Maintenance strategies for mining capital expansion project
Case Study

Maintenance strategies for mining capital expansion project


Productivity and efficiency gains ensure the project meets schedule 

  • Develop a comprehensive maintenance program for the new electrical equipment being installed as part of the upgrade to the winder
  • Ensure that the maintenance strategies were the most cost-effective possible
  • Provide the maintenance strategy deliverables in time to enable the client to meet its project schedule
  • Develop initial strategies based on previous project work with the client
  • Review and validate these strategies with SME’s from within the client organization and their main contractor
  • Optimize the validated strategies
  • Generate the project deliverables including load sheets and work instructions for EAM/CMMS
  • Implement the project in two phases to enable the client to meet their milestone dates despite the late delivery of documentation from their main contractor
  • 51 maintenance plans developed for 628 maintainable assets across 42 functional locations
  • Optimized strategies maintenance plans comprised of 2,543 tasks optimized for cost and risk
  • Optimal spares holding, minimized cost of ownership while reducing risk associated with unavailability of spares
  • 83 work instructions developed and included in SAP maintenance plans