Barrick Gold Case Study

Barrick Gold – Case Study

BARRICK GOLD


The Barrick Gold Corporation is the largest gold mining company in the world with its headquarters based in Toronto in Canada. Barrick Gold is currently undertaking mining projects in Canada, Australia, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Saudi Arabia, the Dominican Republic, Papua New Guinea, the USA and Zambia. More than 75% of Barricks gold production comes from the Americas region.


Cortez



Barrick Gold: Cortez MineCortez is 100 kilometers southwest of Elko, Nevada, in Lander and Eureka counties. MPPIglobal were engaged to help developed an Asset Optimization initiative designed to help drive increased production, productivity and efficiency gains. The scope included Definition of Production OEE models for the Process Plant, Open Cut Haul Fleet, Underground Haul Fleet and Heap Leach operation. Definition of Downtime models for Drills, Bolters, Loaders, Trucks and all Process Plant Units were also conducted. The Technology landscape was revised and a Gap Analysis conducted. Presentation of findings and recommendations were made back to the Barrick Gold Board representatives with a follow improvement scope developed.



Goldstrike



Barrick Gold: Goldstrike MineGoldstrike is situated 40 kilometers north of Carlin, Nevada, in Elko and Eureka counties. MPPIglobal were engaged to help developed an Asset Optimization initiative designed to help drive increased production, productivity and efficiency gains. The scope included Definition of Production OEE models for the Process Plant – TCM, Process Plant – Roaster, Production Hoist, Open Cut Haul Fleet and the Underground Haul Fleet. Definition of Downtime models for Drills, Bolters, Loaders, Trucks and all Process Plant Units were also conducted. The Technology landscape was revised and a Gap Analysis conducted. Presentation of findings and recommendations were made back to the Barrick Gold Board representatives with a follow improvement scope developed.


Pueblo Viejo



Barrick Gold: Pueblo ViejoPueblo Viejo is located in the Dominican Republic, approximately 100 kilometers northwest of the capital city of Santo Domingo. MPPIglobal were engaged to help developed an Asset Optimization initiative designed to help drive increased production, productivity and efficiency gains. The scope included Definition of Production OEE models for the Process Plant, Open Cut Haul Fleet. Definition of Downtime models for Loaders, Trucks Drills and the Process Plant Units were also conducted. The Technology landscape was revised and a Gap Analysis conducted. Presentation of findings and recommendations were made back to the Barrick Gold Board representatives with a follow improvement scope developed.


Turquoise Ridge



Barrick Gold: Turquoise RidgeThe Turquoise Ridge property is located in the Potosi Mining District, about 70 kilometers northeast of Winnemucca, Nevada. MPPIglobal were engaged to help developed an Asset Optimization initiative designed to help drive increased production, productivity and efficiency gains. The scope included Definition of Production OEE models for the Production Hoist and Underground Haul Fleet. Definition of Downtime models for Drills, Bolters, Loaders and Truck units were also conducted. The Technology landscape was revised and a Gap Analysis conducted. Presentation of findings and recommendations were made back to the Barrick Gold Board representatives with a follow improvement scope developed.