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Tuesday (May 12) Morning

List of sessions:

Session 1
Session 2
Session 3
Session 4
Session 5
Session 6


Session 1: DEEP MINING I (8:40-10:00)

4045

Mitigation Plans for Mining in Highly Burst-Prone Ground Conditions at Vale Inco Copper Cliff North Mine

Mike Yao Chief Ground Control Engineer, Mine Technical Services, Vale Inco, Sudbury, Canada
D. Reddy Chinnasane Ground Control Specialist, Copper Cliff North Mine, Vale Inco, Sudbury, Canada
Dunn Harding Ground Control Engineer, Mine Technical Services, Vale Inco, Sudbury, Canada

4158

Investigation On The Mechanism Of Coal Mine Bumps And Relating Microscopic Experiments

Y.X. Zhao & Y.D. Jiang State Key Lab of Coal Resources and Safe Mining, China University of Mining and Technology, Beijing, P.R. China

4189

Estimating Rock Mass Properties And Seismic Response Using Higher Order, Discontinuous, Finite Element Models

D.A. Beck, M. J. Pfitzner, S.M. Arndt and B. Fillery Beck Arndt Engineering Pty Ltd, Sydney, Australia

4234

Geomechanics Strategies For Rockburst Management At Vale Inco Creighton Mine

F. Malek, P.Eng.; M.A.Sc. Rock Mechanics Supervisor, Creighton Mine, Vale Inco, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
F. T. Suorineni, Ph.D., P. Vasak, Ph.D. candidate MIRARCO, Geomechanics Research Centre, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

Session 2: NUMERICAL MODELLING OF CONTINUUM-DISCONTINUUM BEHAVIOUR I (8:40-10:00)

3981

Constitutive Model for Numerical Modelling of Highly Stressed Heterogeneous Massive Rocks at Excavation Boundaries

M.C. Villeneuve Jacobs Associates, San Francisco, USA
M.S. Diederichs Queens University, Kingston, Canada
P.K. Kaiser Laurentian University, Sudbury, Canada
C. Frenzel Herrenknecht AG, Schwanau, Germany

3894

Fracture Mechanics Numerical Modeling Potential and Examples of Applications in Rock Engineering

T. Backers GeoFrames GmbH, Potsdam, Germany

3983

Discrete Element Modeling Of The Influence Of Void Size And Distribution On The Mechanical Behavior Of Rock

A.Fakhimi, Ph. D. Department of Civil Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
E.A. Gharahbagh, Graduate Student Department of Mineral Engineering, New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM, USA

4060

Modeling Of Rock Fracture Flow Using The Lattice Boltzmann Method On Graphics Hardware

S.A. Briggs & B.E. Sleep & B.W. Karney University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

SESSION 3: USE OF LIDAR AND DIGITAL PHOTOGRAM-METRY IN ROCK ENGINEERING I (8:40-10:00)

3965

Rock Mechanics Approach For The Recovery Of The Zone G Crown Pillar At The Raglan Katinniq Mine

P. P. Andrieux, H. Li & R. K. Brummer Itasca Consulting Canada Inc, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
R. Caumartin & A. Rispoli Xstrata Nickel - Raglan Mine, Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec, Canada

3976

Measurement of Surface Roughness of Rock Discontinuities

G.V. Poropat CSIRO Exploration and Mining, Australia

3984

Long-Range Terrestrial Digital Photogrammetry For Discontinuity Characterization At Palabora Open-Pit Mine

M. Sturzenegger, D. Stead, A. Beveridge & S. Lee Department of Earth Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
A. van As Rio Tinto Technical Services, Brisbane, Australia

3987

GEOTECHNICAL APPLICATIONS OF LIDAR SCANNING IN TUNNELLING

S. Fekete, M. Diederichs & M. Lato Queen's University, Kingston, Canada

SESSION 4: CONVENTIONAL AND TBM TUNNELLING(10:20-12:00)

