Uncover the most effective and practical improvement opportunities — fast

The world has changed. The most valuable asset of the mine of the future is data.

We’ll show you how to mine yours while you use ours to supercharge your bottom-line results.

Our three-stage process combines 30+ years’ worth of site experience with 20+ years of validated cost and productivity data to quickly uncover the most effective and practical improvement opportunities and set you up for continued success.

Recent results


Assisted Hindustan
Zinc Limited to increase ore production by more than 200% in its seven OP and UG mines in India.

Identified value creation of US$1.3B at Anglo American’s Sishen mine in South Africa.

Worked with AngloGold Ashanti to realize operating cost reductions of $US200M on an NPV basis.

Assisted Acacia Mining to reduce operating costs by 25% at its Buzwagi mine in Tanzania.

The Improve journey


For more than 15 years, AMC has provided Performance Diagnostics studies that have realized result for clients of between 10 and 1000 x ROI.

AMC’s Performance Diagnostic is a data-driven process that delivers decreased cost, increased productivity, and increased profitability. It combines experience from more than 120 benchmarking studies, insights captured from more than 1000 sites around the globe, and cutting-edge cost and value modelling skills.

Beyond planning

Phase One often delivers some clear ‘quick wins’ that we can coach your on-site teams. Alternatively, we can send in a team of AMC technical experts from our Develop division to assist – your choice.

For more complex or larger-scale improvements, we may suggest a more comprehensive implementation program. We can run this for you, hand over to your on-site business improvement teams, or do a combination of the two.

An AMC Improvement specialist remains on top of the program at all times to ensure it stays on track with the your site’s overall improvement goals cost and value modelling skills.

Make changes stick

To ensure you improvements stick, and opportunities to improve further are continuously uncovered, we recommend plugging into to our Online Mining Intelligence (OMI) service.

OMI is AMC’s propriety system for providing ongoing improvement analysis and remote access to AMC key improvement specialists.



ROI is everything, and having proven a 10x ROI for clients on multiple occasions — including a cost reduction of up to $1b for one client — we’re happy to guarantee, as a very minimum, that you’ll uncover an upside at least equivalent to our fee, or it’s all free.

What our clients say

“AMC has helped us identify the real production potential of all mines and also to do the benchmarking of most of our operations. This has helped us to develop long-term plans for all our operations and to see the opportunities to enhance the operation performance compared to other global peers to get the best value out of each operation.”

LS Shekhawat, COO-Mines-HZL, Vedanta Resources Plc

“The Sishen mining team delivered a 15% increase in ore production for 2014. AMC’s expert knowledge in mine operations and planning was of great assistance in identifying significant opportunities that were ready for immediate implementation. I would have no hesitation in recommending AMC’s services to any mine operator seeking real value delivery in these challenging market conditions.”

Theunis Otto, Head of Mining – Kumba Iron Ore

Our Smart Data System™

Every report we produce is underpinned by our Smart Data System. Built over 30 years, it is the world’s largest and most comprehensive suite of validated, site-level performance data available for mining. Our consultants have seen what practices achieve the best results across every type of mining operation. Through this unique combination of data and insights, AMC can unlock better results for mining operations and materially improve bottom line results.

The Improve Team


Global Improve Lead


Performance Diagnostic Lead


Online Mining Intelligence Lead


Get in touch with our team to get started on your Improve journey!