Abstracts

PDFBeyond The Assay - Building Holistic Rock Property Models

  • Challenges of bi-modal gangue mineralogy in mining geology - T Callaghan
  • Integration of geology and geotechnical data through construction of a rock quality designation block model at Olympic Dam - J M Clark
  • Pattern recognition in transformed data - search for domain shapes in mine geology data - S Juras, S McKinley and E Uludag
  • Alteration at Kisladag gold mine, Turkey - a progressive study in geology, geotechnics and geometallurgy - S McKinley, T Baker and Y Öztas
  • Local uncertainty benchmarking - a coal case study – C Mawdesley, D Barry, O Bertoli and R Saha
  • Application of normative ore mineralogy to geological and metallurgical datasets at the Hera Au-Pb-Zn-Ag Mine, New South Wales, Australia – A R McKinnon
  • Geomechanical modelling of the Ernest Henry iron oxide copper gold deposit - identifying fluid pathways to predict potential mineralised zones – J McLellan and B Miller
  • Statistical learning as an input to mineralisation mapping and domain modelling in metals deposits – J Pocoe, D Corley and A Diaz
  • The importance of geometallurgical test work for industrial minerals projects - B Shaw and A Skogings

PDFDemonstrating Value Through Best Practice Reconciliation

  • Systemic approach to managing mine to mill reconciliation process – R Adofo
  • Mine value chain reconciliation - demonstrating value through best practice reconciliation – C Morley
  • Effectively linking mining geology with waste management - a case study from western Tasmania – A Parbhakar‐Fox and B G Lottermoser

PDFEducation, Interface And Knowledge Management

  • Go with the flow - managing hydrogeological staff turnover at Ernest Henry Mine – D Ashton, B Miller and C Hawtin
  • Rewriting the rule book - geology organisational design - B Catto and T McLeod
  • Improved assurance for mineral resource and ore reserve estimates and reporting through peer review and auditing – M A Noppé

PDFMining Geology And The Future

  • Local kriging neighbourhood optimisation - the next step in high-confidence resource estimation – A Cook
  • Sulfur - the new geometallurgical grade in gold-sulfide deposits – S Juras
  • 3D mine mapping - improving grade control and reconciliation in underground mines using photogrammetric imagery and implicit modelling techniques – R H Knight
  • Measuring ore quality using real-time on-belt elemental analysis - more than grade control – H Kurth
  • Driving productivity by increasing feed quality through application of Innovative Grade Engineering® technologies – S G Walters
  • Definition of a sampling strategy by statistical analyses of LIBS data in the context of portable gold. – B Nguegang Kamwa, M Laflamme, M Constantin, K Rifai, M Castello and K Fytas
  • Electro magneto telluric exploration for heat-affected coal – H J Stedman
  • The (potentially) changing role of globalization and sustainability in the long-term future of mining and exploration – J P Sykes, A Trench, T C McCuaig and M Jessell
  • Joint mapping automation using the concentric shells algorithm – P Valenzuela

PDFEfficiently Linking Exploration And Mining Geology

  • Near-mine geophysics - expanding and defining the resource with DHEM – K E Hine and J R Bishop
  • Improving coal quality estimations using geostatistics and auxiliary variables – R Jeuken, C Xu and P Dowd
  • Velvet underground exhumed - the challenge of optimising mining with discovery – G Lorusso and J Rogers
  • QTS Central ore system, CSA Mine, Cobar, NSW, Australia – A Apaza and R Neumayr
  • Starting from scratch - defining remnant resources from publically available data: a case study from the Lord Nelson and Lord Henry gold deposits in Sandstone – L M Olssen and C Jia
  • Underground Reflection Seismology to Guide Exploration Drilling – R A Lynch

PDFMining Geology Practice

  • Adding value with RC drilling at Pueblo Viejo – M Almond and L Ventura
  • Empirical mill throughput modelling and linear programming for blend optimisation at the Phu Kham operation in Laos – J Carpenter and B Saunders
  • Best practice sampling QAQC for gold and base metal mining - how to assess the applicability of underground reverse circulation grade control sampling – J Carswell
  • The role of pit geologist to prevent sales penalty due to coal quality loss – M T Gandapradana, M D S Wicaksono and C Setiaji
  • A new approach to logging and modelling faults at the Dugald River Pb-Zn-Ag Deposit, Northwest Queensland – K George
  • The manganese copper relation at the Olympic Dam Fe-oxide Cu-U-Au-Ag deposit - a case study using existing data to improve drill hole targeting – J Griffith and K Ehrig
  • Washability modelling and estimation techniques used to improve coal handling preparation plant (CHPP) beneficiation – P J Handley
  • Minimum sample mass from RC grade control drilling at Rocklands Copper Project – M G Hawtin
  • The necessary role of the geologist in geotechnical data gathering – P Hills
  • Case study of joint structure and the design and performance of open pit walls at the Kanmantoo Copper Mine – B J Hutchison, J Chambers, S Gannon and D Oko‐ohoh
  • Application of implicit geological modeling to improve the grade control process at White Mountain gold mine, Jilin Province, China - S McKinley
  • Diamond drilling at Efemçukuru gold mine, Turkey - a case study on the benefits of timely and cost-effective drilling to short-term planning – N Arslan and M Ozkayhan
  • Testing new estimation techniques - rank and replace: a stockwork case study – D Kentwell and D Finn
  • Geoscience input into blasting operations - lets set a new standard – T N Little
  • An intergrated approach to mine planning - building the integrated planning model at Tropicana Gold Mine – B Catto, D Elder, R Edwards, M Kent and J Woodward
  • Fosterville gold mine - breaking the mould for Victorian gold – N Phillips
  • Setting new standards at Kanmantoo - a case study on effective pit to mill ore delivery – M Reid and H Arbon
  • The practical use of underground 3D photogrammetry data at MMG Rosebery polymetallic mine, Tasmania – M Robertson
  • Why combine reverse circulation and diamond drilling in resource estimation at Purnama? – D A Sims, J Pocoe, A N Kasnanto and B Pulungan
  • Public reporting - new standards or no standards? – R Sterk and J Coombes
  • Blast movement monitors or polypipe? A study into cost effective blast movement monitoring at White Foil Gold Mine, WA – M E Watson

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