An interactive planning and scheduling framework for optimising pits-to-crushers operations

Liu, Shi Qiang & Kozan, Erhan (2012) An interactive planning and scheduling framework for optimising pits-to-crushers operations. Industrial Engineering & Management Systems, 11(1), pp. 94-102.

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Abstract

In this paper, an interactive planning and scheduling framework are proposed for optimising operations from pits to crushers in ore mining industry. Series of theoretical and practical operations research techniques are investigated to improve the overall efficiency of mining systems due to the facts that mining managers need to tackle optimisation problems within different horizons and with different levels of detail. Under this framework, mine design planning,mine production sequencing and mine transportation scheduling models are integrated and interacted within a whole optimisation system. The proposed integrated framework could be used by mining industry for reducing equipment costs, improving the production efficiency and maximising the net present value.

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ID Code: 67056
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Open Pit Mining, Mine Design Planning, Mine Production Sequencing, Mine Transportation Scheduling, Pits to Crushers
DOI: 10.7232/iems.2012.11.1.094
ISSN: 1598-7248
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES (010000) > APPLIED MATHEMATICS (010200) > Operations Research (010206)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > RESOURCES ENGINEERING AND EXTRACTIVE METALLURGY (091400) > Mining Engineering (091405)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Past > Schools > Mathematical Sciences
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 KIIE
Deposited On: 06 Feb 2014 23:04
Last Modified: 15 Apr 2014 13:49

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