Continuous Improvement

A major multinational mining company was seeking assistance with improving the mines performance due to pressures resulting from low commodities prices. MEC supplied an experienced Principal Mining Engineer to audit the sites performance and work with the management team to develop a strategy to improve the sites performance. This review resulted in a multi-pronged strategy to target:

  • Implementing productivity improvement projects
  • Improving mining planning systems, skills and culture
  • Developing more effective engagement between operations and mine planning

MEC supplied a team to assist the companies own employees make the changes. The key to the success of the project was the engagement and involvement of the workforce in the improvement projects. The project team identified and implemented significant improvement projects across the three key areas.

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