Open Science Research Excellence

ICURM 2018 : International Conference on Underground Rock Mechanics

London, United Kingdom
July 26 - 27, 2018

Call for Papers

ICURM 2018 : International Conference on Underground Rock Mechanics is the premier interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Underground Rock Mechanics. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:
  • Underground rock mechanics
  • Rock mechanics for underground mining
  • Rock mechanics challenges in underground construction and mining
  • Damage analysis of rock mass coupling joints
  • Geotechnical field investigation, mapping, logging, and databasing
  • Structural interpretation and analysis
  • Rock mass characterization and domain modelling
  • Mining method selection and excavation sequencing optimisation
  • Assessment of impact of groundwater on underground design
  • Mine infrastructure and capital development excavation design
  • Underground stability analysis, 2D and 3D modelling and design
  • Dilution, fragmentation and caving analysis
  • Design of underground support systems
  • Design, implementation and management of monitoring systems
  • Training of client personnel