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Richard Durham

Professor, BSc PhD Lond., DIC, ARSM, MAusIMM

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

    6009 Perth


  • 20 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
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Personal profile


Course co-ordinator for BE Mining Engineering


  • Simulation
  • Geostatistics
  • Orebody modelling
  • Visualisation

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Research Output 2009 2019

  • 20 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
  • 4 Conference paper
  • 2 Article
  • 1 Doctoral Thesis

The Optimization of Cemented Hydraulic Backfill Mixture Design Parameters for Different Strength Conditions Using Artificial Intelligence Algorithms

Sadrossadat, E., Basarir, H., Karrech, A., Durham, R., Fourie, A. & Bin, H., 3 Dec 2019, Proceedings of the 28th International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection - MPES 2019. Topal, E. (ed.). Switzerland: Springer, p. 219-227 (Springer Series in Geomechanics and Geoengineering).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Artificial intelligence
Compressive strength
Genetic programming
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An Extended Conceptual Model of Caving Mechanics

Cumming-Potvin, D. J., 2018, (Unpublished)

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis


Comparison of Alternative Truck Maintenance Strategies using Simulation

Durham, R. & Schaillee, J-P., 2017, Mine Planning and Equipment Selection: MPES 2017. Ghodrati, B., Kumar, U. & Schunnesson, H. (eds.). Lulea: Lulea University of Technology, p. 57-66

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Open pit mining
Mineral industry
Operating costs

Integrated open pit pushback selection and production capacity optimization

Elkington, T. & Durham, R., 2011, In : Journal of Mining Science. 47, p. 177-190

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Challenges and Opportunities for Simulation Modelling Integrating Mine Haulage and Truck Shop Operations

Hodkiewicz, M., Richardson, S. & Durham, R., 2010, Proceedings of the 2010 Australian Mining Technology Conference "Technology changing the mining business footprint". Queensland, Australia, Vol. 2010. p. 163-172

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper