Geometallurgy: the cornerstone of whole-of-mine optimization

After much success discussing the topic of geometallurgy in Moscow at the XXIX International Mineral Processing Congress as well as the MINEX Russia Forum, we thought it would be interesting to bring the discussion over to Digging Deeper.

Geometallurgy: the cornerstone of whole-of-mine optimization 2018-11-29T11:06:42+00:00

Business Improvement Projects – Eight points to consider for delivering a successful outcome

The widely publicised reduction in mining productivity both on a volume and cost basis during the mining boom, coupled with the lower commodity prices and reduced investor confidence in recent years, resulted in most miners focussing on increasing their competitiveness through cost-cutting measures and increasing operational productivity.

Business Improvement Projects – Eight points to consider for delivering a successful outcome 2018-08-14T11:10:40+00:00

Video: The Optimized Fleet in Action

On 19 July 2018, AMC Consultants' Kobus Potgieter, Business Improvement Manager, presented the last installment of Austmine's "Optimising the Mining Fleet Webinar Series" focusing on the optimized fleet in action. Kobus was joined by Stephen Williams, Managing Director, Concerto Analytics in a panel discussion on the topic.

Video: The Optimized Fleet in Action 2018-08-09T08:35:51+00:00

When is a Mineral Resource not a Resource?

Many mining companies are cutting exploration budgets to survive the current mining downturn and low commodity prices. As a result, some firms either do not have enough geological and support staff or they have inexperienced staff members who do not adequately understand the geology, mining method used and processing aspects of their operation or project. This can negatively impact the quality of Mineral Resource or Reserve estimates and statements as well as the preparation of long-term mine plans.

When is a Mineral Resource not a Resource? 2018-05-14T13:32:05+00:00

Editorial May 2018

AMC has always supported its regional professional institutes and [...]

Editorial May 2018 2018-05-08T10:01:37+00:00