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Mining

AMC works with its clients to plan new mines or improve the operations of existing mines. AMC’s primary focus is on assisting clients to safely achieve optimum output and return on investment at their mines.

Mining Expertise

Our mining team includes specialists in underground and surface mining in hard rock, soft rock, and coal.

Mining Innovation 

AMC has developed several unique tools to quickly assess mining options and solve problems for our clients.

These tools include MineOpSim to optimize materials handling, CaveSim to model material flow in block and sublevel caves, LOBOS to optimize mining schedules, AMC benchmarking, and the Hill of Value project optimizer.

Mining Services

  • Planning and scheduling
  • Equipment selection
  • Haulage studies
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Simulation
  • Operational support
  • Selection of underground mining method
  • Pit optimization
  • Owner versus contractor comparison
  • Ventilation surveys and studies
  • Backfill system design and optimization
  • Waste dump management

  • 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. AMC worked closely with the Sishen team in 2014 to assist in acting upon these opportunities. A highlight of AMC's work was its involvement in strategically re-designing the mine extraction sequencing. This work has greatly assisted the increase in 2014 ore production, while enabling production levels to be sustained over the remaining life-of-mine schedule. 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
  • Client testimonials- mining

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