publication . Article . 2012

Important improvement of utilization the available geological reserves of the South mining district deposit in Majdanpek in the new defined optimum contour of the open pit using the Whittle and Gemcom softwares

Kržanović, Daniel; Žikić, Miodrag; Pantović, Radoje;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2012 Journal: Rudarski radovi, Bor (issn: 1451-0162, Copyright policy)
A significant increase in copper prices on the World Metal Exchange, whose lower limit in the long term will not be under $ 6,000 per ton of cathode copper, and reduction the operating costs of ore mining by introduction the high capacity mining equipment in the production process, requires a new consideration of the open pit South Mining District Majdanpek and defining the new final (optimum) limit of mining for the given techno economic parameters. Using the modern software tools for strategic planning and optimization of deposit Whittle and software for design the open pit Gemcom, the optimum contour of open pit was designed on the principle of maximum profit...
free text keywords: Whittle, Gemcom, geological reserves, optimization, South Mining District Majdanpek
Funded by
MESTD| Improvements of the copper ore extraction and processing with environmental monitoring in RTB Bor Group
  • Funder: Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of Republic of Serbia (MESTD)
  • Project Code: 33038
  • Funding stream: Technological Development (TD or TR)
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