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

By Chee Theng posted 06-21-2023 03:07 PM


Read and download the June 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

More Collections coming in 2024:

Critical Minerals and Battery Materials


Intelligent Mining

Energy Metal Systems of the Colorado Plateau

Water Management in Mining

In Your MME June 2023 Issue:


Low-Profile Capacitive Load Cells for Underground Mining Material and Wear Classification to Promote Worker Safety

Austin F. Oltmanns & Andrew J. Petruska

Underground Haulage Network Design Using HDBSCAN and RRT Algorithms Built on Dubins Path

Zhixuan Shao, Young Bin Moon, Yu Cheng Yang & Mustafa Kumral

The influence of drawbell geometry on hang-ups during ore extraction

Raúl Castro, Pablo Cid, René Gómez & Dion Weatherley

Design and Implementation of Solar-Powered Optical Fiber-Based Illumination and Communication System for Underground Coal Mines

Sarbojit Mukherjee, Dushasan Kundu, Khanindra Pathak & B. N. Shivakiran Bhaktha

Response Characteristics of Gas Concentration Level in Mining Process and Intelligent Recognition Method Based on BI-LSTM

Zinan Du, Xiaofei Liu, Jinxin Wang, Guihang Jiang, Zifeng Meng, Huilin Jia, Hui Xie & Xin Zhou

Applications of Fuzzy Theory-Based Approaches in Tunnelling Geomechanics: a State-of-the-Art Review

Vhutali Carol Madanda, Fhatuwani Sengani & François Mulenga

Deformation Characteristics and Stress Evolution Law of Composite Hard Roof Under Presplitting Weakening

Hongwei Wang, Jianqiang Jiao, Yongping Wu, Kaige Zheng, Yanjun Li, Tong Wang & Baolin Jiang

Stability Assessment of a Tailings Pond Considering the Effect of Staged Construction and Embankment Raising Rate: a Numerical Study

Surender Singh, Abhishek Kumar & T. G. Sitharam

Stability and Sealing of Abandoned Roadways Under High Internal Pressure

Chenlin Wang, Guodong Li, Zibiao Yu & Bo Xu

Mineral and Metallurgical Processing

Amenability of South African Banded Iron Formation (BIF) to Fines Gravity Processing

Carla Da Corte, Ashma Singh & Kagisego Letsoalo

The ‘Crago Process’ and Its Applicability to a South African Sedimentary Phosphate Deposit

Ashma Singh & Jon Pocock

Separation and Recovery of Vanadium(IV), Iron, and Titanium from Sulfate Solutions by the Synergistic System Composed of P204 and P507

Zhenzhong Bian, Jie Lu, Ruiyang Zhang, Xiaofeng Zhong, Zhangxuan Ning, Airan Zhang & Yuanping Zhang

Magnetite Flotation from Sanidine with Environmental Benign Collector Poly(Amidoamine)

Muhammed Şener & Ahmet Gültek

Prediction of Froth Flotation Performance Using Convolutional Neural Networks

A. Jahedsaravani, M. Massinaei & M. Zarie

Investigation of Flotation Conditions for Cobalt Recovery from Mine Tailings

Ali Aras & Muhammad Hashim Rasa

A Study on Apatite Recovering from the Tailing of the Bac Nhac Son-Vietnam Beneficiation Plant by Combined Flotation in Mechanical and Column Devices

Duoc Van Tran, Son Hoang Nguyen, Dung Thi Kim Nhu & Thanh-Hai Pham


Orogenic Gold Mineralization Targeting of Alagbede Goldfield Southwestern Nigeria Using an Integrated Geophysical Approach

Sunday Bayode, Joshua Oluwagbenga Adeboye, Sherif Olumide Sanusi & Ayokunle Adewale Akinlalu

Special Focus Section – Collection on Mine Ventilation Innovations (continued)

WBGT Prediction and Improvement in Hot Underground Coal Mines Using Field Investigations and VentSim Models

Siddhartha Roy, Devi Prasad Mishra, Hemant Agrawal & Ram Madhab Bhattacharjee