Proceedings of the 27th International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection - MPES 2018

  • Eleonora Widzyk-Capehart
  • Asieh Hekmat
  • Raj Singhal
Conference proceedings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Economic and Financial Risk Assessments

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. T. Tholana, P. N. Neingo
      Pages 11-22
  3. Mine Development

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 33-33
  4. Blasting and Fragmentation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 55-55
    2. A. Hekmat, S. Munoz, R. Gomez
      Pages 69-79
    3. N. Torres, J. A. Reis, P. L. Luiz, J. H. R. Costa, L. S. Chaves
      Pages 81-91
  5. Design, Planning and Optimization of Surface and Underground Mines

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 93-93
    2. M. Shenavar, M. Ataee-pour, M. Rahmanpour
      Pages 153-163
    3. A. Anani, W. Nyaaba, A. Hekmat
      Pages 175-186
    4. S. Javadzadeh, M. Ataee-pour, V. Hosseinpour
      Pages 197-211
    5. E. Jélvez, N. Morales, P. Nancel-Penard
      Pages 223-232
  6. Mining Equipment Selection Innovative Materials Handling Systems and Equipment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 219-219
    2. S. Akhundov, N. Demirel
      Pages 235-244
    3. E. Y. Baafi, W. Zeng
      Pages 265-276
    4. W. Felsch Jr., M. das Graças Silva, C. Arroyo, M. Vinicius Baeta, A. C. Souza, R. Fonseca et al.
      Pages 277-285
    5. C. M. de Almeida, T. de Castro Neves, C. Arroyo, P. Campos
      Pages 307-318
    6. P. Stefaniak, P. Kruczek, P. Śliwiński, N. Gomolla, A. Wyłomańska, R. Zimroz
      Pages 335-344
    7. V. F. Navarro Torres, J. Ayres, P. L. A. Carmo, C. G. L. Silveira
      Pages 345-353
  7. Waste Disposal

  8. Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Applications

  9. Maintenance and Production Management for Mines and Mining Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 433-433
    2. G. Żak, A. Wyłomańska, R. Zimroz
      Pages 449-458
    3. P. Kruczek, N. Gomolla, J. Hebda-Sobkowicz, A. Michalak, P. Śliwiński, J. Wodecki et al.
      Pages 459-470
    4. A. Michalak, P. Śliwiński, T. Kaniewski, J. Wodecki, P. Stefaniak, A. Wyłomańska et al.
      Pages 471-480
    5. A. Taghizadeh Vahed, B. Ghodrati, H. Hossienie
      Pages 481-488

About these proceedings


This proceedings book presents research papers discussing the latest developments and findings in the fields of mining, machinery, automation and environmental protection. It includes contributions from authors from over 20 countries, with backgrounds in computer science, mining engineering, technology and management, and hailing from the government, industry and academia.

It is of interest to scientists, engineers, consultants and government staff who are responsible for the development and implementation of innovative approaches, techniques and technologies in the mineral industries. Covering the latest advances in fundamental research, it also appeals to academic researchers.


Mine Development Reserve Estimation Mine Automation Internet of Things in Mining Mining Equipment Selection Health in Mines Safety in Mines

Editors and affiliations

  • Eleonora Widzyk-Capehart
    • 1
  • Asieh Hekmat
    • 2
  • Raj Singhal
    • 3
  1. 1.AMTCUniversity of ChileSantiago, Región MetropolitanaChile
  2. 2.DIMETUniversity of ConcepciónConcepción, VIII—ConcepciónChile
  3. 3.International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and EnvironmentCalgary, ABCanada

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