November 2016
Volume 68    Issue 11

Using lean six sigma techniques for projects at a Canadian uranium mine, mill

Mining Engineering , 2016, Vol. 68, No. 11, pp. 16-16
Britton, S.G.


Strategies to improve performance in mining production, maintenance and mineral processing operations have evolved over time from straightforward time studies of individual machine performance in the 1960s-1970s to more sophisticated and better focused statistical and financial tools that have emerged in the 1980s-1990s. These newer strategies fall under the broad descriptive category of operational excellence. 

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