Proceedings of the 18th Symposium on Environmental Issues and Waste Management in Energy and Mineral Production

SWEMP 2018—Selected Works

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

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  • Covers diverse aspects of mineral exploration across the entire value chain, from mine planning and design to mine closure and site remediation
  • Provides the state-of-the-art in emerging technologies in the field of mining, machinery, automation, and environmental protection
  • Presents detailed case studies as well as fundamental approaches to remediation and bioremediation, as well as issues concerning water, effluents, and energy issues in mines
  • Proposes a new path in the debate on the sustainability of mining operations, with special emphasis on water and energy
  • Addresses all aspects of health and safety assurance, risk assessment, and hazard identification
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The research papers presented in these proceedings volumes cover the latest developments and findings in the fields of mine health, safety, energy, waste management,reclamation and rehabilitation, mine closure and environmental protection.

Authors from over 20 countries with backgrounds in chemistry, engineering, technology and management, and hailing from the government, industry and academia, have contributed to this book.

The contents of this book will be of interest to scientists, engineers, consultants and government personnel who are responsible for the development and implementation of innovative approaches, techniques and technologies in the minerals industries. It will also benefit academic researchers, as it addresses the latest advances in fundamental research.

 

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.Raj K. Singhal, Ph.D. (University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne), P.Eng; F.CIMM Founding Editor, International Journal of Mining,  Reclamation and Environment Honorary Professor, The National Mining University of Ukraine Doctor Honoris Causa, The University of Petrosani, Romania Founder, MPES, SWEMP, and CAMI

Table of contents (23 chapters)

  • Comparative Evaluation of CO2 Emissions in Europe and Turkey Using GIS

    Demirel, N.

    Pages 3-13

  • Industrial Wind Erosion: PM Emission from the Erodible Flat Surfaces of Tailing Basins

    Dentoni, V. (et al.)

    Pages 15-27

  • Ash, Volatile Matter and Carbon Content Influence on Spontaneous Combustion Liability of Coal-Shales

    Onifade, M. (et al.)

    Pages 29-38

  • Effect of the Heat Input by Dolerite Intrusions and the Propensity for Spontaneous Combustion in the Highveld Coalfields, South Africa

    Mokone, E. R. (et al.)

    Pages 39-47

  • Mud Inflow Risk Assessment in Block Caving Operation Based on AHP Comprehensive Method

    Hekmat, A. (et al.)

    Pages 51-66

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eBook $169.00
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Hardcover $219.99
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  • Due: February 4, 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-319-99902-9
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Proceedings of the 18th Symposium on Environmental Issues and Waste Management in Energy and Mineral Production
Book Subtitle
SWEMP 2018—Selected Works
Editors
  • Eleonora Widzyk-Capehart
  • Asieh Hekmat
  • Raj Singhal
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-99903-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-99903-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-99902-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 267
Number of Illustrations
7 b/w illustrations, 100 illustrations in colour
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