3993

Tunnelling In Horizontally Laminated Ground

Matthew A. Perras, M.Sc.Eng. Candidate Hatch Energy, Niagara Falls, ON., Canada
Dr. Mark S. Diederichs, PhD., PEng. Queen's University, Kingston,ON., Canada

3995

Influence of Rock Mass Anisotropy on Tunnel Stability

R.P. Bewick, P.Eng., M.A.Sc. Golder Associates Ltd., Sudbury, ON, Canada P.K. Kaiser, P.Eng., Ph.D. Center for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI), Sudbury, ON, Canada

4066

An Update Of Conditions In The Donkin-Morien Tunnels

R.W. Seedsman Seedsman Geotechnics Pty Ltd, Mt Kembla, Australia

4149

Pavoncelli Tunnel Case Study

G. Barla, M. Barla & A. Perino Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy

4293

Analytical Solution For A Deep Tunnel Excavated In A Porous Elasto-Plastic Material Considering The Effects Of Seepage Forces

R. E. Barbosa EngSolutions, Inc., Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA

SESSION 5: GEOPHYSICS IN ROCK ENGINEERING (10:20-12:00)

4032

Characterizing Internal Macropores Using Cross-Specimen Acoustic Tomography: Initial Two Dimensional Results

Christopher Sherman, Mary MacLaughlin and Curtis Link Montana Tech of the University of Montana, Butte, MT, USA
Nick Hudyma University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL, USA

4050

Application Of 3D X-Ray CT Scanning Techniques To Evaluate Fracture Damage Zone In Anisotropic Granitic Rock

M.H.B. Nasseri & R.P. Young Department of Civil Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
F. Rezanezhad Cold Regions Research Centre, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada
S.H. Cho, Department of Mineral Resources & Energy Engin., Chonbuk Nat.Univ., south Korea

4155

Rock Mechanics And Subsurface Imaging At DUSEL, Homestake Mine

J.K. Van Beek and W.M. Roggenthen South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, USA
M. Magliocco and S.D. Glaser University of California, Berkeley, USA

4157

MULTIPARAMETER PETROPHYSICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF AN OREBODY: AN EXPLORATION CASE HISTORY

E. Bongajum, I. White, & B. Milkereit Dept of Physics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
W. Qian Geoserve Logging & Tomography, Toronto, Canada
W.A. Morris School of Geography & Earth Sciences, McMaster University, Toronto, Canada
M. H. B. Nasseri & D. S. Collins Lassonde Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

4279

Slope Stability Radar For Managing Rock Fall Risks In Open Cut Mines

Neal Harries, David Noon, Hilary Pritchett GroundProbe
Dave Bates, P.G. Thompson Creek Mining Company

SESSION 6: RESERVOIR GEOMECHANICS(10:20-12:00)

3973

Numerical Expansion Analyses Of The Strategic Petroleum Reserve In Bayou Choctaw Salt Dome, USA

B.Y. Park & C.G. Herrick Sandia National Laboratories, Carlsbad, NM, U.S.A.
B.L. Ehgartner Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A.

4016

Using Rock Physics For Constructing Synthetic Sonic Logs

I.O. Ojala Sintef Petroleum Research, Trondheim, Norway

4143

Compaction Localization In High Porosity Sandstones With Various Degrees Of Heterogeneity: Insight From X-Ray Computed Tomography (Abstract Only)

L. Louis Universit de Cergy Pontoise, Cergy Pontoise, France
P. Baud, A. Rolland Insitut de Physiaue du Globe, Strasbourg, France
T.-f. Wong Stony Brook University

4153

Geomechanical Coupling Simulation In SAGD Process; A Linear Geometry Model

A. Azad & R.J. Chalaturnyk University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

4182

Poroelastic Modelling Of Production And Injection-Induced Stress Changes In A Pinnacle Reef

H. Soltanzadeh & C.D. Hawkes University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan, Canada
P.J. McLellan Weatherford Advanced Geotechnology, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
S.A. Smith Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC), Grand Forks, ND, USA