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 junior mining companies in South Africa who employed contract mining methods during an operations improvement assignment. This model is standard to all Tacmin operations improvement assignments and has been executed on numerous mining projects in a wide variety of commodities.

CLIENT SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

 

●  Mineability assessment.

●  Operations improvement.

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

 

●  Mineability assessment of existing status qou.

●  Mine designs re-engineered.

●  Operations improvement service

●  Clients representative.

●  Certification and valuation management.

●  Owner vs contractor trade-off studies.

●  Procurement: Contractor and OEM’s for owner trade-off.

 

DATA INPUTS AND RESULTS

 

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

●  Historical productions and KPI’s.

●  Contract agreement.

●  Results applied throughout operations improvement assignments.

●  Owners team.

 

DELIVERABLES

 

●  Mineability reviews for medium, annual and short-term mine plans and schedules.

●  Equipment selection, allocations and utilisation analysis.

●  Production schedules reconciled and based upon equipment capability.

●  Equipment requirements if insufficient to meet production targets.

●  Production schedules linked to tender.

●  Monthly certification and valuation.

●  Budget forecasts reconciled.

 

IMPLEMENTATION

 

●  Project life cycle - LOM

●  Tacmin – project lead