PUBLICATIONS

Taking an active role in the industry, Middindi's Director, Trevor Rangasamy as well as Middindi personnel, regularly attend conferences and contribute to a number of publications.

Below is a list of papers published by Middindi employees:

Essrich F, Rangasamy T, Stankiwicz TBA, Hanekom JWL (2012). Minimising the increasing seismic risk in the South African platinum sector Proceedings Minesafe 2012

Essrich F, Hanekom J, Rangasamy T & Stankiewicz T (2012). Minimising the increasing seismic risk in the South African platinum sector. Sun City, South Africa. Proceedings, Southern Hemisphere International Rock Mechanics Symposium.

 

Goldbach O, Rangasamy T, Linzer L & Kataka M (2008). Inter-panel lead/lag distances in South African gold mines.Ground Support in Underground Mines and Civil Structures. Cape Town, South Africa.

Goldbach O, Rangasamy T, Linzer L & Kataka M (2007). Inter-panel lead/lag distances in South African gold mines. SANIRE 2007. Macceuvlei, South Africa.

Hagan T, Vieira F.M.C.C, Kiboko M & Rangasamy T (2003). Guidelines for the extraction of shaft pillars in South African gold mines. Guidebook. FutureMine. Johannesburg, South Africa

James J.V, Rangasamy T & Petho S.Z (2008). Excess shear stress analysis of seismicity associated with dykes.Proceedings. Deep and high stress mining 2008. Perth, Australia

Leach A.R, Naidoo K, Spencer D & Rangasamy T (2001). Accounting for non-standard geotechnical conditions in the gold and platinum industries. ISBN Guidebook. SIMRAC. Johannesburg, South Africa

Leach A.R, Naidoo K, Spencer D & Rangasamy T (2001). Accounting for non-standard geotechnical conditions in the gold and platinum industries. ISBN Guidebook. SIMRAC. Johannesburg, South Africa

Le Bron K, Murphy S, Ward AK & Rangasamy T (2003). The use of ‘optimine’ to design the extraction of a highly stressed block of ground. Proceedings. ISRM 2003. Johannesburg, South Africa

Lousteau RR, Rangasamy T, Magwaza MG, Hanekom JWL (2014). Alternative mining methodology for Tillite intersections at Gloria Shaft – Assmang Manganese Ltd.SANIRE 2014. Johannesburg, South Africa

Kuijpers J.S, Rangasamy T & Sellers E.J (2004). Performance and design of thin sprayed liners as rock support in mine tunnels. Proceedings. SANCOT 2004. Johannesburg, South Africa.

Makusha G, Joel F and Rangasamy T (2012). Application of limit equilibrium and numerical modelling to optimise design of coal strip mines in Anglo American Thermal Coal. Sun City, South Africa. Proceedings, Southern Hemisphere International Rock Mechanics Symposium.

Petho SZ, Motlhabane B & Rangasamy T (2012). Quantifying the risks associated with mining of the No.2 Seam under the flooded No.4 Seam workings at the No.2 Seam North operations of Boschmans, Xstrata Coal South Africa. Sun City, South Africa. Proceedings, Southern Hemisphere International Rock Mechanics Symposium.

Rangasamy T (2007). Analysis of fracture imprints for appropriate selection of inter-panel lead/lag distances in South African gold mines. Proceedings. ISRM 2007. Volume 2, p779. Lisbon, Portugal.

Rangasamy T (2015). The use of underground mines for High Head Underground Pump Storage Schemes. Muldersdrift, South Africa. Presentation Proceedings, SANIRE 2015 Symposium.

Rangasamy T, Harijhan N & Petho SZ & Swanepoel D (2012). Geotechnical design of the buffer zones located around the waste rock dump cut 17 at Goedgevonden Colliery, Xstrata Coal South Africa. Sun City, South Africa.Proceedings, Southern Hemisphere International Rock Mechanics Symposium.

Rangasamy T & A.J Jager (2002). A selective review of remnant definitions and creation in the South African gold mining industry. Proceedings. SARES 2002. Macceuvlei, South Africa.

Rangasamy T, Jiyana L & Petho S.Z. (1998). Support design, implementation and monitoring in the South Deep shaft system, Placer Dome Western areas Joint Venture. Proceedings. ISRM 1998. Johannesburg, South Africa.

Rangasamy T & Leach A.R (2001). The hydraulic design of coal barrier pillars. ISBN Guidebook. SIMRAC. Johannesburg, South Africa

Rangasamy T & A.R Leach (2002). The hydraulic design of barrier pillars in South African collieries. Proceedings. SARES 2002. Macceuvlei, South Africa.

Rangasamy T & A.R Leach (2004). An engineered approach for the hydraulic design of barrier pillars in South African collieries. Proceedings. SAIMM Colloquium 2004. Johannesburg, South Africa

Rangasamy T, Makusha G & Minney D.S (2008). Guidelines for the management of rock related instability in strip mines, AngloCoal, South Africa. Proceedings. 27th Congress on Ground Control in Mining. Morgan Town, United States of America.

 

Rangasamy T, Sellers E.J, Linzer L & Oelofse J (2003). An integrated, simplistic approach for determining the viability of extracting three associated remnants in a scattered, deep level gold mine. Proceedings. ISRM 2003. Johannesburg, South Africa.

Rhodes K & Rangasamy T (2008). Design of instope pillars in cut and fill mining for a gold mine in Ethiopia.Proceedings. MassMin 2008. Leulea, Sweden.

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