Andy Fourie

Professor, BSc(Eng) MSc(Eng) Witw., PhD Imp.Coll.(Lond.)

  • The University of Western Australia (M051), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 1054 Citations
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Research Output 2001 2018

2018

A hybrid method for improved stability prediction in construction projects: A case study of stope hangingwall stability

Qi, C., Fourie, A., Ma, G. & Tang, X., 1 Oct 2018, In : Applied Soft Computing Journal. 71, p. 649-658 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Classifiers
Learning algorithms
Learning systems
Supervised learning
Artificial intelligence
Open Access
Fuzzy inference
backfill
compressive strength
Compressive strength
Hydraulics

An experimental and numerical study of runout from a tailings dam failure

Liu, H., 2018, (Unpublished)

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

File
dam failure
tailings dam
modeling
fluid
computational fluid dynamics
6 Citations

An intelligent modelling framework for mechanical properties of cemented paste backfill

Qi, C., Chen, Q., Fourie, A. & Zhang, Q., 1 Jul 2018, In : Minerals Engineering. 123, p. 16-27 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

backfill
Ointments
mechanical property
Mechanical properties
Learning algorithms
1 Citations

A Real-Time Back-Analysis Technique to Infer Rheological Parameters from Field Monitoring

Qi, C. & Fourie, A., 1 Oct 2018, In : Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 51, 10, p. 3029-3043 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

back analysis
Monitoring
Neural networks
monitoring
engineering
14 Citations

A strength prediction model using artificial intelligence for recycling waste tailings as cemented paste backfill

Qi, C., Fourie, A., Chen, Q. & Zhang, Q., 10 May 2018, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 183, p. 566-578 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

artificial intelligence
Tailings
backfill
tailings
Artificial intelligence

Back-Analysis Method for Stope Displacements Using Gradient-Boosted Regression Tree and Firefly Algorithm

Qi, C., Fourie, A. & Zhao, X., 1 Sep 2018, In : Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering. 32, 5, 04018031

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tuning
Rocks
Displacement measurement
Internal friction
Poisson ratio
penetrometer
Centrifuges
centrifuge
polymer
Polymers
1 Citations

Centrifuge model studies on the stability of fibre-reinforced cemented paste backfill stopes

Yi, X. W., Ma, G. W. & Fourie, A., 1 Aug 2018, In : Geotextiles and Geomembranes. 46, 4, p. 396-401 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Centrifuges
backfill
centrifuge
Ointments
Fibers

Characteristic behavior of drained and undrained triaxial compression tests: DEM study

Nguyen, H. B. K., Rahman, M. M. & Fourie, A. B., 1 Sep 2018, In : Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 144, 9, 04018060

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

discrete element method
critical state
Finite difference method
Phase transitions
compression
13 Citations

Comparative Study of Hybrid Artificial Intelligence Approaches for Predicting Hangingwall Stability

Qi, C., Fourie, A., Ma, G., Tang, X. & Du, X., 1 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering. 32, 2, 04017086

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Artificial intelligence
Learning systems
Support vector machines
Logistics
Multilayer neural networks

Data-driven modelling of the flocculation process on mineral processing tailings treatment

Qi, C., Fourie, A., Chen, Q., Tang, X., Zhang, Q. & Gao, R., 20 Sep 2018, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 196, p. 505-516 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ore treatment
mineral processing
Tailings
Flocculation
flocculation

Electrokinetic in situ leaching of gold from intact ore

Martens, E., Prommer, H., Dai, X., Sun, J., Breuer, P. & Fourie, A., 2018, In : Hydrometallurgy. 178, p. 124-136 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citations

Evaluation of the dynamic cone penetrometer to detect compaction in ripped soils

Beckett, C. T. S., Bewsher, S., Guzzomi, A. L., Lehane, B. M., Fourie, A. B. & Riethmuller, G., 1 Jan 2018, In : Soil and Tillage Research. 175, p. 150-157 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

penetrometers
penetrometer
soil compaction
Cones
compaction
3 Citations

Feasibility of electrokinetic in situ leaching of gold

Martens, E., Prommer, H., Dai, X., Wu, M. Z., Sun, J., Breuer, P. & Fourie, A., 1 Jan 2018, In : Hydrometallurgy. 175, p. 70-78 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gold
Leaching
Pyrites
Iodides
Recovery
21 Citations
Ointments
Particle swarm optimization (PSO)
Compressive strength
Neural networks
Tailings
10 Citations

