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September 2021

Volume 73    Issue 9

FEATURED ARTICLES

Mining industry returns to Las Vegas for MINExpo International
William Gleason
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A comprehensive review of the state of academia concerning the U.S. mining sector
Himesh Patel, Rushikesh Battulwar
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How will back to school be different? A roundtable discussion with professors of mining
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The Institute — it is a changin’
George Luxbacher
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TECHNICAL PAPER ABSTRACTS

Extended abstracts from the SME journal Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration
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Effects of downwash from a six-rotor unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) on gas monitor concentrations
Jacob L. Brinkman, Catherine E. Johnson
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Controlling crosscut damage in response to excessive levels of horizontal stress: Case study at the Subtropolis Mine, Petersburg, OH
Nicole Evanek, Anthony Iannacchione, Tim Miller
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Thermal transformation of oxide and hydroxide minerals in chromite and manganese ores
Sumant Kumar Samal, Manoja Kumar Mohanty, Bhagiratha Mishra, Subash Chandra Mishra
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Chalcopyrite leaching in a dimethyl sulfoxide solution containing copper chloride
Kota Takatori, Hidekazu Kato, Akihiro Yoshimura, Yasunari Matsuno
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Rock fragmentation size distribution prediction and blasting parameter optimization based on the muck-pile model
Yusong Miao, Yiping Zhang, Di Wu, Kebin Li, Xianrong Yan, Jie Lin
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Empirical approach-based estimation of charge factor and dimensional parameters in underground blasting
Vivek Kumar Himanshu, MP Roy, Ravi Shankar, AK Mishra, PK Singh
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TUNNELING AND UNDERGROUND CONSTRUCTION

Tunneling and underground construction professionals meet in person at RETC
William Gleason
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Lyon Metro Line B extension: A variable density TBM for an underground mission in a remarkably diverse geology
Karin Bappler
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Ground freezing on a large scale
J. Sopko, F.A. Auld
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