No.  Title: First Author: Company: Country:
1 Managing Blast-Induced Highwall Deformation Using an Improved Signature Hole Technique: A Case Study from Cortez Gold Mines, northeast Nevada, USA P. Jenks Barrick  USA
2 Predicting slope failures using slope-monitoring radar   S. Borron Global Slope Monitoring USA
3 An application of point estimation methods to assess open pit slope stability M. Valerio Golder Associates  Canada
4 UAV use for Photogrammetry of Sub-Vertical Highwall Faces and Geotechnical Structural Characterisation A. N. Brown Thiess Pty Ltd Australia
5 Scale–effect considerations for shear strength assessment of coal mine spoil L.  Bradfield Thiess Pty Ltd Australia
6 Structural domaining for geotechnical slope design R. Thomas Absolute Geotechnics Pty  Australia
7 New Methodology for Estimating the Likelihood of Failure of an Excavated Slope in an Open Cut Coal Mine A. McQuillan Unviersity of New South Wales Australia
8 Bench face reliability – compensation and adjustments J. Mathis   Zostrich Geotechnical USA
9 State of the practice for high capacity post-tensioned rock anchors. A slope stabilization perspective N. Poves University of British Columbia Canada
10 Analysis of Large-Scale Pit Slope Stability — The Aitik Mine Revisited J. Sjöberg Itasca Sweden
11 Use of radar system for real-time safety-critical slope monitoring and long-term mine planning in Siilinjärvi mine, Finland S. Mononen  Yara Suomi Oy Siilinjärvi Mine Finland
12 Coupled probabilistic-numerical methodology for the reliability-based design of slopes A. V. Deliveris CERTH – CPERI Greece
13 Wall control blasting optimization. Rock-fall Safety, Increased Reserves, Reduced waste. Case studies J. Floyd Blast Dynamics USA
14 Stability Analysis of the working face slope and the inner dump in a lignite open pit mine V. Pozo  Subterra Ingeniería Spain
15 Slope Design Reconciliation - Closing the Loop M. Bester Anglo American South Africa
16 Effect of Rock Mass Strength Parameters Variation on the Fracturing Amount in Rock Slopes  A. K. Alzo’ubi Abu Dhabi University United Arab Emirates
17 Design of a pile reinforcemnt of a motorway slope in soft cohesive soils G. Ibarra Subterra Ingeniería Chile
18 A review of the bench slope design at the Aitik and Salmijärvi open pits, Sweden
R. Ortiz  Itasca  Chile
19 Aguablanca, a case study in slope stability management P. O’Bryan P. O’Bryan Australia
20 Standard Deviation of Rock Mass Shear Strength: How to Incorporate the Reduction in Variance Due to Spatial Averaging for Use in Probabilistic Analysis S.D. Cylwik Call & Nicholas USA
21 Geotechnical characteristics of spoil materials in European open pit lignite mines  M. Masoudian  University of Nottingham United Kingdom 
22 New Approach to Detect Imminent Failure by Utilising Coherence Attribute Measurement on Ground Based Slope Stability Radar (SSR) F. Andika GroundProbe  Indonesia
23 New radar-based methods for rockfall hazard mitigation in open-pit mines N. Coli IDS GeoRadar Italy
24 Slope steepening through investigation and perfomance improvements at the Tio pit, Rio Tinto Fer et Titane, Quebec M. Rougier Golder Associates  Canada
25 Analytical Scarp Detection Model – Defining an Intuitive Indicator through Local Dispersion Analysis of Landslide Point Clouds A. Fernández  Geocontrol Spain
26 Open Pit Optimization at Kışladağ Gold Mine S. Ergun Eldorado Gold Corporation  Turkey
27 Optimal shapes of the slopes for open pit mines S. Utili Newcastle University  United Kingdom 
28 Overall probability of failure of rock slopes with multiple failure modes J. Dong Du SNC-Lavalin  Canada
29 Effect of Blast Vibration on Degradation of Shear Strength of Discontinuities and Pit Slope Stability  A. Siamaki University of Toronto Canada
30 A new rockfall hazard assessment approach for urban areas in tropical regions R. Costa Federal University of Ouro Preto Brazil 
31 Recognizing blast damage and its impact on achievable bench face angles R. Barkley Call & Nicholas USA
