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Under-performing bulk supply chains are a familiar theme within the resources sector. Made up of many components and complex interfaces, there is often reluctance among diverse stakeholders to cooperate to a level necessary to find the best overall outcome.
Markets: Resources Expertise: Bulk transport, Ports and terminals, Rail and rail systems, Mine services
Andrew Keith, Aurecon’s Mining Infrastructure Leader spoke with Australian Mining on the economics of pit to port transportation alternatives.
Markets: Resources , TransportExpertise: Mine services, Bulk transport
In late 2014, Indonesian President Joko Widodo presented a plan to transform the country into a maritime power and develop 24 ports around the archipelago, generating much excitement in the shipping and port industries.
Markets: Transport, Resources Expertise: Ports and terminals
The mines are getting further from the beach. This brief statement encapsulates a key issue facing new mine developments globally as we move further into the 21st century. Behind this fundamental truism lie onion-like layers of is...
Andrew Keith, Leader Mine Services, shares his view on the impact that being green can have on sustainable mining.
Aurecon's John Leech provides an introduction to some of the typical interactions that exist between the components of a mine to ship bulk export chain. The discussion focuses on the characteristics of two key operating modes along with the relative benefits and the situations where these different modes are best applied.
Markets: Resources Expertise: Ports and terminals, Rail and rail systems, Bulk transport
Andrew Keith, Mine Services Leader at Aurecon, explains that, as major mining capital projects fail to achieve the desired project outcomes, it is time to step away from a reliance on geology, mining and processing to drive productivity improvement.
Markets: Resources Expertise: Mine services
Aurecon’s Africa and Middle East Mining Industry Leader, Mark Berger says that in the 21st Century mining faces new challenges including the rising dominance of infrastructure and sustainability issues, with miners looking for fresh approaches to mine development solutions.
Alex Pey of Aurecon discusses the potential impact of poor population growth planning on Australian capital cities and suggests major rail freight tunnels could be the answer to freight logistics problems.
Markets: Resources , Transport, Freight, logistics and infrastructure, Urban transportExpertise: Urbanisation, Rail and rail systems, Environmental management
Andrew Keith, Leader for Mine Services at Aurecon, sums up the state of mining development and explains the rationale.
Every major project is unique, encompassing different sponsor and stakeholder environments, different objectives and external influences.
Markets: Construction, Data & telecommunications, Defence, Energy, Government, International development assistance, Resources , Built Environment, Transport, WaterExpertise: Programme and project management
Skilled management of the supply chain is critical and allows major project teams to deliver excellence on schedule, within budget and with quality outcomes.
Markets: Resources , TransportExpertise: Bulk transport
John Leech, Bulk Material Handling Leader at Aurecon, interviewed Professor David Brereton, Director of the Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM).
Markets: Resources Expertise: Environmental management
Rail is becoming bigger, longer, faster and more costly as complex mining provinces are developed in remote locations. Mike Foley spoke to Aurecon’s Ken Devencorn who said supply chain integration and automation are key to facilitating development.
Markets: Resources , TransportExpertise: Rail and rail systems
Richard Jois of Aurecon discusses maximising road safety on mine sites.
Markets: Resources , TransportExpertise: Mine services
A hands-on collaborative approach to D&C equipment supply drove the best end result for reliability, operability, maintainability and safety.
Markets: Resources , Transport, Freight, logistics and infrastructureExpertise: Rail and rail systems, Bulk transport
Before mining companies embark on detailed discussions with transshipment operators, consultants can provide some useful guidance and information. Andrew Keith and Paulo Cardoso de Campos of Aurecon spoke with AJM's Mike Foley.
Rail Express talks to Ken Devencorn, Aurecon’s Technical Director, Resources & Manufacturing Services about efficient planning and development of remote heavy-haul rail operations.
Markets: Transport, Resources Expertise: Mine services, Rail and rail systems
Over the past decade, a number of inverted cone silos have suffered well-publicised failures. In this article Hugh McKay, Aurecon's bulk handling storage facilities expert, looks at what steps can be taken to stop this occuring in the future.
Markets: Resources Expertise: Bulk transport
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