Recent Publications

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  Mining Project Evaluation
   
  The use of NSR during the Fedorovo ARDML evaluation program
A. Fortygin, J. Martschuk, J. Robertson (Barrick), R. Bowell, M. Dey, 2009
 
  Comparison of the International Approaches to Mining Project Design & Permitting
Michael J Beare.  A paper presented at the Canadian Institute of Mining, Toronto Canada, 14 May 2009
 
Geology, Resources and Exploration
     
 
Changes in Chinese Investment in the International Minerals Industry
Matthew Greentree, Louis Bucci, Gavin Chan, AusImm Bulletin Dec, 2013
 
New Insights on West African Tectonics and Iron Mineralisation Based on Zircon U-Pb SHRIMP Geochronology and Structural Mapping
Bert De Waele, Mathieu Lacorde, Fabio Vergara, Gavin Chan. Presented by Bert De Waele at the Whistler 2013: Geoscience for Discovery Conference, 2013. 
 
Multi-element Ratios to Define Estimation Domains
Robin Simpson, 2013
 
The Digital Mapping Revolution: How to get the best out of data capture in the field

Dr. Bert De Waele. A paper presented at the AIG Advances in Exploration and Ore Deposit Geochemistry Conference, 2013

 
  Advanced Geological Interpretation of Aeromagnetic Data: Applied Indirect Exploration Targeting
James Siddorn, 2013
 
The Miriam case: A new type of uranium deposit within the Carboniferous sandstone-hosted Uranium Mineralisation of the Arlit Agadez province, Tim Mersoi Basin, Niger
Henri Sanguinetti, Tiemogo Mahaman, Ibrahim Awouami, Daniel Guibal, Robert Bowell, Peter Gleeson, June 2013
 
Chinese Exploration Standards and Philosophy: Implication for Outbound Investment
Matthew Greentree and Gavin Chan, May 2013
 
  Project Studies - Setting it up for Success
Simon Hanrahan, October 2012
 
  Kimberlite Sills and Dykes associated with the Wesselton Kimberlite Pipe, Kimberly, South Africa
Wayne Barnett, J.L. White, R.S.J. Sparks, K. Bailey, M. Field, L. Windsor, 2012
 
  Kimberlite Wall Rock Fragmentation Processes: Venetia K08 Pipe Development
Wayne Barnett, Stephan Kurszlaukis, Mark Tait, Paul Dirks, 2011
 
Coal in Columbia - World Coal Magazine
  Article written by Paul Bright, Principal Coal Geologist, February 2011
 
  Geochemical controls on uranium precipitation in calcrete palaeochannel deposits in Namibia
R.J. Bowell, A. Barnes, J. Grogan & Matt Dey.  A paper presented at the 24th International Applied Geochemistry Symposium, Fredericton Canada, 1st-4th June 2009
 
The Role of Pre-existing Veining in the Localization of Auriferous Vein Systems: Examples from the Canadian Shield (Abstract & Presentation)
James Siddorn - Abstract , 2010
 
Mapping and 3D modelling of structural controls in the Chirano gold deposits, Ghana: keys to better resource delineation and near-mine exploration targeting
Shane Kenworthy, K Noormohamed, H Stuart, P Hodkiewicz, 2009
 
Tectonic controls on the distribution of large copper and gold deposits in Southeast Asia to identify productive and non-productive structures (SGA2009 - The 10th Biennial Meeting of The SGA, Townsville, Australia – extended abstract)
Bert De Waele, Peter Williams, Gavin Chan, 2009
 
Presentation to Minex 2008 Master Class on Geology
Alexander Polonyankin, Senior Resource Geologist
 
Upward Ancillary Kimberlite Pipe Growth in the Venetia Cluster (9th International Kimberlite Conference Extended Abstract No. 9IKC-A-00026, 2008)
Wayne Barnett, Stephan Kurszlaukis, Mark Tait, Paul Dirks
 
Mining
   
  Mudrush Risk Evaluation
Jarek Jakubec, CIM Journal, 2013
 
  Role of defects in rock mas classification
Jarek Jakubec, 2013
 
Project Studies - Setting it up for Success
Simon Hanrahan, October 2012
 
  The Importance of Dilution Factor for Open Pit Mining Projects
Anoush Ebrahimi, P. Eng., Ph.D. - 2013
 
