The journal covers all aspects of mining and environmental technology relating to coal, oil sands, industrial minerals and metalliferous deposits.
Environmental issues specially identified for coverage include: Environmental impact assessment and permitting; mining and processing technologies; waste management and waste minimization practices; mine site closure, decommissioning and reclamation; acid mine drainage.
Mining issues to be covered include: Design of surface and underground mines (economics, geotechnical, production scheduling, ventilation); mine optimization and planning; mining geostatics, drilling and blasting technologies; material handling systems; mine equipment.
The role of computers and micro-processor based technology are also covered. The editors will consider papers on other topics related to mining and environmental issues.
All published research articles in this journal have undergone rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening and anonymous refereeing by independent expert referees.