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April 2020

Volume 72    Issue 4

FEATURED ARTICLES

Extending mobile-roof-support reach for increased coal reserve recovery
Chris Blanchard, Tim Burgess
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MineXchange 2020 SME Annual Conference & Expo tailings programming takes center stage
Margo Ellis
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Going walkabout ... in the vibrant SME exhibit space
Chee Theng
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“It’s just common sense; why reduce the workforce pool by half?” WIM session notes progress and challenges
Margo Ellis
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Exhibit hall draws crowds; the latest and greatest technology was on display
William Gleason
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Award recipients capture crowd at MPD awards plenary session
Chee Theng
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Rio Tinto partners with SME; three-year agreement benefits both groups
William Gleason
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Daniel C. Jackling Award winner; Call for contributors — Surface and Underground Mining handbooks
Georgene Renner
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TECHNICAL PAPER ABSTRACTS

Extended abstracts from the SME journal Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration
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Use of mine tailings as precast construction materials through alkali activation
Bo Huang, Qingming Feng, Dongbo An, Jinhong Zhang
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Use of the field-based silica monitoring technique in a coal mine: A case study
Jason D. Pampena, Emanuele G. Cauda, Lauren G. Chubb, James J. Meadows
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Flotation froth image segmentation based on highlight correction and parameter adaptation
Xiu Man Liang, Tong Tian, Wen Tao Liu, Fu Sheng Niu
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Investigation of correlation of excavator operators’ hand-arm vibration exposure with produced rock physical-mechanical properties
Ali Ekrem Aritan
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Application of thermal fragmentation in Australian hard-rock, underground, narrow-vein mining
Bradley Drake, Larissa Koroznikova, Michael Tuck, Steve Durkin
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Upgrading of phosphate fines by fatty acid flotation using amylase enzyme as a surface modifier
A. Yehia, K.E. Yassin, M. Amar
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