Peer-reviewed Publications (ISI)

  • Andrés Parra, Nelson Morales, Javier Vallejos & Phu Minh Vuong Nguyen (2018). "Open pit mine planning considering geomechanical constraints"  in International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment. Volume 32, N° 4, pp. 221-238. https://doi.org/10.1080/17480930.2017.1278579

  • Pedro Campos, Carlos Arroyo & Nelson Morales (2018). "Application of optimized models through direct block scheduling in traditional mine planning", in Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Volume 118, N° 4, pp. 381-386. https://doi.org/10.17159/2411-9717/2018/v118n4a8

  • Fabián Manríquez, Nelson Morales, Gastón Pinilla & Iván Piñeyro. "Discrete event simulation to design open-pit mine production policy in the event of snowfall", to appear in International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment. https://doi.org/10.1080/17480930.2018.1514963

  • Gonzalo Nelis, Julián Ortiz & Nelson Morales. "Antithetic Random Fields applied to Mine Planning under Uncertainty", to appear in Computers & Geosciences. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cageo.2018.09.003

  • Enrique Jélvez, Nelson Morales & Hooman Askari Nasab. "A new model for automated pushback selection", to appear in Computers & Operations Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cor.2018.04.015

Peer-reviewed Conference Publications (no ISI)

  • David Meneses, Nelson Morales & Enrique Jélvez. "Metodología de planificación minera a cielo abierto considerando planes alternativos" in Proceedings of the II Congreso Iberoamericano en Minería Subterránea y a Cielo Abierto - UMining 2018, Santiago, Chile. pp. 23-34.  

  • Enrique Jélvez & Nelson Morales. "Impacto de la incertidumbre geológica en diferentes etapas del proceso de planificación de la producción de minas a cielo abierto" in Proceedings of the II Congreso Iberoamericano en Minería Subterránea y a Cielo Abierto - UMining 2018, Santiago, Chile. pp. 35-45.

Peer-reviewed Conference Publications (no ISI)

  • Javier Pérez, Nelson Morales, Eleonora Widzyk-Capehart, Valentina Rojas & Javier Vallejos. "Short and medium term mine planning in selective underground mininig considering equipment performance", in Proceedings of the 26th International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection - MPES 2017, Lulea, Suecia, pp. 281-286. 

  • María José Suárez, Nelson Morales & Felipe Navarro "Design of Extraction Phases in Open Pit Mines Using a Genetic Algorithm", in Proceedings of the 5th International Seminar on Mine Planning - MinePlanning 2017, Santiago, Chile.

  • Manuel Rodríguez & Nelson Morales. "Long-Term Production Scheduling in an Open-Pit to Panel Caving Transition Context", in Proceedings of the 5th International Seminar on Mine Planning - MinePlanning 2017, Santiago, Chile.

  • Félix Valenzuela, Nelson Morales, Javier Cornejo, Felipe Hidalgo & Christian Caviedes. "Productive System Simulation of Diablo Regimiento Mine, El Teniente", in Proceedings of the 5th International Seminar on Mine Planning - MinePlanning 2017, Santiago, Chile.

  • Javier Vásquez, Nelson Morales & Javier Cornejo. "Optimization of Mining Planning in Block/Panel Caving Mines Including Development Activities", in Proceedings of the 5th International Seminar on Mine Planning - MinePlanning 2017, Santiago, Chile.

  • Valentina Rojas, Nelson Morales, Javier Pérez & Javier Vallejos. "Optimization of Extraction Sequence in a Bench and Fill Mine Considering the Impact of Exposure Rate on Dilution: A Case Study", in Proceedings of the 5th International Seminar on Mine Planning - MinePlanning 2017, Santiago, Chile.

  • Cristopher Díaz, Andrés Parra, Pierre Nancel-Penard & Nelson Morales. "Semi-Automatic Generation of Ramps in Open Pit Mining Using Mathematical Programming", in Proceedings of the 5th International Seminar on Mine Planning - MinePlanning 2017, Santiago, Chile.

  • Andrés Parra, Nelson Morales, Felipe Saavedra & James McPhee. "Mine Scheduling Considering Hydrologic Scenarios", in Proceedings of the 5th International Seminar on Mine Planning - MinePlanning 2017, Santiago, Chile.

  • Nelson Morales, Andrés Parra & Pierre Nancel-Penard. "An Integer Linear Programming Model For Optimizing Open Pit Ramp Design", in Proceedings of the 38th APCOM 2017, Denver, Colorado, USA.

  • Enrique Jelvez & Nelson Morales. "MIP-Based Procedure to Pushbacks Selection", in Proceedings of the 38th APCOM 2017, Denver, Colorado, USA.

  • Javier Vasquez, Nelson Morales & Javier Cornejo. "Optimization of Mining Planning in Block / Panel Caving Mines Including Development ActivitIes", in Proceedings of the 38th APCOM 2017, Denver, Colorado, USA.

