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February 2020

Volume 72    Issue 2

FEATURED ARTICLES

Human-systems integration for the safe implementation of automation in mining
Robin Burgess-Limerick
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Critical minerals in New Mexico; work needed to realize resources
Virginia McLemore
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2019 SME Arizona Conference highlights regional issues; tailings management tops list
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Space mining is the industry of the future ... or maybe the present?
Jose Garcia del-Real, George Barakos, Helmut Mischo
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Extended abstracts from the SME journal Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration
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Rhenium in molybdenite: A database approach to identifying geochemical controls on the distribution of a critical element
Isabel F. Barton, Christian A. Rathkopf, Mark D. Barton
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Sustainable change of coal-mining regions
Jürgen Kretschmann
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Retrofitting and repowering as control strategies for the curtailment of exposure of underground miners to diesel aerosols
Aleksandar D. Bugarski, Jon A. Hummer, Shawn Vanderslice, Teresa Barone
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The occurrence and concentration of rare earth elements in acid mine drainage and treatment byproducts. Part 2
Christopher R. Vass, Aaron Noble, Paul F. Ziemkiewicz
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Mineralogical characteristics of the nickel laterite, southeast ophiolite belt, Sulawesi Island, Indonesia
Yingyi Zhang, Junmao Qie, XunFu Wang, Kun Cui, Tao Fu, Jie Wang, Yuanhong Qi
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Fuzzy logic self-tuning PID controller design for ball mill grinding circuits using an improved disturbance observer
Hamed Khodadadi, Hamid Ghadiri
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