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Proceedings of the 27th International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection - MPES 2018

Editors: Widzyk-Capehart, Eleonora, Hekmat, Asieh, Singhal, Raj (Eds.)

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  • Covers a wide range of aspects of mineral exploration across the entire value chain, from mine planning and design to mine closure and site remediation
  • Presents the state of the art in emerging technologies in the field of mining, machinery, automation, and environmental protection
  • Includes detailed case studies as well as fundamental approaches to remediation and bioremediation and issues concerning water, effluents, and energy issues in mines
  • Lays out a new path in the debate on the sustainability of mining operations, with a particular focus on water and energy
  • Addresses all aspects of health and safety assurance, risk assessment, and hazard identification
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About this book

This proceedings book presents research papers discussing the latest developments and findings in the fields of mining, machinery, automation and environmental protection. It includes contributions from authors from over 20 countries, with backgrounds in computer science, mining engineering, technology and management, and hailing from the government, industry and academia.

It is of interest to scientists, engineers, consultants and government staff who are responsible for the development and implementation of innovative approaches, techniques and technologies in the mineral industries. Covering the latest advances in fundamental research, it also appeals to academic researchers.

About the authors

- Dr. Eleonora Widzyk-Capehart, BSc Degree in Electrification and Automation of Mines from University of Science and Technology, AGH in Cracow, Poland; MSc in Mining Engineering from the Mackay School of Mines, University of Nevada-Reno, USA; a PhD in Mining Engineering from Michigan Technological University, USA and a Master´s in Human Factors from the Queensland University in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Currently, an Associate Researcher at the Advanced Mining Technology Center, AMTC, at the University of Chile in Santiago.

Over 20 years in mining related R&D, having been associated with the Western Australian School of Mines, Curtin University, the University of Queensland - CRC Mining Centre and CSIRO in Australia prior to joining University of Chile, which is ranked 8th in the QS World University Ranking.

 

- Dr. Asieh Hekmat, graduated with merit from Amir-Kabir University of Technology in Tehran, Iran, with a PhD in Mining Engineering in 2011. During her PhD, conducted extensive research in the area of reserve estimation and mine planning. Untill 2014, she was a Lecturer at the same university. From 2014, commenced as postdoc at the University of Chile and then obtained a position of Researcher at the Advanced Mining Technology Centre (AMTC), University of Chile. Since 2016 she is Assistant Professor at the University of Concepcion, Mining Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering Department.

 

- Dr. Raj Singhal, Ph.D.(1970) from University of Newcastle Upon-Tyne, UK; Science Advisor Federal Government of Canada; Adjunct Professor Mining University of Laval, Canada; Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment.

Table of contents (48 chapters)

Table of contents (48 chapters)
  • Lessons from Some Recent and Current Mine Planning Related Postgraduate Research Work at the University of the Witwatersrand

    Pages 1-8

    Musingwini, C.

  • Economic Value Added Analysis for Mining Companies

    Pages 11-22

    Tholana, T. (et al.)

  • Financial Risk Analysis of Optimized Ventilation System in the Gold Mine

    Pages 23-32

    Sabanov, S.

  • Fundamental Study of Stope and Barrier Pillar Stabilities by Using Cut and Fill Method for Redevelopment of Rest Gold Mine, Myanmar

    Pages 35-53

    Naung, N. (et al.)

  • Use of Geospatial Queries for Optimum Drilling and Blasting Practices in Surface Mining

    Pages 57-67

    Erkayaoglu, M.

Buy this book

eBook $169.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-99220-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $219.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-99219-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Proceedings of the 27th International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection - MPES 2018
Editors
  • Eleonora Widzyk-Capehart
  • Asieh Hekmat
  • Raj Singhal
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-99220-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-99220-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-99219-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIII, 569
Number of Illustrations
68 b/w illustrations, 235 illustrations in colour
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