Editorial Board

Editor

Prof. Dr. Mostafa Benzaazoua
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Editor-in-Chief
Reserach Institute in Mining and Environment, University of Quebec (RIME-UQAT), Rouyn-Noranda, QC J9X 5E4, Canada
Interests: inorganic industrial and mining wastes; environmental characterization; treatment and recycling of industrial and mining wastes; waste reprocessing; integrated management of mining wastes
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Editorial Board Members (44)

Dr. Rao Balusu
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Mineral Resources, CSIRO, 1 Technology Court, Pullenvale, QLD 4069, Australia
Interests: mine ventilation; goaf gas flow mechanics; gas drainage in longwall panels; spontaneous combustion management in coal mines; longwall dust control
Prof. Dr. Tikou Belem
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Reserach Institute on Mining and Environment (RIME), University of Quebec (UQAT), Rouyn-Noranda, QC J9X 5E4, Canada
Interests: mining waste management; environmental geomechanics; mine backfills; rheology and transport of tailings and mine backfill; geomechanics of backfilled mine stopes; rock mechanics; ground control; physical, analytical, and numerical modeling of backfilled mine stopes
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Prof. Jörg Benndorf
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Faculty of Geosciences, Geoengineering and Mining; Institute of Mine Surveying and Geodesy, Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg, Freiberg, Germany
Interests: geomonitoring; geostatistics, mining subsidence engineering, mine surveying
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Prof. Dr. Nuh Bilgin

Department of Mining Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, 34467 Sarıyer/İstanbul, Turkey
Interests: rapid excavation technologies; tunnel boring machines(TBMs); roadheaders; continuous miners; impact hammers; tunneling; mine mechanization; deep sea mining; rock drilling; industrial hydraulics; numismatics
Prof. Dr. Jean-Louis Bodinier

1. Geosciences Montpellier, University of Montpellier & CNRS, 34090 Montpellier, France
2. Geology & Sustainable Mining, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, Ben Guerir 43150, Morocco
Interests: geochemistry; REE; trace-element fractionation, concentration, and speciation; valuable/penalizing trace elements in phosphates; mineral-based eco-fertilizers
Dr. Shuai Cao
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School of Civil and Resource Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing 100083, China
Interests: cemented tailings backfill technology; metal mine underground mining method; microstructural characteristics; cement-based composites; backfilling materials preparation; solid waste disposal
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Dr. Marilena Cardu
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Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Ambiente, del Territorio e delle Infrastrutture, Politecnico di Torino, 10129 Turin, Italy
Interests: drill & blast; quarrying; mining exploitation; dimension stones; mining equipment; controlled blasting; vibration monitoring; conventional & mechanised tunnelling; rock-tool interaction; excavation specific energy
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Prof. Dr. David Cliff
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Minerals Industry Safety and Health Centre (MISHC), The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
Interests: spontaneous combustion; fires; explosions; gas analysis; emergency preparedness; incident management; hours of work and OHS; occupational hygiene; fatigue; fitness for duty; coal mine fires; respirable dust; noise; occupational health and safety in mining
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Dr. Lucie Coudert
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Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT), Rouyn-Noranda, QC, Canada
Interests: mine waste reprocessing; value recovery; hydrometallurgy; contaminated mine water treatment; sludge stability
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Prof. Dr. Roussos Dimitrakopoulos
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Department of Mining and Materials Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, QC H3A 0E8, Canada
Interests: stochastic mine planning and production scheduling; simultaneous optimization of industrial mining complexes - mineral value chains under uncertainty; geostatistical simulation; stochastic optimization; artificial intelligence and self learning mining complexes
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