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Concept Design and Testing of a GPS-less System for Autonomous Shovel-Truck...

Title: Concept Design and Testing of a GPS-less System for Autonomous Shovel-Truck Spotting Authors: OWENS, BRETT Abstract: Haul truck drivers frequently have difficulties spotting beside shovels. This...

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Investigation of Fe(III)-As(III) bearing phases and their potential for...

Title: Investigation of Fe(III)-As(III) bearing phases and their potential for arsenic disposal Authors: Opio, FAITH Abstract: Fe(III)-As(III) bearing precipitates have been successfully used for...

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A CRITICAL REVIEW OF THE INPUTS TO LONG RANGE MINE PLANNING OF OPEN PIT...

Title: A CRITICAL REVIEW OF THE INPUTS TO LONG RANGE MINE PLANNING OF OPEN PIT PORPHYRY TYPE COPPER DEPOSITS Authors: Abdeljalil, MUHANAD Abstract: Long term planning is the process used by a mining...

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Establishing Total Airflow Requirements for Underground Metal/Non-metal Mines...

Title: Establishing Total Airflow Requirements for Underground Metal/Non-metal Mines based on the Diesel Equipment Fleet Authors: Stinnette, Joseph Abstract: Traditionally, ventilation requirements for...

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Reducing Haul Truck Fuel Consumption in Open Pit Mines by Strategic Changes...

Title: Reducing Haul Truck Fuel Consumption in Open Pit Mines by Strategic Changes to the Haulage Cycle Authors: Vukovic, Vladimir Abstract: The goals of minimizing emissions and lowering operating...

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HARD ROCKS UNDER HIGH STRAIN-RATE LOADING

Title: HARD ROCKS UNDER HIGH STRAIN-RATE LOADING Authors: Tawadrous, Ayman Abstract: Understanding the behavior of geomaterials under explosive loading is essential for several applications in the...

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INVESTIGATION INTO THE THERMAL UPGRADING OF NICKELIFEROUS LATERITE ORE

Title: INVESTIGATION INTO THE THERMAL UPGRADING OF NICKELIFEROUS LATERITE ORE Authors: Rodrigues, Filipe Abstract: Nickeliferous laterite ores are currently processed using complex energy intensive...

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ADSORPTION OF POLYAMINE CHELATED COPPER IONS ONTO GANGUE MINERALS AND HIGH...

Title: ADSORPTION OF POLYAMINE CHELATED COPPER IONS ONTO GANGUE MINERALS AND HIGH CAPACITY ADSORBENTS Authors: Cushing, Alexander Abstract: The effluent quality from mining & processing operations...

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A Study of Flotation and Leaching Behaviour of Bornite and Chalocpyrite

Title: A Study of Flotation and Leaching Behaviour of Bornite and Chalocpyrite Authors: Mosweu, GABOTSWANE Abstract: This study was carried out to investigate the flotation and leaching behaviour of...

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Automatic P-wave Picking of Microseismic Events in Underground Mines

Title: Automatic P-wave Picking of Microseismic Events in Underground Mines Authors: Johnson, Stephanie Abstract: This thesis investigates microseismic P-wave arrival time detection performance of...

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Mineral Asset Valuation Codes: Towards an International Standard

Title: Mineral Asset Valuation Codes: Towards an International Standard Authors: Abergel, KEITH Abstract: To facilitate an efficient process of asset price determination in minerals industry markets,...

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Remote Surveying of Underground Cavities Excavated by Jet Boring

Title: Remote Surveying of Underground Cavities Excavated by Jet Boring Authors: Ingram, Carolyn Abstract: Cigar Lake is a high-grade uranium deposit, located in northern Saskatchewan, Canada. In order...

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An Economic and Financial Deconstruction of the Commodity Streaming Business...

Title: An Economic and Financial Deconstruction of the Commodity Streaming Business Model Authors: DiFilippo, Daniel Abstract: The objective of this thesis is to evaluate the viability of the commodity...

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Authors: Dobson, Andrew Arthur Description: Thesis (Ph.D, Mining Engineering) -- Queen's University, 2015-01-29 18:37:21.669

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Microwave Vacuum Carbothermic Reduction and Sulphidation of a Low Grade...

Title: Microwave Vacuum Carbothermic Reduction and Sulphidation of a Low Grade Nickeliferous Silicate Laterite Ore Authors: Forster, John Abstract: The international resources of nickel sulphides are...

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An Investigation of Selective Galena Recovery Following Its Depression

Title: An Investigation of Selective Galena Recovery Following Its Depression Authors: Koss, ELIZABETH Abstract: It is challenging to obtain a final lead concentrate from copper-lead-zinc ores due to...

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Data Quality of Fleet Management Systems in Open Pit Mining: Issues and...

Title: Data Quality of Fleet Management Systems in Open Pit Mining: Issues and Impacts on Key Performance Indicators for Haul Truck Fleets Authors: Hsu, Nick Abstract: Open pit mining operations...

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An Investigation of Diggability and Other Digging Effort Related Metrics for...

Title: An Investigation of Diggability and Other Digging Effort Related Metrics for Cable Shovels at Multiple Mines Authors: BRANSCOMBE, EDWARD Abstract: A performance monitoring study was conducted...

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ANALYSIS OF SEISMICITY IN MINES AND DEVELOPMENT OF RE-ENTRY PROTOCOLS

Title: ANALYSIS OF SEISMICITY IN MINES AND DEVELOPMENT OF RE-ENTRY PROTOCOLS Authors: Vallejos Massa, Javier A Abstract: Following a large seismic event in hard rock mines, there is a short-term...

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CUT-OFF GRADE STRATEGY: ANALYSIS FOR DOMINGA PROJECT

Title: CUT-OFF GRADE STRATEGY: ANALYSIS FOR DOMINGA PROJECT Authors: Hurtado, Sebastian Abstract: Cut-off grade is a concept used in the mining industry to decide whether to consider the material from...

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