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Planning Ahead and Below General Underground Planning

Current Status and Future Developments

UG Planning and Scheduling


Conceptual Level Studies
MSSTOPE

Feasibility Level Studies


MS3D for Design MSSO UG for Scheduling

Operating Mines
MS3D for Survey, Progress, As-builts MSAtlas for Scheduling Custom Scripts for Scheduling

Conceptual Level Studies


MSStope - New MineSight UG Engineering Tool Determines Economic Stope Boundaries Segments Economic Stoping Area into Individual Stopes Reports Stope Reserves Schedules Stopes --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Complete Conceptual Level Evaluation in 1 Program Only requires a Block Model Quick Sensitivity Analysis Guidelines for future detailed design and scheduling

Feasibility Level Studies


Mine Development Design

MS3D CAD functions


Stope Design

MS3D CAD functions Full block MSSTOPE results for guidance


Reserves and Scheduling Attributes

MSPD
Life-of-Mine Scheduling

MSSO-UG

Mine Development Design


Existing MS3D CAD Capabilities

Major Access-ways and Infrastructure Shafts Adits Ramps Stope Development Slots Draw-Points Drilling Drives
MS3D CAD Enhancements

Ramp Editor Tool Center-line through polygon or solid Repeatability with Moving Template

Mine Development Design

Stope Design
Existing MS3D CAD Capabilities

Stopes Crown Pillars Rib Pillars Room and Pillar Horizontal Cut and Fill Ring Design

MS3D CAD Enhancements

Slot Design

Stope Design

Reserves and Scheduling Attributes


Development Headings

Ore/waste tonnes and grade per scheduling increment Lengths Advance rate (m/day) Precedences Naming Convention

Stopes and Pillars

Tonnes and grades per scheduling increment Mining rate (tonnes/day) Precedences (development and other stopes) Filling rate (m3/day)

Sub-level Stoping Haulage Level Development

Life-of-Mine Scheduling
Input Annual Tonnage and Grade Targets Development Rates and Precedences Stoping Rates and Precedences Optional User Controls Capital and Operating Costs Output Maximized NPV Annual schedule of Major Access Development Stope Development Stope Production Pillar Extraction Backfill Activities Presentation of Results ARC Reports and Charts Gantt Chart MS3D Visual and Animation

Operating Mines
Update Mine Development Progress with as-built shapes from mine survey data Prepare Drift Advance working maps for shift boss Prepare Updated Geologic Level Maps Update Mined Out Stope Shapes using Cavity Monitoring System Data Graphics Display of Survey Peg Data

Mine Progress As-Builts

Drift Advance Working Map

Cavity Monitoring Instrument Data for Mined Stope


as-mined volume as-mined section

Short Term Scheduling


UG Solids Scheduling with MSIP Material Manager Existing Tool

MSAtlas Calendar-based Scheduling Add mining rates, start times, etc to on-screen interactive planning Gantt Chart and MS3D active link

Customized Scripts Client-specific needs

MSIP Material Manager

MSAtlas Calendar-based Scheduling


MSAtlas MS3D display and Gantt Chart Scheduling Display Linked Gantt Chart Scheduling MSAtlas MSSO

Summary of UG Capabilities Existing Tools


Development Design Ramps, Shafts, Raises, Drifts, Cross-cuts Major Infrastructure, Stope Development Stope Design Stopes, Pillars, Room and Pillar Slots, Rings, Fans Blasthole Fans Graphics-based UG Scheduling and Reserve Calculations MineSight Interactive Planner (MSIP)

Summary of UG Capabilities Existing Tools


UG Operations/Survey Track mine progress with as-built shapes UG Survey Data and Cavity Monitoring System Data Prepare Mine Operations Maps Customized Scheduling Scripts

Miscellaneous Applications
Block Caving Conceptual Level Scheduling Open pit .vs. Underground Economic Comparison Data Security System for Geology, Engineering, and Survey

Summary of UG Capabilities Tools Under Active Development


MS3D UG CAD Tool Enhancements MSStope - Conceptual Level Stope Generator/ LOM Scheduler MSSO-UG - Detailed LOM Scheduling of Development, Stoping, Backfilling MSAtlas Calendar-based Scheduling Block Model Sub-blocking Survey Peg Database