32 Improved Safety through Pit Slope Optimization: Valley Pit Phase 8 Slope Steepening Project M. Veillette Teck Highland Valley Copper Canada
33 Mine slope global failure: back analysis and redesign I. García  SRK Consulting Argentina
34 Influence of parameters on the development of landslides in Estrada de Ferro Vitória-Minas slopes C. Corteletti Federal University of Ouro Preto Brazil 
35 The use of the Maptek I-Site 8820 laser scanner and Sentry software system in managing brittle rock movements at the Kanmantoo Copper Mine in Australia B. J. Hutchison Hillgrove Resources Australia
36 Risk assessment and management of effects of groundwater in mining pits S. O’Neill O’Neill Hydro-Geotechnical Engineering Canada
37 DFN based analysis of step path failure pathways for improved slope stability analysis S. Rogers Golder Associates  Canada
38 Probabilistic Bench Scale Slope Designs Based Upon Realistic Discrete Fracture Network Models S. Rogers Golder Associates  Canada
39 Design, Development and Slope Performance of the East Highwall at the Barrick Cortez Hills Open Pit Mine, Northeast Nevada, USA P. Jenks Barrick  USA
40 Management of Geotechnical Data – AngloGold Ashanti Experience J. M. Seery  AngloGold Ashanti  South Africa
41 Discontinuity mapping bias and bench face angle reliability  J. Mathis   Zostrich Geotechnical USA
42 Numerical simulation of spoil slopes using an anisotropic elastic-viscoplastic model H. Zanganeh  University of Nottingham United Kingdom 
43 Stress Heterogeneity near Open Pits J. Severin  Piteau Associates Canada
44 Importance of characterization and representation of fault damage zones in slope stability models J. Severin  Piteau Associates Canada
45 A real-time ground motion disaster mitigation system based on satellite, drone and ground radar images for improving the mining industry safety and efficiency J.  Duro Dares Technology Spain
46 Highly reliable and cost efficient slope stability monitoring: A revolution for mining operators thanks to free radar satellite images and image processing advancements J.  Granda Dares Technology Spain
47 Wireless monitoring of pore-pressure and dewatering activities in the Aitik Boliden Mine in northern Sweden C. Lafuente Worldsensing Spain
48 An integrated, multi-sensor remote sensing approach for rock mass and damage characterization D. Donati Simon Fraser University Canada
49 The use of multivariate statistical methods in risk assessment systems for mine slopes T. Barreto  Federal University of Ouro Preto Brazil 
50 Evaluation of geomechanical parameters through Factor Analysis T. Barreto  Federal University of Ouro Preto Brazil 
51 Application of Principal Component Analysis to a dataset of rock mine slopes A. E. Medeiros Federal University of Ouro Preto Brazil 
52 Steeply dipping footwalls in coal mines A. Duran Pells Sullivan Meynink Australia
53 Improved Safety through Pit Slope Optimization: the Valley Pit Phase 8 Slope Steepening Project M. Veillette  Teck Highland Valley Copper  Canada
54 Bayesian updating of geotechnical parameters in pit slope design F. Contreras The University of Queensland Australia
55 Determining Field Scale Properties of Discontinuities for Geotechnical Analysis A. Ford  The University of Queensland Australia
56 New radar-based method for monitoring of broad areas of blast-induced vibrations in open-pit mines N. Coli IDS GeoRadar Italy
57 Possibilities of UAV in open-cast mine monitoring (project SLOPES) J. Burda VÚHU Most Czech Republic
58 An overview of safety critical monitoring at Kao Mine, Lesotho S. Coetsee SRK Consulting South Africa
59 An Overview of Bench Design for Cut Slopes – A Case Study S. Coetsee SRK Consulting South Africa
60 Mitigation of bench scale failure risk and ramp protection at Kolomela mine - A case study J. Hattingh Kumba Iron Ore South Africa
61 Lateral affectation of rockfall due to vertical operation E. Bermedo El Soldado Mine Chile
