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Investigations of Backfill - Rock Mass Interface Failure Mechanisms
From previous research, it has been proven that rock roughness and closure are two important factors for stability of backfilled stope and exposed backfill. In order to estimate the important parameters of roughness, ...
An Economic and Financial Deconstruction of the Commodity Streaming Business Model
The objective of this thesis is to evaluate the viability of the commodity streaming business model, both as a standalone enterprise and as a financing service for exploration and mining companies. A silver streaming ...
Ventilation design strategy to meet future production requriements for a Saskatchewan potash mine
The Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. has invested 2.8 billion dollars in its Rocanville Division, a potash mine in southeast Saskatchewan. The investment was made to increase site production nameplate capacity ...
Architecture of a Classification System to Evaluate Fault Slip Risk in a Mining Environment
As the depth of mining increases, so does the risk of fault slip related rockbursts. Currently, there is no way to evaluate this risk, however the need for such a system is clear. Fault behaviour in mining environments ...
ADSORPTION OF POLYAMINE CHELATED COPPER IONS ONTO GANGUE MINERALS AND HIGH CAPACITY ADSORBENTS
The effluent quality from mining & processing operations is monitored to ensure that maximum allowable limits are not exceeded. Recently, copper concentration levels in the effluent discharge flows of a copper and nickel ...