Digital Mining Control Management System in an Open Pit Based on GIS/GPS/GPRS


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Using GIS(Geographic Information System), GPS(Global Positioning System), and GPRS(General Packet Radio Service), an digital mining control management system in an open pit has been designed and developed. A linear programming model is set up in a practical application. By the model, the system can automatically draw up production plan of ore blending well every day. The system can monitor and dispatch open-pit trucks and shovels well, and can play back their historical paths. It can monitor and control the process of mining production in real time. The system can also count the number of trucks’ delivery and shovels’ loading automatically. Experiments on real scenes show that the performance of this system is stable and can satisfy production standards of ore blending in open pits.



Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 467-469)

Edited by:

Dehuai Zeng




S. G. Jing et al., "Digital Mining Control Management System in an Open Pit Based on GIS/GPS/GPRS", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 467-469, pp. 207-211, 2011

Online since:

February 2011




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