Volume 15 (2024)
Volume 14 (2023)
Volume 13 (2022)
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)
Mineral Processing
Stability analysis of slope of a pump hose building and water storage tank at Narkanda, India: A case study

SAHIL KUMAR; Ravi Kumar Sharma

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 June 2024

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2024.14159.2634

Abstract
  Landslides affecting life and property losses has become a serious threat in various countries worldwide which highlights the importance of slope stability and mitigation. The methods and tools employed for slope stability analysis, ranging from traditional limit equilibrium methods to worldly-wise numerical ...  Read More

Mineral Processing
Flotation of oxidized antimony ore of sefidabe mine

Alireza Javadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 June 2024

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2024.13694.2541

Abstract
  The main and economic mineral of antimony is stibnite or antimony sulfide, and the research and processes in the world are based on it, and oxide minerals are not considered among the economic and important reserves of antimony due to the difficulty of processing and the lack of optimal efficiency of ...  Read More

Mineral Processing
Extracting Alumina from a Low-grade (Shale) Bauxite Ore using a Sintering Process with Lime-soda followed by Alkali Leaching

Reza Khodadadi Bordboland; Asghar Azizi; Mohammad Reza Khani

Volume 15, Issue 3 , May 2024, , Pages 1131-1148

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2024.13905.2588

Abstract
  The global growth of aluminum demand with the modernization of our society has led to the interest in developing alternative methods to produce aluminum from non-bauxite and low-grade resources such as shale bauxites. For such reserves, the conventional Bayer process is challenging and is not efficient ...  Read More

Mineral Processing
Three-Dimensional Elasto-Plastic Analysis of Delhi Metro Underground Tunnels under Seismic Loading

Rahul Shakya; Manendra Singh

Volume 15, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 401-417

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2023.13348.2455

Abstract
  Due to the critical nature of seismic risk in metro tunnels, the seismic response of underground tunnels is a highly delicate topic. The seismic response of a sub-surface structure depends more on the properties of the surrounding ground and the induced earth deformation during an earthquake than on ...  Read More

Mineral Processing
Bioflotation and Bioleaching as an Alternative Method for Desulphurization and Ash Reduction in Tabas Coal

Mohammadreza Shahbazi; Hadi Abdollahi; Sied Ziaeddin Shafaei; Ziaeddin Pourkarimi; Sajjad Jannesar Malakooti; Ehsan Ebrahimi

Volume 15, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 581-595

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2023.13127.2387

Abstract
  Tabas coal possesses favorable plastometric properties that make it suitable for use in metallurgical industries as coking coal. However, its high sulfur content, which stands at approximately 2%, poses a significant environmental pollution risk. Additionally, reducing ash content to below 10% is a critical ...  Read More

Mineral Processing
Effect of Stable Nano-microbubbles on Sulfide Copper Flotation and Reduction of Chemicals Dosage

Ali Nikouei Mahani; Mohammad Karamoozian; Mohammad Jahani Chegeni; Mohammad Mahmoodi Meymand

Volume 15, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 261-283

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2023.13205.2413

Abstract
  Generally, mineral processing plants generate a large quantity of waste in the form of fine particles. The flotation speed of mineral microbubbles by coarse bubbles is dramatically higher than that of individual particles. The advantage of microbubbles is due to the increase of binding efficiency of ...  Read More

Mineral Processing
Numerical Simulation of Piled-Raft Foundation in Cohesionless Soil using ABAQUS

Zehra Khan; Abhishek Sharma

Volume 14, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 1183-1203

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2023.13324.2448

Abstract
  Due to rapid growth in infrastructure sector, the construction of high-rise buildings is becoming very popular among all the countries. Engineers face significant issues with high rise buildings, particularly in terms of structural and foundation aspects. Many old design approaches can't be used with ...  Read More

Mineral Processing
Preparation of High Purity Graphite using Comminution, Pressure Leaching and Flotation

Satya Sai Srikant; Raghupatruni Bhima Rao

Volume 14, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 1205-1218

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2023.13371.2461

Abstract
  The present paper deals with the development of process flowsheet for recovery of high-grade graphite from rougher graphite concentrate for use in industrial applications. In the present investigation, since the coarser graphite flakes have a higher demand, an attempt is made at every stage of comminution, ...  Read More

Mineral Processing
Simulation of Pyrrhotite Removal from Scheelite Ore by Magnetic Force in Table Concentration

Chol Ung Ryom; Kwang Hyok Pak; Il Chol Sin; Kwang Chol So; Un Chol Han

Volume 14, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 1219-1237

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2023.13397.2469

Abstract
  Scheelite ore with heavy and magnetic minerals can be generally concentrated using shaking table centered gravity-magnetic processing. When magnetic field is formed by fixing magnetic bars on which permanent magnets are arranged at a constant interval, above the table desk, heavy scheelite particles ...  Read More

Mineral Processing
Recovery of Iron from Bauxite Red Mud by Reduction Roasting Method

