Asset Utilization

Asset Utilization

Asset Utilization (AU) is the true measure of how well you are using your company assets. Unlike other measurement techniques, AU accounts for all losses, not just those directly associated with the production process. MPPIglobal’s AU concept is focused on improving the use of company assets and increasing production without the need for capital investment. The technique broadly establishes the …

Automated Reports

Automated Reporting

Increase asset productivity, efficiency and performance. Automatic email report distribution Data from any source integrated into the Optimum platform for reporting Ad hoc reports at any time Data, grids, graphs, trends, run charts Pareto analysis Team based KPI’s Draft reports followed by final reports If you’re interested in Mine Operation Systems, Automated Reporting, Digital Value Driver Trees, Overall Equipment Effectiveness, …

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 improvement. However the organizational structure supports improvement, some of the key challenges remain the same. MPPIglobal’s Continuous Improvement Solution …

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 …

Key Performance Indicators

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) & Dashboards

High-performing organizations deliver goals, achieve their vision, reach targets, and do this sooner and with less effort. They have a performance culture, and people who fully engaged in their contribution to the organisation’s success. Key Performance Indicators (KPI,s) are an essential cornerstone to this success. The Optimum platform manages, monitors, displays, captures and calculates KPIs for all aspects of the …

Metallurgical Management

Metallurgical Management

MPPIglobal’s Optimum provides a unique integrated solution for replacing your unsecured excel driven metallurgical accounting system. A cost-effective approach that decreases risk, improves security, accuracy and provides traceability all at a fraction of the costs of many standard Metallurgical Accounting software packages on the market today. Optimums integrated approach connects all of your source systems and software packages for a …

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 …

Production Variance Analysis

Production Variance Analysis

Production Variance Analysis (PVA) is critical for updating performance, forecasts and understanding the reasons why production is different to plan. The PVA solution allows operations to manage variations across multiple time periods, tracking reasons why groups of assets produced differently to plan. This information is collected in a structured way via input into a capture system by front-line leadership. The …

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 …

Theory of Constraints

Theory of Constraints (TOC)

For budget-minded operations looking to improve performance, the Theory of Constraints (TOC) represents an ideal starting point as a targeted approach. TOC is an improvement process that focuses on increasing production, by identifying the cause of the constraint, the solutions to help overcome the constraint, and implementation of the solutions. MPPIglobal applies a five-step process for TOC. First, we identify …