Mine Design and Numerical Modelling Laboratory - McGill University

Research Areas

Dynamic rock mass response to mining

Rockburst control with destress blasting

Mining-induced fault-slip

Coal mine roadway and roof stability

Geotechnical risk assessment of mine instability

Numerical modelling and optimization of mining sequence

Geotechnical stability of mine tailings dams

Design and practice of cemented rockfill

Unplanned ore dilution

Load monitoring of rock supports

Dynamic rock supports

Explosive free rock breakage with expansive cements

Biaxial strength of burst-prone rocks

Electro-magnetic emission and Kaiser effect in rock

Rockburst and gas outburst phenomena

Rock slope stability

Alternative underground mine designs

Novel ore transport systems