A production problem in phosphate mining

E. Busnach, A. Mehrez, Z. Sinuany-Stern

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A model to determine the method of mining phosphates and its scheduling was developed. A heuristic algorithm was constructed to demonstrate how this model can increase the discounted profits of Israeli firms producing phosphoric acid.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)285-288
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the Operational Research Society
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1985


  • Heuristic
  • Production
  • Scheduling

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Management Information Systems
  • Strategy and Management
  • Management Science and Operations Research
  • Marketing


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