SME Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (MME) journal: New Issue Online!

By Chee Theng posted 07-16-2020 02:53 PM


The Vol. 37, No. 4 (Aug 2020) issue of Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (MME) is online, with a new impact factor of 1.020 and 35 papers spanning the mining and mineral industry. As an SME member, you get free electronic access!

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Role of Processing Temperature and Time on the Hydrothermal Alteration of K-Feldspar Rock in Autoclave
by Davide Ciceri, Marcelo de Oliveira, Dennis P. Chen & Antoine Allanore

Mineral Resources Evaluation with Mining Selectivity and Information Effect
by Ana Chiquini & Clayton V. Deutsch

Methodology for the Estimation and Classification of White Marble Reserves
by George Exadaktylos & George Saratsis

Recent Developments in Thermally Insulating Materials Based on Geopolymers—a Review Article
by P. R. Rao, M. Momayez, K. A. Runge & K. Muralidharan

Ventilation Monitoring and Control in Mines
by Mahesh Shriwas & Christopher Pritchard

Distinctive Model of Mine Safety for Sustainable Mining in Pakistan
by Izhar Mithal Jiskani, Qingxiang Cai, Wei Zhou, Zhiguo Chang, Saleem Raza Chalgri, Ebelia Manda & Xiang Lu

Predicting Blast-Induced Ground Vibrations in Some Indian Tunnels: a Comparison of Decision Tree, Artificial Neural Network and Multivariate Regression Methods
by Aditya Rana, N. K. Bhagat, G. P. Jadaun, Saurav Rukhaiyar, Anindya Pain & P. K. Singh

Evaluation of Engineering Controls at Bagging Operations to Reduce Exposures to Respirable Crystalline Silica Dust
by A. Kyle Louk, Justin R. Patts, Emily J. Haas & Andrew B. Cecala

Characterization of Aerosols in an Underground Mine during a Longwall Move
by Aleksandar D. Bugarski, Jon A. Hummer, Shawn Vanderslice & Michael R Shahan

An Innovative Approach for Gob-Side Entry Retaining by Roof Cutting in Steeply Pitching Seam Longwall Mining with Hard Roof: a Case Study
by Li Zhang, Jing Zhao, Chuanwei Zang & Shuanlin Wang

Evaluation Index System of Green Surface Mining in China
by Yongli Zhou, Wei Zhou, Xiang Lu, Izhar Mithal Jiskani, Qingxiang Cai, Peng Liu & Lin Li
Numerical Modeling of a Flooded-Bed Dust Scrubber Integrated into a Longwall Shearer
by Sampurna Arya, Joseph Sottile & Thomas Novak

Reliability-Centered Maintenance of Rapier Dragline for Optimizing Replacement Interval of Dragline Components
by Sanjay Kumar Palei, Smarak Das & Snehamoy Chatterjee

A Risk Analysis Method for Estimation of Financial Benefits of the Existing Mine Ventilation System
by Sergei Sabanov, Nasser Madani, Zarina Mukhamedyarova & Yerbol Tussupbekov

Numerical Modeling Study of the Influence of Softcover on Strata and Support Behavior in a Bord and Pillar Depillaring Working
by S. K. Sahoo, G. S. P. Singh, S. K. Sharma & U. K. Singh

Estimation of Fines Generation in Blasting Using Dynamic Rock Properties and a Near-Field PPV Damage Model
by Junnhyeok Park & Kwangmin Kim

Semi-Quantitative Environmental Impact Assessment of Khewra Salt Mine of Pakistan: an Application of Mathematical Approach of Environmental Sustainability
by Sobia Naseem, Gao Lei Fu, Muhammad Mohsin, Muhammad Zia-ur Rehman & Sajjad Ahmad Baig

Machine Learning and Deep Learning Methods in Mining Operations: a Data-Driven SAG Mill Energy Consumption Prediction Application
by Sebastian Avalos, Willy Kracht & Julian M. Ortiz

Dissolution of Silver and Gold with Sodium Hypochlorite and Hydrochloric Acid in Refractory Minerals (Mangano-Argentiferous)
by Guillermo Tiburcio-Munive, María M. Salazar-Campoy, Jesús L. Valenzuela-García, Ofelia Hernández-Negrete & Víctor Vázquez-Vázquez

The preparation of high purity MgO and precision separation mechanism of Mg and Ca from dolomite
by Sihua Lei, Yu Gan, Zhanfang Cao, Shuai Wang & Hong Zhong

Processing of Glauconitic Siltstone for Potash Recovery
by Yogendra Pratap, Himanshu Tanvar, Débora Moreira & Nikhil Dhawan

Recovery of valuable metals from copper slag
by Changda Zhang, Bin Hu, Huaguang Wang, Mingyu Wang & Xuewen Wang

Processing of Peridotite Rocks of Chromite Ore Overburden into Magnesium Salts and Micro Silica
by Kallam V. K. Reddy, Vadapalli Sanjana, Veerendra Singh & Gajanan Kapure

Recovery of Gold from Shanono Gold Ore Deposit Using α-Cyclodextrin
by A. M. Anthony, U. Abubakar-Zaria, A. Y. Atta & S. S. Magaji

Effects of Furnace Slope and Rotational Speed on the Carbothermic Reduction of Celestite in a Laboratory-Scale Rotary Kiln Furnace
by Raşit Sezer, Ayşegül Bilen, Göksel Hızlı, Selim Ertürk & Cüneyt Arslan

Comparative Study of Gold Extraction from Refractory Pyritic Ores through Conventional Leaching and Simultaneous Pressure Leaching/Oxidation
by María M. Salazar-Campoy, Jesús L. Valenzuela-García, Luis S. Quiróz-Castillo, Martín A. Encinas-Romero, Guillermo Tiburcio-Munive, Patricia Guerrero-Germán & José R. Parga-Torres

Microwave Processing of Electrode Active Materials for the Recovery of Cobalt, Manganese, and Lithium
by Sanjay Pindar & Nikhil Dhawan

Kinetics of Yttrium Dissolution from Alkaline Fusion on Zircon Tailings
by Gyan Prameswara, Iga Trisnawati, Herry Poernomo, Panut Mulyono, Agus Prasetya & Himawan Tri Bayu Murti Petrus

Process Mineralogical Study of the Arsenical Zone from a Carlin-type Gold Deposit
by E. Bidari, M. Aazami & V. Aghazadeh

Conceptual Process to Produce ThO2 from Monazite
by Bradley Bennett, Robert M. Counce, Patrick Zhang, Rasika Nimkar & Jack S. Watson

Deconstructing the Leaching Ratio
by Humberto Estay & Simón Díaz-Quezada

Practical Experience in Large-Scale Development of Zijinshan Low-Grade Gold-Copper Mine
by Jinghe Chen, Shuiping Zhong, Ding Tang & Chen Kuang

Use of Ammonia Salts in Selective Copper Extraction from Tailings
by M. Deniz Turan, Ramazan Orhan, Mücevher Turan & Hasan Nizamoğlu

Roasting of a Low-Grade Goethite Ore Using Horse Residue and Its Beneficiation by Magnetic Separation
by Mahmut Altiner

Modeling and Optimization of Aqueous Mineral Carbonation for Cement Kiln Dust Using Response Surface Methodology Integrated with Box-Behnken and Central Composite Design Approaches
by Muhammad Faisal Irfan, S. M. Zakir Hossain, Ihtisham Tariq, Niaz Ali Khan, Abdulaziz Tawfeeqi, Anastasia Goeva & Mohamed Wael