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.
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.
Mining has come a long way since 1893, and [...]
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.
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AMC has always supported its regional professional institutes and [...]
Blasting is a core activity in mining and impacts [...]
Editorial from the Australian Mining Review February 2018 Three years [...]
Mining companies now have the opportunity to gather vast amounts [...]