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This course provides a comprehensive overview of the planning and operational methods associated with truck and loader management in open cut mines.

During the course, participants will build a haulage simulation model. Using this model they will then learn how to manipulate operating techniques to maximise fleet productivity and minimise unit-mining costs.

Who should attend?

This course is recommended for technical and field staff involved in, or interested in, truck and loader operations.

Typical participants include:

  • Mine Planning Engineers
  • Mine Surveyors
  • Senior field personnel
  • Technical and financial personnel
  • Equipment supplier personnel
  • Maintenance and support personnel

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Learning outcomes

At the completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Understand the factors that impact on fleet productivity and cost.
  • Design the layout of surface mines to suit equipment characteristics and maximise equipment productivities.
  • Build a haulage model to simulate loading & hauling operations.
  • Use a haulage model for equipment selection & operating decisions and to investigate options for maximising fleet performance and minimising cost.
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