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SME Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (MME) journal: Read the April 2023 Issue; Submit Your Paper!

By Chee Theng posted 04-25-2023 04:14 PM


Read and download the April 2023 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 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 April 2023 Issue:

Mineral & Metallurgical Processing

Eco-Friendly Collectors for Flotation of Fine Hematite and Malachite Particles (Open Access)
Vladislav Slabov, Garima Jain, Erik Larsen, Hanumantha Rao Kota & Irina Chernyshova

Economic Assessment of an In Situ Leaching Operation with Ore Preconditioning Using Sublevel Stoping Techniques
Humberto Estay, Simón Díaz-Quezada, Ernesto Arancibia & Tomás Vargas

Leaching of Silver from Mechanically Activated Naumannite
Katarína Gáborová, Marcela Achimovičová, Pavel Škácha, María Florencia Márquez-Zavalía, Jaroslav Briančin & Oľga Šestinová

Evaluation of the Liberation Characteristic of Coarse Middling Coking Coal by Size-Density Fractionation
Zengchuan Yue, Caixia Li, Xu Han & Ruichen Ren

Modified Design of Pillar Based on Estimated Stresses and Strength of Pillar in an Underground Limestone Mine
Aman Soni, Juan J. Monsalve, Richard Bishop & Nino Ripepi

Implications of Shale Gas Well Integrity Failure Near a Longwall Mine Under Shallow Cover
K. M. Ajayi, Z. Khademian, S. J. Schatzel & E. N. Rubinstein

Experimental Study on Attenuation of Acoustic Emission Signals in Metallic Plates for Deep-Sea Mining
Sunny Schoone, Fabian Laumen, Félix Leaman & Elisabeth Clausen

Dynamic Response Analysis of a Reinforced Concrete Structure in Underground Coal Mine Environment with Various Strata Conditions
Kutay E. Karadeniz, Samuel Nowak, Dogukan Guner & Taghi Sherizadeh

Weighted ensembles of artificial neural networks based on Gaussian mixture modeling for truck productivity prediction at open-pit mines
Chengkai Fan, Na Zhang, Bei Jiang & Wei Victor Liu

Prioritisation of Environmental Improvement Projects in Deep-Level Mine Ventilation Systems (Open Access)
J. Swanepoel, J. C. Vosloo, J. H. van Laar & W. A. Pelser

Performance Evaluation of Rockburst Prediction Based on PSO-SVM, HHO-SVM, and MFO-SVM Hybrid Models
Jian Zhou, Peixi Yang, Pingan Peng, Manoj Khandelwal & Yingui Qiu

Stress Evolution and Failure Characteristics of Overburden During Multi-Stope Mining for a Gently Inclined Thin Orebody
Yuanhui Li, Zhipeng Xiong, Kunmeng Li, Pengfei Yu, Yueyue Ding & Zhengrong Li

Deformation and Failure Characteristics and Bearing Mechanism of a Pillar Group in Stage Open Stope Mining
Chao Wu, Xing Sun, Yuanhui Li, Shuai Xu, Changyu Jin & Long An

Experimental Study on Influence of Additional Stress Induced by Hydrophobic Drainage on Vertical Shaft-Lining
Qing Yu, Haoyu Miao, Xiaohong He, Minghua Lin, Rui Guo & Kaixiang Zhang

Effect of Lead–Zinc Mining on Socio-Economic and Health Conditions of Enyigba and Ishiagu Lead–zinc Mining Districts of Southeastern Nigeria
Anthony Chukwu & Smart Chika Obiora

Dynamic Loading Mechanism and Stability Control of Gob-Side Entry Retaining with Thick and Hard Roof: Insights from Numerical Simulation and Field Test
Zizheng Zhang, Shiqiang Xu, Weijian Yu, Jinlin Xin, Jianbiao Bai, Shuai Yan & Hai Wu

Monitoring of Subsidence Over a Continuous Miner-Based Coal Mine Caving Panels Using PS-InSAR Technique
J. Anil, Kapil Kumar, Sahendra Ram, S. Chatterjee & A. K. Gorai

Stress Evolution and Surrounding Rock Control During Coal Seam Mining Under the Influence of Overlying and Adjacent Goafs
Songyang Yin, Zhibiao Guo, Pan Gao, Jinglin You & Yuhui Li