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<p>During the last few years, most production-based businesses have been under enormous pressure to improve their top-line growth and bottom-line savings. As a result, many companies are turning to systems and technologies that can help optimise their supply ...
Reference: Int J Adv Manuf Technol (2014) 72:1021–1037
<p>For the purpose of production scheduling, open-pit mines are discretized into three-dimensional arrays known as block models. Production scheduling consists of deciding which blocks should be extracted, when they should be extracted, and what to do with ...
Reference: Operations Research Vol. 60, No. 3, May–June 2012, pp. 517–528
 
<p>This report has been prepared by Lake Victoria Resources (T) Limited (LVRTL). It summarizes the results of the exploration completed in the Singida - Londoni Gold Project which is situated in the SE of the Lake Victoria Gold Fields in central Tanzania, ...
Reference: NI 43-101 Technical Report Prepared By Lake Victoria Resources (T) Limited
One of the principal costs in mine is related to purchase and application of equipment. Proper fleet selection, in a way that it secures the production needs of a mine as well as minimizes costs of production, is one of the real challenges of mine planners. ...
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This paper discusses the environmental impacts of dimension stone mining and recommends effective means for dealing with the practical aspects of reclamation and mine closure in dimension stone mining within the context of environmentally responsible business ...
Reference: The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Surface Mining 2008
<p>This paper looks at the socio-economic impacts and challenges of surface mining by using Gold Fields Ghana Ltd. Tarkwa, Ghana as a case study. The company has a concession of about 208 sq km located in the heart of the Wassa communities in the Western Region ...
Reference: The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Surface Mining 2008
<p>This paper presents the author's view on the main challenges for autonomous operation in surface mining environment. A brief overview of the mine operation is presented showing the number of components that needs to interact in a safe, robust and efficient ...
Reference: Robotics Research, Volume 28, 2007, pp 268-280
The economical analyses of different Chuquicamata open pit mine planning scenarios, indicate that the pit closure should occur at latest in the year of 2017. However, about 60,000 m of drill holes have demonstrated that below the pit bottom there is a potential ...
Reference: The South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, International Symposium on Stability of Rock Slopes in Open Pit Mining and Civil Engineering
<p>The main objective of this paper is to describe the process of mine scheduling as is being practiced At Bogoso Gold Limited in its mine planning activities.<br /><br />The Bogoso area has a long and chequered mining history of both open pit and underground ...
Reference: 5th FIG Regional Conference, Accra, Ghana, March 8-11, 2006
This paper describes the geotechnical, structural and hydrogeological setting of PB8S, reconciliation between design and slope performance and the slope engineering techniques used to effectively manage the risks associated with the slope. These techniques ...
Reference: The South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, International Symposium on Stability of Rock Slopes in Open Pit Mining and Civil Engineering