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

By Chee Theng posted 12-14-2022 06:25 PM


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

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  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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MME has an impact factor of 1.695 and is abstracted and indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science), Scopus, Google Scholar, Ebsco, ProQuest and more!

Check out the new MME Collections coming up in 2023:
All About Metallurgy: Collection in Honor of Dr. Patrick Taylor
Ground Control in Mining II
Underground Ventilation
Application of AI and Machine Learning in Mining

In Your MME December 2022 Issue:

Optimum Auxiliary Fan Location to Control Air Recirculation

Ramakrishna Morla, Shivakumar Karekal, Ajit Godbole, Purushotham Tukkaraja, Ping Chang

Challenges with Density-Based Grade Estimation at LKAB’s Underground Iron Ore Mines
Sohail Manzoor, Anna Gustafson, Håkan Schunnesson

Evaluation on Underground Refuge Alternatives and Explosion Survivability: a Review
Kutay E. Karadeniz, Samuel Nowak, Dogukan Guner, Taghi Sherizadeh

Evaluation of Parameters Influencing Potential Gas Flow to the Mine in the Event of a Nearby Unconventional Shale Gas Well Casing Breach
Kayode M. Ajayi, Zoheir Khademian, Steven J. Schatzel

A New Apparatus to Measure ELF/VLF Electromagnetic Noise in Coal Mines
Chenming Zhou, Justin Srednicki

Stacked Generalization for Improved Prediction of Ground Vibration from Blasting in Open-Pit Mine Operations
Forsyth A. Kadingdi, Prosper E. A. Ayawah, Jessica W. A. Azure, Kansake A. Bruno, Azupuri G. A. Kaba, Samuel Frimpong

Novel Technology Methods of Enterprise Unmanned Traffic Management (E-UTM) Solutions for Mining
Aimee A. Woolsey

Long-Distance Advanced Pre-grouting Layer Flexible Reinforcement Mechanism and Its Application in Large Mining Height Coal Face
Shaoyang Yan, Huaibao Chu, Huazhe Jiao, Xinming Chen, Chang Wang

A New Approach for Hang-Up Prediction in Block Caving Mines Based on Drawbell Geometry and Vertical Stress
René Gómez, Víctor Sanhueza, Roberto Fustos, Gonzalo Nelis

Safety Assessment of Dam Failure of Tailings Pond Based on Variable Weight Method: A Case Study in China
Congcong Chen, Bo Ma

A Framework for Detecting and Extracting Discontinuities Based on Machine Learning
Tao Zheng, Zhao Qihua, Rui Su, Jianbo Hu

Perceptive Driving Assistant System for Opencast Mines During Foggy Weather
Monika Choudhary, Sushma Kumari, Swades Kumar Chaulya, Girendra Mohan Prasad, Vikash Kumar, Naresh Kumar

Influence of Coal Pillars on the Stress and Permeability of Mining-Disturbed Coal Seams for CBM Drainage
Kai Wang, Qiang Fu, Chao Xu, Chunyu Zhao, Wei Zhao, Tong Yang

Aeromagnetic and Radiometric Data Interpretation to Delineate the Structural Elements and Probable Precambrian Mineralization Zones: a Case Study, Egypt
Khalid S. Essa, Marc Munschy, Mohamed A. S. Youssef, Ezz El Din Abdel Hakim Khalaf

Dewatering of Mine Waste Using Geotextile Tubes
Ümit Karadoğan, Gökhan Çevikbilen, Sevde Korkut, Berrak Teymur

Mineral & Metallurgical Processing
Prediction of Cleaned Coal Yield and Partition Coefficient in Coal Gravity Separation Based on the Modified Hyperbolic Tangent Model
Peng Chen, Chengyong Wang, Shiwei Wang, Chenhu Zhang, Ziwen Li

Prediction of Three-Dimensional Fractal Dimension of Hematite Flocs Based on Particle Swarm Optimization Optimized Back Propagation Neural Network
Hongmei Zhang, Fusheng Niu, Jinxia Zhang, Xiaodong Yu

Selective Process Route to Recover Magnetite from Chalcopyrite Dam Copper Flotation Tailings
Ruberlan Silva, José Maria Silva, Lorena Guimarães, Thiago Souza, Matheus Bianchetti, Eugênio Oliveira, Lucas Reis

Apparent Viscosity Evolution of Copper Converter Slag During a Reduction Process
Zhonglin Ye, Guangping Dai, Ba Zhang, Shiwei Zhou, Bo Li, Yonggang Wei, Hua Wang

Recycling of discarded photovoltaic solar modules for metal recovery
Nikhil Dhawan, Shrey Agrawal

Kinetics of Carbon Oxidation During Induration of Hematite Ore Pellet
Ammasi Ayyandurai, Jagannath Pal

Poster Abstracts
2022 MPD Student Poster Contest – Winning Abstracts