Surface Hard Rock Mining

Hammersley mine

_DSC0913 3 IMG_1171A continuous improvement review and optimisation method developed by Osterman Consulting has proven to be very successful. The method compares all review components on site to best practices, rating the site procedures against best practices and recommending improvements. In this way improvements and optimisation can be tracked in regular intervals. Osterman Consulting specialises in performance monitoring to set a base line prior to any optimisation projects and is able to monitor and track improvements agains’t sites KPI’s. We use the latest technology and methodologies in improving fragmentation, wall control, reduced dilution and mine to mill productivity. Some of the recent open pit mines that our principle has worked with are:

  • Cadia Open Pit, Orange
  • Porgera Gold Mine, PNG
  • Oktedi Gold Mine, PNG
  • Cowal Open Pit, NSW
  • Black Star, Mt Isa
  • Mt Rawdon, QLD
  • Gold Ridge, Solomon Islands
  • Goro Nickle, New Caledonia
  • J Resources, Sulawesi

Osterman Consulting has developed a methods to improve fragmentation significantly eliminating the need for primary crushers. Latest D&B trim and pre-split designs combined by our in house developed method to accurately predict resonant frequencies offers the industries best total solution for highwalls