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

By Chee Theng posted 06-01-2021 03:10 PM


Check out the June issue of the SME Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration journal (free for SME members), with special papers on tailings management and regular papers on mining, mineral and metallurgical processing, and exploration: 

  1. Log in at with your email address and password.
  2. Click on "Publications" in the top banner and choose "Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration journal" in the pull-down menu.
  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

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Deadline extended to July 31 for the Special Focus Issue in Honor of Frank F. Aplan.

Submit your paper 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!)

In Your MME June 2021 Issue:

Preface to the MME Special Focus Issue on Tailings Management
Kimberly Finke Morrison

Tailings Transport System Design Using Probabilistic Methods
Josh Stowe, Ian Farrell & Eric Wingeard

Tailings Filtration Using Viper Filtration Technology—a Case Study
Oliver Whatnall, Kevin Barber & Peter Robinson

An Overview of Conventional Tailings Dam Geotechnical Failure Mechanisms
Luke Clarkson & David Williams

The Plewes Method: a Word of Caution
Luis Alberto Torres-Cruz

Hydrologic and Environmental Behavior of GeoWaste and Waste Rock in Field Experimental Piles
Mohammad R. H. Gorakhki, Christopher A. Bareither, Joseph Scalia IV & Manuel Aparicio

Multi-objective Mathematical Programming Framework for Integrated Oil Sands Mine Planning and Tailings Disposal Optimization
Ahlam Maremi, Eugene Ben-Awuah & Hooman Askari-Nasab

Prediction and Assessment of Rock Burst Using Various Meta-heuristic Approaches
Ramesht Shukla, Manoj Khandelwal & P. K. Kankar

Automated Discontinuity Extraction Software Versus Manual Virtual Discontinuity Mapping: Performance Evaluation in Rock Mass Characterization and Rockfall Hazard Identification
Juan J. Monsalve, Alex Pfreundschuh, Aman Soni & Nino Ripepi

Utilizing Nonlinear Autoregressive with Exogenous Input Neural Networks to Evaluate the Thermal Flywheel Effect Along Intake Shafts at Nevada Mines
Kyle A. Scalise & Karoly (Charles) Kocsis

Analysis and Characterization of Anti-Caking Additives Used in Rock Dust to Mitigate Mine Explosions
Inoka E. Perera, Marcia L. Harris & Michael J. Sapko

Gold-Copper Mining Investment Evaluation Through Multivariate Copula-Innovated Simulations
Jagjit Singh, Aldin Ardian & Mustafa Kumral

Selection of Blasting Design Parameters Affecting Peak Particle Velocity—a Case Study
Punit Paurush, Piyush Rai & Suresh Kumar Sharma

Attenuation of Mechanical Vibration During Transmission to Human Body Through Mining Vehicle Seats
Amit Sharma & Bibhuti Bhusan Mandal

Towards an Understanding of the Use of Disodium Carboxymethyl Trithiocarbonate (DCMT) as an Alternative Depressant in Cu/Mo Sulfide Flotation
Simon Timbillah, Bernard Fosu, Peilin Lan, Cesar Sosa-Blanco & Leonard Hill

Chalcopyrite Leaching in a Dimethyl Sulfoxide Solution Containing Copper Chloride
Kota Takatori, Hidekazu Kato, Akihiro Yoshimura & Yasunari Matsuno

Simulation of Thermal Effects on the Flow Field in a Pilot-Scale Kiln
I.A. Sofia Larsson, Anna-Lena Ljung & B. Daniel Marjavaara

Thermal Decomposition Kinetics of Siderite Ore during Magnetization Roasting
Qiang Zhang, Yongsheng Sun, Yuexin Han, Peng Gao & Yanjun Li

Mineralogical Characterization and Optimization of Fe and Mn Through Roast-Leaching of Ferromanganese Ore
J. Christophe Niyonzima, Liqun Luo, Ekata Emmanuel Edo & Sayaf Mustafa

A Hydrometallurgical Approach to Produce Nano-ZnO from Electrical Arc Furnace Dusts
Esmaeel Darezereshki, Ali Behrad Vakylabad & Babak Koohestani

Sustainable Utilization of GCP Sludge as a Reductant in the Reduction Roasting of Low-Grade Manganese Ore to Recover Mn and Fe Values
Malaya Kumar Jena, Subhabrata Mishra, Shaswat Kumar Das, Syed Mohammed Mustakim & Adeyemi Adesina

The Influence of Stirred Mill Orientation on Calcite Grinding
Serkan Cayirli & Hasan Serkan Gokcen

Solvent Extraction of Lutetium from Different Acidic Solutions Using Organophosphorus Extractants
Hamed Tavakkoli, Mohammad Reza Aboutalebi, S. H. Seyedein & S. N. Asharafizadeh

Value Addition to Ilmenite Using Carbonized Waste Coconut Shells: a Mechanochemical Approach Aided with Powdered Seashells as a Rate Raiser
T. Dilmi. U. Wijewardhana, H. C. S. Subasinghe & Amila Sandaruwan Ratnayake

Converting Saprolite (a Low-Grade Unutilized Material) into Refractory Aggregates: A Viable Substitute for Calcined Clay in the Refractory Industry
P. G. Bhukte, G. T. Daware, S. P. Masurkar, M. J. Chaddha & A. Agnihotri

Investigation of Molybdenite Concentrate Roasting in Chamber and Rotary Furnaces
Selçuk Kan, Kağan Benzeşik, Ömür Can Odabaş & Onuralp Yücel

A Simple Unsupervised Classification Workflow for Defining Geological Domains Using Multivariate Data
Fouad Faraj & Julian M. Ortiz