Automated Reports

Automated Reporting

With the data age well and truly upon us, the struggle to keep up is a challenge faced by virtually every organization. While everyone seems to agree that the sheer volume and expanse of data available today is key to unlocking value, getting to the point where data is actually driving organization wide decision-making has proven difficult. With Optimum’s reporting …

Continuous Improvement

Continuous Improvement (CI)

It is quite common in industry today for management to want to drive continuous improvement. Some companies have dedicated resources trained in Six Sigma and LEAN, and some rely on the workforce as part of their day-to-day activities to help drive new efficiencies. However the organizational structure currently supports improvement, some of the key challenges remain the same. MPPIglobal’s Continuous …

Real Time Visualization

Digital Value Driver Trees (DVDT)

If you have ever asked yourself “What would be the effect of running the mill at a 5% lower speed?” or “What effect would increasing the maintenance budget on the hoist have on the yearly mine production?”  then Digital Value Driver Trees (DVDTs) are for you. DVDTs are data models that map out important business variables into a causal network, …

Digitize My Excel Spreadsheets

It is incredibly common for Engineers, Metallurgists, and Managers to have their own pet spreadsheets that they put countless hours of time and effort into building. The widespread use of these sorts of spreadsheets results in excessive time wastage and duplication of work, in the following ways: The Optimum Platform solves these problems by offering spreadsheet replacement through the Data …

Mine Operation Systems (MOS)

Manufacturing Execution System (MES)

Manufacturing Execution Systems are critical for operating a Mine effectively, efficiently and within compliance. Mines have traditionally faced the challenge of having to select multiple software packages designed for individual function, and often end up with an expensive, complex licencing & support model, a complex training environment for the workforce, and integration challenges, for limited benefit to Mine Operations. Optimum …

One Touch Digital Solution

One Touch Digital Solution

Optimum’s One Touch data philosophy can be summed up simply as: The Optimum Platform seamlessly integrates with all site data sources and systems, to produce automated reports, trends, and analysis that don’t require manual labour or data re-handling. With the Optimum Platform in place, Engineers and Analysts no longer need to search for, gather, and corroborate data from multiple sources …

Overall Equipment Effectiveness for Assets

Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)

Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is a metric used to measure the performance of Assets, and originated from the Manufacturing industry. OEE uses a three metric approach to determine how Assets are performing in Availability, Performance and Quality expressed as an OEE number in percent. When considering OEE in the Mining Minerals & Metals context it’s necessary to apply OEE in …

Short Interval Control

Short Interval Control (SIC)

If you have any processes or activities where variation can cause issues, Short Interval Control can help. MPPIglobal uses Short Interval Control to maintain control and ensure quality, efficiency and productivity are maximized through the reduction of variation. Typical application of Optimum’s Short Interval Control occurs in Mobile Mining fleet, Metals Recovery, Asset Health Management, Critical Risk Management to name …