Journal article

Improving Underground Mine Access Layouts Using Software Tools

Marcus Brazil, Peter Grossman, J Hyam Rubinstein, Doreen Thomas

Interfaces | INFORMS | Published : 2014


Awarded by Minmetals, through AMIRA

Funding Acknowledgements

The authors thank Martin Smith from MineSmith for organizing the project with Newmont and obtaining the preliminary information on Leeville and TURF that we used in the study. We also thank Charles Lilley from OZ Minerals and Norm Bisson from Newmont for sharing their expertise and providing helpful feedback. This work was financially supported by Newmont Mining Corporation. We also received support from Rio Tinto, Vale Inco, Xstrata Nickel, BHP Billiton, OZ Minerals, Barrick Gold Corporation, Newmont Mining Corporation, and Minmetals, through AMIRA [Project P884 (PRIMO)].