mineral potential mapping of hydrothermal gold deposits in Torbat-e-Heydarieh area
37. A GIS-based weights-of-evidence model for mineral potential mapping of hydrothermal gold deposits in Torbat-e-Heydarieh area

Hossein Shahi; Abulghasem Kamkar Rouhani

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Summer 2014, , Pages 79-89

Abstract
  The method of weights of evidence is one of the most important data driven methods for mineral potential mapping in GIS. In this method, considering the characteristics of known mineralized ...  Read More
Investigation of blind massive sulphide deposit signatures in the calcrete layers as a geochemical barrier: A case study of Areachap, Kantienpan and Copperton deposits
38. Investigation of blind massive sulphide deposit signatures in the calcrete layers as a geochemical barrier: A case study of Areachap, Kantienpan and Copperton deposits

Reza Ghavami-Riabi; H.F.J Theart

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Summer 2011, , Pages 86-101

Abstract
  The trace element contents on the surface originated from mineralization would depend to the thickness of the calcrete layer above the ore deposit on the surface. A very thick layer ...  Read More
Geochemistry, petrology, and mineralization in volcanic rocks located in south Neyshabour, NE Iran
39. Geochemistry, petrology, and mineralization in volcanic rocks located in south Neyshabour, NE Iran

A. Entezari Harsini; S. A. Mazaheri; S. Saadat; J. F. Santos

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, , Pages 139-154

Abstract
  This paper presents the new geochemical isotopes Sr and Nd, and the mineralization data for the south Neyshabour volcanic rocks located in NE Iran. Based on the chemical classifications, ...  Read More
Using Trifolium Alexanderium for Phytoremediation of some heavy metals in tailings dam in Anjir-Tange coal washing plant, Mazandaran, Iran
40. Using Trifolium Alexanderium for Phytoremediation of some heavy metals in tailings dam in Anjir-Tange coal washing plant, Mazandaran, Iran

S. Safari Sinegani; A. Abedi; H. Asghari; A. A. Safari Sinegani

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer 2015, , Pages 141-150

Abstract
  Phytoremediation is a technology that uses plants for the remediation of the contaminated soils, sediments, tailings, and groundwaters. In this work, the ability of TrifoliumAlexanderium ...  Read More
Removal of Te and Se anions in alkaline media in presence of cyanide by quaternary ammonium salts
41. Removal of Te and Se anions in alkaline media in presence of cyanide by quaternary ammonium salts

R. Solis-Rdoriguez; S. Bello-Teodoro; A. Moreno-Baez; J. I Galvan-Tejada; J. G Arceo-Olague; H. Luna-Garcia; O. Alonso-Gonzalez

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 311-317

Abstract
  Precious metals are currently associated with selenium (naumannite, Ag2Se) and tellurium (calaverite, AuTe2; sylvanite, (Au,Ag)2Te4) to form species refractory to cyanidation. The aim ...  Read More
DPM flow pattern of LHD in underground mines with different ventilation conditions
42. DPM flow pattern of LHD in underground mines with different ventilation conditions

R. Morla; Sh. Karekal; A. Godbole

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 315-326

Abstract
  Diesel-operated Load Haul Dumper (LHD) vehicles are commonly used in underground coal mines. Despite their value as utility vehicles, the main drawback of these vehicles is that they ...  Read More
Effects of operating parameters on time-dependent ash entrainment behaviour of a sample coal flotation
43. Effects of operating parameters on time-dependent ash entrainment behaviour of a sample coal flotation

H. Paryad; H. Khoshdast; V. Shojaei

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 337-357

Abstract
  It is well-known that entrainment of particles into the froth is a key factor in the selectivity and performance of the flotation process, especially for fine particle recovery. Since ...  Read More
Mining and Environmental Degradation: a Gift Brings Grief Scenario for Mining Communities in Sierra Leone
44. Mining and Environmental Degradation: a Gift Brings Grief Scenario for Mining Communities in Sierra Leone

M. Fayiah

Volume 11, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 347-361

Abstract
  Sierra Leone is blessed with abundant natural resources but yet prone to environmental degradation due to the mining operations. Most often, the mining communities are faced with social ...  Read More
Modofication of the Sarcheshmeh copper complex flotation circuit in response to a reduction in feed grade
45. Modofication of the Sarcheshmeh copper complex flotation circuit in response to a reduction in feed grade

Gh. A. Parsapour; S. DarvishTafvisi; E. Arghavani; M. J. Rajabi; A. Akbari; S. Banisi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 539-544

Abstract
  The new copper processing plant of the Sarcheshmeh copper complex consists of two parallel circuits. After a primary crushing, the ore is sent to a SAG mill, and the product is further ...  Read More
XRF analysis of coal bioleaching by chemolithoheterotrophic Alicyclobacillus HRM5 and chemolithoautotrophic Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans
46. XRF analysis of coal bioleaching by chemolithoheterotrophic Alicyclobacillus HRM5 and chemolithoautotrophic Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans

Sh. Sadat Etemadzadeh; G. Emtiazi; Z. Etemadifar

Volume 9, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 559-566

Abstract
  Most studies on sulfur bioleaching from coal depend on an autotrophic microorganism with a low growth and a long leaching time. For this reason, heterotrophic heat and acidic pH-resistant ...  Read More
Delineation of alteration zones based on kriging, artificial neural networks, and concentration–volume fractal modelings in hypogene zone of Miduk porphyry copper deposit, SE Iran
47. Delineation of alteration zones based on kriging, artificial neural networks, and concentration–volume fractal modelings in hypogene zone of Miduk porphyry copper deposit, SE Iran

O. Gholampour; A. Hezarkhani; A. Maghsoudi; M. Mousavi

Volume 10, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 575-595

Abstract
  This paper presents a quantitative modeling for delineating alteration zones in the hypogene zone of the Miduk porphyry copper deposit (SE Iran) based on the core drilling data. The ...  Read More
Assessment of radioactive contamination in water bodies around mine workings using radiation counter
48. Assessment of radioactive contamination in water bodies around mine workings using radiation counter

A.O. Owolabi

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 795-806

Abstract
  The vulnerability of water bodies to contamination within the neighbourhood of open mine cast environ cannot be overemphasized. Evidence of radioactive trace elements associated with ...  Read More
Evaluation of stream sediment contamination by potentially toxic elements around mining and farming areas (SE Nigeria)
49. Evaluation of stream sediment contamination by potentially toxic elements around mining and farming areas (SE Nigeria)

G.U Sikakwe

Volume 10, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 833-851

Abstract
  In this work, the concentrations of the potentially toxic elements in stream sediments in SE Nigeria were assessed for pollution monitoring in mining, quarrying, and farming areas. ...  Read More
Biosorption of Lead (II) and Zinc (II) ions by pre-treated biomass of phanerochaete chrysosporium
50. Biosorption of Lead (II) and Zinc (II) ions by pre-treated biomass of phanerochaete chrysosporium

R. Marandi; F. Doulati Ardejani; H. Amir Afshar

Volume 1, Number 1 , Winter 2010

Abstract
  The biosorption of heavy metals can be an effective process for the removal of such metal ions from aqueous solutions. In this study, the adsorption properties of nonliving biomass ...  Read More