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Project Overview

Project Number
M0415
Total Grant Value
$180,599
MRIWA Contribution
$45,599
Project Theme
Processing Technology
Project Period
2011 - 2014

Summary

The project work generated a mathematical optimisation model that would support and optimise waste rock placement in order to minimise haulage costs and the potential for environmental harm through the selective placement and encapsulation of reactive waste rock.

The model uses mixed integer programming (MIP) techniques; three different types of model were developed.

Keywords: waste rock, dump design, mixed integer programming

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