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)
Dilution risk ranking in underground metal mines using Multi-Attributive Approximation area Comparison (MABAC)
1. Dilution risk ranking in underground metal mines using Multi-Attributive Approximation area Comparison (MABAC)

Majid Mohseni; Mohammad Ataei; Reza Khaloo Kakaie

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 December 2019

Abstract
  The contamination of ores with wastes or materials of lower than the cut-off grade is referred to as dilution. Dilution is an undesirable phenomenon that, on one hand, reduces the product ...  Read More
Application of Sequential Gaussian Conditional Simulation into Underground Mine Design Under Grade Uncertainty
2. Application of Sequential Gaussian Conditional Simulation into Underground Mine Design Under Grade Uncertainty

Farzad Sotoudeh; Mohammad Ataei; Reza Kakaie; Yashar Pourrahimian

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 September 2019

Abstract
  In mining projects, all uncertainties associated with a project must be considered to determine the feasibility study. Grade uncertainty is one of the major components of technical ...  Read More
Performance evaluation of chain saw machines for dimensional stones using feasibility of neural network models
3. Performance evaluation of chain saw machines for dimensional stones using feasibility of neural network models

J. Mohammadi; M. Ataei; R. Kakaie; R. Mikaeil; S. Shaffiee Haghshenas

Volume 10, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 1105-1119

Abstract
  Prediction of the production rate of the cutting dimensional stone process is crucial, especially when chain saw machines are used. The cutting dimensional rock process is generally ...  Read More
Performance evaluation of gang saw using hybrid ANFIS-DE and hybrid ANFIS-PSO algorithms
4. Performance evaluation of gang saw using hybrid ANFIS-DE and hybrid ANFIS-PSO algorithms

A.R. Dormishi; M. Ataei; R. Khaloo Kakaie; R. Mikaeil; S. Shaffiee Haghshenas

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 543-557

Abstract
  One of the most significant and effective criteria in the process of cutting dimensional rocks using the gang saw is the maximum energy consumption rate of the machine, and its accurate ...  Read More
A new classification system for evaluation and prediction of unplanned dilution in cut-and-fill stoping method
5. 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
Structural analysis of impacting factors of sustainable development in underground coal mining using DEMATEL method
6. Structural analysis of impacting factors of sustainable development in underground coal mining using DEMATEL method

R. Norouzi Masir; R. Khalokakaie; M. Ataei; S. Mohammadi

Volume 9, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 567-579

Abstract
  Mining can become more sustainable by developing and integrating economic, environmental, and social components. Among the mining industries, coal mining requires paying a serious ...  Read More
Prediction of the main caving span in longwall mining using fuzzy MCDM technique and statistical method
7. Prediction of the main caving span in longwall mining using fuzzy MCDM technique and statistical method

S. Mohammadi; M. Ataei; R. Khaloo Kakaie; A. Mirzaghorbanali

Volume 9, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 717-726

Abstract
  Immediate roof caving in longwall mining is a complex dynamic process, and it is the core of numerous issues and challenges in this method. Hence, a reliable prediction of the strata ...  Read More
A practical approach to open-pit mine planning under price uncertainty using information gap decision theory
8. A practical approach to open-pit mine planning under price uncertainty using information gap decision theory

M. M. Tahernejad; M. Ataei; R. Khalokakaie

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 527-537

Abstract
  In the context of open-pit mine planning, uncertainties including commodity price would significantly affect the technical and financial aspects of mining projects. A mine planning ...  Read More
Maintainability measure based on operating environment, a case study: Sungun copper mine
9. Maintainability measure based on operating environment, a case study: Sungun copper mine

A. Nouri Qarahasanlou; M. Ataei; R. Khaolukakaie; B. Ghodrati; M. Mokhberdoran

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 511-521

Abstract
  The life cycle cost of a system is influenced by its maintainability. Maintainability is a design parameter, whose operational conditions can affect it significantly. Hence, the effects ...  Read More
Semi-quantitative environmental impact assessment and sustainability level determination of coal mining using a mathematical model
10. Semi-quantitative environmental impact assessment and sustainability level determination of coal mining using a mathematical model

M. Ataei; E. Tajvidi Asr; R. Khalokakaie; K. Ghanbari; M. R. Tavakoli Mohammadi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Summer 2016, , Pages 185-193

Abstract
  Environmental impact assessment (EIA) has led to the dominance of planners on the natural environment of the regions, providing the possibility of continuously monitoring and controlling ...  Read More
3D stochastic rock fracture modeling related to strike-slip faults
11. 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
Comparison of golden section search method and imperialist competitive algorithm for optimization cut-off grade- case study: Mine No. 1 of Golgohar
12. Comparison of golden section search method and imperialist competitive algorithm for optimization cut-off grade- case study: Mine No. 1 of Golgohar

S. Mohammadi; M. Ataei; R. Khalokakaei; E. Pourzamani

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2015, , Pages 63-71

Abstract
  Optimization of the exploitation operation is one of the most important issues facing the mining engineers. Since several technical and economic parameters depend on the cut-off grade, ...  Read More