This page provides a list of some of the literature that we are aware of, that utilises mXrap or its predecessor MS-RAP or makes reference to this software.

Journal literature

 

mXrap

NORDSTRÖM, E, DINEVA, S & NORDLUND, E (2017) ‘Source parameters of seismic events potentially associated with damage in block 33/34 of the Kiirunavaara mine (Sweden)’, Acta Geophysica, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11600-017-0066-1

POTVIN, Y, GRANT, D & MUNGUR, G (2015), ‘Towards a practical stope reconciliation process in large-scale bulk underground stoping operations, Olympic Dam, South Australia’, CIM Journal, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 102-110.

WOODWARD, KR & WESSELOO, J (2015), ‘Observed spatial and temporal behaviour of seismic rock mass response to blasting’, Journal of the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, vol. 115, pp. 1045-1056.

WESSELOO, J (2014), ‘Evaluation of the spatial variation of the b-value’, Journal of the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, vol. 114, no. 10.

WESSELOO, J, WOODWARD, KR & PEREIRA, J (2014), ‘Grid-based analysis of seismic data’, Journal of the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, vol. 114, no. 10.

WETTAINEN, T & MARTINSSON, J (2014), ‘Estimation of future ground vibration levels in Malmberget town due to mining-induced seismic activity’, Journal of the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, vol. 114, no. 10, pp. 835-843.

CAI, M (2013), ‘Principles of rock support in burst-prone ground’, Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, vol. 36, pp. 46-56.

POTVIN, Y & WESSELOO, J (2013), ‘Towards an understanding of dynamic demand on ground support’, Journal of the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, vol. 113, pp. 913-922.

HILLS, PB (2012), ‘Managing seismicity at the Tasmania Mine’, Transactions of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy: Section A, Mining Technology, vol. 121, no. 4, pp. 204-217.

MIKULA, PA (2012), ‘Progress with empirical performance charting for confident selection of ground support in seismic conditions’, Transactions of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy: Section A, Mining Technology, vol. 121, no. 4, pp. 192-203.

WESSELOO, J (2011), ‘Empirical methods for assessment of seismic system sensitivity’, Transactions of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy: Section A, Mining Technology, vol. 120, no. 2, pp. 105-111.

POTVIN, Y, JARUFE, J & WESSELOO, J (2010), ‘Interpretation of seismic data and numerical modelling of fault reactivation at El Teniente, Reservas Norte sector’, Transactions of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy: Section A, Mining Technology, vol. 119, no. 3, pp. 175-181.

MS-RAP

MIKULA, PA (2013), ‘Progress with empirical performance charting for confident selection of ground support in seismic conditions’, Mining Technology, vol. 121, no. 4, pp. 192-203.

HUDYMA, MR, FRENETTE, P & LESLIE, I (2010), ‘Monitoring open stope caving at Goldex Mine’, Transactions of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy: Section A, Mining Technology, vol. 119, no. 3, pp. 142-150.

HUDYMA, MR & POTVIN, Y (2010), ‘An engineering approach to seismic risk management in hardrock mines’, Rock mechanics and rock engineering, vol. 43, no. 6, pp. 891-906.

POTVIN, Y (2009), ‘Strategies and tactics to control seismic risks in mines’, Journal of the South African Institute of Mining & Metallurgy vol. 109, no. 3, p. 177.

and others…

Conference literature

CARUSONE, O & HUDYMA, M 2017, ‘Variations in apparent stress and energy index as indicators of stress and yielding around excavations’, in M Hudyma & Y Potvin (eds), Proceedings of the First International Conference on Underground Mining Technology, Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Perth, pp. 205-218.

DINEVA, S & BOSKOVIC, M 2017, ‘Evolution of seismicity at Kiruna Mine’, in J Wesseloo (ed.), Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Deep and High Stress Mining, Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Perth, pp. 125-139.

DUNN, MJ 2017, ‘Dynamic ground support — design methodologies and uncertainties’, in J Wesseloo (ed.), Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Deep and High Stress Mining, Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Perth, pp. 637-650.

JOUGHIN, WC 2017, ‘Dealing with uncertainty and risk in the design of deep and high stress mining excavations’, in J Wesseloo (ed.), Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Deep and High Stress Mining, Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Perth, pp. 489-507.

MORKEL, IG & ROSSI-RIVERA, P 2017, ‘The implementation and quantification of the Vallejos and McKinnon re-entry methodology’, in J Wesseloo (ed.), Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Deep and High Stress Mining, Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Perth, pp. 173-181.

MORKEL, IG & WESSELOO, J 2017, ‘A technique to determine systematic shifts in microseismic databases’, in J Wesseloo (ed.), Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Deep and High Stress Mining, Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Perth, pp. 105-116.

POTVIN, Y 2017, ‘The need for new technology to optimise the engineering design of ground support systems in underground mines’, in M Hudyma & Y Potvin (eds), Proceedings of the First International Conference on Underground Mining Technology, Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Perth, pp. 9-22.

STEPHENSON, RM & SANDY, MP 2017, ‘Ground control methods in squeezing and rockburst-prone ground in mining — case studies and benchmarking’, in J Wesseloo (ed.), Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Deep and High Stress Mining, Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Perth, pp. 681-692.

