The purpose of this research is to formulate mathematical models for assisting the management
of either a new or operating surface coal mine to assess its competitiveness relative to
other coal producers for a given market ...
Budeba, M.D.; Joubert, Johannes Willem; Webber-Youngman, R.C.W.(Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, 2015-12)
Determining the efficiency of a surface coal mine operation is an essential
activity, which can help in deciding on the optimal use of input resources,
including effective capital allocation, in generating a desired ...
Mining is a competitive business with many players. The survival of a mine in the
business is determined by its efficiency and cost-effectiveness relative to the other
producers. Both new and operating mines should select ...
Budeba, M.D.; Joubert, Johannes Willem; Webber-Youngman, R.C.W.(Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, 2015-11)
Cost estimation for surface coal mines is a critical practice that affects both
profitability and competitiveness. New mines require these costs to be
estimated using available information before a project begins. ...