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September 2011

Volume 63    Issue 9

FEATURED ARTICLES

Volvo's vehicle co-simulation cuts virtual prototyping time in half
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The strategic application of Web 2.0 in the mining industry
Zoe Mullard, Dirk van Zyl
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Securing talent in this new decade of mining
Grover Wallace
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Three major mining challenges and their technological solutions
Fabio Mielli
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TECHNICAL PAPERS

Benchmarking longwall dust control technology and practices
James P. Rider, Jay Colinet
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Exploratory finite element analysis (FEA) and conceptual design findings of large-diameter, segmentally lined shafts
D. Kruse, A. Basso, A. Le, T. Tan
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TUNNELING AND UNDERGROUND CONSTRUCTION

New developments in ground support technology for open-type tunnel boring machines
Steve Chorley
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Pitfalls and lessons learned in pump station construction
Steven R. Lowe, Walter Kaeck
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Transporting a TBM through a large city on the East Side CSO Tunnel project in Portland, OR
Niels Kofoed, Terry M Emmert, Mark S. Voss, Christof Metzger , Gary Irwin
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Health of the underground construction industry evident at RETC
Steve Kral
   

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