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)
Investigation of Effect of Number of Lifters on Performance of Pilot-Scale SAG Mills Using Discrete Element Method
1. Investigation of Effect of Number of Lifters on Performance of Pilot-Scale SAG Mills Using Discrete Element Method

S. Kolahi; M. Jahani Chegeni

Volume 11, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 675-693

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.9045.1793

Abstract
  The number of lifters of mill shell liners, mill rotation speed, and filling percentage of grinding media are three of the most important parameters influencing the charge behavior ...  Read More
Development of Geometallurgical Indices for Semi-Autogenous Grinding at Sarcheshmeh Porphyry Copper Mine
2. Development of Geometallurgical Indices for Semi-Autogenous Grinding at Sarcheshmeh Porphyry Copper Mine

S. Mohammadi; B. Rezai; A. A. Abdolahzadeh

Volume 11, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 375-385

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.9117.1802

Abstract
  Geometallurgy tries to predict the instability the behavior of ores caused by variability in the geological settings, and to optimize the mineral value chain. Understanding the ore ...  Read More
An Investigation on Effect of Shell Liner Type on Performance of Industrial SAG Mills Using DEM
3. An Investigation on Effect of Shell Liner Type on Performance of Industrial SAG Mills Using DEM

M. Jahani Chegeni; S. Kolahi

Volume 11, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 387-404

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.9048.1794

Abstract
  The shell liner type, rotation speed, and ball filling percent are the key factors influencing the charge behavior inside the SAG mills, and consequently, their performance. In this ...  Read More
Effects of Flocculant, Surfactant, Coagulant, and Filter Aid on Efficiency of Filtration Processing of Copper Concentrate: Mechanism and Optimization
4. Effects of Flocculant, Surfactant, Coagulant, and Filter Aid on Efficiency of Filtration Processing of Copper Concentrate: Mechanism and Optimization

A.H. Rezaei; H. Abdollahi; M. Gharabaghi; A. A. Mohammadzadeh

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 119-141

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2019.8692.1753

Abstract
  In the recent decades, water scarcity has become a major challenge for many reasons, especially the inadequate use of water resources. The mineral processing plant is among the most ...  Read More
Comparison between Helical and Elliptical Static Mixers Performance in Column Flotation of Sungun Copper Plant
5. Comparison between Helical and Elliptical Static Mixers Performance in Column Flotation of Sungun Copper Plant

B. Nemati Akhgar; A. Fathzade; B. Golizadeh; S. Hajilou

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 221-230

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2019.8807.1769

Abstract
  The flotation circuit in Sungun copper plant consists of two column flotation cells as cleaner, having fixed-spargers system. To achieve the expected aims in flotation step, there are ...  Read More
Solvent extraction and stripping of zinc from synthetic chloride solution in presence of manganese and cadmium as impurities
6. Solvent extraction and stripping of zinc from synthetic chloride solution in presence of manganese and cadmium as impurities

H. Jafari; H. Abdollahi; M. Gharabaghi; A.A. Balesini

Volume 10, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 1083-1093

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2019.8708.1755

Abstract
  In this research work, solvent extraction and stripping of zinc ions from a Zn-Mn-Cd-bearing solution was investigated using D2EHPA as the extractant in a chloride medium. The efficiency ...  Read More
Modelling and optimization of digestion efficiency of bauxite in Bayer process: Iran Alumina company
7. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2019.8398.1720

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
A finite element model to simulate magnetic field distribution and laboratory studies in wet low-intensity magnetic separator
8. A finite element model to simulate magnetic field distribution and laboratory studies in wet low-intensity magnetic separator

P. Karimi; A. Khodadadi Darban; Z. Mansourpour

Volume 10, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 717-727

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2019.8132.1680

Abstract
  Low-intensity magnetic separators are widely used in the research works and the industry. Advancement in the magnetic separation techniques has led to an expansion in the application ...  Read More
X-Ray mapping and the mineralogy pattern of nickel laterite ore: Bavanat, Fars, Iran
9. X-Ray mapping and the mineralogy pattern of nickel laterite ore: Bavanat, Fars, Iran

