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Wednesday (May 13) Morning

List of sessions:

Session 13
Session 14
Session 15
Session 16
Session 17
Session 18


SESSION 13: HAZARD AND RISK ASSESSMENT (8:30-10:00)

4019

Investigating Factors Influencing Fault-Slip in Seismically Active Structures

L.A.M. Castro, T.G. Carter & N. Lightfoot Golder Associates Ltd., Mississauga, ON, Canada

4026

Research To Reality: Application Of Mining-Induced Seismic Hazard Maps

P. Vasak MIRARCO, Geomechanics Research Centre, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Canada
A. Dasys MIRARCO, Engineering Visualisation and Optimisation, Sudbury, Canada

4028

Re-entry Protocols for Seismically Active Mines Using Statistical Analysis of Aftershock Sequences

J.A. Vallejos & S.M. McKinnon Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada

4275

Characteristics Of Wenchuan Earthquake And Its Geological Hazard Effects

Wei Yun-Jie,Tao Lian-Jin,Wang Wen-pei Key Laboratory of Urban Security and Disaster Engineering, Ministry of Education, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing ,China

SESSION 14: ROCKMASS CHARACTERIZATION AND SITE INVESTIGATION II (8:30-10:00)

4033

Stress Measurements At Great Depth At Craig-Onaping Mines, Sudbury Canada

E. Villaescusa, L. Machuca & C. Windsor CRC Mining, Western Australian School of Mines, Kalgoorlie, WA, Australia
B. Simser & S. Carlisle Xstrata Nickel, Onaping Ontario Canada

4034

Statistical Multi-Scale Method Of Mechanics Parameter Prediction For Rock Mass1

J.Z. Cui 1,2 & F. Han 1 & Y.J. Shan 2
1 Department of Applied Mathematics, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, China
2 Academy of Mathematics and System Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

4035

Geomechanical Studies Of An Alpine Rock Mass

Tiziana Apuani , Gianpaolo Giani, Andrea Merri University of Milan - Dept. of Earth Science

4169

A New Tool For The Field Characterization Of Joint Surfaces

D. Milne, C. Hawkes and C. Hamilton University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada

SESSION 15: USE OF LIDAR AND DIGITAL PHOTOGRAM-METRY IN ROCK ENGINEERING II (8:30-10:00)

3999

Investigation Of Block Geometrical Properties Of The Shale-Limestone Chaotic Complex Bimrock Of The Santa Barbara Open Pit Mine (Italy)

N. Coli, P. Berry, D. Boldini & R. Bruno Department of Chemical, Mining and Environmental Engineering (DICMA), University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.

4015

Enhancing the Collection of Rock Mass Fabric Data for Open Pit Mines

C. Poon, A. Neufeld, F. El Madani & L. Castro Golder Associates Ltd., Mississauga, ON, Canada

4145

Use of a stereo-topometric measurement system for the characterization of rock joint roughness in-situ and in the laboratory

B.S.A. Tatone & G. Grasselli Lassonde Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

4343

An in-Shovel Camera-based Technology for Automatic Rock Size Sensing and Analysis in Open Pit Mining

Shahram Tafazoli & Nima Ziraknejad Motion Metrics International Corp., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

SESSION 16: DEEP MINING II (10:20-12:00)

3962

Difficult mining conditions in 153 Orebody at a depth of 4550 ft at Vale Inco’s Coleman Mine

Z. Hosseini, R. Lewis Vale Inco Limited, Sudbury, Canada

3994

Global Approach to Managing Deep Mining Hazards

R.P. Bewick, P.Eng. Golder Associates Ltd. Sudbury, ON, Canada
B. Valley, Ph.D. MIRARCO, Sudbury, ON, Canada
S. Runnalls, P.Eng., J. Whitney, P.Eng., & Y. Krynicki, P.Eng. Vale Inco Garson Mine, Sudbury, ON, Canada

4002

Modeling of mining-induced seismicity migration

G. Wang a, P.K. Kaiser b & P. Vasak a
a Geomechanics Research Centre, MIRARCO, Laurentian Univ., Sudbury, Ont.,Canada
b Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

4010

Prevention and Control of Rockbursts in Dongguashan Copper Mine

L. Tang Central South University, Changsha, P. R. China
K. Xia University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

3986

Weak Rock Mass Span Design – Best Practices

A. Ouchi & R. Pakalnis University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
T. Brady NIOSH, Spokane, USA

SESSION 17: HIGH SLOPES AND OPEN PITS (10:20-12:00)

3914

Importance Of Understanding 3-D Kinematic Controls In The Review Of Displacement Monitoring Of Deep Open Pits Above Underground Mass Mining Operations

J. Severin & E. Eberhardt University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
S. Ngidi Palabora Mining Company, Phalaborwa, South Africa
A. Stewart Piteau Associates Engineering Ltd., Vancouver, Canada

3960

Numerical Modeling of Shear Stress and Displacement Reversals as a Pit Floor Passes a High Wall and Implications for Progressive Shear Strength Degradation

Navid Bahrani Geomechanics Research Centre, MIRARCO - Mining Innovation, Laurentian University, Sudbury, ON, Canada
Dwayne D. Tannant School of Engineering, The University of British Columbia - Okanagan, Kelowna, BC, Canada

3974

Influence of Shear Surface Geometry on Deformation Processes in Massive Landslides

K.S. Kalenchuk, D.J. Hutchinson & M.S Diederichs Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada

4043

Selective Highwall Mining At The Dome Open Pit Mine

J.G. Henning Porcupine Gold Mines, South Porcupine, Ontario, Canada

4420

A New Design Approach For Highway Rock Slope Cuts Based On Ecological Environment Protection

T. Lian-jin, Z. Li, W. Yunjie, W. Guang-yuan & Z. Yin-tao College of Architecture and Civil Eng, Beijing Univy of Technology, Beijing, China
S. Zhihui Zhong Zi Hua Ke Traffic Construction Techonolgy Co.Ltd.

SESSION 18: INNOVATION IN GROUND SUPPORT AND INSTRUMENTATION II (10:20-12:00)

4030

Dynamic Testing Of Threadbar Used For Rock Reinforcement

J.R. Player, A.G. Thompson & E. Villasescusa CRC Mining, Western Australia School of Mines, Kalgoorlie, Australia

4031

Quantifying The Rate Of Corrosion In Selected Underground Mines

J.F. Dorion, J. Hadjigeorgiou & E. Ghali Université Laval, Quebec City, Canada

4061

In-Situ Measurements Of Cemented Paste Backfill In Long-Hole Stopes

B.D. Thompson, M.W. Grabinsky, & W.F. Bawden University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
D.B. Counter Xstrata Copper Kidd Mine, Timmins, ON, Canada

4136

Dynamic Tests Of A New Type Of Energy Absorbing Rock Bolt – The D Bolt

C.C. Li The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway
C. Doucet CANMET Mining and Mineral Sciences Laboratories, Ottawa, Canada
S. Carlisle Xstrata Nickel, Sudbury, Canada

4127

Back-Analysis Of The Extreme Squeezing Conditions In The Exploratory Adit To The Lyon-Turin Base Tunnel

G. Russo & L. Repetto Geodata, Turin, Italy
J. Piraud & R. Laviguerie Antea, Orleans, France