optimization of a chromite open pit mining

17 Open Pit Optimization

ABSTRACT The open pit design and scheduling problem is a large-scale optimization problem that has attracted considerable attention during the last 40 years The development of the know-how to improve economics of open pit mining projects through the use of mathematical optimization techniques goes back to early 1960 s...

Modernising chromite mining

Aug 25 2008 0183 32 Chromite mining has not been systematic but random and totally disorganised It is mined by both open pit and underground methods In Muslimbagh Ras Koh Range and Wad areas chromite is mostly...

Methodology for a dump design optimization in large

Keywords mine planning dump design open pit optimization 1 Introduction Three major destination groups characterized by a cut-off grade criteria and ore type represent the places in the mine where the material receives specific treatment after its delivery from the pit leach dumps waste dumps and mill Hustrulid Kuchta Martin 2013...

Methodology for a Dump Design Optimization in Large

Methodology for a Dump Design Optimization in Large-Scale Open Pit Mines Jorge Puell Ortiz Department of Mining and Geological Engineering University of Arizona Tucson AZ 85721 USA jpuell emailarizonaedu Tel 1-720-256-6850 Abstract Dump design and scheduling are critical elements to effective mine planning especially...

Study on Optimization of Coal Truck Flow in Open

A semicontinuous process system consisting of a single-bucket excavator truck crushing station and belt conveyor is the main coal mining process system of a large-scale hard coal open-pit mine Through analyzing the coal mining production process the key issues of coal mining truck flow optimization are obtained Statistical method of using triangular fuzzy numbers analyzes the key time...

Simultaneous Optimization of Final Pit and Production

A dynamic sequencing method has been developed that can simultaneously optimize the final pit and the production schedule of an open-pit coal mine The method first establishes a geological seam model of a bedded coal deposit which estimates the relevant attributes of coal seams at the center of each block on the X-Y plane Based on the seam model a sequence of geologically optimum final...

Mine Planning Courses

Mathematical optimization models and case studies for long-term open pit mine planning will be presented Blending problem formulations are setup and solved in Excel Solver The course complements theory with comprehensive instructions and hands-on experience completing a project using GEOVIA Whittle strategic mine planning software...

Stripping Ratios Pit Limits Cutoff Grade Optimization

For open pit mining the costs are 040/ton ore and a stripping cost of 050/ton of waste SR = 300 -040 /050 = 52 tons of waste/ ton of ore ie while the stripping ratio is less than 52 it is most economical to mine the deposit by open pit With mining of bench 8 another 5 000 ft 2 of ore A 6 is removed...

A Spatial Mine

Mar 01 2019 0183 32 In this paper we describe the development and implementation of a spatial mine-to-plan compliance reconciliation approach for an open pit mine Application to a case study open pit iron ore mine in South Africa indicated a significant improvement in the spatial mine-to-plan compliance from 69 to 94 over a three-year period from 2014 to 2016...

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION PURPOSE AND

open pit 3 area and is mined as part of the pre-strip for this open pit Anonymous 2007 The PCMZ material is being stockpiled for later extraction of the chromite Anonymous 2010 An aerial view of the infrastructure and surroundings at Nkomati Mine is provided in Figure 11 and 12 H...

Chromite mining

Domestic mining for chromite was restricted to a few locations in the United States including Montana California and Oregon and mining the mineral was only economically feasible during times of political conflict During wartime the United States government supported domestic production with price supports and strategic stockpiling programs...

Using the Lerchs

PrimeThoughtbiz This is a video showing how to get an optimum pit shell in DesignXL given the blockmodel and the face angle constraints DesignXL is d...

ECONOMIC ASSESSMENT AND MINE PRODUCTION

resource Both are linked to the optimization of profits which in mineral operations is done by optimizing the ore cutoff grade considering the block model geometry The Coriorcco Gold Project refers to an open-pit mining operation at pre-feasibility stage located at about 4100 meters above sea level in the Peruvian And This mining project is...

Innovation and Technology to Improve Open Pit Mine Plan

The SimSched mining software is a new software technology for open pit mine plan and design optimisation which uses an innovative algorithm based on operation research techniques a surface...