  • Alejandro Ehrenfeld, Nelson Morales, Javier Testart & Sergio López. "Virtual Planning Room, Intelligent Cloud Software Platform for Mine Planning Activites", in Proceedings of the 38th APCOM 2017, Denver, Colorado, USA.

Invited and Contributed Talks

  • Pedro Sanhueza & Nelson Morales. "Metodología para el diseño optimizado semiautomático de rampas en múltiples fases en minería a cielo abierto", in OPTIMA 2017, Viña del Mar, Chile.

  • Valentina Rojas & Nelson Morales. "Secuencia óptima de extracción de caserones en minería subterránea selectiva: Un caso de estudio" in OPTIMA 2017, Viña del Mar, Chile.

  • Sergio Montané & Nelson Morales. "Metodología para el diseño óptimo semiautomático de rampas en minería subterránea", in OPTIMA 2017, Viña del Mar, Chile.

  • Manuel Rodríguez & Nelson Morales. "Optimization of the Open-pit/Panel Caving Joint Production Plan", in OPTIMA 2017, Viña del Mar, Chile.

  • Javier Vásquez & Nelson Morales. "Optimización de planes de producción en Panel Caving incluyendo actividades de preparación y desarrollo", in OPTIMA 2017, Viña del Mar, Chile.

  • Héctor González & Nelson Morales. "Selección y asignación óptima de equipos de carguío para el cumplimiento de un plan de producción en minería a cielo abierto", in OPTIMA 2017, Viña del Mar, Chile.

  • Valentina Rojas, Rodrigo Carrasco, Alessandro Hill & Nelson Morales. "Activity Scheduling in Mine Construction", in 2017 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, USA.

  • Enrique Jélvez, Nelson Morales & Julián Ortíz. "An Efficient Frontier Analysis to Determine Final Pit Under Geological Uncertainty", in 2017 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, USA.

  • Nelson Morales. "Production and Construction Optimization in Underground Mining", in 2017 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, USA.

  • Nelson Morales, Felipe Orellana, Javier Pérez & Héctor Toro. "Combining Optimization and Simulation for Generating Best Plans", en SME Annual Meeting & Expo 2017, Denver, Colorado, USA.

Peer-reviewed Publications (ISI)

  • Enrique Jélvez, Nelson Morales, Pierre Nancel-Penard, Juan Peypouquet & Patricio Reyes (2016). "Aggregation heuristic for the open-pit block scheduling problem" in European Journal of Operational Research, Volume 249, N° 3, pp. 1169-1177. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2015.10.044

  • José Saavedra-Rosas, Enrique Jélvez, Jorge Amaya & Nelson Morales (2016). "Optimizing open pit block scheduling with exposed ore reserve", in Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Volume 116, N° 7, pp. 655-662. http://dx.doi.org/10.17159/2411-9717/2016/v116n7a7

  • Nelson Morales & Patricio Reyes (2016). "Increasing value and feasibility of open pit plans by integrating the mining system into the planning process", in Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Volume 116, N° 7, pp. 663-672. http://dx.doi.org/10.17159/2411-9717/2016/v116n7a8

Peer-reviewed Conference Publications (no ISI)

  • Enrique Jélvez, Nelson Morales & Hooman Askari Nasab. "A New Methodology for the Automated Pushback Selection", in Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Innovation in Mine Operations - MININ 2016, Santiago, Chile.

  • Javier Perez & Nelson Morales. "Production Estimate in Selective Underground Mining by Simulations", in Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Innovation in Mine Operations - MININ 2016, Santiago, Chile.

  • Alejandro Ehrenfeld, Nelson Morales, Sergio López & Javier Testart. "Virtual Planning Room: Analytical Mine Planning Work, Based on Tools Integration and a Robust Cloud Information System", in Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Innovation in Mine Operations - MININ 2016, Santiago, Chile.

  • Andrés Parra & Nelson Morales. "Qualitative Review of Alternative Transport Systems for Open Pit Mine", in Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Innovation in Mine Operations - MININ 2016, Santiago, Chile.

