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Transactions of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Inc., 2018, Vol. 344

Section 1:
This section contains all papers published in Mining Engineering during 2018
Authors Month
Foam property tests to evaluate the potential for longwall shield dust control
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W.R. Reed, T.W. Beck, Y. Zheng, S. Klima, J. Driscoll January
Open-air sprays for capturing and controlling airborne float coal dust on longwall faces
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T.W. Beck, C.E. Seaman, M.R. Shahan, S.E. Mischler January
A survey of atmospheric monitoring systems in U.S. underground coal mines
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J.H. Rowland III, S.P. Harteis, L. Yuan February
Development, testing and proposed application of multiple passive source tracers for underground mine ventilation systems
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E. Watkins, K. Luxbacher, E. Jong February
Three-dimensional slope stability analysis of block sliding slope failure at the Pikeview Quarry, El Paso County, Colorado
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J.-B. C. Varnier, J.A. Cremeens, D.D. Overton March
Refuge alternatives relief valve testing and design with updated test stand
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T.J. Lutz, P.T. Bissert, G.T. Homce, J.A. Yonkey March
Use of subsidence to estimate secondary extraction of trona
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N. West, P.W. Conrad, R. Kramer, C. Todd April
Text mining analysis of U.S. Department of Labor’s MSHA fatal accident reports for coal mining
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E. Tarshizi, M.W. Buche, B. Inti, R. Chappidi April
Electromagnetic interference from personal dust monitors and other electronic devices with proximity detection systems
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J. Noll, R.J. Matetic, J. Li, C. Zhou, J. DuCarme, M. Reyes, J. Srednicki May
Dust control by air-blocking shelves and dust collector-to-bailing airflow ratios for a surface mine drill shroud
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Y. Zheng, W.R. Reed, J.D. Potts, M. Li, J.P. Rider May
Effects of dewatering flooded abandoned room-and-pillar mines on surface subsidence
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Y. Luo, J. Yang June
Investigation of the influence of a large steel plate on the magnetic field distribution of a magnetic proximity detection system
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J. Li, J. DuCarme, M. Reyes, A. Smith June
North American net import reliance of mineral materials in 2014 for advanced technologies
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J. Brainard, R.G. Sinclair, K. Stone, E. Sangine, S.M. Fortier July
Optimization of through-the-Earth radio communications via mine overburden conductivity estimation
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M. Ralchenko, M. Svilans, C. Samson, C. Walsh, M. Roper July
Impact of aging on the performance of impactor and sharp-cut cyclone size selectors for DPM sampling
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S. Gaillard, E. Sarver, E. Cauda August
Estimation of metabolic heat input for refuge alternative thermal testing and simulation
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T.E. Bernard, D.S. Yantek, E.D. Thimons August
Dust Suppression Hopper reduces dust liberation during bulk loading: Two case studies
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J.F. Colinet, A.B. Cecala, J.R. Patts September
Imminent danger: Characterizing uncertainty in critically hazardous mining situations
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B.M. Eiter, J. Hrica, D.R. Willmer September
Portable refuge alternatives temperature and humidity tests
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L. Yan, D. Yantek October
Empirical engineering models for airborne respirable dust capture from water sprays and wet scrubbers
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J.A. Organiscak, S.S. Klima, D.E. Pollock October
Field investigation to measure airflow velocities of a shuttle car using independent routes at a central Appalachian underground coal mine
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M. Shahan, W.R. Reed, M. Yekich, G. Ross November
Improving protection against respirable dust at an underground crusher booth
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J.R. Patts, A.B. Cecala, J.P. Rider, J.A. Organiscak November
Demonstrating the financial impact of mining injuries with the “Safety Pays in Mining” web application
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J.R. Heberger December
Data transport over leaky feeder systems using Internet-Protocol-enabled land mobile radios
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R. Jacksha, C. Sunderman December
Simultaneous stochastic optimization of production scheduling at Twin Creeks Mining Complex, Nevada
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L. Montiel, R. Dimitrakopoulos December

