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)
Risk assessment of flyrock in surface mines using FFTA-MCDMs combination
1. Risk assessment of flyrock in surface mines using FFTA-MCDMs combination

raziye norouzi masir; Mohammad Ataei; Adel Mottahedi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 23 January 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.9107.1799

Abstract
  The drilling and blasting method is the first choice for rock breakage in surface or underground mines due to its high flexibility against variations and low investment costs. However, ...  Read More
Dilution Risk Ranking in Underground Metal Mines using Multi-Attributive Approximation Area Comparison
2. Dilution Risk Ranking in Underground Metal Mines using Multi-Attributive Approximation Area Comparison

M. Mohseni; M. Ataei; R. Khaloo Kakaie

Volume 11, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 977-989

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2019.8506.1729

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 to Underground Mine Design Under Grade Uncertainty
3. Application of Sequential Gaussian Conditional Simulation to Underground Mine Design Under Grade Uncertainty

F. Sotoudeh; M. Ataei; R. Kakaie; Y. Pourrahimian

Volume 11, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 695-709

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2019.7333.1582

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
Investigating Alteration Zone Mapping Using EO-1 Hyperion Imagery and Airborne Geophysics Data
4. Investigating Alteration Zone Mapping Using EO-1 Hyperion Imagery and Airborne Geophysics Data

M. Lotfi; H. Arefi; A. Bahroudi

Volume 11, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 405-417

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.8244.1699

Abstract
  Hyperspectral remote sensing records reflectance or emittance data in a large sum of contiguous and narrow spectral bands, and thus has many information in detecting and mapping the ...  Read More
Studying Relationship between Coal Intrinsic Characteristics in Spontaneous Combustion of Coal Potential Using Crossing Point Temperature Test Method
5. Studying Relationship between Coal Intrinsic Characteristics in Spontaneous Combustion of Coal Potential Using Crossing Point Temperature Test Method

A. Saffari; M. Ataei; F. Sereshki

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 315-333

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2018.7524.1605

Abstract
  Spontaneous combustion of coal is one of the most horrifying hazards in coal industries, especially in underground coal mines. Thus having a prior knowledge about the occurrence of ...  Read More
Bayesian Data Fusion: a Reliable Approach for Descriptive Modeling of Ore Deposits
6. Bayesian Data Fusion: a Reliable Approach for Descriptive Modeling of Ore Deposits

B. Tokhmechi; S. Ebrahimi; H. Azizi; Seyed R. Ghavami-Riabi; N. Farrokhi

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 63-76

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2019.7980.1667

Abstract
  Recognition of ore deposit genesis is still a controversial challenge for economic geologists. Here, this task was addressed by the virtue of Bayesian data fusion (BDF) implementing ...  Read More
A Mathematical Model to Optimize Allocation Sequence in Dispatching Problem
7. A Mathematical Model to Optimize Allocation Sequence in Dispatching Problem

M. Ghobadi Samani; M. Monjezi; J. Khademi Hamidi; A. Mousavinogholi

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 185-192

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2019.8721.1766

Abstract
  Truck-Shovel fleet, as the most common transportation system in open-pit mines, has a significant part of mining costs, for which optimal management can lead to substantial cost reductions. ...  Read More
Application of simulated annealing for optimization of blasting costs due to air overpressure constraints in open-pit mines
8. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2019.8084.1675

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
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
9. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2019.8786.1763

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
Characterization of rare earth elements by coupling multivariate analysis, factor analysis, and geostatistical simulation; case-study of Gazestan deposit, central Iran
10. Characterization of rare earth elements by coupling multivariate analysis, factor analysis, and geostatistical simulation; case-study of Gazestan deposit, central Iran

F. Soltani; P. Moarefvand; F. Alinia; P. Afzal

Volume 10, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 929-945

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2019.8374.1716

Abstract
  The traditional approaches of modeling and estimation of highly skewed deposits have led to incorrect evaluations, creating challenges and risks in resource management. The low concentration ...  Read More
Analysis of reliability and maintainability for multiple repairable units (Case study: Sungun copper mine)
11. Analysis of reliability and maintainability for multiple repairable units (Case study: Sungun copper mine)

R. Razzaghzadeh; R. Shakoor Shahabi; A. Nouri Qarahasanlou

Volume 10, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 1045-1059

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2019.8646.1745

Abstract
  The appropriate operating of mining machines is affected by both the executive and environmental factors. Considering the effects and the related risks lead to a better understanding ...  Read More
Geostatistical and multi-fractal modeling of geological and geophysical characteristics in Ghalandar Skarn-Porphyry Cu Deposit, Iran
12. Geostatistical and multi-fractal modeling of geological and geophysical characteristics in Ghalandar Skarn-Porphyry Cu Deposit, Iran

S. Salarian; O. Asghari; M. Abedi; S. K. Alilou

Volume 10, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 1061-1081

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2019.8687.1752

Abstract
  This work aims at figuring out the spatial relationships between the geophysical and geological models in a case study pertaining to copper-sulfide mineralization through an integrated ...  Read More
Ant colony algorithm as a high-performance method in resource estimation using LVA field; A case study: Choghart Iron ore deposit
13. Ant colony algorithm as a high-performance method in resource estimation using LVA field; A case study: Choghart Iron ore deposit

H. Moini; F. Mohammad Torab

Volume 10, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 667-678

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2019.7915.1658

Abstract
  Kriging is an advanced geostatistical procedure that generates an estimated surface or 3D model from a scattered set of points. This method can be used for estimating resources using ...  Read More
Processing a multifold ground penetration radar data using common-diffraction-surface stack method
14. Processing a multifold ground penetration radar data using common-diffraction-surface stack method

H. Shahsavani

Volume 10, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 777-785

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2019.8285.1708

Abstract
  Recently, the non-destructive methods have become of interest to the scientists in various fields. One of these method is Ground Penetration Radar (GPR), which can provide a valuable ...  Read More
Fuzzy tonnage-average grade model based on extension principle
15. Fuzzy tonnage-average grade model based on extension principle

S. Soltani-Mohammadi; A. Soltani; B. Sohrabian

Volume 10, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 659-666

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2019.7845.1646

Abstract
  Due to the nature of the geological and mining activities, different input parameters in the grade estimation and mineral resource evaluation are always tainted with uncertainties. ...  Read More