OPTIMIZATION OF PRODUCTION PLANNING IN

underground mining methods In open pit optimization lower level blocks are linked with the blocks of upper level based on the wall angles of open pit Lerchs-Grossman algorithm Lerchs and Grossman 1965 and network flow Picard 1976 concepts are the best approaches to solve these problems...

Application of Optimisation Techniques in Open Pit Mining

Thomas G Pit optimization and mine production scheduling - the way ahead Proc 26th APCOM Symposium of the Society of Mining Engineers AIME New York 1996 pp 221-228 Google Scholar Tolwinski B and Underwood R A scheduling algorithm for open pit mines IMA Journal of Mathematics Applied in Business and Industry 7 1996 pp 247-270...

Modelling and Optimizing an Open

This paper addresses a special truck scheduling problem in the open-pit mine with different transport revenue consideration A mixed integer programming model is formulated to define the problem clearly and a few valid inequalities are deduced to strengthen the model Some properties and two upper bounds of the problem are proposed Based on these inequalities properties and upper bounds a...

Optimized open pit mine design pushbacks and the gap

Keywords Pushback design open pit optimization cardinality constrained graph closure DOI 101134/S1062739114030132 INTRODUCTION Open pit mine design and long-term production scheduling is a critically important part of mining ventur The optimization of long-term planning deals with the maximization of cash flows typically...

Case Study Chromite mining and processing

Chromium mining and processing In nature chromium is found as chromite ore composed of elemental iron oxygen and chromium FeOCr 2 O 3 1 2 heavily in about a 700 m vicinity around the Countries with commercially significant chromite mines include Russia South Africa Zimbabwe Turkey the Philippines and India2 Chromite ore is initially...

PDF Optimization of shovel

Open pit mines operation costs highly depends on material handling 50 to 60 percent of operating costs in an open pit mine is spent on digging and transporting the material...

Micromine Pit Optimisation Module

Pit Optimiser uses the industry-standard Lerchs-Grossman LG algorithm Given an ore deposit represented as a block model containing ore grades or block revenues the LG algorithm determines the pit shape by identifying the overlying blocks that must be removed to...

Optimization of Open pit Blast Parameters using Genetic

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PDF Mining Methods Part I

Open-pit mine Chuquicamata copper mine Región de Antofagas ta Chile Locality Región de Ant ofagasta C hile Pit dimensions 43 km long x 3 km wide x 850 m deep Mining dates 1915 -presen t...

11 PHASES OF A MINING PROJECT

1131 Open-pit mining Open-pit mining is a type of strip mining in which the ore deposit extends very deep in the ground necessitating the removal of layer upon layer of overburden and ore In many cases logging of trees and clear-cutting or burning of vegetation above the ore deposit may precede removal of the overburden The...

optimization of a chromite open pit mining

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PDF Moving forward from traditional optimization grade

DOI 101179/mnt2002111182 Corpus ID 154764978 Moving forward from traditional optimization grade uncertainty and risk effects in open-pit design article Dimitrakopoulos2002MovingFF title= Moving forward from traditional optimization grade uncertainty and risk effects in open-pit design author= R Dimitrakopoulos and C T Farrelly and M Godoy journal= Mining Technology year...

DETERMINATION OF ULTIMATE PIT LIMITS IN OPEN

Abstract Planning and design procedure of an open pit mining project just can be started after ultimate pit determination In the carried out study in this paper it was shown that the most important factor in ultimate pit determination and in consequence in the whole planning and design procedure of an open pit mine is the metal price...

Performance Optimization of an Industrial Ball Mill for

Jan 01 2017 0183 32 Post-Pit Optimization Strategic Alignment Impact of Discount Rates on Cut-Off Grades for Narrow Tabula Business Optimization for Platinum Mining Projects and Opera A Simultaneous Mining and Mineral Processing Optimization an Application of Manufacturing Management and Improvement Meth...

Optimization of the loading and hauling J fleet at

Optimization of the loading and hauling fleet at Mamatwan open pit mine Mining Mamatwan Mine is a conventional opencast operation in that the overburden is removed to uncover the manganese orebody using a truck and shovel fleet The orebody is then drilled and blasted Van Antwerpen 2004 Removal of the overburden is done in stages where the...

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