Optimization and selection of a surface mine coal-haulage system

Wang, X. ; Yang, S. ; Zhang, D. ; Zhang, Y.
Organization: Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration
Pages: 3
Publication Date: Jan 1, 2000
Based on an analysis of the features found in Chinese surface coal-mining areas, including areas that have already been developed and areas that are in the process of being developed, this paper discusses some rational coal-haulage systems. An optimal decision-making model, which includes a geological model, a mining model and an economic estima┬Čtion model, was developed for the selection of a coal-haulage system. A case study is presented.
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