An Introduction to Mining Business Improvement Initiatives - Mapping the Steps to Increased Profit
Mike Beare, Presentation at Minex Conference, Moscow, 30th September - 2nd October 2009
 
  SRK Consulting (UK) Ltd support article on Mine Ventilation
Contributions from Jurgen Fuykschot, Mining Magazine, July/August 2010
 
  Strategic Mine Planning:  Flexible Mine Planning to meet changes in the Business Environment
Jurgen Fuykschot, Presentation at Minex Conference 30th September - 2nd October 2009
 
  Mine Reconciliation & Optimisation for Enhanced Mine Performance
Chris Bray, Presentation at Minex Conference 30th September - 2nd October 2009
 
Geotechnical
   
 
Mining Geotechnics - A Glimpse into the Dark Art
Ian De Bruyn, 2014
 
The Cost of Uncertainty in Geotechnical Design and Implementation
Michael Dunn, 2013
 
Probabilistic Methods For Slope Analysis and Design
William Gibson, 2011
 
Considerations in the Optimisation of Bench Face Angle and Berm Width Geometries for Open Pit Mines 
Ian De Bruyn, William Gibson, Diane Walker, 2006
 
Rock Mass Strength Derived from Rock Mass Characterization
William Gibson, 2006
 
Uncertainty in ground support design and implementation in underground mining
Michael Dunn, 2013
 
  Modelling Diffuse Instabilities in Sands under Drained Conditions
A.M. Ramos, J.E. Andrade, A. Lizcano, 2011
 
Criterion for Flow Liquifaction Instability
J.E. Andrade, A.M. Ramos, A. Lizcano, 2013
 
Quasistatic Rheology and Microstructural description of Sheared Granular Materials composed of Platy Particles
M. Boton, E. Azema, N. Estrada, F. Radjai and A. Lizcano, 2013
 
  Session 3: Case Histories. General Report. 6th Intl Symp Geot Aspects Underg Constr Soft Ground, Shanghai, 121-129
Alejo Sfriso, 2008
 
Metro Tunnels in Buenos Aires: Design and Construction Procedures 1998 – 2007. 6th Intl Symp Geot Aspects Underg Constr Soft Ground, Shanghai, 335-341
Alejo Sfriso, 2008
 
Small-strain stiffness of the Pampeano Formation. IS-Atlanta 2008, IV Intl Symp Def Char Geomat I:237-244
Sfriso A, Sagüés P, Quaglia G, Quintela M, Ledesma O, 2008
 
Numerical Assessment of the Deformation of CFRD Dams During Earthquakes. 12th Intl Conf IACMAG CD:4054-4061
 Alejo Sfriso, 2008
 
The Friction Angle and Critical State Void Ratio of Sands. XVII ICSMGE, Alexandria, Egypt, 433-435
 Alejo Sfriso, 2009
 
Geomechanical evaluation of caving macro-block options at Chuquicamata Underground Project in Chile using three-dimensional numerical modelling
E. Hormazabal, F. Rovira, 2009
 
Analysis and design of slopes for Rajo Sur, an open pit mine next to the subsidence crater of El Teniente mine in Chile
E. Hormazabal, F. Rovira, 2009
 
Establishing a Site Specific Mining Geotechnical Logging Atlas (Paper and ppt)
Bruce Murphy and Ryan Campbell - Abstract/Paper, 2009
 
Geotechnical Data Management using acQuire Workflows and Data Integrity
Bruce Murphy and M.J. Murphy, 2009
 
Mining Related Environmental
   
  What Determines Lag Times in Humidity Cell Tests
Kelly Sexsmith and Dylan MacGregor, 2014
 

Liquefaction assessments of tailings facilities in low-seismic areas
Holly Rourke, Caroline Holmes, 2013
 
Management of Uranium Tailings
Dave Luppnow, 2013
 
  Adequacy of sampling for Acid Mine Drainage
D. Kentwell, A. Garvie, J. Chapman, 2012
 
  Managing Social & Environmental Risk
Industrial Minerals Magazine, Fiona Cessford, October 2011
 
  New Closure Guidance Published by ICMM: Planning for Integrated Mine Closure
Dawn H. Garcia, 2008
 
Compliance Cyanide Code
Dawn H Garcia, 2009
 
Overiew of International Mine Closure Guidelines
Dawn H. Garcia, 2008
 
Closure at the San Manuel Plant Site, Arizona, USA
How Closure Aligned with the Goal of Environmental Sustainability
Dawn H. Garcia and Terry Braun, 2007
 
