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Mining project decisions

Continuity between lifecycle project models and post-decision commercial control.

Case studies for mining companies

APPLICATION

CLIENT SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS, ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS, DATA INPUTS AND RESULTS, DELIVERABLES, IMPLEMENTATION

This model was originally developed for one of the majors in Australia that employed owner operator mining methods during a process of investigating the requirements, mining cost benefits, savings and improvements associated with autonomous mining methods.

CLIENT SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS


●  Conventional vs Autonomous mining trade-off study with associated production schedules and estimated costs

●  Aforesaid split into MARC and Owner maintenance with resource utilisation and costs.


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS


●  Mineability assessment of existing status qou.

●  Technical and operational recommendations for preparation of autonomous mining applications.

●  Mine re-engineering for best practises associated with autonomous mining.

●  Preliminary IROC requirements and costs.

●  MARC vs Owner maintenance cost comparisons.


DATA INPUTS AND RESULTS


●  Geological models, mine engineering and designs, production schedules, equipment employed.

●  Historical productions and KPI’s.

●  OEM LCC’s, MARC and Autonomy modifications.

●  Results applied to assist with decisions on Autonomous mining methods


DELIVERABLES


●  Unit rate price makeup / breakdown.

●  Cost breakdown split into capital (owning) and operating cost.

●  Unit rates resource makeup, resource analysis and utilisation.

●  Production (quantity forecasts) comparisons

●  Budget forecasts comparisons.


IMPLEMENTATION


●  Project life cycle - LOM

●  Implementation - by Client