  • Alarcón M., Morales N., Emery X., "Using simulation to assess the trade-off between value and reliability in open pit planning", in APCOM 2015, Fairbanks, Alaska, EEUU.
  • Julio C., Morales N., Amaya J., Lamghari A., "Optimal economic envelop of joint open pit and underground mines", in APCOM 2015, Fairbanks, Alaska, EEUU.
  • Morales N., Jélvez E., Nancel-Penard P., Marinho A., Guimaraes O., "A comparison of conventional and direct block scheduling methods for open pit mine production scheduling", in APCOM 2015, Fairbanks, Alaska, EEUU.
  • Morales N., Gómez A., Vallejos J., "Multi-criteria optimization for scheduling of a Bench & Fill mine", in APCOM 2015, Fairbanks, Alaska, EEUU.
  • Gómez A., "Secuenciamiento multi-criterio para minería subterránea selectiva", in SIMIN 2015, Santiago, Chile.
  • Jélvez E., Morales N., Nancel-Penard P., "MIP based heuristics to optimize block scheduling: Improving known solutions in Minelib", in CORS/INFORMS 2015, Montreal, Canada.
  • Morales N., Nelis G., Quiroz J., Rocher W., "UDESS - A multipurpose scheduling problem for mine planning", in CORS/INFORMS 2015, Montreal, Canada.
  • Morales N., Nancel-Penard P., "MineLink: A framework for optimization in open pit block scheduling", in CORS/INFORMS 2015, Montreal, Canada.
  • Nelis G., Gamache M., Marcotte D., Bai X., "Stope optimization with convexity constraints", in CORS/INFORMS 2015, Montreal, Canada.
  • Morales N., Gómez A., Vallejos J., "Multi-criteria optimization for scheduling of a Bench & Fill mine", in MinePlanning 2015, Antofagasta, Chile.
  • Sepúlveda G., Alarcón M., Morales N., "integración de parámetros técnico-económicos y variables geometalúrgicas en la planificación minera", in MinePlanning 2015, Antofagasta, Chile.
  • Parra A., Morales N., Vallejos J., "Planificación minera a cielo abierto utilizando fundamentos geomecánicos", in MinePlanning 2015, Antofagasta, Chile.
  • Alarcón M., Morales N., Mancilla D., "VGML: integración de minería de datos, geostadística y planificación minera en la nube", in MinePlanning 2015, Antofagasta, Chile.
  • Yarmuch, J., Nancel-Penard P., Morales N., "Factores relevantes para la comparación de modelos de optimización en minas a rajo abierto", in MinePlanning 2015, Antofagasta, Chile.
  • Vargas E., Morales N., Emery X., "Cálculo de envolvente económica bajo incertidumbre geológica en minas de Block Caving", in MinePlanning 2015, Antofagasta, Chile.
  • Manríquez F., Navarrete M., Morales N., "Evaluación de incertidumbre geológica y operacional en planes mineros de corto plazo a cielo abierto", in MinePlanning 2015, Antofagasta, Chile.
  • Jélvez E., Morales N., Sepúlveda G., "Comparación de distintas aproximaciones para calcular pit final robusto bajo incertidumbre de leyes", in MinePlanning 2015, Antofagasta, Chile.
  • Toro H., Morales N., "Agendamiento multi-criterio de actividades de preparación minera en el corto plazo", in MinePlanning 2015, Antofagasta, Chile.
  • Morales N., "Nuevos desafíos para el modelamiento  en planificación minera", in OPTIMA 2015, Antofagasta, Chile.
  • Nancel-Penard P., Cornillier F., Morales N., "A hybrid improvement heuristic for the constrained pit problem in open pit mining", in OPTIMA 2015, Antofagasta, Chile.
  • Lobiano C., Morales N., Vallejos J., "Integración del peligro sísmico en planificación minera de Panel Caving", in OPTIMA 2015, Antofagasta, Chile.
  • Toro H., Morales N., "Modelo de agendamiento de actividades de preparación minera de corto plazo", in OPTIMA 2015, Antofagasta, Chile.

 

   
Saludo de Bienvenida
Director Departamento de Ingeniería de Minas
  Xavier Emery
Centro Avanzado de Tecnología para la Minería (AMTC)   Javier Ruiz del Solar
Laboratorio Delphos   Nelson Morales
Línea de Investigación "Sistemas de Transporte en Minería a Cielo Abierto"   Andrés Parra
Línea de Investigación "Control, Gestión y Planificación de la Preparación Minera"   Raúl Castro
   
Herramienta de Software UDESS   Carlo Lobiano
Herramienta de Simulación DSim   Fabián Manríquez
Herramienta Delphos Open Pit Planner   Gonzalo Nelis
Software Mineroc   Javier Vallejos
   

 

 

   
Planificación minera a cielo abierto utilizando fundamentos geomecánicos   Andrés Parra
Revisión general de sistemas de manejo de materiales en minería a cielo abierto   Andrés Parra
Integración del peligro sísmico en la planificación menera de panel caving   Carlo Lobiano
Footprint and economic envelope calculation for block caving based mines under geological uncertainty   Emilio Vargas
Comparación de metodologías para calcular pit final robusto bajo incertidumbre de leyes   Enrique Jélvez
Evaluación de la incertidumbre geológica y operacional en planes mineros a corto plazo en faenas a cielo abierto   Fabián Manríquez
Integración de parámetros técnico-económicos y variables geo-metalúrgicas en la planificación minera   Gonzalo Sepúlveda
   

 

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