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Wednesday (May 13) Afternoon

List of sessions:

Session 19
Session 20
Session 21
Panel Discussion


SESSION 19: UNDERGROUND MINING (14:00-15:40)

4152

The Effect Of Stope Inclination And Wall Rock Roughness On Backfill Free Face Stability

Dirige, A. P. E., McNearny, R. L., and Thompson, D. S. Montana Tech of the University of Montana, Butte, Montana, United States

4003

Influence Of Finger Configuration On Degradation Of Ore Pass Walls

K. Esmaieli Université Laval, Quebec City, Canada
J. Hadjigeorgiou University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

4044

Characterization And Empirical Analysis Of Block Caving Induced Surface Subsidence And Macro Deformations

K. Woo & E. Eberhardt University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
A. van As Rio Tinto Technical Services, Brisbane, Australia

3991

Ground Support Audit at Brunswick Mine – Data Collection and Results Management

A. Turichshev & P. P. Andrieux Itasca Consulting Canada Inc, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
P. Mercier & R. Harrisson Xstrata Zinc – Brunswick Mine, Bathurst, New Brunswick, Canada

4289

CCSM Stability Graph And Time Evaluation Of Open Stope Stability

R. Whipple, P.Eng., M.Eng.and Dr. D. Thibodeau, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Vale Inco Limited, Copper Cliff, Ontario
Dr. M. Cai, Ph.D., P.Eng. Mansour Group of Companies, Sudbury, Ontario

SESSION 20: INNOVATION IN GROUND SUPPORT AND INSTRUMENTATION III (14:00-15:40)

4184

Compilation Of Industry Practices For Control Of Hazards Associated With Backfill In Underground Mines - Part I Surface And Plant Operations

Euler De Souza, Jamie Archibald Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada
Luc Beauchamp Mines and Aggregates Safety and Health Association, North Bay, Canada

4185

Compilation Of Industry Practices For Control Of Hazards Associated With Backfill In Underground Mines - Part II Underground Transport And Stope Placement

Euler De Souza, Jamie Archibald Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada
Luc Beauchamp Mines and Aggregates Safety and Health Association, North Bay, Canada

4228

New Progress In Ground Control Monitoring System In Leeville Underground Mine

Changshou Sun Newmont Mining Corp.

4077

Rockweb – An Innovative TSL Technology For Today’s Mining Environments And The Next Generation Of Hard Rock Mine Operations

T. Macpherson Spray On Plastics Ltd, Rockwood, Ontario, Canada

4163

Numerical modeling simulations of spray-on liners support potential in highly stressed and rockburst prone rock conditions

Dirige, A. P. E. Montana Tech of the University of Montana, Butte, Montana, United States
Archibald, J. F. Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

SESSION 21: MATERIAL BEHAVIOUR AND TESTING (14:00-15:40)

3885

The Influence Of Temperature On Mode II Fracture Toughness Using The Punch-Through Shear With Confining Pressure Experiment

T. Meier, T. Backers & O. Stephansson GeoFrames GmbH, Potsdam, Germany

4012

Tensile Strength Anisotropy Of Barre Granite

F. Dai & K. Xia University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

4013

Rate Dependence Of Flexural Tensile Strength Of Laurentian Granite

F. Dai & K. Xia University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

4063

A Simple Method To Estimate Tensile Strength And Hoek-Brown Strength Parameter mi Of Brittle Rocks

M. Cai Mansour Group of Companies, 2502 Elm Street, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, P3E 4R6

4118

On the Surface Permeability of Indiana Limestone

P. A. Selvadurai & A. P. S. Selvadurai McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Panel Discussion (16:00-18:00)

Introduction

Discussion 1

Discussion 2

Discussion 3

Discussion 4

Discussion 5

Discussion 6

Closure