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  • Adding Value to Mining Projects: Q&A with the Vice President of Ausenco Brazil

    In this interview, we speak with Everson Tedardi, Vice President of Ausenco Brazil about the company’s purpose, the current commodity super cycle, and how Ausenco adds value to mining projects.

  • Moose River: Performance-based contract enables project financing and drives superior shareholder value

    Moose River Consolidated Gold Project

  • Lumwana: One of the largest copper mines in Africa

    Lumwana Copper Concentrate Project

  • Increasing project value with ore sorting

    Ore sorting technology offers benefits such as reductions in operating costs and environmental impact, increased production and increased NPV.

  • Ausenco names Everson Tedardi as Vice President, Brazil

    Everson brings over 36 years’ experience in engineering, project and construction management to his new role.

  • Revving up

    Upgrading a decades-old site to turn it into North America’s first cobalt refinery

  • Supporting our pipeline clients around the world with accurate lab results

    Our lab experts have characterized thousands of slurry samples to understand the slurry characteristics crucial to pipeline projects.

  • Lumwana Copper Project: Evaluating the use of uranium resources at copper mine

  • North Mara Gold Project: Gold processing plant delivered ahead of schedule

    North Mara Gold Project

  • Find a better way to move your material from mine to market.

    An article series uncovering the key considerations in a holistic approach to transportation processes.

  • Up for the challenge - Delivering the Mina Justa Project

    Delivering the Mina Justa Project safely during a pandemic.

  • Mine to Market: Key considerations for determining the best transportation options for your operation

    In this webinar, our experts explore common questions that can help guide the decisions you make around both the mineral process methodology and the transportation solution that are best for your project.

  • Infographic: Find a better way to move your material from mine to market

  • End to End Data Management to Improve Asset Integrity and Reliability

    In this webinar, our experts discussed how data management can help make better decisions about infrastructure.

  • Optimizing public transportation in a COVID-19 world using Dynamic Pedestrian Simulation

    In this article Soheil Mardani, Simulation Engineer, discusses optimizing public transportation using Dynamic Pedestrian Simulation.

  • Addressing the economic myths around dry tailings

    Matt Pyle, our Director Technical Solutions, discusses the economic myths around dry tailings.

  • The changing landscape of minerals processing projects

    Recently Ausenco partnered with AusIMM to deliver the first or our six-part webinar series addressing challenges faced by the minerals processing industry, with particular focus on copper and gold.

  • Ausenco welcomes Alexandra Almenara as new Vice President, Environment & Sustainability in South America

    We are delighted to announce the appointment of Alexandra Almenara as new Vice President, Environment & Sustainability in South America.

  • The link between location and value for battery metal refineries

    Thomas Mills, Process Engineer, explores some of the key questions project owners should ask when evaluating locations for hydrometallurgical battery refineries in North America.

  • The changing landscape of minerals processing projects

    This webinar, delivered in partnership with AusIMM, is the first in a series of webinars that explore and present solutions to minerals processing challenges through lifecycle of brownfield and greenfield projects.

  • Achieving the highest-ever monthly copper recovery at Capricorn Copper Mine

    In May 2020, the Capricorn Copper Concentrator Team achieved a record copper recovery for the month, exceeding the previous best by over 2%.

  • A holistic approach to transportation for mining projects

    Joel Shirriff, Global Practice Lead, Terminals & Transportation, discusses cost-efficient ways to get your mining products to market.

  • Designing fit for purpose transportation solutions

    Joel Shirriff, Global Practice Lead, Terminals & Transportation, discusses the importance of developing fit for purpose transportation solutions for each new project and commodity, rather than taking a one size fits all approach.

  • Mining in remote sites: How to manage resource scarcity

    Joel Shirriff, Global Practice Lead, Terminals & Transportation, discusses how to manage resources on remote mining sites.

  • Making the most of existing infrastructure

    Silvia Bermudez, Manager Transportation & Logistics for South America, discusses alternative uses for infrastructure.

  • Turning trapped resources into a feasible project

    Joel Shirriff, Global Practice Lead, Terminals & Transportation, discusses the impacts that challenging geographies can have on a project.

