Yashar Pourrahimian, PhD, PEng
School of Mining and Petroleum Engineering
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
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City of Edmonton
Weather
Alberta
2020 ================================================================================
[J32] Sh. Paravarzar,  Y. Pourrahimian, H. Askeri-Nasab, and X. Emery, (2020), “Short-term underground mine planning: A review”, International Journal of Mining and Mineral Engineering (IJMME), © Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneve, Switzerland, (Submitted, 30 pages, Oct 2018, Under review).
[J31] A. Maremia, E. Ben-Awuah, and Y. Pourrahimian, (2020), “An automated production targeting goal programming framework for oil sands mine planning considering organic rich solids”, Mining Technology (TIMM A), © IOM3, Online (https://doi.org/10.1080/25726668.2020.1749431).
[J30] R. Noriega,  Y. Pourrahimian, and E. ben-Awuah (2020), “A two-step mathematical programming framework for undercut horizon optimization  in block caving mines”, Resources Policy, © Elsevier, Vol. 65, Online (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resourpol.2020.101586).
2019 ================================================================================
[J29] F. Sotoudeh, M. Ataei, R. Kakaie, and Y. Pourrahimian, (2019), “Application of sequencial Gaussian conditional simulation into underground mine design under grade uncertainty”, Journal of Mining and Environment, Online (Link).
[J28] F. Nezhadshahmohammad, M. Saeedi, and Y. Pourrahimian, (2019), “Modelling of train-induced vibration in subway interactions”, International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Online (https://doi.org/10.1080/19386362.2019.1681816).
[J27]F. Khodayari, Y. Pourrahimian, and V. W. Liu, (2019), “Production scheduling with horizontal mixing simulation in block cave mining”, Journal of Mining Science, © Springer, Vol. 55, No. 5, pp. 789-803 (Link).
[J26] Y. Pu, D. Apel, and Y. Pourrahimian, (2019), “Evaluation of rockburst potential in Kimberlite using Fruit Fly optimization algorithm and generalized regression neural networks”,  Archives of Mining Scinces, Vol. 64, No. 2, pp. 279-296, (Link).
[J25] N. Seyed Hosseini, E. Ben-Awuah, and Y. Pourrahimian, (2019), “A two-step approach to incorporate cut-off grade and stockpiling in oil sands mine planning optimization framework”,  Computer and Operation Research, © Elsevier, Vol. 115, Online (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cor.2019.03.005)
[J24] V. Nikbin, M. Ataee-pour, K. Shahriar, Y. Pourrahimian, and S. A. MirHassani, (2018), “Stope boundary optimization: A mathematical model and efficient heuristics”, Resources Policy, © Elsevier,  Vol. 62, pp. 515-526, (Link).
[J23] A. Azadmehr,  E. Jalali, and Y. Pourrahimian, (2019), “Development of a rock mass fragmentation index, using a hybrid method of rock engineering system”, Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering (RMRE), © Springer, Vol. 52, No. 11, pp. 4403-4419, (Link).
[J22] F. Khodayari and Y. Pourrahimian, (2019), “Long-term production scheduling optimization and 3-D material mixing analysis for block caving mines”, Mining Technology (TIMM A), © IOM3,  Vol. 128, No. 2, pp. 65-76, (Link)
2018 ================================================================================
[J21] F. Nezhadshahmohammad and Y. Pourrahimian, (2018), “A clustering algorithm for block-cave production scheduling”, Global Journal of Earth Science and Engineering, © Avanti Publisher, Vol. 5, pp. 45-53 (Link).
[J20] E. Ugarte, Y. Pourrahimian, and J. Boisvert, (2018), “Optimizing block caving drawpoints over multiple geostatistical models ”, International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment, © Taylor& Francis, Online (https://doi.org/10.1080/17480930.2018.1532866), (Link)
[J19] V. Nikbin, M. Ataee-pour, K. Shahriar, and Y. Pourrahimian, (2018), “A 3D approximate hybrid algorithm for stope boundary optimization”,  Computer and Operation Research, © Elsevier, Online (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cor.2018.05.12), (Link).
[J18] H. Yu, L. Wu, W. V. Liu, and Y. Pourrahimian, (2018), “Influence of fibers on expansive shotcrete mixtures consisting of calciumsulfoaluminate, portland cement, and calcium sulfate”,  Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, © Elsevier, Vol.10, No. 2, pp. 212-221. (Link).
[J17] A. Yaghini, Y. Pourrahimian, and R. A. Hall, (2018), “Human factor and human error in mining industry; a review and lessons from other industries”, CIM Journal (Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum), Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 5-20 (Link).
[J16]D. Omane, W. V. Liu, and Y. Pourrahimian, (2018), “Comparison of chemical suppressants under different atmospheric temperatures for the control of fugitive dust emission on mine haul roads”,  Atmospheric Pollution Research, © Elsevier, Vol. 9, pp. 561-568. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apr.2017.12.005) (Link).
