Editors

Editor-in-Chief

Dr. Bob Kleinmann, HDR, 2737 Beechwood Blvd., Pittsburgh, USA

E-mail: Editor@MWEN.info

Assistant Editor

Dr. Anne Weber, DGFZ e.V., Dresden, Germany

E-mail: a.weber@MWEN.info

Managing Editor

Prof. Dr. habil. Christian Wolkersdorfer,

Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa,

E-mail: ManagingEditor@MWEN.info

Associate Editors

Mostafa Benzaazoua, Universite du Quebec en Abitibi Temiscamingue, Rouyn-Noranda, Canada

Melanie Blanchette, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia

Robert Bowell, SRK Consulting (UK) Ltd., Cardiff, UK

Detlef Bringemeier, Golder Associates Pty Ltd., Brisbane, Australia

Carlos Ruiz Cánovas, Universidad de Huelva, Huelva, Spain

Donglin Dong, China University of Mining and Technology, Beijing, China

Shuning Dong, Xi'an research institute of CCTEG, Xi'an, China

Rodrigo Jr. Embile, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Socorro, USA

Braden Hanna, Itasca Denver Inc., Lakewood, USA

Massimo Gasparon, University of Queensland St. Lucia, Australia

Gyözö Jordán, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary

Candace L. Kairies-Beatty, Winona State University, Winona, USA

Jeff Langmann, University of Idaho, Moscow, USA

Peiyue Li, Chang’an University, China

Wenping Li, China University of Mining and Technology, Beijing, China

Ann Maest, Buka Environmental Boulder, USA

Steven Meyerhoff, Itasca Denver Inc., Lakewood, USA

Len Murray, Klohn Crippen Berger Ltd. Vancouver, Canada

Benoît Plante, Université du Québec, Rouyn-Noranda, Canada

James Pope, CRL Energy Ltd., New Zealand

Dyllon Randall, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Pierre Rousseau, Terrachem Pty Ltd. Warwick, Australia

Devin Sapsford, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK

Martin Schultze, Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research, Magdeburg, Germany

Abhay Kumar Singh, Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research, Dhanbad, India

Gideon Steyl, GeoSquare Consulting Wellington Point, Australia

Christie Terrell, SRK Consulting Illovo, South Africa

Purushotham Tukkaraja, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, USA

Teresa Valente, Universidade do Minho Braga, Portugal

Robert van Hille, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

Qiang Wu, China University of Mining & Technology Beijing, China,

Kendra Zamzow, Center for Science in Public Participation Chickaloon, USA

Wanfang Zhou, ERT Inc, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

International Editorial Board

Lena Alakangas, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden

Rosa Cidu, University of Cagliari, Italy

Edgardo Donati, Universidad Nacional de la Plata, Argentinia

Rafael Fernández-Rubio, Technical University, Madrid School of Mines, Spain

Rachid Hakkou, Université Cadi Ayyad Marrakcech, Morocco

Matthew McGann, Newmont Mining Corporation Miraflores/Lima, Peru

Kirk Nordstrom, US Geological Survey, Boulder, CO, USA

Abhay K. Soni, Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research, Nagpur, India

Changshen Wang, China University of Mining and Technology, Xuzhou, China

Ian Watson, The Coal Authority, Mansfield, UK

Abstract Translators

Edgardo Donati (Spanish)

Jörn Geletneky (German)

Helmuth Landsmann (German)

Joscha Opitz (German)

Michael Paul (German)

Walter Pohl (German)

Martin Schultze (German)

Wilfried Uhlmann (German)

Kai-Uwe Ulrich (German)

Changshen Wang (Chinese)

Josepha Zielke (Translation Manager)