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Making Accurate Future Decisions for a Stockpile and Train Loading Facility

This model focused on a large stockpile operations and train loading facility. It included the train arrivals, loading, slots, capacity evaluation and schedule optimisation.  Our Client's Challenge The projects department at our client needed to investigate a train loading facility which utilised a combination of front-end loaders and haul trucks as an alternative to their [...]

2019-07-12T15:13:55+02:00 Case Studies, Rail|

Helping Storage Reach Maximum Capacity for a Canadian Rail Company

This project was a complete mine-to-port logistical study which integrated mining, transportation and shipping systems to provide a holistic view of the intermodal systems.  Our Client's Challenge The main objectives for the study were to analyse if the planned mining operations, conveyance, shaft hoisting, production and planned infrastructure could achieve and maintain the logistical requirements [...]

2019-07-12T09:04:50+02:00 Case Studies, Rail|

Determining the Optimal Rail Demand in a Surface Rail Operation

In this project, a simulation model was completed for large stockpile operations and train loading facility within South Africa. The model included train arrivals, loading, slots, capacity evaluation and schedule optimisation. Our Client's Challenge Being one of the largest mining companies in the world, with operations mining base metals and various other commodities, our client [...]

2019-07-12T15:33:15+02:00 Case Studies, Rail|