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)
A New Mathematical Model for Production Scheduling in Sub-level Caving Mining Method
1. A New Mathematical Model for Production Scheduling in Sub-level Caving Mining Method

M. Shenavar; M. Ataee-pour; M. Rahmanpour

Volume 11, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 765-778

Abstract
  Production scheduling in underground mines is still a manual process, and achieving a truly optimal result through manual scheduling is impossible due to the complexity of the scheduling ...  Read More
Development of An Integrated Mathematical Model to Optimize Waste Rock dumping Satisfying Environmental Aspects
2. Development of An Integrated Mathematical Model to Optimize Waste Rock dumping Satisfying Environmental Aspects

T. Ramezanalizadeh; M. Monjezi; A. R. Sayadi; A. Mousavinogholi

Volume 11, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 577-586

Abstract
  Waste rock dumping is very important in the production planning of open-pit mines. This subject is more crucial when there is a potential of acid-forming (PAF) by waste rocks. In such ...  Read More
Modeling and Optimization of Truck-Shovel Allocation to Mining Faces in Cement Quarry
3. 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 simulated annealing for optimization of blasting costs due to air overpressure constraints in open-pit mines
4. Application of simulated annealing for optimization of blasting costs due to air overpressure constraints in open-pit mines

H. Bakhshandeh Amnieh; M. Hakimiyan Bidgoli; H. Mokhtari; A. Aghajani Bazzazi

Volume 10, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 903-916

Abstract
  Estimating the costs of blasting operations is an important parameter in open-pit mining. Blasting and rock fragmentation depend on two groups of variables. The first group consists ...  Read More
Determining optimal distance from outlet of auxiliary forcing ventilation system to development of heading in underground mines
5. 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
Use of a mixed integer programming model to achieve an optimum size of blast block in open-pit mining with regard to size of mineable block using fuzzy logic approach
6. Use of a mixed integer programming model to achieve an optimum size of blast block in open-pit mining with regard to size of mineable block using fuzzy logic approach

A. Mozafari; A. H. Bangian Tabrizi; M. Taji; A. Parhizkar

Volume 10, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 1095-1104

Abstract
  In this paper, we present an integrated model to find the optimum size of blast block that uses (i) a multi-criteria decision-making method to specify the applicable size of the mineable ...  Read More
Copper recovery from thickener overflow by electrocoagulation/flotation: optimization of response surface, modeling, and sludge study
7. Copper recovery from thickener overflow by electrocoagulation/flotation: optimization of response surface, modeling, and sludge study

A. Hasanzadeh_Sablouei; Seyed M. Moosavirad

Volume 10, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 1013-1029

Abstract
  The electrocoagulation/flotation process is a novel approach in mining industry that is implemented to return Cu metal to the production cycle, which improves copper recovery and reduces ...  Read More
Modelling and optimization of digestion efficiency of bauxite in Bayer process: Iran Alumina company
8. Modelling and optimization of digestion efficiency of bauxite in Bayer process: Iran Alumina company

M. R. Khani; M. Karamoozian

Volume 10, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 799-809

Abstract
  In the present work, we investigated and optimized the digestion efficiency, A/S (Al2O3/SiO2 in red mud), and N/S (Na2O/SiO2 in red mud) of mixed bauxite in Iran Alumina Company using ...  Read More
Vanadium extraction from a magnetite ore using alkaline roasting and acid leaching processes: optimization of parameters by response surface methodology
9. Vanadium extraction from a magnetite ore using alkaline roasting and acid leaching processes: optimization of parameters by response surface methodology

D. Ghoddocy Nejad; M. Taghizadeh; A. R. Khanchi

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 241-255

Abstract
  In this work, thealkaline roasting and sulfuric acid leaching processes were employed to extract vanadium from the magnetite ore of Saghand mine in central Iran. The response surface ...  Read More
Desulfurization of coal by HNO3 leaching: Optimization of influential factors using Box-Behnken design
10. Desulfurization of coal by HNO3 leaching: Optimization of influential factors using Box-Behnken design

S. Shahraki; M. Karamoozian; A. Azizi

Volume 9, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 657-665

Abstract
  Sulfur is one of the most significant impurities in coal, which reduces the quality of coal and also results in environmental pollution. This work was aimed to investigate the removal ...  Read More
Optimization of parameters affecting recovery of copper from Sarcheshmeh low-grade sulfide ore using Bioleaching
11. 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
Permeability upscaling in fractured reservoirs using different optimized mother wavelets at each level
12. Permeability upscaling in fractured reservoirs using different optimized mother wavelets at each level

R. Vahedi; B. Tokhmechi; M. Koneshloo

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Summer 2016, , Pages 239-250

Abstract
  We use a multi-resolution analysis based on a wavelet transform to upscale a 3D fractured reservoir. This paper describes a 3D, single-phase, and black-oil geological model (GM) that ...  Read More
Comparison of golden section search method and imperialist competitive algorithm for optimization cut-off grade- case study: Mine No. 1 of Golgohar
13. 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
Iron leaching from bauxite ore in hydrochloric acid using response surface methodology
14. Iron leaching from bauxite ore in hydrochloric acid using response surface methodology

soghra salehi; M. Noaparast; S.Z. Shafaei; A. Amini; A. Heidarnia

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2015, , Pages 103-108

Abstract
  In this work, hydrochloric acid is used to remove iron impurities in the bauxite ore contained in the diasporite mineral located in the Sari region. The bauxite ore was calcined at ...  Read More
Optimization of cyanidation parameters to increase the capacity of Aghdarre gold mill
15. Optimization of cyanidation parameters to increase the capacity of Aghdarre gold mill

Bahman Ghobadi; Mohammad Noaparast; Seid Ziaedin Shafaei; Majid Unesi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Summer 2014, , Pages 121-128

Abstract
  This study investigates the optimization of gold dissolution from Aghdarre ore. Therefore, a laboratory investigation was initiated, to improve the leaching conditions with the objective ...  Read More