Paper Information

Title: 

INTRUDUCING A SOFTWARE FOR SHOVEL AND TRUCK SELECTION FOR APPLICATION OPEN PIT MINES

Type: PAPER
Author(s): YAVARI MAHDI,MOUSAVI SEYED VALI*
 
 *DEPARTMENT OF MINING, AMIRKABIR UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
 
Name of Seminar: PROCEEDING OF IRANIAN MINING ENGINEERING CONFERENCE
Type of Seminar:  CONFERENCE
Sponsor:  IRANIAN SOCIETY OF MINING ENGINEERING
Date:  2005Volume 1
 
 
Abstract: 

In this paper a new software for shovel and truck systems in open pit mines is introduced which is written in visual basic 6.0. The approaches used in this software include o’hara, analytical hierarchy process, comparative coefficients method, queuing method, fixed assignment and etc. the software can determine the number of equipment, equipment productivity, ownership and operating costs estimation of the equipment. There are several databases such as shovel, truck, material and material characteristics. These databases have been implemented in Access. There are also several dialogs that guide the user while working with this software and makes useful messages. The shovel selection software produces report and charts in export of its output files for applying in Word, Excel, Notepad and Paint software. A case study on chadormaloo iron ore mine has been done with this software and the results are offered.

 
Keyword(s): SOFTWARE, OPEN PIT MINE, SELECTION METHODS, EQUIPMENT, OWNERSHIP AND OPERATING COSTS, TRUCK, SHOVEL
 
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