Mining is notoriously driven by volume targets which in a Lean environment can present some challenges considering the waste of over-production.
GENEO has experience of working in Operations, Maintenance, Engineering, Supply and Human Resources. GENEO’s team of experts can adapt Lean without jeopardising the principles and make it meaningful in this dynamic industry.
From Drill and Blast through to train allocations and operations at the port, GENEO can support you in optimising the mining value stream.
Introduce Lean Operating System to reduce operating cost
4 week diagnostic from pit to port
Introduce buffer management across the value chain
Introduce production control to comply with principle of pull and synchronise mines with demand
Introduce TPM on haulage fleet to move from ‘utilisation’ to ‘effectiveness’
Introduce Information Centres to drive shift, daily, weekly interactions
Fleet haulage reduced by 6%
Fuel costs reduced
Auxiliary equipment reduced across the value chain
Load cycle time reduced by 19% on average across mines
89% engagement of employees in Continuous Improvement and problem solving