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Processing Plant

International miner successfully executed a US$12m processing plant upgrade.

International miner successfully executed a US$12m processing plant upgrade

Engaged to manage the planning, readiness and execution of a major maintenance shut on behalf of an international coal producer in rural/remote Southern Africa. This was a business critical event and not meeting objectives would have resulted in major losses.

Key achievements:

  • The shut was executed on time and budget (US$12m), used 12 contractors with ~500 people over 21 day period with no major safety incidents
  • Planning for the event included parts/component supply with associated cross-border logistics, people mobilisation and health & safety considerations
  • Planning and execution was driven by a short interval control process and daily visual board sessions to ascertain status and plan/execute corrective actions

“I had the pleasure of working with Ulendo in 2015 at the mine in Mozambique.  It was a very intense period of the ramp-up and Ulendo provided excellent consulting services to the CHPP as they planned for their first major shutdown.  The shutdown was successfully delivered and Ulendo played a key role in the development of tools and process…”

Country GM of Operations – International Mining Company