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Keynotes

Layout design criteria for deep tabular mines: Quo Vadis?
F. Malan, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Misconceptions and advances in data driven seismic hazard assessment
J. Wesseloo, University of Western Australia, Australia

New trends in data collection and visualisation: Implications for rock engineering
D. Stead, Simon Fraser University, Canada

Deep infrastructure tunnels — experience from the alpine crossings
T. Jesel, Amberg Engineering AG, Switzerland

Abstracts

Monitoring the ore massif state in deep rock shock mines
Institute of geophysics UB RAS. Ekaterinburg, Russia

Short range 3D laser scanning: A cost effective solution for underground surface monitoring
G. Slam, United Kingdom

Ultra deep mine dewatering design
KLM Consulting Services Pty Ltd, South Africa

A study on ratio of uniaxial compressive strength and crack damage stress threshold of brittle rock based on uniaxial compression tests
Indian Institute of technology, India

Design of a support system for horse-shoe shaped tunnels in squeezing ground using a combination of techniques
University of Adelaide, Australia

Application of laser scanner to determining ground surface displacement rate in block caving mine
Freeport Indonesia, Indonesia

A practical design approach for an improved resin anchored tendon
New Concept Mining, South Africa

Time dependent constitutive model for squeezing ground
University of Adelaide, Australia

Application of Analytic Network Process in selection of underground mining methods
University of Mines and Technology, Ghana

Planning for a large-scale hydrofracturing and monitoring program at the Kiirunavaara Mine
LKAB, Itasca, Sweden

An evaluation of the bond strength of multiple resin bolt and capsule combinations through laboratory testing and applied methodologies
Groundwork Consulting (Pty) Ltd., and Impala Platinum Ltd, South Africa

Relation between stress ratio and principal stresses
ESG Solutions, Queen’s University, Canada

Identifying relevant ground movement monitoring requirements
New Concept Mining, South Africa

Effect of advancing stope on tunnel conditions in a deep mine
University of Leoben, Austria

Investigating the importance of influencing parametrs on rock mass cavability in block cave mines
University of Queensland, Australia

New method to evaluate dynamic bolts and development of a new dynamic rock bolt
Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology, Australia

Seismic response to hydraulic fracturing in caving mines
Institute of Mine Seismology, South Africa

The validity of Es/Ep as a source parameter in mining seismology
Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Australia

Full scale rockbolt testing: Analysis of recent results
SINTEF AS, New Concept Mining, Norway

Advances and applications for automated drones in underground mining operations
Emesent, Australia

Support and reinforcement damage Initiation and design adjustments in a deep mine environment – Case study: Cuiabá Mine, Brazil, MG
Anglogold Ashanti, Brazil

Management tools for re-entry rules and exclusion zones following significant seismic events or blasting
ESG Solutions, Australia, Canada

The geotechnical evolution of deep level mechanised mining at South Deep
Gold Fields, Australia, South Africa

Empirical observations of strainbursting on the undercut and extraction levels of a deep block cave mine
Golder Associates Ltd., Canada

Stoping sequence and ground support optimization through large scale numerical modelling
Itasca, Pierce Engineering, USA

Implementation of an implicit buckling scheme in FLAC3D to study the impact of buckling on excavation performance
Itasca, Pierce Engineering, A2GC, USA

High rock stress challenges at Rana Mine
Sintef AS, Rana Gruber AS

Case Story: LKAB Malmberget, self drilling anchors & pumpable resin
Epiroc Rock Drills AB, LKAB, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden

Seismic hazard assessment for fault slip during undercutting in block caving
Newcrest Mining Limited – Miner of Choice™, Australia

Geotechnical review of stope design for the SF3 Orebody at Rosh Pinah Zinc Mine
University of the Witwatersrand, Rosh Pinah Zinc Corporation, and Vakili Mining One Consultants, Namibia, South Africa, and Australia

Dynamic bolt development and application in deep mechanised mining
New Concept Mining, Gold Fields, South Africa

Long hole stoping optimisation at South Deep Gold Mine
Gold Fields, South Africa, Australia

Seismic response to mining the massive ore-body at South Deep Gold Mine
Gold Fields, South Africa

Advanced techniques for the monitoring of pillar and excavation behaviour at a deep level massive mine
Gold Fields, Australia, South Africa

The evaluation of cement modifiers on the backfill product at South Deep Gold Mine
Sustainable Slurry and Backfill Solutions (Pty) Ltd, South Deep Gold Mine, Gold Fields, South Africa, and Australia

In-situ stress around earthquake source faults in and beneath South African deep gold mines
Tohoku University, Ritsumeikan University, Fukada Geological Institute, Japan

The correlation between GPR mapped depth of stress fracturing and stope maturity
University of the Witwatersrand and Mponeng Gold Mine, South Africa

Longterm stress monitoring at depth in the Kiirunavaara mine
Luossavaara-Kiirunavaara Aktiebolag (LKAB), Sweden

The possible negative effects on the performance of a cable anchor when tensioning by applying a torque
New Concept Mining, South Africa

Do stopes contribute to the seismic source?
SRK Consulting, Leeds University, ACG, and University of Western Australia, South Africa, United Kingdom, and Australia