62 Characterization of a large slope failure in an open-pit mine through the back-analysis of satellite InSAR and ground-based radar data P. Farina Università degli Studi di Firenze Italy
63 A rockfall hazard appraisal and management system for quarries and open pir mines S. J. Collins Aggregate Industries Ltd United Kingdom 
64 3D finite element back analysis of a large rock slope failure on the East wall of the LAB Chrysotile Mine in Canada M. Grenon Université Laval Canada
65 InSAR in the Clouds - Satellite-based Monitoring of Grasberg – Challenges, Solutions, and Value
M. Sullivan PT Freeport Indonesia
66 Improving cave productivity from Space Satellite-based Monitoring of Grasberg  –  Applications of Speckle tracking

D. Holden SRK Consulting Canada
67 A Directional Rock Mass Strength Model for Coal Mine Slopes Accounting for Structural Anisotropy and Slope Orientation M. Tsang The University of Queensland Australia
68 DInSAR study over mining environments: Double geometry analysis and frequent update approach with Bulletins. Case study Silopi and Siirt Mines, Turkey F. Sánchez Tre Altamira Spain
69 Implementation of on-line monitoring and numerical modeling at western slope of Belchatow mine (Poland) Z. Bednarczyk Poltegor-Institute Poland
70 Remediation of In-Pit Dump Slope Failure at Bara Anugrah Sejahtera (BAS) Open Pit Coal Mine, Indonesia L. Rachmad Geomine Indonesia
71 Identifying “signature” parameters of markedly brittle slope failures in monitoring data: experience from an open pit mine. P. Farina Università degli Studi di Firenze Italy
72 Design, Development and Slope Performance of the East Highwall at the Barrick Cortez Hills Open Pit Mine, Northeast Nevada, USA P. Jenks Barrick  USA
73 Assessment of Depressurisation Approaches at Debswana’s Orapa Mine, Botswana B. Maswabi Debswana Diamond Company Botswana
74 Groundwater Characterization, Conceptualization, and the Role of Numerical Groundwater Flow Modelling: A Case Study at the Resolution Copper Mine S. B. Meyerhoff Itasca USA
75 Effective Dewatering and Depressurisation at Kolomela Mine, South Africa E. Hattingh Kolomela Mine South Africa
76 Non-Linear Strength Characterization and Slope Performance of Consolidated Valley-Fill Alluvium in Nevada P. M. Strenk  Golder Associates  USA
77 Kinematic Evaluation of Pit Shell Designs using Geotechnical Block Models J. Venter  AngloGold Ashanti  Australia
78 Managing the interaction between an active Sub-Level Cave and Open Pit operation from breakthrough to ongoing surface subsidence over 10 years at the Telfer Gold Mine S. Nicoll Newcrest Mining Limited Australia
79 The use of new technologies to monitor mine slopes stability in Brazil B. Castilho Samarco Mineração Brazil 
80 Following a risk-based approach in slope design: The Thabazimbi failure case stydy T. Dlokweni Itasca South Africa
81 Maximising geotechnical value through effective and efficient data management systems and training in open pit and underground mining operations N. Bar Gecko Geotechnics Australia
82 Effect of Coal Rib stability on Internal dragline dump stability  A. Ray Banaras Hindu University India
83 Effect of weak layer on dump slope stability R. Rai  Banaras Hindu University India
84 Managing the interaction between open pit operations and historic and active underground workings at Telfer Gold Mine S. Nicoll Newcrest Mining Limited Australia
85 Determination of rock discontinuity shear strength from laboratory direct shear test work J. Cadman Absolute Geotechnics Pty  Australia
86 Case study: optimisation of footwall slope design through critical review of structural orientation data from diamond drilling R. Thomas Absolute Geotechnics Pty  Australia
87 Interaction between underground and open pit in El Soldado Mine E. Bermedo El Soldado Mine Chile
88 Important Considerations in Pit Wall Depressurisation for Optimising Slope Design: A Case Study I. de Brugn SRK Consulting Australia
89 Back  Analysis of  Dump Slope Failure  - a case study S. Gupte Visvesvaraya Natiional Inst. of Technology India
