AngloGold Ashanti’s Mponeng mine is located in South Africa’s Gauteng province. After the successful completion of the Pre-Feasibility study for mining below the 120 Level, the feasibility phase commenced establishing if the current hoisting capacity will be sufficient for personnel, material, slinging, and rock logistics during daily operations as well as for project-related logistics.
As the Industry 4.0 dust settles, many industries are looking to take their business one step further. The introduction of Industry 4.0 systems such as IoT (Internet of Things), Big Data, and Augmented Reality means that mining companies are able to achieve the golden 10X return on investment (ROI). However, this advantage will be short-lived [...]
This project was a simulation-based study that investigated the potential of a major mining company's current and proposed operational structure. The study was to determine if the mine could handle the scheduled production from the underground mining operations through to the loadout station located on the surface. Our Client's Challenge Our client wanted to determine how to [...]