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SME Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (MME) journal: Read the August 2022 Issue, Submit Your Paper!

By Chee Theng posted 4 days ago


Read and download the August 2022 issue of the SME Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration journal (free for SME members): 

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In Your MME August 2022 Issue:
Bringing the Entrepreneurial Mindset into Mining Engineering Education
Aarti Sörensen, Rudrajit Mitra, Erik Hulthén, Tobias Hartmann, Elisabeth Clausen

Identifying Longwall-Induced Fracture Zone Height Through Core Drilling
Mark Alexander Dyke, Peter Zhang, Heather Dougherty, Daniel Su, Bo Hyun Kim

A Rapid Review of Collision Avoidance and Warning Technologies for Mining Haul Trucks
Jonathan K. Hrica, Jennica L. Bellanca, Iman Benbourenane, Jacob L. Carr, John Homer, Kathleen M. Stabryla

Study on Mine Tailings Classification Effected by Co-disposal of Drilling Wastes with Geochemical Cations
J. D. Quaranta, J. Stawovy, A. Fourie

A Genetic Algorithm-Based Approach for Optimizing Short-term Production Schedules of Multi-mine Mineral Value Chains
Pranjal Pathak, Biswajit Samanta

Improving Workplace Environment of a Deep Underground Coal Mine with Multiseam Workings: An Alternative Approach
Debashish Mishra, N. K. Mohalik, D. P. Mishra, S. K. Ray, J. K. Pandey

Experimental and CFD Simulation Techniques for Coal Dust Explosibility: A Review
Asfar Mobin Khan, Santosh Kumar Ray, Niroj Kumar Mohalik, Debashish Mishra, Somu Mandal, Jai Krishna Pandey

Rockmass Permeability Induced by Longwall Mining Under Deep Cover: Potential Gas Inflow from a Sheared Gas Well
Zoheir Khademian, Kayode M. Ajayi, Steven J. Schatzel, Gabriel S. Esterhuizen, Bo H. Kim

Numerical Simulation of Fluid–Solid Coupling Heat Transfer in Excavation Roadway
Menglong Bian, Xiaotong Dong

Characterizing Coal Pillar Deformation and Air Leakage Pattern During Longwall Face Mining
Jianwei Cheng, Yuhang Wu, Yu Wang, Guozhong Liu, Hui Wang, Yuchen Wu, Jing Mei, Songjie Tian, Ke Gao

Evaluation of Whole-Body Vibration Exposure of Dozer Operators, a Task-Based Approach
Bülent Erdem, Tuğba Doğan, Zekeriya Duran

Optimization Production Scheduling of Underground Backfilling Mining Based on NSGA-II
Yu Bao, Yutao Wang, Liang Zhao, Aijuan Zhang

Numerical Study of Pillars Behavior in Continuous Miner Depillaring Panel: A Case Study
Shailendra Chawla, Ashok Jaiswal, B. K. Shrivastva

Floor Failure Characteristics of Thick Coal Seam Mining Above Confined Aquifer
Tuan He, Guo-dong Li, Chuang Sun, Feng Luo, Xue-qing Li

Near-Technical Limit Gold Recovery from a Double Refractory Carlin-Type Ore After Pre-treatment by High-Temperature Pressure Oxidation
Devy Dyson, Steve Yopps, John Langhans, Stamen Dimov, Brian Hart

Evaluation of Baking Process for Rare-Earth Recovery from Discarded Tube Lights Phosphor
Neha Shukla, Nikhil Dhawan

Study on Oxidation Kinetics and Mechanism of Copper Slag Under Non-isothermal Conditions
Lili Zhang, Hongwei Yang

Recovery of Metallic Values from Feldspar by Mechanical and Thermal Pretreatment Followed by Acid Leaching
Nikhil Dhawan, Shrey Agrawal

Regulating Mechanism of the Coal-Based Reduction Reaction Behavior of Jinchuan Ferronickel Slag: Equilibrium Phase Composition, Kinetics, and Phase Transformation
Yonghong Qin, Jianwen Yu, Qi Zhang, Peng Gao, Songbo Ma

Energy-Size Reduction of Magnetite-Calcite Binary Mixture in a Laboratory Wet Conical Ball Mill
Ningning Liao, Caibin Wu, Chong Zeng, Jiaqi Tong, Bin Xie

Optimizing the Metallurgical Properties of Pellets Through Operational Trial Using Inconel Basket
Sumit Kumar Hota, Ashish Agrawal, Chandra Sekhar, Tanay Ray, Asadi Srinivasa Reddy, Surajit Sinha, Ashok Kumar