Prediction of open stope hangingwall stability using random forests

Qi, C., Fourie, A., Du, X. & Tang, X., 1 Jun 2018, In : Natural Hazards. 92, 2, p. 1179-1197 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

prediction
design method
matrix
method
3 Citations

Pressure drop in pipe flow of cemented paste backfill: Experimental and modeling study

Qi, C., Chen, Q., Fourie, A., Zhao, J. & Zhang, Q., 15 Jun 2018, In : Powder Technology. 333, p. 9-18 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pipe flow
Ointments
Pressure drop
Pipe
Networks (circuits)
11 Citations

Recycling phosphogypsum and construction demolition waste for cemented paste backfill and its environmental impact

Chen, Q., Zhang, Q., Qi, C., Fourie, A. & Xiao, C., 10 Jun 2018, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 186, p. 418-429 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Demolition
backfill
Environmental impact
Recycling
environmental impact

Risk assessment and prevention of surface subsidence in deep multiple coal seam mining under dense above-ground buildings: Case study

Zhang, J., Sun, Q., Fourie, A., Ju, F. & Dong, X., 23 May 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Human and Ecological Risk Assessment. p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal Mining
Subsidence
backfill
coal seam
Risk assessment

Temperature change and the total stress anomaly in paste backfill

Hasan, A., Kiet, T. W., Sahdi, F., Linda Taib, S. N., Sutan, N. M., Aziz, B. A. & Fourie, A., Apr 2018, In : International Journal of GEOMATE. 14, 44, p. 90-95 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

backfill
cement
anomaly
temperature profiles
temperature
2017
2 Citations

Compaction conditions greatly affect growth during early plant establishment

Beckett, C. T. S., Glenn, D., Bradley, K., Guzzomi, A. L., Merritt, D. & Fourie, A. B., 1 Sep 2017, In : Ecological Engineering. 106, p. 471-481 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

compaction
Compaction
Soils
Water content
water content
3 Citations

Cyclic shear response of cemented paste backfill

Suazo, G., Fourie, A. & Doherty, J., 1 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 143, 1, 04016082

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

backfill
Liquefaction
liquefaction
compressive strength
Compressive strength
2 Citations
slurry
Plasticity
plasticity
polymer
Polymers
2 Citations
backfill
Curing
saturation
refraction
wave propagation
14 Citations

Experimental investigation on the strength characteristics of cement paste backfill in a similar stope model and its mechanism

Chen, Q. S., Zhang, Q. L., Fourie, A., Chen, L. X. & Qi, C. C., 15 Nov 2017, In : Construction and Building Materials. 154, p. 34-43 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ointments
Cements
Microstructure
Scanning electron microscopy
Photography
8 Citations

Undrained behaviour of granular material and the role of fabric in isotropic and K0 consolidations: DEM approach

Nguyen, H. B. K., Rahman, M. M. & Fourie, A. B., 1 Feb 2017, In : Geotechnique. 67, 2, p. 153-167 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Granular materials
Consolidation
digital elevation model
consolidation
Shearing
11 Citations

Utilization of phosphogypsum and phosphate tailings for cemented paste backfill

Chen, Q., Zhang, Q., Fourie, A. & Xin, C., 1 Oct 2017, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 201, p. 19-27 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tailings
backfill
compressive strength
tailings
Compressive strength
2016

Centrifuge modelling of drawdown seepage in tailings storage facilities

Beckett, C. T. S. & Fourie, A. B., 2016, Mine Closure 2016: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Mine Closure. Fourie, A. B. & Tibbet, M. (eds.). Australian Centre for Geomechanics, p. 277-290 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

centrifugal model test
drawdown
tailings
seepage
embankment
8 Citations

Effects of confining stress, density and initial static shear stress on the cyclic shear response of fine-grained unclassified tailings

Suazo Fuentealba, G., Fourie, A., Doherty, J. & Hasan, A., May 2016, In : Geotechnique. 66, 5, p. 401-412

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tailings
tailings
shear stress
Shear stress
Liquefaction
5 Citations
Granular materials
water retention
hydration
Hydration
Cements
9 Citations

Influence of curing temperature and stress conditions on mechanical properties of cementing paste backfill

Walske, M., McWilliam, H., Doherty, J. & Fourie, A., Jan 2016, In : Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 53, 1, p. 148-161

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Curing
Mechanical properties
Hydration
Temperature
Compressive strength
2 Citations
Plasticity
Soils
Polymers
Shear strength
Testing
1 Citations