90 Augmenting geotechnical datasets to create better rock mass models D. Walker SRK Consulting Australia
91 Determining the Optimum Slope Angle using an Integrated Mine Planning Approach J. Venter  AngloGold Ashanti  Australia
92 A Safety Risk Model for Open Pit Slope Management J. Venter  AngloGold Ashanti  Australia
93 Probability of Failure and Anisotropic Slopes J. Venter  AngloGold Ashanti  Australia
94 Magnetic susceptibility and anisotropy of magnetic susceptibility; succesful tool for the detection of microshear in slopes stability studies F. Martín-Hernández Universidad Complutense de Madrid Spain
95 Applicability of Strain Softening Models to Slope Stability Analyses C. Cancino Itasca  Chile
96 Hydrogeological model for assessment of slope depressurization options and slope designs at Escondida mine (Chile) F. Ortuño Itasca  Chile
97 Transitional Rock Mass Disturbance in Open Pit Mine Slopes Related to Large-Scale Excavation N. Rose Piteau Associates Canada
98 The impact of the structural modelling in geotechnical characterization of folded rock masses at open-pit mining D. Carrizo  University of Chile Chile
99 Pit slope stability challenges and complex failure modes at Gibraltar mine W. Newcomen BGC Engineering  Canada
100 Managing the Interaction between the Unstable West Highwall and the 2B Underground at the Barrick Golden Sunlight Mine, Montana, USA M. Turner Barrick  USA
101 Development of a New Rockfall Rating System for Open Pit Mines Based on Quantitative Assessment of Rockfall Risk M. Teran  Amec Foster Wheeler Peru
102 Suggested standards for improving structural geologic definition for open pit design T.G.Carter Golder Associates  Canada
103 A comparison of stress-deformation modeling and limit equilibrium approaches for evaluating the stability of large rock slopes K. Moffitt Golder Associates  Canada
104 Dimensionless representations of factor of safety and critical failure surface location for slopes in Mohr-Coulomb material based on the bishop method of slices. Article 1 C. Carranza-Torres University of Minnesota USA
105 Dimensionless representations of factor of safety and critical failure surface location for slopes in Mohr-Coulomb material based on the bishop method of slices. Article 2 C. Carranza-Torres University of Minnesota USA
106 Back-analysis of the Bingham Canyon South Wall– a quasi-static complex failure mechanism K. Moffitt Golder Associates  Canada
107 Multi-Plane Analysis Limit Equilibrium Analysis of Open Pits M.D. Fredlund SoilVision Systems  Canada
108 Stochastic Modelling of Heterogeneous Parameters for the Determination of Slope Stability A. Dyson Federation University Australia Australia
109 Advanced Strength Reduction Search Strategies Applied to Finite Element Analysis of Slope Stability A. Dyson Federation University Australia Australia
110 Managing and validating limited borehole geotechnical information for rock mass characterization purposes - a practical case for an open pit mine project in Peru A. Huaman SRK Consulting Peru
111 Slope Stability Analysis at Escondida Mine, Part II: A Methodology for Slope Optimization Applying a Calibrated Numerical Model in 3DEC. J. Calderón Minera Escondida  Chile
112 Slope Stability Analysis at Escondida Mine, Part I: Development and Calibration of 3D Numerical Model in 3DEC. V. Rivero Itasca  Chile
113 Slope stability under simultaneous open pit and underground mining at Chuquicamata mine C. Álvarez Itasca  Chile
114 Open Pit And Underground Mine Interaction Through Three Dimensional Discontinuum Modeling
V. Rivero University of Chile Chile
115 Investigating the Elastoplasticity of Victorian Brown Coal Based on Stress-Path Triaxial Test Results M. Karami Federation University Australia Australia
116 Influence of hydrothermal alteration on the strength of an intrusive rock L. Peña Anddes Asociados Peru
117 Calibration of Nonlinear Constitutive Models for Numerical Modelling of the Interseam Clay in Australia's Second Largest Open Cut Mine M. Karami Federation University Australia Australia