Section 2:
This section contains all papers published in M&MP during 2018, Vol. 35
Authors Month
Influence of hydrodynamics on preflotation process in flotation machine
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A. Bakalarz, M. Duchnowska, W. Pawlos February
Simulated permeability of flocculated kaolinite sediments from X-ray tomographic images
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J. Dong, C.L. Lin, J.D. Miller February
X-ray tomography for mineral processing technology – 3D particle characterization from mine to mill
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J.D. Miller, C.L. Lin February
Two-phase optimization methodology for the design of mineral flotation plants, including multispecies and bank or cell models
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R. Acosta-Flores, F.A. Lucay, L.A. Cisternas, E.D. Galvez February
Development of process for beneficiation of low-grade iron ore consisting of goethite
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T. Umadevi, K. Abhishek, R. Sah, K. Marutiram February
Magnetic conditioning of sulfide minerals to improve recovery of fines in flotation – a plant practice
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H.-R. Manouchehri February
Revisiting the mechanism of cementation: The role of hydrogen species in acidic aqueous media
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J. Casado May
Dynamic modeling and simulation of a SAG mill for mill charge characterization
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V. Srivastava, G. Akdogan, T. Ghosh, R. Ganguli May
Hydrometallurgical treatment of zinc ash from hot-dip galvanizing process
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E. Rudnik, G. Wloch, L. Szatan May
Development of a new fine particle dry separator
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H. Akbari, L.A. Ackah, M.K. Mohanty May
Influence of rigid body motion on the attachment of metallic droplets to solid particles in liquid slags – A phase field study
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I. Bellemans, N. Moelans, K. Verbeken May
Flotation performance of a new collophane reverse flotation collector
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D.S. He, Z.H. Xie, W.M. Xie, X. Liu, H.Q. Li, Y.Y. Wu, Y. Hu May
Effects of cake thickness and pressure on the filtration of coal refuse slurry
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G.S.S. Raman, M.S. Klima August
Pressure leaching of copper concentrates at Morenci, Arizona – 10 years of experience
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C. Green, J. Robertson, J.O. Marsden August
Validation of electrolyte conductivity models in industrial copper electrorefining
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I. Lehtiniemi, T. Kalliomaki, L. Rintala, P. Latostenmaa, J. Aromaa, O. Forsen, M. Lundstrom August
Direct sulfuric acid leaching of zinc sulfide concentrate using ozone as oxidant under atmospheric pressure
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M.Z. Mubarok, K. Sukamto, Z.T. Ichlas, A.T. Sugiarto August
Effect of microwave treatment on the surface properties of chalcopyrite
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S.M.S. Azghdi, K. Barani August
Acid mine drainage remediation strategies: A review on migration and source controls
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Y. Li, W. Li, Q. Xiao, S. Song, Y. Liu, R. Naidu August
A strategy to accelerate the bioleaching of chalcopyrite through the goethite process
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X. Huang, H. Zhao, Y. Zhang, R. Liao, J. Wang, W. Qin, G. Qiu November
Biosolubilization of rock phosphates in a bioreactor using a microbial consortium from rhizospheric soils: An analysis
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C. Xiao, Q. Wang, B. Feng, G. Xu, R. Chi November
Bioleaching of electrolytic manganese residue by silicate bacteria, and optimization of parameters during the leaching process
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Y. Lv, J. Li, H. Ye, Z. Xu, D. Du, S. Chen November
Dissolution mechanisms of elemental sulfur during biooxidation of a refractory high-sulfur gold concentrate
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Y. Song, H.Y. Yang, L.L. Tong, S.T. Huang November
Extraction of manganese oxide ore by a reduction acidolysis-selective leaching method
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Y. Sun, G. Fu, L. Jiang, X. Cai November
Contact-bioleaching mechanism of Ni and Co from sulfide concentrate at neutral pH by heterotrophic bacteria
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X. Cui, Q. Gu, X. Liu, J. Wen, A. Lu, H. Ding, F. Yang, H. Shang, B. Wu, M. Zhang, X. Wang November
Semicontinuous biooxidation of high-sulfur concentrates: Relationship between volume or mass dissolution rate and pulp density
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Y. Song, H.Y. Yang, L.L. Tong, W. Sand November
Mineralogy, geochemistry and leaching characteristics of the high-grade Th-U-Y zone of altered syenite at El Garra El Hamra, SW Desert, Egypt
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Soliman Abu Elatta A. Mahmoud, Waild M. Abdellah, Hanaa A. Abu Khoziem November

Section 3:
Authors Year
Sustainable approach to energy consumption and supply in mining and processing: A case study in Namibia’s Skorpion Zinc Mines
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N. Nolten, T. Hollenberg 2018
Heat/humidity tests of a built-in-place refuge alternative using simulated miners
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D.S. Yantek, G.T. Homce, L. Yan, T.J. Lutz, J.R. Srednicki, J.A. Yonkey 2018
Current issues with purported “asbestos” content of talc: Asbestos nomenclature and examples in metamorphic carbonate and ultramafic hosted talc ores
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M.E. Gunter, M.E. Buzon, B.D. McNamee 2018
Effect of discontinuity dip direction on hard rock pillar strength
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K.V. Jessu, T.R. Kostecki, A.J.S. Spearing, G.S. Esterhuizen 2018
Analysis of extensometer, photogrammetry and laser scanning monitoring techniques for measuring floor heave in an underground limestone mine
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B.A. Slaker, M.M. Murphy, T. Miller 2018
Optimizing pit shells in the presence of geologic uncertainty with a heuristic algorithm
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T. Acorn, C.V. Deutsch 2018
Introducing a new mine ventilation design method by integrating discrete-event mining process simulation and ventilation simulation
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K.C. Kocsis 2018
Smart monitoring and control system test apparatus
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K.V. Raj, R.D. Jacksha, C.B. Sunderman, C.J. Pritchard 2018
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