chapter  5
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Integrated Approach to Optimize Open-Pit Mine Block Sequencing

Nowadays, optimization techniques have been applied to solve a variety of problems in mining industries for production planning, production scheduling, determining capacities, optimizing mining layout, obtaining optimal resource allocation, determining material destinations, equipment maintenance, and rostering (Kozan and Liu, 2011; Newman et al., 2010; Osanloo et al., 2008).