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)
Original Research Paper
Ultimate Pit Limit Optimization using Boykov-Kolmogorov Maximum Flow Algorithm
1. 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
Original Research Paper
Measurement, Prediction, and Modeling of Bit Wear During Drilling Operations
2. Measurement, Prediction, and Modeling of Bit Wear During Drilling Operations

M. Capik; B. Batmunkh

Volume 12, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 15-30

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.10183.1955

Abstract
  Modelling wear of drill bits can increase the efficiency in the drilling operations. Related to the subject, it is aimed to investigate the wear mechanism of drill bits. Wear in drill ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
Numerical Stability Analysis of Undercut Slopes Evaluated by Response Surface Methodology
3. Numerical Stability Analysis of Undercut Slopes Evaluated by Response Surface Methodology

H. Sarfaraz; M. H. Khosravi; T. Pipatpongsa

Volume 12, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 31-43

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.10199.1957

Abstract
  One of the most important tasks in designing the undercut slopes is to determine the maximum stable undercut span to which various parameters such as the shear strength of the soil ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
Evaluation of Fractal Variance-Distance Model in Identifying Geochemical Anomalies of Calamine Mehdiabad Mining Complex, Central Iran
4. Evaluation of Fractal Variance-Distance Model in Identifying Geochemical Anomalies of Calamine Mehdiabad Mining Complex, Central Iran

N. Sadrmohammadi; R. Mehrnia; Kh. Rezaei; S. Kadioğlu; M. Honarvar

Volume 12, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 45-62

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.10215.1960

Abstract
  In this paper, a power-law relation modeling called the vario-fractal model is introduced in order to understand the discrepancies between the linear and non-linear distribution of ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
Experimental Investigation of Usability of Construction Waste as Aggregate
5. Experimental Investigation of Usability of Construction Waste as Aggregate

G. Kulekci; A. Osman Yilmaz; M. Çullu

Volume 12, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 63-76

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2021.10309.1976

Abstract
  The aim of this work is to obtain recycled aggregate (RA) from construction debris in order to reduce the rapid consumption of aggregate resources and the environmental impact of these ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
Comparative Analysis of Coal Miner’s Fatalities by Fuzzy Logic
6. Comparative Analysis of Coal Miner’s Fatalities by Fuzzy Logic

N. M. Shahani; M. J. Sajid; I. M. Jiskani; B. Ullah; A. R. Qureshi

Volume 12, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 77-87

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.9459.1856

Abstract
  In this work, we employ the fuzzy logic technique to achieve and present, for the first time, a proper analysis of the actual intensity of the increase in the coal miners’ fatality ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
Chemical Characteristics of Discharges from Two Derelict Coal Mine Sites in Enugu Nigeria: Implication for Pollution and Acid Mine Drainage
7. Chemical Characteristics of Discharges from Two Derelict Coal Mine Sites in Enugu Nigeria: Implication for Pollution and Acid Mine Drainage

L. Akpan; A. Celestine Tse; F. dumbari Giadom; C. Iorfa Adamu

Volume 12, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 89-111

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.10181.1956

Abstract
  In this study, the chemical composition of water and soils contiguous to two abandoned coal mines in southeastern Nigeria, was assessed to evaluate the impact of water flow from the ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
Applying a Technical-Economic Approach to Calculate a Suitable Panel Width for Longwall Mining Method
8. Applying a Technical-Economic Approach to Calculate a Suitable Panel Width for Longwall Mining Method

S. Aghababaei; H. Jalalifar; A. Hosseini

Volume 12, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 113-126

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.9552.1870

Abstract
  Providing an approach to calculate a suitable panel width for the longwall mining method is considered considering both the technical and economic factors. Based on the investigations ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
Probabilistic Prediction of Acid Mine Drainage Generation Risk Based on Pyrite Oxidation Process in Coal Washery Rejects - A Case Study
9. Probabilistic Prediction of Acid Mine Drainage Generation Risk Based on Pyrite Oxidation Process in Coal Washery Rejects - A Case Study

F. Hadadi; B. Jodeiri Shokri; M. Zare Naghadehi; F. Doulati Ardejani

Volume 12, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 127-137

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.9609.1873

Abstract
  In this paper, we investigate a probabilistic approach in order to predict how acid mine drainage is generated within coal waste particles in NE Iran. For this, a database is built ...  Read More
Case Study
Determination of an Optimum Interface between Open-Pit and Underground Mining Activities in Mazinu Coal Mine of Tabas Power Plant
10. Determination of an Optimum Interface between Open-Pit and Underground Mining Activities in Mazinu Coal Mine of Tabas Power Plant

A. Soltani Khaboushan; M. Osanloo

Volume 12, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 139-149

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.9819.1904

Abstract
  Due to the gradual deepening of the Mazinu coal seams from the ground surface, both the open-pit (OP) and underground (UG) mining methods can be applied for extracting them. Thus, it ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
Quantifying Roof Falling Potential based on CMRR Method by Incorporating DEMATEL-MABAC Method; A Case Study
11. Quantifying Roof Falling Potential based on CMRR Method by Incorporating DEMATEL-MABAC Method; A Case Study