Findings of International Review of Soil Cover Design and Construction Practices for Mine Waste Closure
Maritz Rykaart, Daryl Hockley, Michel Noel, Michael Paul (2), 2006
 
Comparative Study of Surface Flux Boundary Models to Design Soil Covers for Mine Waste Facilities
Michel Noel and Maritz Rykaart, 2003
 
The Integrity of Cover Systems - An Update
Maritz Rykaart, G.W. Wilson, D.J. Williams, 2003
 
Closure of Remote Historic Underground Mines in Desert Environments (ppt)
James Cremeens, Michael Rauschkolb, 2002
 
An Approach to Closure Planning and Design (Summary and ppt)
Dave Bentel - Abstract, 2007
 
Passive Treatment: A Walk Away Solution?
B. Rees, R. Bowell, Dr. Keith Williams, Dr Mathew Dey, 2001
 
  Removal of Arsenic (III) from Contaminated Waters using Iron (II) and Citrate.
  J. Geroni, D. Sapsford, K. Williams (Cardiff University), R. Bowell, M. Dey, 2009
 
  The assessment of the ARD potential for a 'Climax' type porphyry molybdenum deposit in a high Arctic environment.
A. Barnes, R. Bowell, M. Dey, J. Grogan, R. Annells, D. Thomas, D. J. Sapsford, K. Williams (Cardiff University), J. Kofoed (Quadra), 2009
 
  Geochemical evaluation of heap rinsing of the Gold Acres Heap, Cortez joint venture, Nevada.
R.J. Bowell, J.V. Parshley, G. McClelland, B. Upton, G. Zhan, 5th April 2009
 
  Implications for Social and Environmental Assessment
  Fiona Cessford, Mining & Environmental Management Article, April 2009
 
  Performance of a Successive Alkalinity Producing System (SAPS)
B. Rees.  A paper presented at the 'Securing the Future' International Conference on Mining and the Environment, June 27th - July 1st 2001, Skelleftea Sweden.
 
  Geochemical Inputs to Risk Based Environmental Baseline Assessment
B. Rees.  A paper presented at the 'Securing the Future' International Conference on Mining and the Environment , June 27th - July 1st 2001, Skelleftea Sweden.
 
Geochemical Predictions of Metal Leaching and Acid Generation: Geologic Controls & Baseline Assessment
R. Bowell, B. Rees and J.Parshley, 2000.  Article included in a US Publication "Geology of the Great Basins".
 
  Sulphate and salt minerals: the problem of treating mine waste
R.  Bowell.  An article on the aspects of mine waste treatment for the May 2000 issue of Mining & Environmental Management.
 
  ARD in waste rock: preventative methods
R. Bowell.  An article on the aspects of mine waste treatment for the May 2000 issue of Mining & Environmental Management.
 
Water Management
   
Implication of the permafrost on hydrogeological conditions: Amaan Coking Coal Project Russia
  Sylvie Ogier-Halim, International Association of Hydrgeologists Conference, 2013
 
Airlift Testing in Exploration Coreholes
  Roger Howell, IMWA Conference, 2013
 
Measurement of Water in Underground Mines (ppt)
  Larry Cope, SME 2013, February 27, 2013
 
High-Resolution Mapping of Wet Terrain within Discontinuous Permafrost using
LiDAR Intensity
 
  Christopher W. Stevens and Stephen A. Wolfe
 
  Making the most of mine water
Mining Magazine, Dr Houcyne el Edrysy, Dr Rob Bowell, Dr Tony Rex, Dr Matthew Dey and William Harding, October  2011
 
  The importance of a good Mine Water Balance and the benefit of early data collection.
J.Griffiths, R. Connelly, W. Harding, Mining Magazine, July 2008
 
  Minewater Expertise Is Now On Tap For All
Read how SRK (UK) Ltd can solve problems of minewater contamination and those of contaminated land remediation, 2001
 
SRK Consulting (UK) Ltd support article on Water Management
Contributions from Dr. R J Bowell, Mining Magazine, July/August 2010
 
Groundwater Flow Modelling Applications in Mining: Scopes and Limitations
Claudia Martínez, Karem de la Hoz, Cristian Pereira, 2010
 
Use of Numerical Groundwater Modelling for Mine Dewatering Assessment
Claudia Martínez, Vladimir Ugorets, 2010

 

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