GROUP TRAINING & COURSES

PROVIDING MINE PLANNING TRAINING AND COURSES FOR CORPORATE CLIENTS AT SITE

SURPAC MINE DESIGN TRAINING - 3 DAYS

In this training course candidates will learn how to create an actual mine design of the CrawleyVille open pit demo mine. The course will focus on the following basics (client to provide licence/s):

  • importing Whittle shell

  • creating pit bottom string

  • expanding segment by bench height

  • expanding segment by berm width

  • multi-bench design

  • ramp design

  • switchback design

  • dump design

 

SURPAC BASIC TRAINING - 2 DAYS

In this training course candidates will learn the following (client to provide licence/s):

  • opening and saving of a SURPAC block model

  • identifying block values

  • colouring by attributes

  • assigning constraints

  • adding of new attributes

  • attribute maths function

  • assigning values for attributes

  • recording a tcl script for block model reports

  • block model reporting

  • creating strings

  • creating a dtm from strings

  • creating quick planes (sections)

  • cutting topography with boundary string

  • joining 2 surfaces (dtm's)

  • joining 2 surface to make a solid

  • validating solids

  • reporting block model volumes from solids

  • recording tcl script to create csv's

WHITTLE PIT OPTIMISATION BASICS - 2 DAYS

In this training course candidates will learn how to set up a Whittle model based on the CrawleyVille open pit demo mine and will concentrate on the following basics (client to provide licence/s):

  • exporting a SURPAC block model to WHITTLE

  • importing the block model into WHITTLE

  • creating a slope set

  • creating pit shells

  • creating an operational scenario

  • creating a pit by pit graph

  • creating a high level schedule with NPV 

  • exporting pit shells to SURPAC

OPMS/SMS BASIC TRAINING - 5 DAYS

In this training course candidates will learn how to set up a LoM/Budget model using Open Pit Metals Solution (OPMS) or Stratigraphic Metals Solution (SMS) based on the CrawleyVille open pit demo mine and will concentrate on the following basics (client to provide licence/s):

HAULNET:

  • importing feature layers

  • basic settings of model

  • creating arcs (ramp & surface roads)

  • assigning properties to arcs

  • snapping functions

  • creating named locations (annotations)

  • assigning haul truck

  • interpreting

  • rationalising

  • analysing 

RESERVER:​

  • defining block model fields

  • importing of block model csv file

  • importing design solid files

  • importing topography (cut by boundary string)

  • defining material types

  • defining scheduling activities

  • defining reporting fields

  • defining bench & block geometry

  • defining ramp and trim shots (buffer blocks)

  • including/excluding scheduling blocks

  • reviewing reserve summary

SCHEDULER:​

  • importing of RESERVER deposits & dumps

  • defining custom field rules

  • importing HAULNET models

  • establishing schedule configuration

  • establishing schedule start status

  • establishing mining rules

  • establishing objectives

  • executing schedule

  • analysing schedule

HAULSIM BASIC TRAINING - 2 DAYS

In this training course candidates will learn how to set up a HAULSIM model based on the CrawleyVille open pit demo mine and will concentrate on the following basics (client to provide licence/s):

  • importing of feature layers

  • setting up of material types

  • creating the haul road network

  • setting up traffic rules

  • creating source locations

  • creating destination locations

  • creating ancillary locations

  • setting up of loaders and trucks

  • setting up of tasks

  • setting up of groups

  • setting up of regular stoppages

  • setting up of random stoppages

RPMGLOBAL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TRAINING

The School of Rock is proudly associated with RPMGlobal in presenting part of their professional development programme. The following courses are covered:​

MINING ECONOMICS (3 days):

  • Integrating economics into mining

  • Time value of money

  • Break-even analysis

  • Capital and operating costs

  • Cost effective mining schemes

  • Costs from an economic perspective

  • Development strategies for maximum value

  • Investment decisions

TRUCK & LOADER BASIC PRINCIPLES (2 days):

  • Mine design and layout

  • Haulage trucks

  • Loading units

  • Productivity estimation

  • Operating techniques

  • Factors affecting fleet productivity & cost

  • Mining economics

SURFACE COAL (3 days):

  • Systematic mine planning

  • Mine scheduling

  • Mining economics

  • Truck & loader mining systems

  • Dragline mining systems

  • Inpit crusher conveyor and other mining systems

The group training and courses unlocks value in that users acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to make efficient, confident and informed decisions

 

For an appointment, kindly forward your request to: info@schoolofrockmining.com so that an arrangement can be made.

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