Impacts of coal shrinkage, permeability and petrography on gas regime in mines Case study: Tahmoor coal mine, NSW, Australia
1. Impacts of coal shrinkage, permeability and petrography on gas regime in mines Case study: Tahmoor coal mine, NSW, Australia

N. I. Aziz; I. Porter; F. Sereshki

Volume 1, Number 1 , Winter 2010

Abstract
  The volumetric changes in the coal matrix (Coal Shrinkage), permeability under various gas environment conditions as well as perographical properties were studied in the laboratory. ...  Read More
Biosorption of Lead (II) and Zinc (II) ions by pre-treated biomass of phanerochaete chrysosporium
2. Biosorption of Lead (II) and Zinc (II) ions by pre-treated biomass of phanerochaete chrysosporium

R. Marandi; F. Doulati Ardejani; H. Amir Afshar

Volume 1, Number 1 , Winter 2010

Abstract
  The biosorption of heavy metals can be an effective process for the removal of such metal ions from aqueous solutions. In this study, the adsorption properties of nonliving biomass ...  Read More
GIS modelling for Au-Pb-Zn potential mapping in Torud-Chah Shirin area-Iran
3. GIS modelling for Au-Pb-Zn potential mapping in Torud-Chah Shirin area-Iran

M. Ziaii; A. Abedi; M. Ziaei; A. Kamkar Rouhani; A. Zendahdel

Volume 1, Number 1 , Winter 2010

Abstract
  One of the major strengths of a Geographic Information System (GIS) in geosciences is the ability to integrate and combine multiple layers into mineral potential maps showing areas ...  Read More
A state-of-the-art review of mechanical rock excavation technologies
4. A state-of-the-art review of mechanical rock excavation technologies

A. Ramezanzadeh; M. Hood

Volume 1, Number 1 , Winter 2010

Abstract
  The first step in mining activities is rock excavation in both mine development and production. Constant pressure for cost reduction and creating an improved/safe work environment for ...  Read More
An investigation of the particle size effect on coal flotation kinetics using multivariable regression
5. An investigation of the particle size effect on coal flotation kinetics using multivariable regression

M. Kor; E. Abkhoshk; Kh. Gharibie; S. Z. Shafaei

Volume 1, Number 1 , Winter 2010

Abstract
  An attempt has been made in this paper to investigate the effect of particle size distribution on coal flotation kinetics. The effect of particle size (Ps) on kinetics constant (k) ...  Read More
Formation of a deep pit lake: case study of Aguas Claras, Brazil
6. Formation of a deep pit lake: case study of Aguas Claras, Brazil

E. von Sperling; C.A.P. Grandchamp

Volume 1, Number 1 , Winter 2010

Abstract
  The paper presents the case study of the current formation of a Brazilian pit lake from an iron ore mining activity. The water used for the filling of the lake comes from rain, ground ...  Read More
Modelling of the kaolin deposits and reserve classification challenges of Charentes Basin, France
7. Modelling of the kaolin deposits and reserve classification challenges of Charentes Basin, France

M. Koneshloo; Jean-Paul Chiles

Volume 1, Number 1 , Winter 2010

Abstract
  The kaolinitic clays have been exploited for more than a hundred years, in the western part of the Charentes Basin, France, and belong to a paleo-deltaic network. The recent deposits ...  Read More
Determination of ground water quality associated with lignite mining in arid climate
8. Determination of ground water quality associated with lignite mining in arid climate

R. N. Singh; A.S. Atkins; A.G. Pathan

Volume 1, Number 1 , Winter 2010

Abstract
  Ground water and surface water create a range of problems in lignite mining utilizing surface mining methods. In order to create a safe and economic mining environment, it is essential ...  Read More