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Strategic Design of an Underground Mine under Conditions of Metal Price Uncertainty
Long-term mine plans are based on forecast future metal prices. By the time the development is put in place, the forecasts may have been proved wrong and the production plan might not meet the company's financial objectives. ...
Microbial Pre-treatment of Double Refractory Gold Ores
The use of microorganisms notably bacteria in mineral processing industry is presently one of the leading emerging pre-treatment techniques being employed for the processing of double refractory gold ores and concentrates. ...
The influence of blasting on Kemess hypogene ore milling
Traditionally, optimization of drill and blast practices have taken place with sole respect to minimizing mine unit cost (as opposed to the operation as a whole), whilst maintaining fragmentation at a level that is considered ...
The Application of Post Consumer Glass as a Cementing Agent in Mine Backfill
This research evaluated the application of post consumer glass as a cementing agent in underground mine backfills. The underlying theory indicates that glass is pozzolanic and, when used in finely divided form, reacts as ...