A. Abbasi Gharaei; B. Rezai; H. Hamidian Shoormasti

Volume 10, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 811-820

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2019.8452.1724

Abstract
  According to the classification of the nickel laterite, this paper describes mineralogy test is to reveal where valuable elements are located in the ore, in which mineralogical form. ...  Read More
Reprocessing of Sangan iron ore tailings by flotation
10. Reprocessing of Sangan iron ore tailings by flotation

S. Ghasemi; A. Behnamfard; R. Arjmand

Volume 10, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 729-745

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2019.8137.1682

Abstract
  The Sangan processing plant consists of four consecutive low-intensity magnetic separation steps with the same magnetic field intensity of 1300 Gauss for upgradation of iron ore. Hence, ...  Read More
Studying ilmenite dissolution using mechanical activation method
11. Studying ilmenite dissolution using mechanical activation method

H. Ebadi; P. Pourghahramani; E. Dehgani; M. Ganjeh

Volume 10, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 763-776

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2019.8257.1700

Abstract
  In this work, the effects of temperature, acid concentration, and mechanical activation on dissolution of ilmenite were studied using the statistical design of experiment technique. ...  Read More
Influence of microwave treatment on surface roughness, hydrophobicity, and chemical composition of galena
12. Influence of microwave treatment on surface roughness, hydrophobicity, and chemical composition of galena

K. Barani; M. Azghadi; M. R. Azadi; A. Karrech

Volume 10, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 787-797

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2019.8390.1719

Abstract
  The influence of microwave treatment on the surface roughness, hydrophobicity, and chemical composition of galena was studied. The pure galena specimens and purified galena concentrate ...  Read More
Changing sag mill liners type from Hi-Low to Hi-Hi at Sarcheshmeh copper complex based on physical and numerical modeling
13. Changing sag mill liners type from Hi-Low to Hi-Hi at Sarcheshmeh copper complex based on physical and numerical modeling

M. Maleki Moghaddam; E. Arghavani; A.R. Ghasemi; S. Banisi

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 365-372

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2019.7586.1612

Abstract
  Liner design has become an increasingly more important tool for the AG/SAG mill performance optimization. The Sarcheshmeh copper complex concentration plant uses a SAG mill lined with ...  Read More
Use of density tracers in evaluating performance of Tri-Flo circuits Case study: Tabas (Iran) coal preparation plant
14. Use of density tracers in evaluating performance of Tri-Flo circuits Case study: Tabas (Iran) coal preparation plant

M. Noori; R. Dehghan

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 441-450

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2019.7710.1637

Abstract
  In the Tabas coal preparation plant (SE Iran), -50 + 6 mm raw coal was treated in a 700 mm two-stage two-density Tri-Flo dynamic dense medium separator. In order to study the circuit ...  Read More
Evaluation of effects of operating parameters on combustible material recovery in coking coal flotation process using artificial neural networks
15. Evaluation of effects of operating parameters on combustible material recovery in coking coal flotation process using artificial neural networks

S. Khoshjavan; K. Moshashaei; B. Rezai

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 429-440

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2019.7682.1629

Abstract
  In this research work, the effects of flotation parameters on coking coal flotation combustible material recovery (CMR) were studied by the artificial neural networks (ANNs) method. ...  Read More
Mechanical activation of phosphate concentrates to enhance dissolution efficiency of rare earth elements from a kinetic viewpoint
16. Mechanical activation of phosphate concentrates to enhance dissolution efficiency of rare earth elements from a kinetic viewpoint

H. Shadi Naghadeh; M. Abdollahy; A. Khodadadi Darban; P. Pourghahramani

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 373-388

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2019.7658.1620

Abstract
  The Esfordi phosphate concentrate mainly contains fluorapatite, monazite, and xenotime as rare earth element (REE) minerals, accounting for 1.5% of rare earth metals. The monazite and ...  Read More
Leaching of gold ores with high cyanicides: a physico-chemical modeling approach
17. Leaching of gold ores with high cyanicides: a physico-chemical modeling approach