TIERNEY, SR & MORKEL, IG 2017, ‘The optimisation and comparison of re-entry assessment methodologies for use in seismically active mines’, in J Wesseloo (ed.), Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Deep and High Stress Mining, Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Perth, pp. 183-196.

WOODWARD, KR & TIERNEY, SR (2017), ‘Seismic hazard estimation using databases with bimodal frequency–magnitude behaviour’, in M Hudyma & Y Potvin (eds), Proceedings of the First International Conference on Underground Mining Technology, Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Perth, pp. 219-232.

CAMPBELL, AD, AH MU, E, BUNKER, KA & PENNEY, AR (2016), ‘Managing Stress and Seismicity in an Inclined Sublevel Cave’, Seventh International Conference & Exhibition on Mass Mining.

CUMMING-POTVIN, D, WESSELOO, J, JACOBSZ, SW & KEARSLEY, E (2016), ‘Results from Physical Models of Block Caving’, Seventh International Conference & Exhibition on Mass Mining.

POTVIN, Y, GRANT, D, MUNGUR, G, WESSELOO, J & KIM, Y (2016), ‘Practical Stope Reconciliation in Large-scale Operations Part 2, Olympic Dam, South Australia’, Seventh International Conference & Exhibition on Mass Mining.

BROWN, LG, HUDYMA, MR & TURCOTTE, P (2015), ‘Seismic hazard assessment using apparent stress ratio’, First International Seminar on Design Methods in Underground Mining.

MORKEL, IG, WESSELOO, J & HARRIS, P (2015), ‘Highlighting and quantifying seismic data quality concerns‘, Ninth International Symposium on Field Measurements in Geomechanics, FMGM 2015.

SALVONI, M, ABBOTT, K & DIGHT, PM (2015), ‘Improvement of pseudo-3D pit displacement mapping technique through geodetic prism data integration’, Ninth International Symposium on Field Measurements in Geomechanics, FMGM 2015.

CUMMING-POTVIN, D & HILLS, PB (2014), ‘Use of a Pre-existing Microseismic Monitoring System to Detect Trapped Miners (with Reflections on Beaconsfield 2006)’, AusIMM Underground Operators’ Conference.

DISLEY, NV (2014), ‘Seismic risk and hazard management at Kidd Mine’, Seventh International Conference on Deep Mining.

JALBOUT, A & SIMSER, B (2014), ‘Rock mechanics tools for mining in high stress ground conditions at Nickel Rim South Mine’, Seventh International Conference on Deep Mining.

TURCOTTE, P (2014), ‘Practical applications of a rockburst database to ground support design at LaRonde Mine’, Seventh International Conference on Deep Mining.

YAO, M, SAMPSON-FORSYTHE, A & PUNKKINEN, AR (2014), ‘Examples of ground support practice in challenging ground conditions at Vale’s deep operations in Sudbury’, Seventh International Conference on Deep Mining.

CUMMING-POTVIN, D, WESSELOO, J, POTVIN, Y & GREEN, M (2013), ‘Investigating the Potential for locating trapped miners using a pre-existing microseismic monitoring system’, 8th International Symposium Rockbursts and Seismicity in Mines, RaSiM8.

DIGHT, PM, TARASOV, BG & O’HARE, AW (2013), ‘Determining the proneness of rock to strainburst’, 8th International Symposium Rockbursts and Seismicity in Mines, RaSiM8.

JARUFE, JA & VASQUEZ, P (2013), ‘Numerical modelling and rock support design in Codelco’s New Mine Level panel caving project’, 7th International Symposium on Ground Support in Mining and Underground Construction.

PENNEY, AR & HILLS, PH (2013), ‘Development of seismic heading re-entry and exclusion zones at the Tasmania Mine’, 8th International Symposium on Rockbursts and Seismicity in Mines, RaSiM8.

POTVIN, Y & WESSELOO, J (2013), ‘Keynote Lecture: Improving seismic risk management in hardrock mines’, 8th International Symposium on Rockbursts and Seismicity in Mines, RaSiM8.

WESSELOO, J (2013), ‘Towards real-time probabilistic hazard assessment of the current hazard state for mines’, 8th International Symposium on Rockbursts and Seismicity in Mines, RaSiM8.

JARUFE, J, POTVIN, Y & WESSELOO, J (2012), ‘Application of the limit equilibrium strength to the seismic assessment of shear related seismicity’, 6th International Seminar on Deep and High Stress Mining.

POTVIN, Y, GRANT, D & MUNGER, G (2012), ‘Towards a practical stope reconciliation process at Olympic Dam’, Sixth International Conference on Mass Mining.

POPE, N, WESSELOO, J & OWEN, M (2011), ‘Assessment of re-entry analysis procedures at an Australian mine’, Strategic versus Tactic Approaches in Mining 2011.

Theses

BROWN, LG (2015), Seismic Hazard Evaluation Using Apparent Stress Ratio for Mining Induced Seismic Events., M.Eng. thesis, Laurentian University.

WOODWARD, KR (2015), Identification and delineation of mining induced seismic responses., PhD thesis, The University of Western Australia.