News & Articles

Current news and mining industry articles covering a myriad of topics written by the Outliers Mining Solutions team. 

Case Study: Increasing Production and Haul Efficiency at Ferrexpo

In 2016 Outliers initiated a work scope with Ferrexpo to improve the productivity and efficiency of load and haul fleet at Poltava and Yerestovo mines. This scope included the deployment of the Outliers Performance Management tools such as the Short Interval Control tool and the rehabilitation and effective use of the Wenco Fleet Management System to deliver improved truck allocation.

Case Study: Improving Shift-Change at Open Pit Mines

Our clients will tell us they know they should be hot-seating; they know that there is an opportunity, but it hasn’t been implemented.
Of course, it would be ideal to have a true hot-seat, one where trucks roll up to an elevated platform, one operator walks off, the other walks on, and the truck cycle is barely interrupted. A hot-seat shift-change process like that can virtually eliminate production losses during shift-change.

Effective Warehouse Management Strategy

Managing a warehouse requires addressing some principles that we often see ignored or only loosely followed. Managed properly, a warehouse can be a major contributor to effective asset management and mine site operation.

A Strong Foundation is Critical to Implementing New Technology in Asset Management

A Strong Foundation is Critical to Implementing New Technology in Asset Management

When we look at maintenance and reliability functions, there are a lot of industry buzzwords thrown around. I’m sure you’ve heard them- artificial intelligence, automation, machine learning, the Internet of things, etc.. These powerful concepts have significant potential to transform how lots of industries operate and maintenance and reliability in mining is no exception.

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