118 Bench-Scale kinematic Design Tools for Open Pit Slopes A. Bloem  SRK Consulting Canada
119 Blast Damage Characterization and the Implications for Slope Performance, an Example from the Hollinger Open Pit in Ontario, Canada A. Bloem  SRK Consulting Canada
120 Hollinger Mine’s Bench-Crest Armor and Wall-Control Strategy and Implementation A. Bloem  SRK Consulting Canada
121 Effect of mineralization on strength properties of a sedimentary formation I. Jesús Anddes Asociados Peru
122 Back-analysis of an open pit slope failure at a coal mine in Canada C. Clayton Tetra Tech EBA Canada
123 Approach to Geotechnical Characterization and Slope Design in Specific Deposits Types B. Murphy  SRK Consulting Canada
124 Understanding Legacy Risk on Existing Open Pit Operations  B. Murphy  SRK Consulting Canada
125 Key performance indicators for transition materials in tropical environments and their influence on bench slope stability E. Saunders SRK Consulting Canada
126 Using Multichannel Analysis of Surface Wave (MASW) for Determining the Depth of Slip Surface Below Ground Level M. Ghadrdan Federation University Australia Australia
127 Geophysical Estimation of the Coefficient of Lateral Earth Pressure in an Open-pit Mine  M. Ghadrdan Federation University Australia Australia
128 Numerical Investigation of Potential Pore Water Pressure Changes In Jointed Brown Coal Due To Waste Material Placement Against A Brown Coal Open-Cut Batter T. Shaghaghi Federation University Australia Australia
129 Characterization and performance analysis of novel in-ground, wireless sensing platform to reduce uncertainty in field application A. Soto University of Chile Chile
130 Slope design in an open pit within a tailings storage facility J. Ale Amec Foster Wheeler Peru
131 A semi-quantitative map based method for evaluating the reliability of an open pit slope design D. Kinakin BGC Engineering  Canada
132 EasyMap: New Software to Optimize Geological and Geotechnical Mapping Workflows  W. Barnett SRK Consulting Canada
133 Geotechnical true viewer geomechanical in situ analysis for open pit mines A. Torres GMS  Engineering Chile
134 Slope Stability Analysis at Escondida Mine: A strong cycle to achieve good performances J.J. Muñoz Minera Escondida  Chile
135 Management of a slope failure at Punta de Aguilones quarry E. Trigueros Technical University of Cartagena Spain
136 The use of InSAR to monitor tailings dam’s stability in the mining sector, case study Samarco, Brazil F. Sánchez Tre Altamira Spain
137 Escondida Mine: The geotechnical challenge of a super pit J.J. Muñoz Minera Escondida  Chile
138 Definition of Geometric Parameters for Stability Analysis on Itabirites in the Alegria Complex, Samarco Mineração S.A. E. Diniz Samarco Mineração Brazil 
139 Slope stability assessment of a 150 meter high rockfill tailings dam F. Pérez Amec Foster Wheeler Peru
140 Applications of Block Modelling in Geotechnical Analysis and Design of Pit Slopes and Underground Mines R.W. Pratt Call & Nicholas USA
141 Geotecnia sísmica y modelo progresivo distensivo de la onda canal en el terreno A. Daza Universidad de Córdoba Spain
142 Definition of intact rock bridges for 2D and 3D slope stability problems D. Elmo    University of British Columbia Canada
143 A complex geotechnical modelling of an open pit slope. Application to Cobre las Cruces North Slope S. Cooper Cobre Las Cruces-First Quantum Spain
144 The Yellowstone Talc Mine D. Morrison Call & Nicholas USA
145 Probabilistic stability analysis of slopes in highly heterogeneous rock masses H. Rafiei  University of Alberta Canada
146 Influence of in situ stress field on the stability of pit walls – A case study S. D’Ambra Golder Associates  Canada
147 Improved understanding of active slope instability mechanisms in lignite operations C. Vanneschi University of Exeter United Kingdom 
