News & Articles
Current news and mining industry articles covering a myriad of topics written by the Outliers Mining Solutions team.
Why install a Fleet Management System at your Underground Operation?
Fleet management systems, or FMS, have been a staple at open pit mining operations for decades. However, in underground mining operations, fleet management systems have been adopted much slower than their above-ground counterparts.
Announcement: Salar Javid Departs Outliers Mining Solutions
Outliers Mining Solutions Co-Founder Salar Javid has decided to move on to his next adventure.
The Importance of Scenario-Based Training for Dispatchers
Mining is a dynamic environment- Shovels break down, weather events close roads, and crushers bridge. Some days there may be long hauls, and you become heavily under trucked. Reacting to these changes quickly with the right response in these scenarios is how expert dispatchers make a real impact in production.
Maximizing the Value of a Fleet Management System
Fleet management systems, or mine dispatch systems, play a critical role in efficient and productive mining operations. Fleet management systems (or FMS) provide real-time and actionable data to help a mining organization increase efficiency, productivity, and profitability.
Best Practice, World Class, Gold Standard in Mining Maintenance and Reliability
Creating a world-class asset management, maintenance, and equipment reliability program at a mine site is an ambitious goal. Do you have an asset performance management system that enables predictive analytics? Is your mine site taking advantage of a fully digital maintenance department?
The Five Stages of Project Management in Mining
The mining industry has many intrinsic characteristics. We often work in remote environments, following some form of mine-to-mill process, with plenty of technical knowledge among the operations and maintenance teams. Let’s discuss the five key stages of mine site project management that can turn opportunities into results.
A Dispatcher’s Viewpoint | Using Training & Data to Improve Decision Making
The trap mine dispatchers frequently encounter is leadership fixating on certain KPIs without creating a broader understanding of operating philosophy and what drives production.
Conquering an Insurmountable Task
With the full range of Outliers Mining Solutions’ tools and programs, our team helps mine sites break down the mining process and drive engagement to influence performance, optimization, and results.
Using Operator Scorecards to Drive Mining Fleet Productivity
Successful implementations of Operator Scorecards allow for the operation to establish a culture of performance management and expectation.
Indigenous Training Course
Outliers Mining Solutions is committed to keeping sustainable environmental, social, and governance practices front of mind.
Integrated Operations Centres
Integrated Operations Centres gather information from data sources across the mining operation, analyzes it, and sends back actionable intel to the real decision-makers.
OMS LEAD Testimonial: Etienne Tardif
In addition to the coaching of front-line Supervisors, the OMS Lead program teaches leadership skills to Mining Managers and Superintendents.