Underground geotechnical investigation and design for Kipushi Mine - Case Study
SRK Consulting, South Africa

The effect of load and displacement on short encapsulation pull tests at various pull rates
New Concept Mining, South Africa

The effect of resin annulus on anchorage performance of fully encapsulated helix rockbolts
New Concept Mining, South Africa

Modern seismic illuminating the depths
Hiseis, South Africa, Australia

Re-evaluation of dynamic failure of tunnels in seismically active, deep level mining environments
SRK Consulting, South Africa

Deformation based shotcrete design
SRK Consulting, South Africa

Spatial and temporal analysis of Gutenberg-Richter b-values and modified Omori Law p-values in mines
University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Reprocessing of the legacy reflection seismic data to improve imaging of the causative geological structure of the M5.5 earthquake (2014) in South Africa
University of the Witwatersrand, Uppsala University, SRK Consulting, and Ritsumeikan University

Characterization of the seismogenic zone of M5.5 2014 Orkney earthquake (South Africa) using advanced 3D seismic attributes
Ritsumeikan University, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, Japan

Artificial intelligence / big data analytics in rock engineering
Mira Geoscience Ltd., Canada

Fracturing model for mitigation of the rockburst based on the concept of deformation energy
Universidad Central, Codelco, Chile

Hydra-U: how a radar can change the monitoring in underground mines
IDS GeoRadar s.r.l., Italy

The 2019 overview of drilling into seismogenic zones of M2.0-5.5 earthquakes in South African gold mines (DSeis)
H. Ogasawara, B. Liebenberg, M. Ziegler, Y. Yabe, T. Ito, R.J. Durrheim, S. Mngadi, S. Tau, B. Watson, D. Roberts, N.Z. Nkosi, S. Kaneki, Y. Yokoyama, T. Hirono, A. Funato, T.C. Onstott, T. Wiesberg, M. Zimmer, C. Kujawa, R. Conze, G. van Aswegen, N. Wechsler, and A.K. Ward, DSeis team, Ritsumeikan University , Moab Khotsong mine, ETH, Zurich, Tohoku University, University of the Witwatersrand, CSIR, Osaka University, Fukada Gological Institute, Princeton University, GFZ, Germany, Institute of Mine Seismology, Tel Aviv University, Japan, South Africa, Switzerland, USA, and Israel

Ideal stope configuration to manage seismicity in deep tabular narrow reef mines
AngloGold Ashanti, South Africa

Understanding anisotropic ground behaviour at CSA Mine
Itasca Australia Pty Ltd and Curtin University of Technology- WASM, Australia

Back analusis of extraction level stability at New Afton Mine
Itasca Consulting Group, New Gold Pierce Engineering, USA, Canada

Extraction level performance analysis under caving-Induced stresses at depth using thebonded block model approach
Itasca Consulting Group, Pierce Engineering, USA

Understanding the rock mass response within the Thuthukani shaft pillar area, Kloof operation, South Africa
Sibanye Stillwater, South Africa

Evaluating mining induced seismicity around abandoned mines under dry and flooded conditions in the central rand, Johannesburg using advanced numerical modeling techniques
University of the Witwatersrand, Itasca Consulting Inc., South Africa and USA

Large scale testing of surface support
Geobrugg AG, Geobrugg Ibérica S.A., Switzerland, Spain

Management of seismic risks in metalliferous mines
Australian Centre for Geomechanics, The University of Western Australia, and Newcrest Mining Ltd, Australia

Self-similarity in rock fracturing and the behaviour of large-scale faults in the mining environment
AMC Consultants , Curtin University, WA School of Mines, Curtin University, United Kingdom, and Australia

Mining initiative on ground support and equipment: 12 years of accomplishments
MIGS Consortia of Nordic Rock Tech Centre AB, Sweden

Development of a remote-controlled rock bolting system for narrow-seam hard rock mines
Minova, South Africa

Placement of Footwall Excavations for an ore replacement project: an underground platinum mining case study
Sibanye Stillwater – Platinum Division, Rustenburg, Vimbo Consulting, South Africa

Monitoring the Ore Massif State in Deep Rock Shock Mines
Institute of geophysics UB RAS.Ekaterinburg, Russia

Advances and applications for automated drones in underground mining operations
Emesent, Australia

Geotechnical review of stope design for the SF3 Orebody at Rosh Pinah Zinc Mine
University of the Witwatersrand, Rosh Pinah Zinc Corporation, Vakili Mining One Consultants, Namibia, South Africa, Australia

Analysis of the Gutenberg-Richter b-values of Overlapping Seismic Clusters
University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Ideal Stope Configuration to Manage Seismicity in Deep Tabular Narrow Reef Mines
AngloGold Ashanti, South Africa

The response of the rock mass to shaft pillar extraction: Thuthukani shaft, Kloof Operations, South Africa
Sibanye Stillwater, South Africa

Self-similarity in rock fracturing and the behaviour of large-scale faults in the mining environment
AMC Consultants, Curtin University, WA School of Mines, Curtin University, United Kingdom, Australia