Technical Papers

The following is a selection of technical papers presented by JKTech personnel at conferences over the past five years.

Gaunt, J. Et al (2014), Optimisation of drill and blast for mill throughput improvement at Ban Houayxai mine: 11th International symposium on rock fragmentation by blasting 2014. Sydney, NSW. 24-26 August 2015.

Jackson J., Astorga M., Gaunt J., (2014). Predicting variability using integrated Geotechnical/Geometallurgical Models. In: Orebody Modelling and Strategic Mine Planning SMP2014 Conference Proceedings, Perth, Western Australia, November 2014. The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy: Melbourne.

Jackson, J., Gaunt, G., Astorga, M. (2014), Predicting mill ore feed variability using integrated geotechnical/ geometallurgical models. Orebody Modelling and strategic mine planning symposium 2014. Perth, W.A. 24-26 November 2014. Dimitrakopolous, R. (ed), AUSIMM. 165-175.

Kauppinen T., Jackson J., Manlapig E., Lay J., (2014). Data Fusion of Rock Breakage using Data Envelope Analysis.  In: 12th International Conference on Data Envelopment Analysis Abstracts, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, April 2014. University of Malaya.

A. Cocker, E. J. Sellers, (2014), Modelling Blast Movement for Grade Control at an Open Cut Gold Mine, Ninth International Mining Geology 2014 Conference, Adelaide, AUSIMM.

J. Gaunt, D Symonds G. McNamara, B. Adiyansyah, L. Kennelly, E.J. Sellers and S. S. Kanchibotla, (2015), Optimisation of Drill and Blast for Mill throughput Improvement at Ban Houayxai Mine, International Conference on Rock Fragmentation by Blasting, FRAGBLAST11, Sydney, AUSIMM.

Julian, L. Et al. (2015), Mitigation of post blast fume in soft ground and wet conditions: 11th International symposium on rock fragmentation by blasting 2014. Sydney, NSW. 24-26 August 2015.

S.S. Kanchibotla, T.G. Vizcarra S.A.R. Musunuri, S. Tello, A. Hayes and T. Moylan (2015). Mine to mill optimisation at Paddington Gold operations. In Proceedings of an International Conference on Autogenous Grinding, Semi-autogenous Grinding and High Pressure Grinding Roll Technology. SAG 2015, Vancouver BC, Sept 20-23, 2015.

S.S. Kanchibotla, A. Musunuri and T. Kojovic (2015). Stochastic modelling to assess the impact of ore variability on grinding circuit performance. In Proceedings of an International Conference on Autogenous Grinding, Semi-autogenous Grinding and High Pressure Grinding Roll Technology. SAG 2015, Vancouver BC, Sept 20-23, 2015.

V. Matei, C.W Bailey, S. Morrell, (2015), A New Way of Representing A and b Parameters from JK Drop-Weight and SMC Tests: The “SCSE”, SAG Conference 2015, Vancouver Canada.

B. Bonfils, M.S. Powell, S. Tello, (2015), Simulations of expansion scenarios of a standard SABC circuit,  SAG Conference 2015 Poster Session, Vancouver Canada.

Tello S., Morrison R., Kanchibotla S.S., Adair B., (2015), Is the 80% Passing Size Still Appropriate in the Design and Optimisation of Comminution Circuits?, Procemin 2015, 11th International Mineral Processing Conference, Santiago Chile.

Kanchibotla S.S. and Chenje T., (2016), An Approach to Improve the Energy Efficiency of Mining Projects, Sustainability in the Mineral and Energy Sectors, Chapter 4.

Batchelor A., Buttress A.J., Jones D.A., Katrib J., Way D., Chenje T., Stoll D., Dodds C., and Kingman S.W., (2016), Towards large scale microwave treatment of ores: Part 2 - Metallurgical testing, Minerals Engineering, Vol. 111, Iss. 9, pp 5-24.

Jackson J., Young M.F., (2016). Ore Type – Everything to someone but nothing to anyone.  In: Geomet 2016 Conference Proceedings, Perth, Western Australia, June 2016. The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy: Melbourne.

Logan D., Jackson J., (2016). The Pre-feasibility Study – Big Choices, Little Time.  In: Project Evaluation 2016 Conference Proceedings, Adelaide, South Australia, March 2016. The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy: Melbourne.

Nguyen A., Jackson J., Nguyen K., Manlapig E., (2016). Rapid Evaluation of Processing Variability.  In: Geomet 2016 Conference Proceedings, Perth, Western Australia, June 2016. The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy: Melbourne.

Kanchibotla S.S., Tello S., (2017), From Traditional Mine to Mill to Full Value Chain Optimization, the Past, Present and Future of Mine to Mill, XII Jornada de Voladura 2017, ASIEX Santiago Chile.

Jackson, J., E Sellers (2017) Blasting Related Indices as the key to underground blasting improvements in a challenging rock mass – A risk based approach using geology data. Underground Operators, AusIMM.

Jackson, J. (2017) Leveraging the value of drilling for orebody knowledge. Drilling for Geology II, AIG.

Coleman, R. and Wong, B. (2018)  Flotation concentrate launder design and the measurement of critical froth transport parameters – how accurate are industry ‘rule-of-thumb’ at an operational level? 14th AusIMM Mill Operators' Conference.

Vizcarra, TG., Hart, MG., Karbowiak, AT. and Napier-Munn, TJ. (2018) Getting the most from existing processes – using cleverly designed experiments to optimise the line 3 AG mill at Boyne Smelters Limited. 14th AusIMM Mill Operators' Conference.

Wong, B. and Vizcarra, T.G. (2018) What Category Cyclone is Devastating Your Plant? 14th AusIMM Mill Operators' Conference.

M Powell, S Kanchibotla, V Jokovic, M Hilden, B Bonfils A Musunuri, P Moyo, S Yu, J Young, P Yaroshak, E Yalcin, B Gorain (2018), Advanced Mine to mill application at the Barrick Cortez mine, Mill Operators’ Conference 2018.

R. Picorelli, A. Musunuri, M. Jones, S.S. Kanchibotla (2018), An Engineering Model to Estimate Blast Movement and Resulting Ore Loss and Dilution, Fragblast 12..

Matt L. Weier, Tapiwa Chenje (2018), Accuracy of the Bond Ball Mill Test and Its Implications, Procemin Geomet 2018.

Matt L. Weier (2019), 2018/19 Comparative Testing Program for JKDW and SMC Testing, Implications of Test Variance, Procemin Geomet 2019.

Vizcarra, T.G. and Wong, B. (2019), Testwork variability – implications for grinding circuit design. SAG conference, Vancouver.

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