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)
Development of geometallurgical indexes (GI) for semi-autogenous milling at Sarcheshmeh porphyry copper mine
1. Development of geometallurgical indexes (GI) for semi-autogenous milling at Sarcheshmeh porphyry copper mine

saiwan mohammadi; Bahram Rezai; Ali akbar Abdolahzadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 28 January 2020

Abstract
  Geometallurgy tries to predict the instability of process behavior of the ores caused by variability of geological settings, and to optimize the minerals value chain. Understanding ...  Read More
An investigation on the effect of shell liner type on performance of industrial SAG mills using DEM
2. An investigation on the effect of shell liner type on performance of industrial SAG mills using DEM

Mohammad Jahani Chegeni; Sajad Kolahi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 February 2020

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
Investigating alteration zone mapping using EO-1 Hyperion imagery and airborne geophysics data
3. Investigating alteration zone mapping using EO-1 Hyperion imagery and airborne geophysics data

maryam lotfi; Hossein Arefi; Abbas Bahroudi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 February 2020

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
On the Analytic Solutions of Elastic Net Displacements around A Circular Tunnel
4. On the Analytic Solutions of Elastic Net Displacements around A Circular Tunnel

Mousa Hazrati Aghchai; Parviz Moarefvand; Hossein Salari Rad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 February 2020

Abstract
  Displacements around a tunnel, occurring as a result of excavation, consist elastic and plastic parts. This paper discusses the elastic part of displacements as a result of excavation, ...  Read More
Study of damage zone around a circular opening using acoustic emission technique
5. Study of damage zone around a circular opening using acoustic emission technique

Morteza Ahmadi; Ali Dadi-givshad; Hamid Reza Nejati

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 February 2020

Abstract
  One of the methods used to investigate the damaged zone in rock structure is the acoustic emission method. This method is based on receiving the elastic waves that are produced by deformation ...  Read More
Gold, Silver and Iron in Iron Oxy-hydroxide Precipitate Formed in Process of Acid Mine Drainage
6. Gold, Silver and Iron in Iron Oxy-hydroxide Precipitate Formed in Process of Acid Mine Drainage

Josip Jurković; Elvir Babajić; Tidža Muhić – Šarac; Mitja Kolar; Anera Kazlagić

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 28 February 2020

Abstract
  Oxidation of sulfide containing ores is main cause of Acid mine drainage (AMD), which is environmental problem associated with both abandoned and active mines. Iron-bearing sulfide ...  Read More
Investigation of the effect of the number of lifters on performance of pilot-scale SAG mills using discrete element method
7. Investigation of the effect of the number of lifters on performance of pilot-scale SAG mills using discrete element method

Sajad Kolahi; Mohammad Jahani Chegeni

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 February 2020

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
Application of Sequential Gaussian Conditional Simulation into Underground Mine Design Under Grade Uncertainty
8. Application of Sequential Gaussian Conditional Simulation into Underground Mine Design Under Grade Uncertainty

Farzad Sotoudeh; Mohammad Ataei; Reza Kakaie; Yashar Pourrahimian

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 September 2019

Abstract
  In mining projects, all uncertainties associated with the project must be considered to determine the feasibility study. Grade uncertainty is one of the major components of technical ...  Read More
Dilution risk ranking in underground metal mines using Multi-Attributive Approximation area Comparison (MABAC)
9. Dilution risk ranking in underground metal mines using Multi-Attributive Approximation area Comparison (MABAC)

Majid Mohseni; Mohammad Ataei; Reza Khaloo Kakaie

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 December 2019

Abstract
  The contamination of ore with wastes or materials of lower than cut-off grade is referred to as dilution. Dilution is an undesirable phenomenon that, reduces product grade and, consequently, ...  Read More
Risk assessment of flyrock in surface mines using FFTA-MCDMs combination
10. 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

Abstract
  Drilling and blasting method is the first choice for rock breakage in surface or underground mines due to the high flexibility against variations and low investment costs. However, ...  Read More
Detection of zones based on ore and gangue using fractal and multivariate analysis in Chah Gaz iron ore deposit, Central Iran
11. Detection of zones based on ore and gangue using fractal and multivariate analysis in Chah Gaz iron ore deposit, Central Iran

Misagh Mirzaie; Peyman Afzal; Ahmad Adib; Esmaeil Rahimi; Ghodratollah Mohammadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 March 2020

