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Case
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Reference no. 9A91D004
Authors: Albert R Wood
Published by: Ivey Publishing
Originally published in: 1991
Version: 2000-07-21
Length: 10 pages
Data source: Published sources

Abstract

A large, open pit, iron ore mine is plagued with crusher delays. The case describes the situation, provides relevant capacities and costs, and gives statistical data on the frequency and duration of crusher stoppages. The manager has to choose between holding trucks idle during crusher delays, reassigning the truck-shovel teams to waste removal, or to dump ore at an ore stockpile.
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Abstract

A large, open pit, iron ore mine is plagued with crusher delays. The case describes the situation, provides relevant capacities and costs, and gives statistical data on the frequency and duration of crusher stoppages. The manager has to choose between holding trucks idle during crusher delays, reassigning the truck-shovel teams to waste removal, or to dump ore at an ore stockpile.

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