Nooshin Navi; Mohammad Karamoozian; Mohammad Reza Khani

Volume 14, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 1295-1305

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2023.13138.2389

Abstract
  Red mud is an important solid tailing with strong alkalinity that is obtained during the extraction of alumina in the Bayer process. The global reserve of red mud is more than 4 billion tons, and its disposal as tailing has always been a serious environmental problem. This tailing is considered as a ...  Read More

Mineral Processing
Reductive leaching of pyrolusite using orange peel as a reducing agent

Pedram Ashtari; Saeid Karimi; Seyyede Atefeh Hosseini

Volume 14, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 1307-1319

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2023.13206.2414

Abstract
  In this research work, the reductive leaching of pyrolusite in a sulfuric acid medium with the aid of orange peel as a reductant was investigated. The important parameters affecting the leaching process include temperature in the range of 25 to 95 °C, the weight ratio of reducing agent to pyrolusite ...  Read More

Mineral Processing
Role of Glycine in Cyanidation of Copper Bearing Gold Ores: an Experimental and Molecular Modeling Study

Aghil Haghdadi; Sima Mohammadnejad

Volume 14, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 999-1009

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2023.13027.2363

Abstract
  The presence of copper bearing minerals in cyanidation of gold ores may lead to several challenges in the CIP/CIL circuits. Many solutions have been proposed to address these problems, one being the use of glycine in the cyanidation process. Here, the experimental as well as molecular modelling studies ...  Read More

Mineral Processing
Potentiality of Physical Upgrading for Valuable Heavy Minerals from Sermatai Area, Egypt

M. Diab; M. Abu El Ghar; I. Mohamed Gaafar; A. H. Mohamed El Shafey; A. Wageh Hussein; M. Mohamed Fawzy

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 15-32

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2022.11479.2136

Abstract
  In this work we are concerned with the potentiality of using mineral processing for raising the grade of the valuable heavy minerals (VHMs) from the Quaternary stream sediments of Wadi and Delta Sermatai located on the southern coast of the Red Sea, Egypt. A rigorous understanding of the chemical and ...  Read More

Mineral Processing
An Experimental and CFD Investigation on Effect of Initial Bubble Diameter on its Rise Velocity Profile in A Laboratory-Scale Flotation Column Cell

N. Khorasanizadeh; M. Karamoozian; H. Nouri-Bidgoli

Volume 12, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 1089-1102

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2021.11213.2101

Abstract
  The bubble diameter effect on the bubble rise velocity profile in a flotation column is studied by the two-phase computational fluid dynamics (CFD) method. The simulations are done in the ANSYS® Fluent® software using a two-phase volume of fluid model. The computational domain is a square cross-section ...  Read More

Mineral Processing
Carnallite Flotation of Khur Biabanak Potash Complex using Kimiaflot619 as a New Collector

A.R. Javadi

Volume 12, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 815-823

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2021.10881.2064

Abstract
  Carnallite, with the chemical formula KMgCl3.6H2O, is a mineral that was first discovered in the Urals Mountains in Russia. The reverse flotation has been established for carnallite processing in the current decades, and the alkyl morpholine collector is used for the removal of NaCl from carnallite using ...  Read More

Mineral Processing
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 , July 2020, , Pages 675-693

https://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 and the trajectory of ball motion inside the SAG mills, and consequently, their performance. In this paper, the milling ...  Read More

Mineral Processing
Development of Geometallurgical Indices for Semi-Autogenous Grinding at Sarcheshmeh Porphyry Copper Mine

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

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

https://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 variability and subsequently the process response are considered to be the most important functions of an accurate geometallurgical ...  Read More

Mineral Processing
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 , April 2020, , Pages 387-404

https://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 work, the milling operation of industrial SAG mills is investigated using the Discrete Element Method (DEM). First, an ...  Read More

Mineral Processing
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 , January 2020, , Pages 119-141

https://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 important water-consuming industries. Filtration, as one of the important processes in water recovery, is a process in ...  Read More

Mineral Processing
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 , January 2020, , Pages 221-230

https://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 serious operational challenges such as: fast choking of the static mixers, boiling problem, burping phenomena and pulp ...  Read More

Mineral Processing
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 , October 2019, , Pages 1083-1093

https://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 of the extraction and stripping stages was evaluated separately, and different parameters such as the pH, extractant ...  Read More

Mineral Processing
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 , July 2019, , Pages 717-727

https://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 of this method in different fields such as enrichment of magnetic mineral, wastewater treatment, and medicine transfer ...  Read More

Mineral Processing
Reprocessing of Sangan iron ore tailings by flotation

S. Ghasemi; A. Behnamfard; R. Arjmand

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

https://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, the iron ore minerals with lower magnetic susceptibility or interlocked with gangue minerals have no opportunity for ...  Read More

Mineral Processing
Studying ilmenite dissolution using mechanical activation method

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

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

https://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. Mechanical activation was carried out using a planetary ball mill in dry mode, and the resulting structural changes were ...  Read More

Mineral Processing
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 , July 2019, , Pages 787-797

https://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 were used in this work. A conventional multi-modal oven (with a frequency of 2.45 GHz and a maximum power of 900 W) ...  Read More