Simulating the transportation of diamond ore from open-pit mine to AC Alrosa’s processing plant. The model considers many factors such as road pavement quality, slopes and location of trucks stop and overtaking points, etc. The model was used to determine the number of trucks required depending on model of truck, speed and average availability factor of a truck.
Period: August 2016 – September 2016
Industry sector: Mining
Client / Partner: Alrosa / Ernst & Young