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Probabilistic stope design

The Challenge Despite representing an important influence on the profitability of safe modern underground mining methods, measurement of stope volume and its reconciliation against mine planning are generally poorly quantified…

Published: 30 September 2020

Stories of our Scholars – Dr Eunjoo Choi

Eunjoo Choi was awarded a MRIWA Scholarship in 2016 to undertake PhD studies at the University of Western Australia, where she investigated the geochemical and isotopic features of alkaline rocks…

Published: 14 September 2020

Ground support systems optimisation – Phase 2

The Challenge Miners typically employ very conservative designs for ground support to control the risk of rockfalls in underground mines, resulting in excessive ground support costs. The challenge is to…

Published: 2 September 2020

Stories of our Scholars – Dr Eric May

Professor Eric May received a MRIWA Supplementary PhD Scholarship in 2000. Following the completion of his PhD, Eric has continued on to a stellar research career in the Australian oil…

Published: 2 September 2020

Safe, sustainable management of filtered tailings

The Challenge Recent catastrophic failures of tailings storage facilities around the world have increased interest in alternative approaches to tailings management. Although promising in this regard, the stacking of filtered…

Published: 27 August 2020
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