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SME Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (MME) journal: New papers published online

By Chee Theng posted 11-30-2020 05:00 PM


Submit your paper to the SME Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (MME) journal at MME has an impact factor of 1.020 and is abstracted and indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science), Scopus, Google Scholar, Ebsco, ProQuest and many more. To read MME papers (free for SME members): 

  1. First, go to and login with your email address and password.
  2. Then, go to
  3. Scroll down and click on the “Read the MME Journal Online” link. This takes you to the MME Springer website as an SME member with full access. To see a specific paper, use the search function or use the paper's https://doi link.

New papers just published in Springer’s Online First:

A Laboratory Investigation of Underside Shield Sprays to Improve Dust Control of Longwall Water Spray Systems
by S. S. Klima, W. R. Reed, J. S. Driscoll & A. L. Mazzella

Evaluation of Carbon Monoxide and Smoke Sensors at a Low Ventilation Velocity
by James H. Rowland III, Liming Yuan & Richard A. Thomas

Identifying Risk Factors from MSHA Accidents and Injury Data Using Logistic Regression
by Richard Amoako, Judith Buaba & Andrea Brickey

Thermal Runaway Pressures of Iron Phosphate Lithium-Ion Cells as a Function of Free Space Within Sealed Enclosures
by Thomas H. Dubaniewicz, Isaac Zlochower, Teresa Barone, Richard Thomas & Liming Yuan

An Analytical Approach to Measure the Probable Overlapping of Holes Due to Scattering in Initiation System and Its Effect on Blast-Induced Ground Vibration in Surface Mines
by Hemant Agrawal & Arvind Kumar Mishra

Cable Disc Elevator: Static Friction Investigation
by C. Webb & M. A. Tuck

An Algorithm for Evaluation of Mining Cycle Parameters and Analysis of Periodic Roof Weighting Using Monitored Longwall Shield Pressures and Shearer Location
by V. N. S. Prasad.M, Debasis Deb, Anand Kumar & A. K. Mishra

The Passive Fire Protection of Mining Vehicles in Underground Hard Rock Mines
by Rickard Hansen

Selective Carbothermic Reduction and Smelting (SCRS) Process for Beneficiation of Low-grade Iron-manganese Mineral Deposits
by Basak Anameric

Stability Mechanism and Control Technology for Fully Mechanized Caving Mining of Steeply Inclined Extra-Thick Seams with Variable Angles
by Wang Hongwei, Wu Yongping, Jiao Jianqiang & Cao Peipei

Monitoring of Multiple-level Stress Interaction at Two Underground Limestone Mines
by Brent Slaker, Michael Murphy, Gamal Rashed, Vasu Gangrade, Mark Van Dyke, Todd Minoski & Kristin Floyd

A New Approach to Selectively Reject Naturally Hydrophobic Gangue in the Flotation of Base Metal Sulphide Minerals
by Xumeng Chen, Sunfangze Liu & Yongjun Peng

Fracture Pattern of Overlying Strata in Multiple Coal Seam Mining in a Physical Model Vis-à-vis MATLAB Analysis and Geological Radar
by Chunlei Zhang, Yong Zhang, Jianping Zuo & Shouyang Gao

Relationship Between Capillary Water Absorption Value, Capillary Water Absorption Speed, and Capillary Rise Height in Pyroclastic Rocks
by İsmail İnce

Occurrence Modes of Niobium in Kaolin Clay From Guizhou, China
by Li Zhu, Hannian Gu, Yongqiong Yang, Hanjie Wen, Shengjiang Du, Chongguang Luo & Ning Wang 

Analysis of Hydro-fracturing Technique Using Ultra-deep Boreholes for Coal Mining with Hard Roofs: a Case Study
by Jianwei Zheng, Wenjun Ju, Xiaodong Sun, Pengfei Jiang, Yangfa Zheng, Zhaorui Ma, Lingfu Zhu & Bingding Yi