CIM Journal


The CIM Journal is a quarterly digital publication for peer-reviewed technical papers. Papers cover all facets of the mining and minerals industry, including geology, mining, processing, maintenance, environmental protection and reclamation, mineral economics and project management. CIM Journal publishes papers in either English or French, with abstracts provided in both languages.

Volume 9 Number 3 now available online


To our volunteers, whose commitment over the last year
made it possible for us to deliver
industry leading technical knowledge to our members,
we say THANK YOU!

Peer Reviewers

Mafalda Arias   Stephen Hardcastle
  Oscar Olvera
Karl Butler     Marty Hudyma
  Gabriel Pais
Luc-André Beauchamp     Gerry Kilfoil
  J.R. Robert Pronovost
Donna Beneteau      Jundika Candra Kurnia
  Michael Samis
Jessica Bratty     André (Andy) Lemay
  Robert Shives
Rachel Bridge    Li Li 
  Nalini Singh
Shirley Chang    Volodymyr Liskovych 
  Keith Spence
Jeffrey Colden     Wei Victor Liu
  Thomas Stachel
Bruce Conard     Ali Ghoreishi-Madiseh
  Liz Stock
Graham Davis    Stuart McTavish 
  Sharon Taylor
Saeid Dindarloo     Louise H. Michaud
  Denis Thibodeau 
Marcel M. Djivre     Dean Millar
  Ursula Thorley
Davide Elmo    Donald Mills 
  Alexander Turichshev 
Kamran Esmaeili    Asif Mirza 
  Patricio Vergara
John Howard Forster    Johnna Muinonen 
  Stéfanie Vo
David Frost    Mark Nelson 
  Mike Yao
Robert Garrett     Lee Nichols
  Raymond Yost
Willie Hamilton    Manochehr Oliazadeh

Technical Publications Committee Chairs and Co-Chairs

Technical Paper Society Chair   Chuck Edwards
Geological Society
Hendrik Falck, Steve McCutcheon
Maintenance, Engineering & Reliability Society   Agus Sasmito
Metallurgy and Materials Society   Peter Lind, Erfan Sharifi
Society for Rock Engineering   Martin Grenon
Canadian Mineral Processors Society   Michael Sue
Environmental & Social Responsibility Society

Janis Shandro, Zoe Mullard
Management & Economics Society   Mark Lamoureux
Surface Mining Society   Loy Chunpongtong,
Mehrdad Bozorgian
Underground Mining Society

Gary Poxleitner