Browsing School of Mining Engineering by Issue Date

Browsing School of Mining Engineering by Issue Date

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  • Musingwini, C. (The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy., 2016-10)
    Extract from Editorial: We are well-known for being one of the oldest professional associations in the local minerals industry, hosting the highest number of excellent conferences annually, publishing an internationally ...
  • Chabedi, C.K.; Zvarivadza, T. (The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy., 2016-11)
    This paper discusses the difficulties associated with the potential exploitation of the deep multi-seam resources east of the Daarby fault in the Waterberg coalfield. The resources occur at a depth greater than 250 m and ...
  • Githiria, J.; Musingwini, C.; Muriuki, J. (The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy., 2016-11)
    The maximization of net present value (NPV) is a primary objective in open pit mine planning processes. In an attempt to meet this objective, cut-off grades are considered in all the stages of mining. There are three stages ...
  • Mahase, M.J.; Musingwini, C.; Nhleko, A.S. (The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy., 2016-11)
    In an environment like the mining industry, which is characterized by different stakeholders with multiple objectives, multi-criteria decision analysis (MCDA) is a useful approach for optimal decision-making. The application ...
  • Musingwini, C. (The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy., 2017-01)
    Extract from Editorial: We are making our contribution to socio-economic transformation in a number of ways. Our Scholarship Trust Fund ensures that we continue to assist undergraduate students from poor backgrounds to ...
  • Musingwini, C. (The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy., 2017-02)
    Extract from Editorial: Mining professionals are generally in the fields of mining engineering, mineral processing, metallurgy, geology, and surveying. In order to enter a profession in the mining industry and follow an ...
  • Musingwini, C. (The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy., 2017-03)
    Extract from Editorial: The GMPA is currently composed of six sister institutes: the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM), the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM), the Institute ...
  • Musingwini, C. (The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy., 2017-04)
    The Wits School of Mining Engineering, which is celebrating 120 years of service to the mining industry, is the seed from which the University of the Witwatersrand grew, and is now the largest mining school in the ...
  • Musingwini, C. (The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy., 2017-04)
    Extract from Editorial: The holistic development of young professionals is critical for the future of our Institute and the industry. The SAIMM’s mentoring programme, which connects young professionals with experienced ...
  • Musingwini, C. (The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy., 2017-05)
    Extract from Editorial: The mining CEO of the future will be a strategist capable of navigating complex integrated stakeholder management, forging sustainable win-win partnerships, and enforcing regulatory adherence and ...
  • Musingwini, C. (The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy., 2017-06)
    Extract from Editorial: Lower commodity prices compounded by low productivity continue to be challenges that severely affect the global competiveness of the country’s mining industry. These challenges require us as an ...
  • Musingwini, M. (The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy., 2017-07)
    Extract from Editorial: Productivity is a very relevant and important discussion point for the mining industry. It is so, given that our industry has been experiencing declining productivity in the past decade, although ...
  • Musingwini, C. (The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy., 2017-08)
    Extract from Editorial: In the SAIMM we have a rich tradition of leadership succession. Before one becomes President, one must have served at least two years on the SAIMM Council, followed by a year of co-option as an ...
  • Hussain, I; Cawood, F.T.; Ali, S (The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy., 2018-02)
    When the crown pillar at Lily mine collapsed on 5 February 2016, a lamp-room in a container on surface was engulfed in the sinkhole that formed, trapping three miners who were in the lamp-room at the time. In situations ...
  • Watson, B.P.; Gerber, R. (The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy., 2018-05)
    The hangingwall of the UG2 Reef is characterized by stratification in the form of thin and weakly cohesive chromitite stringers that can vary in number and height above a stope. These stringers, in conjunction with ...

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