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mining

(mi'ning) [ME]
1. The extraction of useful information from a database. Synonym: data mining
2. The extraction from the earth of materials with industrial value, such as coal, silver, or gold. Miners are exposed to various occupational disorders, including respiratory diseases (e.g., pneumoconiosis), allergies, and traumatic injuries.

data mining

Mining (1).
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Address : Central Mine Planning And Design Institute Limited,
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According to Hexagon, the integration of the planning, scheduling and daily production capabilities of Mintec will enable it to close the loop and control data flow from design and mine planning through extraction and back into life- of-mine planning, providing a comprehensive flow of data across all mining operations.
Capitalizing on quick changing market and operational conditions--Because of the length of time required to perform some of the geological modeling and mine planning tasks, planning frequency may not be keeping pace with the frequency of change.
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Mining is turning out to be a more precise practice, and correct mine planning and scheduling is at the forefront of this change.
MineSight, the company's modeling and mine planning brand since 1970, is well-known and respected in the industry.
Optimisation is a word which, Mr Lane argues, has gradually come to be accepted as descriptive of a set of techniques that introduce analytical mathematical models into mine planning activities.
But many operators are not aware of the tremendous savings potential associated with the more subtle techniques of mine planning.