[J15]F. Nezhadshahmohammad, H. Aghababaei, and Y. Pourrahimian, (2018), “Draw rate management system using mathematical programming in extraction sequence optimisation of block cave mining”, International Journal of Mining and Mineral Engineering (IJMME), © Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneve, Switzerland, Geneva, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 32-53 (Link).
[J14] F. Nezhadshahmohammad, Y. Pourrahimian, and H. Aghababaei, (2018), “Presentation and application of a multi-index clustering technique for the mathematical programming of block-cave production scheduling”, International Journal of Mining Science and Technology, © Elsevier, Vol. 28, pp. 941-950  (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmst.2017.11.005), (Link).
2017 ===============================================================================
[J13] F. Khodayari and Y. Pourrahimian, (2017), “Production scheduling in block caving with consideration of material flow”, Aspects in Mining and Mineral Science (AMMS), © Crimson Publisher, Open Access, (Link).
[J12] F. Nezhadshahmohammad, H. Aghababaei, and Y. Pourrahimian, (2017), “Conditional draw rate control system in block-cave production scheduling using mathematical programming”, International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment, © Taylor& Francis Online (https://doi.org/10.1080/17480930.2017.1385155), (Link).
2016 ================================================================================
[J11]E. Ben-Awuah, O. Richter, T. Arlington, and Y. Pourrahimian, (2016), “Strategic mine options optimization: open pit mining, underground mining or both”, International Journal of Mining Science and Technology, © Elsevier, Vol. 26, No. 6, pp. 1065-1071, (Link).
2015 ================================================================================
[J10] F. Khodayari and Y. Pourrahimian, (2015), “Mathematical programming applications in block-caving scheduling: a review of models and algorithms”, International Journal of Mining and Mineral Engineering (IJMME), © Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneve, Switzerland, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 234-257, (Link).
2014 ================================================================================
[J9] Y. Pourrahimian and H. Askari-Nasab, (2014), “An application of mathematical programming to determine the best height of draw in block-cave sequence optimization”, Mining Technology (Trans. Inst. Min. Metall. A), © Maney, Vol. 123, No. 3, pp. 162-172, (Link).
2013 ================================================================================
[J8]Y. Pourrahimian, H. Askari-Nasab, and D. Tannant, (2013), “A multi-step approach for block-cave production scheduling optimization”, International Journal of Mining Science and Technology, © Elsevier, Vol. 23, No. 5, pp. 739-750, (Link).
2012 ================================================================================
[J7]Y. Pourrahimian, H. Askari-Nasab, and D. Tannant, (2012), “Mixed integer linear programming formulation for block cave sequence optimization”, International Journal of Mining and Mineral Engineering (IJMME), © Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneve, Switzerland, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 26-49, (Link).
2011 ================================================================================
[J6] H. Askari-Nasab, Y. Pourrahimian, E. Ben-Awuah, and S. Kalantari, (2011), “Mixed integer linear programming formulations for open pit production scheduling”,  Journal of Mining Science, Vol. 47, No. 3, pp. 338-359, (Link).
2010 ================================================================================
[J5]E. Ben-Awuah, S. Kalantari, Y. Pourrahimian, and H. Askari-Nasab, (2010), “Hierarchical mine production scheduling using discrete-event simulation”, International Journal of Mining and Mineral Engineering (IJMME), © Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneve, Switzerland, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp.137-158, (Link).
2009 ================================================================================
[J4] S. Gheibie, S. H. Hoseinie, H. Aghababaei, Y. Pourrahimian, (2009), “Modified kuz-ram fragmentation model and its use at the Sungun copper mine”, International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Science, Vol. 46, Issue 6, pp.967-973, (Link).
2008 ===============================================================================
[J3]S. H. Hoseinie, H. Aghababaei, Y. Pourrahimian, (2008), ”Development of a new classification system for assessing of Rock mass Drillability  index (RDi)”, International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Science, Vol. 45, Issue 1, pp.1-10, (Link).
2007 ===============================================================================
[J2]S. H. Hoseinie, Y. Pourrahimian, and H. Aghababaei, (2007), “Physical modeling of joints spacing and filling effects on drilling efficiency of open cast mines”, Mining Engineering Scientific Quarterly Journal, Iranian Mining Engineering Organization. Vol. 1, No. 1, pp.41-48. (In Persian).
[J1] S. H. Hoseinie,  H. Aghababaei and Y. Pourrahimian, (2007), “Analyzing and physical modeling of joints dipping effects on penetration rate of rotary drilling in open pit mines”, Geosciences, Scientific Quarterly Journal, Ministry of industries and mines geological survey of Iran. Vol. 16, No. 63. pp.86 – 91. (In Persian)
 
 
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