Technical Articles

  1. Oxley, A., Smith, ME, Cáceres, O., "Por lixiviação lateritas de níquel?" Elsevier Press, Minerais Engenharia 88 53-60 de 2016.

  2. Oxley, A, Barcza, N, “Hydro-pyro integration in the processing of nickel laterites.” Minerals Engineering, Vo. 54, pp. 2-13, Dec. 2013

  3. Oxley, A., Caceres, O.Y., and Smith, M.E., “The Piaui nickel heap leach project, Brazil (a case history),” Heap Leach Solutions, Reno, NV, USA, Sep. 2015.

  4. Smith, M.E. and E.A. Oxley, “Why heap leach nickel laterites?” keynote presentation for Heap Leach Solutions, Lima, Peru, Nov. 2014.

  5. Oxley, A. and M.E. Smith, “The best nickel laterite heap leach in the world(?)” proc of Heap Leach Solutions 2013, Vancouver, BC, Sep. 2013.

  6. Oxley, A., Sirvanci, N and Purkiss, S, “Çaldag nickel laterite atmospheric heap leach project.”

  7. Hazel M.A. Hunter, Richard J. Herrington, Anne Oxley, Examining Ni-laterite leach mineralogy & chemistry – a holistic multi-scale approach, Elsevier Press, Minerals Engineering 54, p 100-109

  8. Smith, M.E. and Christie, M., “Geotechnical properties of nickel laterite heap leached ore (ripios) & plant residues,” Heap Leach Solutions, Reno, NV, USA, Sep. 2015

  9. Smith, M.E., “Leach pad liner alternatives for dynamic heaps,” The Mining Record, Feb. 2011.

  10. Steemson, M.L., Sepulveda, C. and Smith, M.E., “Water Management in Tropical Nickel Laterite Heap Leach Projects,” proceedings of II International Congress on Water Management in the Mining Industry, Santiago, Chile, June 2010.

  11. Smith, M.E. and Steemson, M.L., “Problemas Geotécnicos asociados a la Lixiviación de Lateras Niquelíferas en Pilas,” Minería y Medio Ambiente, June 2009.

  12. Steemson, M.L. and Smith, M.E., “The Development of Nickel Laterite Heap Leach Projects,” published in the proceedings of ALTA 2009 Nickel/Cobalt Conference, ALTA Metallurgical Services, Perth, Australia, May 2009

  13. Smith, M.E., “Nickel Laterite Heap Leaching,” presented as part of the Emerging Issues in Heap Leaching short at Geoamericas08, Cancun, Q. Roo, Mexico, 2 March 2008

  14. Beck, A., Smith, M.E. and Colmanetti, J., “Métodos Geométricos empregados na Minimização de Perdas de Solução em Pilhas de Lixiviação de Minério,” proc of the VI Congresso Brasileiro de Geotecnia Ambiental e V Simpósio Brasileiro de Geossintéticos, Recife

  15. Breitenbach, A.J. and Smith M.E., "Geomembrane Raincoat Liners in the Mining Heap Leach Industry," Geosynthetics Magazine, Volume 25, No. 2, pp. 32-39, April/May 2007.

  16. Thiel, R. and Smith, M.E., “State of the Practice Review of Heap Leach Pad Design Issues,” Geotextiles and Geomembranes, Elsevier Press, Sept. 2004.

  17. Smith, M.E., “Applying the Seven Questions to Heap Leaching,” Part 4 in the Sustainable Development in Mining Series, The Mining Record, June 2004.

  18. Joyce, S.A. and Smith, M.E., “Sustainable Development & Mining: Not Necessarily an Oxymoron, The Mining Record, 2004.

  19. Sinha, K.P., Smith, M.E. and Caceres, O.Y., Geotechnical engineering for heap leach operators”, Heap Leaching Solutions Conference, Reno, Nevada, September 14-16, 2015.

  20. Smith, M.E. and Joyce, S.A., “Sustainability in Project Analysis”, Published in The Latin American Mining Record, July/Aug. 2003?.