148 The absence of correlation between the Barton-Bandis predicted shear strength and the observed shear strength from bedding partings in the Pilbara K. Mercer University of Western Australia Australia
149 An Investigation of Slope Tension Crack Monitoring Using Fibre Optic Sensing B. Yang The University of Queensland Australia
150 Full Wall Control Blasting Optimization M. Rocha Rocha Blast Engineers Spain
151 Case Study - Venetia Mine: Assessing Probability of Failure in a Complex Geological and Mining Environment J. Ekkerd DeBeers Group South Africa
152 Case Study - Voorspoed Mine: Mining in Weak Mud Rock J. Ekkerd DeBeers Group South Africa
153 State-of-the-Art Monitoring Techniques for Samarco Tailings Dams L. Clarkson  The University of Queensland Australia
154 Managing Large Scale Failures – A Case Study from Ok Tedi Mine, Papua New Guinea F.M. Weir Pells Sullivan Meynink Australia
155 Operational and Design Considerations for Land Based Beach Mining 30m Below the Atlantic Ocean P. de Graaf DeBeers Group South Africa
156 Desmontes de gran altura para centrales de energía en Guatemala J. Oteo  Eis-Guía Spain
157 The application of run out analysis to mine site landslides M. Llano-Serna  The University of Queensland Australia
158 Novel approach to numerical modelling of rock fractures using Slope Model I. Pedemonte University of Chile Chile
159 The Sub Surface Profiler: Application of Ground Penetrating Radar in Surface Mines
A. Pienaar Reutech Mining, Stellenbosch South Africa
160 Unlocking Productivity: Why Geotechnical Sensor Integration Holds the Key A. Pienaar Reutech Mining, Stellenbosch South Africa
161 Undercutting Bedding to Optimise Pit Angles at Iron Ore Company of Canada – Can it be done? G. Abrahams Rio Tinto, Iron Ore Company  Canada
162 Refining the Wall Control Blasting Program at Rio Tinto’s Iron Ore Company of Canada Mine G. Abrahams  Rio Tinto, Iron Ore Company  Canada
163 Use of Response Surface Methodology in computationally intensive 3DEC models of open pit slope influenced by a block caving operation  M. Marciniak University of Chile Chile
164 Applications of the MetaSensing's FastGBSAR for monitoring open pit mines and for rockfall detection L. Corucci MetaSensing BV Netherlands 
165 Statistical analysis of wall failures in open pit mines around the world. Considerations on failure size, total deformation, velocity, sensitivity and uncertainty using inverse velocity for its prediction A. Cabrejo GroundProbe Pty Ltd Australia
166 Interpretation of instability_GD_clean P. Dight   ACG Australia
167 Rockfalls in water abstract_GD_clean P. Dight   ACG Australia
168 A risk based approach to Design Acceptance Criteria (DAC) V. Pere Rio Tinto USA
169 Modelling with FLAC3D Case Study_Slope Stability 2018  M. Costello Golder Associates  Canada
170 An empirical approach to define suitable slope design parameters for saprolite and transition material based on measuring the geometry of past slope failures and stable areas on interim pit slopes K. Sattan IAM Gold Suriname
171 Evaluation of building damages due to open pit mine activities. Application on Mavropigi open mine – Greece  M. Alheib Ineris France
172 Stability assessment of rock slopes using empirical approaches: comparison between Slope Mass Rating and Q-slope L. Jordá IGME Spain
173 Evolution of Synthetic Aperture Radar technology for safety-critical monitoring in open pit mines. N.Coli IDS GeoRadar Italy
174 A case of study of managing complicated deforming slopes in a large open pit operation  D. Kinakin BCG Engineering Canada
175 Optimization of rocky presplit - solid interaction using an advanced hybrid numeric model F. Orellana Itasca Chile
176 Comparing traditional and televiewer methods of structural data collection K. Llewelyn SRK Consulting United Kingdom 
177 Pit Slope Depressurisation at the Essakane Open Pit Gold Mine M. Raynor SRK Consulting United Kingdom 
178 A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Dip Slope Mining in Jwaneng Mine Botswana K. Gabanakgosi DeBeers Group Botswana