Visualization through Simulation


Provide a visualization tool to serve as a communication medium of planned mining operations and supply chain. Subsequently apply this tool to help with engineering design and process improvement.

Utilized advanced analytical tool with 3D animation to develop a dynamic model of planned operations.
Model included mine pit, equipment, buildings, plants and transportation system across 5 models covering the entire mining value chain.
Developed invaluable quantitative and qualitative insights:

  • Getting enterprise excited about the initiative.
  • Communicating to external stakeholders (buy-in)
  • Feasibility level validation – “see” the operation in action and inform silos of engineering teams.
  • Afford opportunity to look across different options to develop site – impact on logistics, fleet, supply chain.

Benefits lie in the Journey, as well as the Destination.


  • Consulting
  • Simio

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