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Africa Office

FutureSpace Offices

61 Katherine Street

1st Floor

Sandton

South Africa

Australia Office

Monash Business Centre

47 Monash Avenue

Como, Perth

Western Australia

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 with numerous mines across Africa that employed contract mining methods to test the viability of owner operator mining

CLIENT SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

 

Owner operator mining model to include:

 

●  Operating and maintenance cost breakdowns of three major OEM’s, Caterpillar, Komatsu and Liebher.

●  Tacmin model output results to report to same cost codes as Clients accounting system.

●  Owner operator cost model output in same format as Contractors tendered BOQ for ease of cost comparison.

●  Unit costs to contain cost makeup / breakdown exclusive of mark-up and profits.

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

 

●  Fleet selection and equipment requirements.

●  Assistance with drafting of owner operator enquiry documents.

●  MARC and Owner maintenance cost comparisons.

●  Determination of owner operator equipment and manpower requirements.

●  Equipment capital recommendations.

 

DATA INPUTS AND RESULTS

 

●  Geological models, mine engineering and designs, production schedules, contract mining agreement and equipment employed, cost codes.

●  OEM: equipment capital, Lifecycle Costing and MARC costs.

●  Results imported into Client's financial model.

●  Results applied for board recommendations.

 

DELIVERABLES

 

●  Priced bills with same structure for easy comparison. i.e owner mining also expressed in unit rates.

●  Owner bills with unit rate price makeup / breakdown.

●  Similar owner bills for various OEM’s easy to compare.

●  Owner bills split into capital (owning) as well as operating cost.

●  Owner mining resource costs, resource analysis and utilisation.

●  Production (quantity forecasts) owner and contractor.

●  Budget forecasts owner and contractor.

●  Cashflows and NPV analysis both contractor and owner.

 

IMPLEMENTATION

 

●  Project lifecycle - 5 years

●  Tacmin assistance – first stage FEED and agreements

●  Implementation – by Client