Abstract
  Detection of mineralized zones based on ores and gangues is important for mine planning and excavation operation. Major goal of this research is determination of zones based on ores ...  Read More
A 3D discrete element analysis of the failure mechanism of shallow foundations in rocks
12. A 3D discrete element analysis of the failure mechanism of shallow foundations in rocks

sasan sepehri; Reza Shirinabadi; Navid Hosseini Alaee; Ehsan Moosavi; Amir Hossein Bangian Tabrizi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 05 March 2020

Abstract
  In this research, a three-dimensional numerical modeling technic based on the three-dimensional particle flow code (PFC3D) is proposed to investigate the failure mechanism of rock foundations. ...  Read More
Optimum selection of simulated geological models by multi-point geostatistics and multi-criteria decision making approaches, a case study in Sungun Porphyry-Cu deposit, Iran
13. Optimum selection of simulated geological models by multi-point geostatistics and multi-criteria decision making approaches, a case study in Sungun Porphyry-Cu deposit, Iran

Sajjad Talesh Hosseini; Omid Asghari; Seyed Ali Torabi; Maysam Abedi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 March 2020

Abstract
  An accurate modeling of sophisticated geological units has a substantial impact on designing a mine extraction plan. Geostatistical simulation approaches, via defining a variogram model ...  Read More
Mining and Environmental Degradation: A gift bring grief scenario for mining communities in Sierra Leone.
14. Mining and Environmental Degradation: A gift bring grief scenario for mining communities in Sierra Leone.

MOSES FAYIAH

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 March 2020

Abstract
  Sierra Leone is blessed with abundant natural resources, but yet prone to environmental degradation, due to mining operations. Most often, mining communities are faced with social tensions, ...  Read More
On the applicability of some indirect tests for estimation of tensile strength of anisotropic rocks
15. On the applicability of some indirect tests for estimation of tensile strength of anisotropic rocks

Fuad Rastegar; Hamid Reza Nejati; Abdolhadi Ghazvinian; Mir Raouf Hadei; Amin Nazerigivi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 March 2020

Abstract
  Tensile strength of rock plays a noteworthy role in the failure mechanism of rock and determination of that can be beneficial in optimizing the design of the rock structures. Schistose ...  Read More
A New Method for Forecasting of Uniaxial Compressive Strength of Weak Rocks
16. A New Method for Forecasting of Uniaxial Compressive Strength of Weak Rocks

Hadi Fattahi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 March 2020

Abstract
  The uniaxial compressive strength of weak rocks (UCSWR) is between the essential parameter for the design of underground excavations, surface and underground mines, foundations in/on ...  Read More
Safe and sustainable development in a hygiene and healthy company: using the decision matrix risk assessment (DMRA) technique
17. Safe and sustainable development in a hygiene and healthy company: using the decision matrix risk assessment (DMRA) technique "Case study"

Rabeh KHARZI; Rachid CHAIB; Ion VERZEA; Ahcene AKNI

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 14 March 2020

Abstract
  This article describes the process of improving risk management practices in a foundry of the ALFET Company, Algeria. The proposed methodology is based on the Decision Matrix Risk Assessment ...  Read More
Application of phytoremediation to reduce environmental pollution of copper smelting and refinery factories: a review
18. Application of phytoremediation to reduce environmental pollution of copper smelting and refinery factories: a review

Raheleh Siyar; Faramarz Doulati Ardejani; Mohsen Farahbakhsh; Mohammad Yavarzadeh; Soroush Maghsoudy

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 15 March 2020

Abstract
  Copper smelting and refinery factories are the final stages of a pyrometallurgical processing chain, and they cause many environmental challenges around the world. One of the most common ...  Read More
TBM Tunneling Construction Time with respect to the Learning Phase Period (LPP) and Normal Phase Period (NPP)
19. TBM Tunneling Construction Time with respect to the Learning Phase Period (LPP) and Normal Phase Period (NPP)

Ebrahim Farrokh

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

Abstract
  In every tunnel boring machine (TBM) tunneling project, there is an initial low production phase so-called the Learning Phase Period (LPP), in which low utilization is experienced and ...  Read More
A comprehensive study of several meta-heuristic algorithms for the open-pit mine production scheduling problem considering grade uncertainty
20. 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 global optimum in problems with large dimensional scales to increase the quality of decision making in the mining operation. It is broadly confirmed that ...  Read More