  • From mine to market: Why doing more can sometimes cost less

    Joel Shirriff, Global Practice Lead, Terminals & Transportation, discusses why doing more can sometimes cost less.

  • The art and science of feasibility studies

    Ron Douglas, our EVP Project Delivery, discusses the factors resulting from poor Feasibility Studies that contribute to failure.

  • Maintaining best practice during the COVID-19 pandemic

    An interview with Jo Mackenzie, General Manager of Operations and Maintenance

  • Solving site challenges from the home office

    In this article, our experts discuss how we help mining companies add value using remote operations.

  • Solving site challenges remotely

    In our recent North American webinar our experts discussed current best practices for serving mine and project sites remotely.

  • Garry Warren

    Garry is a professional engineer and business executive with over 30 years of expertise in technical and senior leadership roles.

  • Does a lack of trust contribute to cost blowouts?

    The principles that apply to the design of smaller projects apply to big projects.

  • Constancia Project in Peru - success at high altitude

    In an interview with the Pan-American Mining Magazine, Simon Cmrlec, President, Americas Project Delivery, discusses the success of the Constancia Copper Project in Peru.

  • Mineral slurry yield stress

    The Yield Stress of mineral pulps is an extremely important parameter and used in pumping studies. The state of aggregation and dispersion of the mineral particles in the slurries alters the values of the yield stress.

  • Challenging paradigms and adding value to each project

    In this Insight, we have connected with Paul Staples, VP and Global Practice Lead, M&M, to discuss his take on Ausenco’s project delivery capabilities and differentiators

  • Greg Lane wins Art MacPherson Award

    Congratulations to Greg Lane, recipient of the 2019 CMP/CIM Art MacPherson Award.

  • Ausenco wins contract to manage project portfolio for Newcrest

    Ausenco Limited (ASX: AAX) today announced it had secured an initial three-year contract to manage a portfolio of projects at Newcrest Mining Limited’s (ASX: NCM) Lihir gold operation in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

  • EPC & EPCM building up for change

    Risk reduction, trust between project owners and contractors, technology and development demand are hot topics in the mining industry. Ausenco’s VP Project Delivery Ron Douglas’ comments on these topics are featured in an article published in International Mining.

  • On the fast track with Ausenco

    MILLENNIUM Minerals’ Nullagine sulphide expansion project is being successfully fast-tracked thanks to Ausenco’s flexibility and project management expertise. From December edition of Australian Mining Review

  • Ausenco partners with OZ Minerals to deliver at Carrapateena

    AUSENCO, together with joint-venture partner Downer, is partnering with OZ Minerals to deliver a capital and operationally efficient plant on the Carrapateena project. From Australian Mining Review, December 2018

  • Creating the process plant of the future

    As digitisation continues to disrupt the mineral processing space, Austmine members Ausenco and Petra Data Science explore the future process plant in operation.

  • Ausenco Downer JV awarded EPC contract for Carrapateena Copper Gold Mine Project

    Ausenco Downer JV secures EPC contract with OZ Minerals for their Carrapateena copper gold project.

  • Ausenco commences $91 million EPC contract with Atlantic Gold for Moose River project

    Ausenco commences $91 million EPC contract with Atlantic Gold

  • Ausenco the preferred contractor for $89 million EPC contract

    Ausenco Limited (ASX: AAX) today confirmed it is the preferred Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contractor for Atlantic Gold Corporation’s (TSX-V: AGB) Moose River Consolidated gold project (the Project) in Nova Scotia, Canada.

  • Ausenco secures an EPCM contract for gold processing facility in North Africa

    Ausenco Limited (ASX:AAX) has been awarded a CAD12 million contract to provide engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services for the refurbishment, upgrade and maintenance of an existing gold processing facility in North Africa.

  • Effective tailings management systems require customisation

    Customized tailings facility design and construction ensures the unique geographical, geotechnical, environmental and physical characteristics of each site are considered to deliver cost effective and environmentally friendly outcomes.