Liquefaction potential of sand tailings dams evaluated using a probabilistic interpretation of estimated in-situ relative density

Gabriel Villavicencio, A., Breul, P., Bacconnet, C., Fourie, A. & Raúl Espinace, A., 2016, In : Revista de la Construccion. 15, 2, p. 9-18

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tailings
Liquefaction
Dams
Sand
Materials properties

Movement of contaminants in the unsaturated zone of the subsurface from a low flush on-site sanitation system in Ivory Park, Johannesburg

van Ryneveld, M. B., Fourie, A. B. & Palmer, I. H., 2016, In : Water SA. 42, 4, p. 505-515 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Sanitation
sanitation
vadose zone
pollutant
Phosphorus
2 Citations

Water repellent soils: The case for unsaturated soil mechanics

Beckett, C., Fourie, A. & Toll, D., 2016, E3S Web of Conferences: 3rd European Conference on Unsaturated Soils. Delage, P., Cui, Y-J., Ghabezloo, S., Pereira, J-M. & Tang, A-M. (eds.). EDP Sciences, Vol. 9, 11011

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Open Access
File
soil mechanics
soil
water
mine waste
soil erosion
2015
2 Citations

An experimental and numerical study of a landslide triggered by an extreme rainfall event in northern Australia

Fourie, A., Suradi, M. & Saynor, M. J., 2015, In : Landslides. n/a, p. 1-14

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations

Compressive behaviour of fibre-reinforced cemented paste backfill

Yi, X., Ma, G. & Fourie, A., 2015, In : Geotextiles and Geomembranes. 43, 3, p. 207-215

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

backfill
Ointments
Fibers
Tailings
compressive strength
5 Citations

Cyclic DSS tests for the evaluation of stress densification effects in liquefaction assessment

Viana Da Fonseca, A., Soares, M. & Fourie, A., 2015, In : Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering. 75, p. 98-111

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquefaction
Densification
liquefaction
shear stress
sand
5 Citations

Cyclic shear behaviour of fibre-reinforced mine tailings

Festugato, L., Consoli, N. C. & Fourie, A., 2015, In : Geosynthetics International. 22, 2, p. 196-206

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tailings
tailings
Fibers
Gold mines
Silt

Effects of Shear on the Behaviour of Polymer-treated Slurries

Reid, D. & Fourie, A., 2015, Tailings and Mine Waste Management for the 21st Century. Victoria, Australia: AusIMM The Minerals Institute, p. 215-225

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

15 Citations

Investigation of some controllable factors that impact the stress state in cemented paste backfill

Doherty, J., Hasan, A., Fuentealba, G. & Fourie, A., Dec 2015, In : Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 52, 12, p. 1901-1912 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drainage
Water
Cements
Scheduling
7 Citations
Kaolin
slurries
Aluminum Oxide
Slurries
Silicon Dioxide
1 Citations

Rectangular foundations on a sand embankment over mine tailings

Hossain, M., Fourie, A. & Yi-Wen, B. P., Jun 2015, In : International Journal of Geomechanics. 15, 3, p. 1-12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

embankment
tailings
clay
sand
earthmoving equipment
6 Citations

Spread is better: An investigation of the mini-slump test

Gao, J. & Fourie, A., 2015, In : Minerals Engineering. 71, p. 120-132

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Yield stress
Kaolin
Tailings
kaolin
tailings
4 Citations

The effect of consolidation path on undrained behaviour of sand - A DEM approach

Nguyen, H. B. K., Rahman, M. M. M., Cameron, D. A. & Fourie, A., 2015, Proceedings of the 14th International Conference of International Association for Computer Methods and Recent Advances in Geomechanics. CRC Press, p. 175-180

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

digital elevation model
consolidation
sand
simulation
effect
1 Citations

Using the flume test for yield stress measurement of thickened tailings

Gao, J. & Fourie, A., 2015, In : Minerals Engineering. 81, p. 116-127

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stress measurement
Stress measurement
Tailings
tailings
Yield stress
2014

Assessing the post-liquefaction shear strength of thickened tailings in the design stage a review and update

Fourie, A. & Reid, D., 2014, Proceedings of the 17th International Seminar on Paste and Thickened Tailings. Canada: InfoMine, Vol. 1, p. 429-444

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

7 Citations
Open Access
File
Kaolin
Polyethyleneimine
Slurries
Rheology
Consolidation