S. Mohammadi; M. Babaeian; M. Ataei; K. Ghanbari

Volume 12, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 151-162

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.9878.1911

Abstract
  This work incorporates the DEMATEL-MABAC method for quantifying the potential of roof fall in coal mines by means of the coal mine roof rating (CMRR) parameters. For this purpose, considering ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
Study of Rock Pillar Failure Consisting of Non-Persistent Joint using Experimental Test and Fracture Analysis Code in Two Dimensions
12. Study of Rock Pillar Failure Consisting of Non-Persistent Joint using Experimental Test and Fracture Analysis Code in Two Dimensions

V. Sarfarazi; H. Karimi Javid; K. Asgari

Volume 12, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 163-179

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.10266.1968

Abstract
  The experimental and numerical methods were used to investigate the effects of joint number and joint angle on the failure behaviour of rock pillars under a uniaxial compressive test. ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
Delineation of Gas Content Zones Using N-S Fractal Model in Coking Coal Deposits
13. Delineation of Gas Content Zones Using N-S Fractal Model in Coking Coal Deposits

N. R. Ahmadi; P. Afzal; A. B. Yasrebi

Volume 12, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 181-189

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2021.10264.1967

Abstract
  This work aims to classify the gas content zones for coking coal deposits using a Number-Size (N-S) fractal modeling considering the explosive and free gas data. The case study is the ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
Risk assessment of Flyrock in Surface Mines using a FFTA-MCDM Combination
14. Risk assessment of Flyrock in Surface Mines using a FFTA-MCDM Combination

R. Norouzi Masir; M. Ataei; A. Mottahedi

Volume 12, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 191-203

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
Original Research Paper
Identification of Buried Metal Ore Deposits using Geochemical Anomaly Filtering and Principal Factors of Power Spectrum
15. Identification of Buried Metal Ore Deposits using Geochemical Anomaly Filtering and Principal Factors of Power Spectrum

H. Mahdiyanfar

Volume 12, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 205-218

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.10114.1949

Abstract
  Over the past two decades, the frequency domain (FD) of the geochemical data has been studied by some researchers. Metal zoning is one of the challenging subjects in the mining exploration, ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
Studying Effect of Modifying Nano-Mineral Adsorbents on Efficiency of Dye Removal from Industrial Effluents
16. Studying Effect of Modifying Nano-Mineral Adsorbents on Efficiency of Dye Removal from Industrial Effluents

A. Agah; N. Falahati

Volume 12, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 219-233

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.10122.1950

Abstract
  In this research work, the potential capability of nano-clay and tonsil, as low-cost and domestic adsorbents, for the elimination of a cationic dye, (CR18) from contaminated water is ...  Read More
Case Study
Modeling and Optimizing Aluminum Hydroxide Precipitation Process in Industrial Scale; case study: Iran Alumina Plant
17. Modeling and Optimizing Aluminum Hydroxide Precipitation Process in Industrial Scale; case study: Iran Alumina Plant

H. A. Mirzaei; M. Noaparast; H. Abdollahi

Volume 12, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 235-251

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2021.10256.1965

Abstract
  The precipitation of aluminum hydroxide from a supersaturated sodium aluminate solution is known as an essential production step in the Bayer process. In this work, the real precipitation ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
Solvent Extraction of Zinc from a Bioleaching Solution by Modification of D2EHPA: Optimization and Thermodynamic Studies
18. Solvent Extraction of Zinc from a Bioleaching Solution by Modification of D2EHPA: Optimization and Thermodynamic Studies

P. Tahmasebizadeh; S. Javanshir

Volume 12, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 253-269

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2021.10324.1979

Abstract
  In this work, zinc extraction from an industrial leach solution was investigated by saponified di(2-ethylhexyl)phosphoric acid (D2EHPA). The solution obtained was from a bioleaching ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
Facies Quality Zoning in Shale Gas by Deep Learning Method
19. Facies Quality Zoning in Shale Gas by Deep Learning Method

Y. Asgari Nezhad; A. Moradzadeh

Volume 12, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 271-280

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2021.10366.1983

Abstract
  One of the most essential factors involved in unconventional gas reserves for drilling and production is a suitable quality facies determination. The direct core and geochemical analyses ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
Analysis of Grinding and Chipping Processes beneath Disc Cutters of Hard Rock Tunnel Boring Machines (Case study: Uma-Oya water Conveyance Tunnel, SriLanka)
20. Analysis of Grinding and Chipping Processes beneath Disc Cutters of Hard Rock Tunnel Boring Machines (Case study: Uma-Oya water Conveyance Tunnel, SriLanka)

Seyed M. Pourhashemi; K. Ahangari; J. Hassanpour; Seyed M. Eftekhari

Volume 12, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 281-297

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2021.10425.1993

Abstract
  Mechanized tunneling in rocks is based on fracture propagation and rock fragmentation under disc cutters. Rock chipping is an efficient kind of fragmentation process, while the grinding ...  Read More