  • The nuances of port site selection for mineral resources projects

    Port site selection for mineral resources projects, is a complex and exciting process that needs to consider the entire transportation logistics of moving the resource from the “pit to port”.

  • The breakdown of trust and the implications for project success

    Project success can be significantly improved when the Project Team ensures all team members work in a collaborative manner. Not doing so results in a loss of trust and negative project outcomes. Ron Douglas explains how.

  • Why an alliance might be the right choice for you

    An alliance between a contractor and Owner can be most successful when their approach is based on team work, risk sharing, problem solving and reward transparency, cooperation and joint success.

  • Impacts of technology and ship sizes on ports

    How will technology and ever-increasing ship sizes change design and management of ports? Katrina Dodd explores industry thinking.

  • Project process design & data development

    For efficient project execution establishing high quality process design and associated data at an early stage, and in a consistent manner, is essential. Fraser Johnstone explains Ausenco’s approach.

  • Lessons learned with competent ores

    Paul Staples discusses potential design pitfalls of SAG milling circuits treating competent ores and subsequent consequences.

  • Tackling the pumping of foaming slurries

    Reducing slurry foam before it arrives at the centrifugal pump suction nozzle in the iron ore processing plant froth flotation circuit improves pumping capacity and efficiency. Find out how.

  • Minas-Rio, maior mineroduto de concentrado de minério de ferro do mundo foi projetado pela Ausenco

    A Ausenco executou uma gama completa de serviços de engenharia, em diversas fases do projeto Minas-Rio para o cliente Anglo American. O Minas-Rio é o maior mineroduto para transporte de minério de ferro do mundo.

  • Assessing system throughput capacity using simulation

    Ausenco's system throughput simulation study helped Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal optimise their yard management strategy.

  • Minas-Rio - world’s longest & largest slurry pipeline, designed by Ausenco

    Ausenco performed a full range of pipeline engineering services on the Minas-Rio iron project for Anglo American. The pipeline is the longest iron concentrate pipeline in the world, with the largest tonnage.

  • Implementing containerised bulk handling at Las Bambas

    For the Las Bambas copper mine in Peru we integrated a modern multi-modal containerised bulk handling system into a conventional bulk terminal logistics system.

  • Cost effective mineral process plant design

    Innovative and frugal thinking during minerals processing plant design can significantly reduce project capital costs. Paul Staples explores the impacts of design thinking on costs and Ausenco’s successful approach.

  • Energy efficient & cost effective comminution circuit design

    Ausenco's optimised mineral processing comminution circuit designs significantly reduce cost and carbon footprints compared with typical engineering company designs. Find out how.

  • Chilean client benefits from innovative use of modern heap leach technology

    The first large scale application of modern heap leach technology was in the early 1980’s at the Lo Aquirre Project in Chile

  • EPC or EPCM contracts

    Do EPC or EPCM contracts drive stronger outcomes? Our EVP Project Delivery Ron Douglas explores some of the key dimensions project owners should consider in choosing their project contracting strategy.

  • Moose River Project – an interview with PM Mark Cornwell

    A sit down interview with PM Mark Cornwell to discuss the Moose River Consolidated Gold Project where Ausenco undertook the delivery of the 2 mtpa carbon-in-leach (CIL) processing plant and associated infrastructure. The project is located ~85 km north-east of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

  • Innovation in pit to port transportation logistics systems

    Determining an ideal pit to port solution involves a holistic view of the project

  • Ausenco sponsors Disrupt Mining

    How we're delivering innovation within the mining industry

  • Comminution and the future of minerals processing

    In the second of a three-part Insight, we talk to Ausenco’s Chief Technical Officer Greg Lane about his passion for comminution and how he sees the minerals processing industry developing over the next five years.

  • Quellaveco Mine Project: Assessment of Transport Options - Rail Versus Conveyor

    Quellaveco Mine Project

  • Mina Justa Project: Q&A with the Project Director

    In this Insight, we have connected with the Project Director, to discuss our work on the project and find out how Ausenco is delivering an appropriate, fit-for-purpose solution for our client.