Y. Kianinia; M. R. Khalesi; M. Abdollahy; A. Khodadadi Darban

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 87-94

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2018.7099.1556

Abstract
  Processing of gold ores with high sulfide minerals is problematic as they consume cyanide and reduce gold leaching. Optimization of gold leaching and cyanide consumption requires a ...  Read More
Increasing drying efficiency by modifying the design of feed chute of the Gol-e-Gohar pelletizing plant ball mill
18. Increasing drying efficiency by modifying the design of feed chute of the Gol-e-Gohar pelletizing plant ball mill

A.R. Ghasemi; A.R. Hasankhoei; E. Razi; Gh.A. Parsapour; S. Banisi

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 213-221

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2018.7447.1599

Abstract
  Pelletizing plant of the Gol-E-Gohar mining and industrial company consists of a burner, a dry ball mill (6.2 m × 13 m), and an air separator. The ball mill consists of a 2 m-long ...  Read More
Beneficiation of a low-grade iron ore by combination of wet low-intensity magnetic separation and reverse flotation methods
19. Beneficiation of a low-grade iron ore by combination of wet low-intensity magnetic separation and reverse flotation methods

A. Behnamfard; E. Khaphaje

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 197-212

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2018.7392.1595

Abstract
  Beneficiation of a low-grade iron ore was investigated by combination of the low-intensity magnetic separation and reverse flotation methods. The main constituents of the representative ...  Read More
Vanadium extraction from a magnetite ore using alkaline roasting and acid leaching processes: optimization of parameters by response surface methodology
20. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2018.7578.1610

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
Stage specialization for design and analysis of flotation circuits
21. Stage specialization for design and analysis of flotation circuits

V. Radmehr; Seyed Z. Shafaei; M. Noaparast; H. Abdollahi

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 37-47

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2018.6794.1504

Abstract
  This paper presents a new approach for flotation circuit design. Initially, it was proven numerically and analytically that in order to achieve the highest recovery in different circuit ...  Read More
Combined DEM and SPH simulation of ball milling
22. Combined DEM and SPH simulation of ball milling

M. Jahani Chegeni

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 151-161

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2018.7363.1587

Abstract
  A deeper understanding of the milling operation of ball mills helps mineral processing engineers to control and optimize them, and therefore, reduce their consuming power. In this work, ...  Read More
Effect of impeller speed on properties of quiescent zone and entrainment in mechanical flotation cells
23. Effect of impeller speed on properties of quiescent zone and entrainment in mechanical flotation cells

S. Razmjooei; M. Abdollahy; M. R. Khalesi

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 807-816

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2018.6603.1481

Abstract
  Flotation process in mechanical cells is carried out in highly turbulent conditions. In this work, the impact of impeller speed on four characteristics of the quiescent zone, i.e. zone ...  Read More
Exploring mechanism of xanthate adsorption on chalcopyrite surface: An atomic force microscopy study
24. Exploring mechanism of xanthate adsorption on chalcopyrite surface: An atomic force microscopy study

R. Ahmadi; E. Ravanasa; Y. Mirzapour

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 1009-1018

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2018.7173.1570

Abstract
  In this work, adsorption of the potassium amyl xanthate collector on the pure chalcopyrite surface was studied by applying atomic force microscopy (AFM). The adsorption experiments ...  Read More
Green extraction of Niobium and Tantalum from Kenticha Tantalite ore using 1-Ethyl-3-Methyl Imidazolium Chloride ionic liquid
25. Green extraction of Niobium and Tantalum from Kenticha Tantalite ore using 1-Ethyl-3-Methyl Imidazolium Chloride ionic liquid

G.G. Berhe; A. Velázquez del Rosario; Y. Abubeker; W. Girma; T. Bogale; C. Mulugeta Sisay

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 785-794

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2018.6091.1425

Abstract
  The decomposition of the Ethiopian Kenticha tantalite ore was studied using the KOH fusion and H2O leaching system at 400 0C for a 1 h reaction time. The experimental results obtained ...  Read More