The client is a leading global mining company with a world class portfolio of mining and processing operations and undeveloped resources. Its portfolio includes one of the world’s largest mining projects located in Brazil producing over 15 million tonnes annually.
Planning teams are required to produce strategic and tactical plans which align production targets with contracted demand. The client wanted to explore optimisation opportunities across the value chain to ultimately maximise the Net Present Value of the mine. They also wanted to better align production stakeholders to break-down departmental silos and improve organisational collaboration.
Polymathian deployed BOLT, a supply chain optimisation decision support tool, resulting in:
BOLT has helped reduce departmental silos by centralising and automating planning efforts. This has resulted in greater visibility of stockpiles to align demand to production as well as make complex blending decisions to optimally fulfil vessel contracts.