  • Ausenco: Comprehensive solutions for all stages of a mining project

    At Ausenco, we are committed to providing our minerals and metals clients with exceptional end-to-end services at all stages of a project to ensure that from ‘pit-to-port,’ our clients’ project needs are not only met but exceeded.

  • 40 years and counting – how things have changed in minerals processing

    In this first of a three-part series, we ask Greg Lane, Ausenco’s Chief Technical Officer, to look back at what’s changed during his time in the industry.

  • Data visualization

    Ausenco is embracing the latest when it comes to visualization technology (e.g. VR/AR) to enhance solutions for clients

  • Meet Elie Accad

    In this Insight we share a personal profile of Elie Accad, Director, Africa Region, Minerals & Metals

  • When does ore sorting increase project value?

    Improving project value through ore sorting

  • Kinsevere: Solvent-extraction electrowinning plant

    Kinsevere solvent-extraction electrowinning plant

  • Value-driven optimisation using Ausenco’s integrated technology solutions

    How we're using our Integrated Technology Solutions platform to deliver maximum revenue, identify opportunities and minimise risks.

  • Meet Ben Patterson

    In this Insight we share a personal profile of Ben Patterson, Project Manager, Minerals & Metals

  • Fruta del Norte Project: Underground Gold-Silver Mine with high grade of gold

    Process plant layout optimized

  • Cultivating a culture of innovation

    Knowledge and confidence are central to being different in the market. As a global company with a reputation for providing innovative solutions to our clients, Ausenco actively cultivates behaviours that foster innovation. Chief Technical Officer, Greg Lane and Graduate Electrical Engineer, Jason Bullock offer an example of how that’s done.

  • Ausenco’s asset optimization capabilities in South America

    A sit-down interview with Juan Carlos Duarte – Director, Asset Optimization South America, to discuss Ausenco’s asset optimization capabilities and operations in South America.

  • Operating comminution circuits without grinding media

    Our experts outline how to adapt your comminution circuit’s operating strategy to reduce operating cost.

  • Value driven optimisation using integrated technology solutions

    Paper presented by Dr. Rajiv Chandramohan at Future Mining 2019, Sydney, Australia, 19 November, 2019

  • SAG mill liner selection to maximise productivity

    Paper presented by Richard Whittering at Procemin-Geomet 2019 Conference, Santiago, Chile, 21 November, 2019

  • Design and commissioning of a long-distance pipeline transporting thickened tailings in laminar flow

    Paper presented by Alisson Vidal at the Rio Pipeline Conference 2019, Rio de Janeiro, 4 September 2019.

  • Predicting metal attenuation for mine closure planning

    Paper presented by Roberto Jesus Flores at Perumin 2019 - Arequipa, Peru.

  • Layout considerations for ore sorting

    Paper presented by Ben Patterson at Canadian Mineral Processors Conference (CMP) 2019

  • Arsenic in complex orebodies

    Paper presented by Maedeh Tayebi-Khorami at the AusIMM Complex Orebodies conference in Brisbane in November 2018

  • Arsenic pathways in copper mining - sustainability issues and potential solutions

    Paper presented by Maedeh Tayebi-Khorami at AusIMM Life of Mine Conference, Brisbane, 26 July 2018.

  • SAG mill optimisation using power-based simulations

    Paper presented by Dr. Rajiv Chandramohan at Comminution '18, Cape Town, South Africa, April 2018

  • Optimising carbon reactivation kiln operation

    Paper presented by Dr Jeff Claflin at MetPlant2017, Perth, September 2017

  • A review of the options in concentrator layout

    This paper challenges some of the paradigms associated with concentrator design and summarizes the value associated with good decisions when compared with using “standard" designs. Presented by Niresh Deonarain at Procemin 2016.

  • Lessons learnt and performance – installing and commissioning an Ausenco carbon reactivation kiln in Africa

    In Proceedings Metplant 2015 pp 163–174 (The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy: Melbourne).

  • Numerical model comparison on deformation behavior of a TSF embankment subjected to earthquake loading

    Paper presented at the Tailings and Mine Waste Conference, Vancouver, October 2015