Volume 12 (2021)
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)
Selection of the best strategy for Iran's quarries: SWOT-FAHP method
1. Selection of the best strategy for Iran's quarries: SWOT-FAHP method

M. M Tahernejad; M. Ataei; R Khalokakaie

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2012, , Pages 1-13

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2012.71

Abstract
  Iran has high potential and unique stone reserves in terms of variety of color, texture, quality, and economic value; nevertheless, in spite of growing mine production during the past ...  Read More
Application of Artificial Neural Networks and Support Vector Machines for carbonate pores size estimation from 3D seismic data
2. Application of Artificial Neural Networks and Support Vector Machines for carbonate pores size estimation from 3D seismic data

Andisheh Alimoradi; Ali Moradzadeh; Mohammad Reza Bakhtiari

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2013, , Pages 1-14

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2013.140

Abstract
  This paper proposes a method for the prediction of pore size values in hydrocarbon reservoirs using 3D seismic data. To this end, an actual carbonate oil field in the south-western ...  Read More
Karstic water exploration using the Schlumberger VES and dipole–dipole resistivity profiling surveys in the Tepal area, west of Shahrood, Iran
3. Karstic water exploration using the Schlumberger VES and dipole–dipole resistivity profiling surveys in the Tepal area, west of Shahrood, Iran

Alireza Arab-Amiri; Fereydoun Sharifi; Abolghasem Kamkar-Rouhani

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2014, , Pages 1-12

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2014.267

Abstract
  The need for clean groundwater resources to have sustainable development in a country is undoubted. Due to the importance and high quality of karstic waters in supplying water in Iran ...  Read More
Geostatistical simulation of dyke systems in Sungun porphyry copper deposit, Iran
4. Geostatistical simulation of dyke systems in Sungun porphyry copper deposit, Iran

Omid Asghari

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2015, , Pages 1-10

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2015.381

Abstract
  Post-mineralization activities may cause difficulties in the process of ore modeling in porphyry deposits. Sungun, NW Iran, is one of the porphyry copper deposits, in which dyke intrusions ...  Read More
Kinetics of Sphalerite Leaching by Sodium Nitrate in Sulfuric Acid
5. Kinetics of Sphalerite Leaching by Sodium Nitrate in Sulfuric Acid

M. Hasani; Seyed M. J. Koleini; A. Khodadadi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, , Pages 1-12

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2016.454

Abstract
  In the present work, the extraction of zinc from a sphalerite concentrate using sodium nitrate as an oxidant in a sulfuric acid solution was investigated. The effective parameters such ...  Read More
Effect of air column in transport canisters on measured gas contents of coal
6. Effect of air column in transport canisters on measured gas contents of coal

N. Aziz; A. Mirzaghorbanali

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 1-9

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2016.631

Abstract
  Canister desorption is a widely used technique to measure the gas content of coal. The gas content data, when normalized to volume/weight and multiplied by coal seam mass, is used to ...  Read More
A new approach for assessing stability of rock slopes considering centroids of weak zones
7. A new approach for assessing stability of rock slopes considering centroids of weak zones

A. Turanboy; E. Ülker; C. B. Küçüksütçü

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 1-18

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2017.5975.1414

Abstract
  The intersection lines between discontinuity surfaces and their intersection points on the visible surfaces of any engineering structure may be the instability indicators. This paper ...  Read More
Analysis of a possible root cause and mechanism for Soma mine disaster
8. Analysis of a possible root cause and mechanism for Soma mine disaster

B. Ünver; M.S. Ünal

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 1-26

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2018.7391.1594

Abstract
  A daunting mine disaster took place in 13 May 2014 at Soma and 301 men lost their lives. Brief information about the Eynez coal mine and some of the inherent characteristics of the ...  Read More
A New Stability Approach using Probabilistic Profile along Direction of Excavation
9. A New Stability Approach using Probabilistic Profile along Direction of Excavation

A. Turanboy; E. Ülker; C. Burak Küçüksütçü

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 1-20

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.8947.1781

Abstract
  Estimation of the possible instability that may be encountered in the excavation slope(s) during the planning and application steps of the rock excavation processes is an important ...  Read More
Ultimate Pit Limit Optimization using Boykov-Kolmogorov Maximum Flow Algorithm
10. Ultimate Pit Limit Optimization using Boykov-Kolmogorov Maximum Flow Algorithm

A. David Mwangi; Z. Jianhua; H. Gang; R. Muthui Kasomo; I. Mulalo Matidza

Volume 12, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 1-13

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.10170.1953

Abstract
  The ultimate pit limit optimization (UPLO) serves as an important step in the mine planning process. Various approaches of maximum flow algorithms such as pseudo-flow and push-relabel ...  Read More
AN-EUL method for automatic interpretation of potential field data in unexploded ordnances (UXO) detection
11. AN-EUL method for automatic interpretation of potential field data in unexploded ordnances (UXO) detection

Maysam Abedi; Kiomars Mosazadeh; Hamid Dehghani; Ahmad MadanchiZare

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Summer 2014, , Pages 67-77

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2014.323

Abstract
  We have applied an automatic interpretation method of potential data called AN-EUL in unexploded ordnance (UXO) prospective which is indeed a combination of the analytic signal and ...  Read More
Assessment of natural attenuation of acid mine drainage pollutants in El Bierzo and Odiel basins: A case study
12. Assessment of natural attenuation of acid mine drainage pollutants in El Bierzo and Odiel basins: A case study

