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 comprehensive study of several meta-heuristic algorithms for the open-pit mine production scheduling problem considering grade uncertainty
1. A comprehensive study of several meta-heuristic algorithms for the open-pit mine production scheduling problem considering grade uncertainty

Kamyar Tolouei; Ehsan Moosavi; Amir Hossein Bangian Tabrizi; Peyman Afzal; Abbas Aghajani Bazzazi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 March 2020

Abstract
  It is significant to discover a global optimization in the problems dealing with large dimensional scales to increase the quality of decision-making in the mining operation. It has ...  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
2. 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
Effects of geometrical and geomechanical properties on slope stability of open-pit mines using 2D and 3D finite difference methods
3. Effects of geometrical and geomechanical properties on slope stability of open-pit mines using 2D and 3D finite difference methods

H. Zebarjadi Dana; R. Khaloo Kakaie; R. Rafiee; A.R. Yarahmadi Bafghi

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 941-957

Abstract
  Slope stability analysis is one of the most important problems in mining and geotechnical engineering. Ignoring the importance of these problems can lead to significant losses. Selecting ...  Read More
The effect of price changes on optimum cut-off grade of different open-pit mines
4. The effect of price changes on optimum cut-off grade of different open-pit mines

Ali Asghar khodaiari; A Jafarnejad

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2012, , Pages 61-68

Abstract
  Maximizing economic earnings is the most common goal in cut-off grade optimization of open-pit mining operations. When this is the case, the price of the product has a critical effect ...  Read More