Professor Sarma Kanchibotla

Professorial Research Fellow

Sustainable Minerals Institute
s.kanchibotla@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 65915

Overview

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland

Publications

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Grants

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Master Philosophy

  • Master Philosophy

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Kanchibotla, Sarma S. (2014). Mine to mill value chain optimization: role of blasting. In Corby G. Anderson, Robert C. Dunne and John L. Uhrie (Ed.), Mineral processing and extractive metallurgy: 100 years of innovation (pp. 51-64) Englewood, CO, United States: Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Paredes, C., Jokovic, V. and Kanchibotla, S. S. (2018). Prediction of run of mine particle size distribution and grinding circuit performance using blast hole drilling data. In: 12th International Symposium on Rock Fragmentation by Blasting, Luleå, Sweden, (). 9-15 June 2018.

  • Faramarzi, F. , Jokovic, V. , Morrison, R. and Kanchibotla, S. S. (2018). Quantifying variability of ore breakage by impact. In: Comminution '18, Cape Town, South Africa, (). 16-19 April 2018.

  • Rogers, W. D. and Kanchibotla, Sarma (2013). Application of stochastic approach to predict blast movement. In: Pradeep K. Singh and Amalendu Sinha, Rock Fragmentation by Blasting, Fragblast 10: Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Rock Fragmentation by Blasting. 10th International Symposium on Rock Fragmentation by Blasting (FRAGBLAST 10), New Delhi, India, (257-265). 24-29 November 2012. doi:10.1201/b13759-34

  • Adair, B., Morrison, R. and Kanchibotla, S. (2013). Implications of next generation ore sorting for definition of an ore deposit. In: Proceedings of Physical Separation '13. Physical Separation '13, Falmouth, Cornwall, U.K., (). 20-21 June, 2013.

  • Rogers, W., Kanchibotla, S. S., Tordoir, A., Ako, S., Engmann, E. and Bisiaux, B. (2012). Solutions to reduce blast-induced ore loss and dilution at Ahafo Gold Mine in Ghana. In: 2012 SME Annual Meeting and Exhibit 2012, SME 2012, Meeting Preprints. 2012 SME Annual Meeting & Exhibit (SME 2012), Seattle, Washington, USA, (6-10). 19 - 22 February 2012.

  • Rogers, Wayne, Kanchibotla, Sarma, Tordoir, Alan, Ako, Seth, Engmann, Eric and Bisiaux, Bryon (2012). Understanding blast movement and its impacts on grade control at Ahafo Gold Mine in Ghana. In: Proceedings of the Thirty-Eighth Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Technique. 38th Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Technique, Nashville, TN, USA, (11-22). 12 - 15 February 2012.

  • Tucker, M., Kanchibotla, S. and Ruest, M. (2006). Modelling coal loss in open-pit blasting using PFC2D. In: Fragblast-8: 8th International Symposia on Rock Fragmentation by Blasting. 8th International Symposia on Rock Fragmentation by Blasting (Fragblast-8), Santiago, Chile, (109-113). 7-11 May 2006.

  • Thornton, D. M., Kanchibotla, S. S. and Esterle, J. S. (2001). A fragmentation model to estimate ROM size distribution of soft rock types. In: Proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Technique. 27th Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Techniques, Orlando, Florida, (41-53). 28-31 January 2001.

  • Grundstrom, C., Kanchibotla, S., Jankovic, A. and Thornton, D. M. (2001). Blast fragmentation for maximising the SAG mill throughput at Porgera goldmine. In: Proceedings of the Twenty-Seventh Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Technique. Twenty-Seventh Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Te, Orlando, Florida, (383-399). 28-31 January 2001.

  • Lam, M., Jankovic, A., Valery, W. and Kanchibotla, S. (2001). Maximising SAG mill throughput at Porgera gold mine by optimising blast fragmentation. In: D Barratt et al, Proceedings of an International Conference on Autogenous and semi-Autogenous Grinding Technology. SAG 2001, Vancouver BC, (271-288). 30 Sept - 3 Oct 2001.

  • Valery, W., Morrell, S., Kojovic, T., Kanchibotla, S. S. and Thornton, D. M. (2001). Modelling and simulation techniques applied for optimisation of mine to mill operations and case studies. In: A. da Luz and P. Soares et al, VI Southern Hemisphere Meeting on Mineral Technology. VI Southern Hemisphere Meeting on Mineral Technology, Rio de Janeiro, (107-116). 27 May - 1 June 2001.

  • Thornton, D. M., Kanchibotla, S. and Brunton, I. D. (2001). Modelling the impact of rock mass and blast design variation on blast fragmentation. In: Alex Marton, Proceedings of EXPLO 2001 Blasting Techniques and Technology: Today and Tomorrow's. EXPLO 2001, Hunter Valley, NSW, (197-205). 28-31 October 2001.

  • Scott, A., Segui, J. and Kanchibotla, S. S. (2000). Ore characterisation for mine to mill fragmentation.. In: Proceedings 4th International Mining Geology Conference. , Coolum, Qld., (247-253). 14-17 May 2000.

  • Esterle, J., Kanchibotla, S. S. and Thornton, D. M. (2000). Using brightness profiles to optimise coal blasting. In: Bowen Basin Symposium 2000. Bowen Basin Symposium 2000- the New Millenium, Rockhampton, Queensland, (181-190). 22nd-24th October, 2000.

  • Scott, A., Kanchibotla, S. S. and Morrell, S. (1999). Blasting for mine to mill optimisation. In: Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Publication Series: Explo'99: A Conference on rock Breaking. Explo'99: A Conference on Rock Breaking, Kalgoorlie, WA, (3-8). 7-11 November 1999.

  • Kanchibotla, S. S., Valery, W. and Morrell, S. (1999). Modelling fines in blast fragmentation and its impact on crushing and grinding. In: Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Publication Series: Explo'99: A Conference on rock Breaking. Explo'99: A Conference on Rock Breaking, Kalgoorlie, WA, (137-144). 7-11 November 1999.

  • Atasoy, Y., Brunton, I., Tapia-Vergara, F. and Kanchibotla, S. (1998). Implementation of split to estimate the size distribution of rocks in mining and milling operations.. In: Proceedings of Mine to Mill Conference, The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. In Mine to Mill Conference, The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Brisbane, Australia, (). 11-14 October, 1998.

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor