Download this as a PDF Introduction Simulation Engineering Technologies, or SET, specialises in developing computer simulation models that can evaluate the production potential of a block cave mine. Block cave mining is a complex system, therefore, the approach often [...]
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An Anglo-American Platinum (Anglo)’s room and pillar platinum mine is in the process of designing two new declines. As part of this process, a dynamic simulation model for both rock and personnel logistics was commissioned. SET was appointed to develop these models.
Download this as a PDF What is Variation? Variation is the degree of the difference between an ideal and an actual situation. Variation in a system can result in budget overruns, late order deliveries, long queuing or waiting times, [...]
AngloGold Ashanti’s Mponeng mine is located in South Africa’s Gauteng province. After the successful completion of the Pre-Feasibility study for mining below the 120 Level, the feasibility phase commenced establishing if the current hoisting capacity will be sufficient for personnel, material, slinging, and rock logistics during daily operations as well as for project-related logistics.
As the Industry 4.0 dust settles, many industries are looking to take their business one step further. The introduction of Industry 4.0 systems such as IoT (Internet of Things), Big Data, and Augmented Reality means that mining companies are able [...]