March 2022

Volume 74    Issue 3

FEATURED ARTICLES

Ronald L. Parratt; An interview with the 2022 SME President
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Adapting openpit mine design fundamentals to leverage the advantages of autonomous haulage systems
Race Owens, Chris Roos, Scott Rosenthal, Bryce Hill
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Getting students interested in mining engineering: How can we reach them?
Jodi Banta, Isabel Barton, Lynette Hutson
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TECHNICAL PAPER ABSTRACTS

Extended abstracts from the SME journal Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration
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A scale model experimental study for estimating the productivity of bulk push dozer operations in hard-rock mining
Royal Rea, Peter Knights, Mehmet Kizil
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Usage of fly ash as binder in the micropelletization process as a partial replacement of bentonite
Sivalingaraju Barisetty, Rameshwar Sah, Shyam Yadav, LR Singh, PK Ghorui
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Coupled finite-difference and discrete-element method for modeling direct shear tests on combined rock-cemented rockfill specimens
Chong Wei, Derek Apel, Tatyana Katsaga
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Effect of bucket geometry, machine variables and fragmentation size on the performance of rubber tire loaders
Atta Ur Rehman, Kwame Awuah-Offei
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A discrete-event simulation and data-based framework for equipment performance evaluation in underground coal mining
Enver Yilmaz, Mustafa Erkayaoglu
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Effect of corn oil addition to TCMA-modified clay on ZEN removal
Kerri-Ann A. Hue, Ayman A. El-Midany, Hassan E. El-Shall
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TUNNELING AND UNDERGROUND CONSTRUCTION

Rehabilitation of the Tuscarora Tunnel
Thomas Martin, Thomas Leckrone, James Stump
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Utilizing the TBM, Big Tex for the Dallas Mill Creek drainage relief tunnel
Paul Smith, Milton Brooks, Quan Tran, Eudomar Silva
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Advances in tunneling technology discussed at Cutting Edge Conference in Dallas, TX
Nancy Profera
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USGS annual mining review       PDF
 

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USGS annual mining review       PDF

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