Africa Office

FutureSpace Offices

61 Katherine Street

1st Floor

Sandton

South Africa

Australia Office

Monash Business Centre

47 Monash Avenue

Como, Perth

Western Australia

Founding partner:

Sarel Blaauw

+27 82 571 6627

+27 10 300 6141

sblaauw@tacmingroup.com

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 major mining companies in East Africa on a brownfields project during expansions and increase in mine production.

CLIENT SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS


●  Mine equipment selection, recommendations.

●  Concurrent with open-book contract negotiations with selected contractor.


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS


●  Mine designs and production schedules re-engineered.

●  Fleet selection and OEM and manpower cost breakdowns

●  Apply aforesaid and negotiate open-book with selected contractor.

●  Drafting of open-book contract mining agreements.


DATA INPUTS AND RESULTS


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

●  Historical productions and KPI’s.

●  Owners team.


DELIVERABLES


●  LOM schedules for expansions

●  Equipment selection, allocations and utilisation analysis.

●  Mining costs derived from first principals.

●  Mine designs and schedules for expansion.

●  Open-book contract agreements.

●  Budget forecasts.


IMPLEMENTATION


●  Project life cycle - LOM

●  Tacmin – OEM enquiries, open-book contract negotiations

●  Owner mining selected, and implemented by Client