Effect of Air Temperature on Copper Concentrate Filtration Performance
Fernando Betancourt, Tomás Vergara, Fernando Concha, Marcelo Vergara, María V. Gutiérrez, Alonso Pereira

Beneficiation of Clay-Rich High-LOI Low-Grade Iron Ore Fines: Assessment of Conventional Deep Beneficiation and Magnetization Roasting Using High-Ash Non-coking Coal
Sachida Nanda Sahu, B. C. Meikap, Surendra Kumar Biswal

Optimization of Drying and Preheating Temperatures During Pellet Induration for Utilizing Goethitic Iron Ores
Ravi Kant Sagar, Rameshwar Sah, Basavaraja Maribasappanavar, Sangamesh Desai, G. Balachandran

Molybdenite Concentrate Purification by a Continuous Sulfation-Leaching Process
I. Wilkomirsky, J. Becker, F. Parada

Development of Special Magnetic Separator to Recover Precious Metal-Bearing Alloy from High-grade Nickel Matte and Its Magnetic Field Simulation
Baoqiang Yu, Jue Kou, Chunbao Sun, Fazhao Sun, Cuili Gui, Jiang Liu

Wet High Intensity Magnetic Separation (WHIMS) of Algerian Kaolin: a Potential Application
Mohammed Laraba, Roula Abdelmalek, Juan Maria Menendez-Aguado, Rodrigo Alvarez Garcia

Improvement in Sinter Properties with Reduction in Emissions Through Partially Replacing Coke Breeze by Anthracite Coal
Akhil Singh, Rameshwar Sah, Somasekhar Pitchika, Seenivasan Rajiah, C. B. Dayanand, G. Balachandran

Flotation Tendency Assessment Through DOE: Case of Low-Grade Moroccan Phosphate Ore
Imane Aarab, Mohammed Derqaoui, Khalid El Amari, Abdelrani Yaacoubi, Abdelmoughit Abidi, Abderahman Etahiri, Abdelaziz Baçaoui

Enhancing Synthetic Zinc Ferrite Hydrochloric Acid Leaching by Using Isopropanol as a Solvent
Rashid Nadirov, Galymzhan Karamyrzayev

Improving the Leaching Rate of Molybdenite Concentrate Using Oxidants by Adding Ethylene Glycol and Oxygen: Kinetic Study
Abolfazl Shoghian-Alanaghi, Ali Jaberi Zamharir, Hossein Aghajani, Arvin Taghizadeh Tabrizi

Efficient Recovery of Niobium and Tantalum from Ferrocolumbium Tantalum by a Continuous Leaching Process Using HF − H2SO4 − HNO3 Synergistic System
Jianfang Lyu, Yong Liu, Zhiyuan Ma, Xianjin Lyu, Jikui Zhou

Preparation of Magnesium Chloride from Magnesite Dust Using Hydrochloric Acid Leaching and Spray Drying
Venkata Swamy Nalajala, Naga Jyothi Kothamasu, Tondepu Subbaiah, Ramesh Naidu Mandapati, Ch. R. V. S. Nagesh

Structures and Reduction Kinetics of Pelletized Rich Iron Ores for Iron Production: a Case Study for Na Rua Iron Ore in Vietnam
Kien Trung Nguyen, Hoan Thanh Nguyen, Bac Quang Nguyen, Chuc Ngoc Pham, Dung Trung Doan, Chi Thi Ha Nguyen, Lim Thi Duong, Hoa Anh Bui, Que Anh Nguyen, Thuat Ngoc Pham, Du Duy Bui, Nhiem Ngoc Dao

A Discrete Fracture Network Model for Prediction of Longwall-Induced Permeability
K. M. Ajayi, Z. Khademian, S. J. Schatzel, E. Watkins, V. Gangrade

Characterization of Respirable Dust Generated from Full-Scale Laboratory Igneous Rock Cutting Tests with Conical Picks at Two Stages of Wear
S. Slouka, J. Brune, J. Rostami

The Effect of Trapped Fumes on Clearance Time in Underground Development Blasting
Akash Adhikari, Srivatsan Jayaraman Sridharan, Purushotham Tukkaraja, Agus Sasmito, Sunil Vytla

Investigation of Gas and Airflow Distribution in a Block Cave Mine
Yong Pan, Purushotham Tukkaraja, Srivatsan Jayaraman Sridharan

A Derivative Method to Calculate Resistance Sensitivity for Mine Ventilation Networks
Lihong Zhou, Davood Bahrami

Pressure-Quantity Characteristic Curves for a Mature Panel Cave
R. Bhargava, P. Tukkaraja, S. Jayaraman Sridharan, Y. Pan, V. V. S. Vytla