Prof R.N. Singh; O Aduvire; V.F Navarro Torres

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Summer 2011, , Pages 78-85

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2012.70

Abstract
  In the past, mining activities have generated major acid drainage sources, which usually carry dissolved metals that flow into the main rivers of the affected basins. The study looks ...  Read More
Blast vibration modeling using linear superposition method
13. Blast vibration modeling using linear superposition method

H. Mansouri; M. A. Ebrahimi Farsangi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer 2015, , Pages 125-140

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2015.450

Abstract
  A linear superposition method was used for modeling the time history of the production blast vibrations and optimizing the blast sequence to reduce vibration levels in Sar-Cheshmeh ...  Read More
An experimental study of axial load transfer mechanisms of cable bolts using axially split embedment apparatus
14. An experimental study of axial load transfer mechanisms of cable bolts using axially split embedment apparatus

A. Mirzaghorbanali; N. Aziz

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, , Pages 131-137

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2016.732

Abstract
  The load transfer mechanisms of cable bolts differ from those for normal rebar bolts. The cable bolts used in mines are basically steel strands with different constructions depending ...  Read More
Sustainable development and environmental challenges in Cameroon’s mining sector: A review
15. Sustainable development and environmental challenges in Cameroon’s mining sector: A review

M. Anselme Kamga; S. Nzali; C. O. Olatubara; A. Adenikinju; E. A. Akintunde; M. P. Kemeng; F. W.D. Nguimatsia; E. A. Ndip; C. Fuanya

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 293-309

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2017.6141.1429

Abstract
  Cameroon has a strong geological potential for a number of mineral resources that, if well managed, could support economic growth. The country contains potentially large deposits of ...  Read More
Fault orientation modeling of Sonda- Jherruck coalfield, Pakistan
16. Fault orientation modeling of Sonda- Jherruck coalfield, Pakistan

I. M. Jiskani; F. I. Siddiqui

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 305-313

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2019.7415.1597

Abstract
  Faults are the most critical tectonic factors in geological structures, which have major economic impacts on mining economics. Thus it is necessary to understand faults in order to ...  Read More
A new stochastic 3D seismic inversion using direct sequential simulation and co-simulation in a genetic algorithm framework
17. A new stochastic 3D seismic inversion using direct sequential simulation and co-simulation in a genetic algorithm framework

H. Sabeti; A. Moradzadeh; F. Doulati Ardejani; A. Soares

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 321-335

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2016.628

Abstract
  Stochastic seismic inversion is a family of inversion algorithms in which the inverse solution was carried out using geostatistical simulation. In this work, a new 3D stochastic seismic ...  Read More
Gold, Silver and Iron in Iron Oxy-hydroxide Precipitate Formed in Process of Acid Mine Drainage
18. Gold, Silver and Iron in Iron Oxy-hydroxide Precipitate Formed in Process of Acid Mine Drainage

J. Jurković; E. Babajić; T. Muhić – Šarac; M. Kolar; A. Kazlagić

Volume 11, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 335-346

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.9096.1811

Abstract
  Oxidation of sulfide-containing ores is the main cause of Acid Mine Drainage (AMD), which is an environmental problem associated with both the abandoned and active mines. Iron-bearing ...  Read More
Optimization of parameters affecting recovery of copper from Sarcheshmeh low-grade sulfide ore using Bioleaching
19. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2017.848

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
Computational fluid dynamics simulations for investigation of parameters affecting goaf gas distribution
20. Computational fluid dynamics simulations for investigation of parameters affecting goaf gas distribution

K.M. Tanguturi; R.S. Balusu

Volume 9, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 547-557

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2018.5960.1410

Abstract
  It is necessary to obtain a fundamental understanding of the goaf gas flow patterns in longwall mine in order to develop optimum goaf gas drainage and spontaneous combustion (sponcom) ...  Read More
Combining fuzzy RES with GA for predicting wear performance of circular diamond saw in hard rock cutting process
21. Combining fuzzy RES with GA for predicting wear performance of circular diamond saw in hard rock cutting process

M. Akhyani; R. Mikaeil; F. Sereshki; M. Taji

Volume 10, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 559-574

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2017.5770.1388

Abstract
  Predicting the wear performance of circular diamond saw in the process of sawing hard dimensional stone is an important step in reducing production costs in the stone sawing industry. ...  Read More
Blast Design for Improved Productivity using a Modified Available Energy Method
22. Blast Design for Improved Productivity using a Modified Available Energy Method

S. Mulenga; R. Kaunda

Volume 11, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 643-659

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.9506.1861

Abstract
  In this work, a new drilling and blasting design methodology is introduced and applied at a case study mine to improve productivity. For the case study copper mine, a blast diameter ...  Read More
Green extraction of Niobium and Tantalum from Kenticha Tantalite ore using 1-Ethyl-3-Methyl Imidazolium Chloride ionic liquid
23. 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
Determining optimal distance from outlet of auxiliary forcing ventilation system to development of heading in underground mines
24. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2019.8140.1683

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
Assessment of Terrain and Land Use/Land Cover Changes of Mine Sites using Geospatial Techniques in Plateau State, Nigeria
25. Assessment of Terrain and Land Use/Land Cover Changes of Mine Sites using Geospatial Techniques in Plateau State, Nigeria

A. Owolabi

Volume 11, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 935-948

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.9668.1879

Abstract
  In this paper, we report a geospatial assessment of the selected mine sites in the Plateau State, Nigeria. The aim of this work is to determine the impact of mining on the terrain as ...  Read More