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.
AMC is a proud sponsor of the 1st International Conference on High Performance Mining - HPM2018 in RWTH Aachen University, German. Taking place on 4-5 December, the conference will showcase best-practice examples of mining operations along different levers for productivity improvement. Business Improvement Manager, Kobus Potgieter, will present Keynote II during the first session on Day 1.
Editorial from the Australian Mining Review February 2018 Three years [...]
AMC's Vancouver team, led by General Manager, Mort Shannon, looks forward to welcoming delegates to booth #643 at this year's CIM Convention taking place 6-9 May in Vancouver. Fresh from the launch of our new brand at the PDAC 2018 Convention, we look forward to presenting our new look and direction under the banner of unearth a smarter way to the Vancouver minerals industry and all those attending the CIM Convention. As a continuation of our Mine Smarter series, Philippe Lebleu, Open Pit Manager / Principal Mining Engineer, will present the paper "A tool for these times - the capabilities of modern mine planning software" on 8 May 2018.
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