Conference & technical papers

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Extended Season Ice Road Operation
A. Strandberg, P. Spencer, G. Strandberg & U. Embacher

Paper presented at the International Conference and Exhibition on Performance of Ships and Structure in Ice, Banff, Canada, September 2012

Field Data and Water-Balance Predictions for a Monolithic Cover in a Semiarid Climate
G.L. Bohnhoff, A.S. Ogorzalek, C.H. Benson, C.D. Shackelford & P. Apiwantragoon

Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, March, 2009

Stability of Reclaimed Ore Heaps with Geomembrane Lining Systems
M. Twede

Paper presented at the Sixteenth Annual National Conference of ASSMR, Arizona, USA, August 2009

What is Required for a Low Cost Project Outcome?
Greg Lane and Mal Dickie

Paper presented at Project Evaluation 2009 Conference, AusIMM, Melbourne, Australia, April 2009

Improvement in the Stability of Upstream Method Phosphate Tailings Dams with Rick Fill Shells
Allan Breitenbach

Paper presented at Third International Conference on the Valorization of Phosphates and Phosphorus Compounds, Morocco, March 2009

A Holistic Assessment of Slope Stability Analysis in Mining Applications
K. Sample, C. Camus, K. Sinha

Paper presented at SME Annual Meeting, Denver, USA, February 2009

Engineering Design of Concentrators in Australia, Asia and Africa – What Drives the Capital Cost
Greg Lane, Paul Staples, Mal Dickie, John Fleay

Paper presented at Procemin 2008, Santiago, October 2008

Mining and Metals Mega Project Development: Optimising Current Practices and Strategies
Richard Wittig

Paper presented at the Coal Operators Conference, University of Wollongong, 2013

Open-Source Simulation Software "Jaamsim"
Harry King, H. Harrison

Paper presented at the Winter Simulation Conference, December 2013

Quantile Regression as a Tool for Investigating Local and Global Ice Pressures
P. Spencer and T. Morrison

Paper presented at the Arctic Technology Conference, Texas, USA, December 2014

Quantile Regression - A Statisticians Approach to the Local Ice Pressure-Area Relationship
P. Spencer and T. Morrison

Paper presented at the Arctic Technology Conference, Texas, USA, December 2015

Ice Road Operation and Climate Change
A. Strandberg, Ruixie Wang, P. Spencer, G Strandberg

Paper presented at International Conference and Exhibition on Performance of Ships and Structures in Ice, Banff, Canada, July 2014

Lessons learnt and performance – installing and commissioning an Ausenco carbon reactivation kiln in Africa
Dr Jeff Claflin, Dr Stephen La Brooy and Dave Preedy

In Proceedings Metplant 2015 pp 163–174 (The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy: Melbourne).

Numerical analysis of effect of mitigation measures on seismic performance of a liquefiable tailings dam foundation
Yong-Beom Lee, Jorge Castillo, Aurelian C Trandafir

Paper presented at the Tailings and Mine Waste Conference, Vancouver, October 2015

Hydraulic performance of a permanent heap leach with an intermediate drainage system
Nicolas Echeverría, David Romo, Iván Suazo

Paper presented at the Heap Leach Solutions Conference, Reno, September 2015

Are SAG mills losing market confidence?
Paul Staples, Greg Lane, Robert Braun, Bianca Foggiatto, Marcus Bueno

Paper presented at the SAG Conference, Vancouver, September 2015

Numerical model comparison on deformation behavior of a TSF embankment subjected to earthquake loading
Jorge Castillo, Yong-Beom Lee, Aurelian C Trandafir

Paper presented at the Tailings and Mine Waste Conference, Vancouver, October 2015

Fast-payback reactivation of carbon from a flotation tails CIL circuit
Dr Jeff Claflin, Dr Stephen La Brooy, Dave Preedy, A Slater and F Urrutia

Paper presented at the World Gold Conference, South Africa, 2015

Commissioning of the Anglo American Minas-Rio Iron Concentrate Pipeline
Jay Chapman, Rafael C. Lima, Ronan Pereira Cezar, Gabrial Araujo Freitas, Sandro Magno de Figueiredo e Horta

Paper presented at the IBP-organised Rio Pipelines 2015 Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Pumping Foamy Slurries – Chemical Treatment for Optimized Operation
Ana F. Lara, Jay P. Chapman, Alisson M. Vidal, Rafael C. Lima, Daniel R. Sá, Paulo J. Bruzzi

Paper presented at the IBP-organised Rio Pipelines 2015 Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Geometallurgy Applied in Comminution to Minimize Design Risks
Marcus Bueno, Bianca Foggiatto, Greg Lane

Paper presented at the SAG Conference, Vancouver, September 2015

Reliability of Some Ore Characterization Tests
Rajiv Chandramohan, Greg Lane, Bianca Foggiatto, Marcus Bueno

Paper presented at the SAG Conference, Vancouver, September 2016

Impact of shallow and deep injection well leach solutions with respect to ore heap slope stability
Allan Breitenbach, Darren Dolezal

Paper presented at Heap Leach Solutions 2015, InfoMine, Nevada, USA, September 2015.

The dynamic evolution of leach pad designs in Chile during the last decade
David Romo

Paper presented at Heap Leach Solutions 2015, InfoMine, Nevada, USA, September 2015.

Comminution Circuit Design Considerations
Lane, G., Foggiatto, B., Braun, R., Bueno, M.P., Staples, P and Rivard, S

This paper demonstrates the selection of grinding circuit technology for a number of recent projects including discussion of the key drivers and the role of energy efficiency.

A review of the options in Concentrator Layout
Greg Lane, Bianca Foggiatto, Phil Dakin, Andrew Tew, Niresh Deonarain

This paper challenges some of the paradigms associated with concentrator design and summarizes the value associated with good decisions when compared with using “standard" designs.

Logistics Supply Chain Modelling
Joel Shirriff

This presentation introduces the concept of simulation modelling to optimize existing operations and future projects

Bulk Ports & Technology. The Evolution of Containerised Bulk Handling
Joel Shirriff

Presentation at TOC Europe 2016

Non-linear dynamic stability analyses of a lined geomembrane rock fill dam
Joel Castillo

This paper presents a non-linear dynamic analyses for a geomembrane lined large rock fill dam located in a high seismicity zone in South America.

Constancia Project Process Plant Design and Start Up
Steven Klohn, David Stephenson and Hugo Granados

This paper outlines the Constancia project Peru's process plant design and describes the plant’s major equipment selections, start-up and early operations experiences.

Fixing the cyanide issue - alleviation or replacement?
Dr Stephen La Brooy

An abstract of a paper to be presented by Dr Stephen La Brooy at ALTA 2017

Gold recovery via Ion exchange resins
Ben Strong

Gold recovery via Ion exchange resins. An abstract of a paper to be presented by Ben Strong at ALTA 2017

Optimising Carbon Reactivation Kiln Operation
Dr Jeff Claflin, Dr Stephen La Brooy, G.M. Wardell-Johnson, A.M. Claflin

Paper presented by Dr Jeff Claflin at MetPlant2017, Perth, September 2017