XPAC 7 (Open Pit Metals)

This course teaches participants how to take a disciplined approach to mine scheduling using RPMGlobal’s XPAC 7 Underground Coal software. The course teaches students the core functionality of the product through pre-configured workshops that are designed around real life scenarios.

Course Content

Standard

Core functionality including databases, importing data, basic scripting, graphic setup, schedule configuration, and reporting.

AutoScheduler (AS)

Dependencies, constraints, objectives, and triggers for material extraction.

Advanced Destination Scheduler (ADS)

Dependencies, constraints, objectives, and triggers for material dumping.

Training Workshops

  • Creating a New Database
  • Establishing the Datafields
  • Importing Data into XPAC
  • Graphics – Spatial Data Plots
  • Writing XCMs
  • Creating & Using Ranges
  • Data Validation Tools
  • Other Tools
  • Target Schedule Setup
  • The Components of a Schedule Setup
  • Target Resource Setup
  • Resource Input Path
  • Schedule Output
  • Scheduling Multiple Activities
  • Creating a Detailed Calendar
  • Setting Up a New Scenario
  • Production Resource Setup
  • Detailed Scheduling
  • MOQ, Preschedule, and Stage Plans
  • Schedule Results
  • Dumps in XPAC
  • Haulage Configuration

  • Setting up and Running an Advanced Path Schedule
  • Absolute Address Dependencies
  • Auditing Dependencies
  • Relative Address Dependencies
  • Script Dependencies
  • Capacity Constraints
  • Period Constraints
  • Set Up a Schedule
  • Assign Objectives to Resources
  • User Processing Scripts or Triggers
  • Run Schedule and View Results

  • Setting Up Dumps For AutoScheduler
  • Dump Dependencies
  • Dump Constraints
  • Advanced Scripted Reports

  • Creating & Viewing Fields
  • Database Reports
  • Range Capacity Constraints
  • Look Ahead Objectives

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Learning Outcomes

  • Learn how to navigate around the software.
  • Know how to access product help documentation.
  • Understand how to set up XPAC databases.
  • Learn how to import and manipulate data with scripts (XCMs).
  • Understand how to create polygon graphics.
  • Know how to create input path schedules.
  • Learn how to configure an AutoScheduler model and run a schedule (AS/ADS).
  • Know how to configure stockpiles (AS/ADS).
  • Understand how to create schedule dependencies, constraints & objectives (AS/ADS).
  • Learn how to import dumps and schedule destinations (ADS).
  • Know how to visualise and report schedule outputs.

Who is the Course For?

  • Mine Scheduling / Planning Engineers
  • Mine Planning Managers / Superintendents
  • Senior Operations Personnel
  • System Administrators

Want to learn more?

Contact [email protected] 

Delivery Mode

Classroom

Duration

Standard – 3 Days
AutoScheduler – 1 Day
Advanced Destination Scheduler – 1 Day