The intention of a war room is to provide a routine and highly visual perspective of a plan’s execution, as it unfolds in real-time at an operational level.
The ‘Accelerated Safe Production Programme’ – also known as the ‘90-day turnaround programme’ – is the consultancy’s latest offering, which guarantees results in
shorter time periods.
What is the key difference between a conventional and mechanised mine? Simply put, a conventional mine is rooted in manual operations and typically needs many workers to meet production targets, while mechanised mines are facilitated by machinery and digital systems.
In its simplest form, a company’s operating model can be described as a visualisation of its business strategy. The intent of the model is to provide a clear framework or blueprint for how this strategy is executed to deliver on the organisation’s goals.
MD Arjen de Bruin says the supervisor is “the person that makes everything happen”, and that, at a baseline, only about 19% of supervisors have the required competencies for their job, and that 78% of them have an “unstructured approach” to their work.
Over the past few years, both government and the corporate sector have invested some serious effort, energy and resources into skills development within the mining industry.
At the end of 2021, it was reported that mine deaths in South Africa had risen for a second consecutive year, increasing by almost 44% from 2020.
www.miningweekly.com – Having worked with more than 1500 supervisors, business management consultancy OIM Consulting has seen competencies increase from 19% to 56%, and role execution improving from 51% daily to 89%, thereby improving productivity.
www.africanminingnews.co.za – OIM Consulting aims to give people the tools and the means to become successful in order to impact communities and the greater South Africa.
The impact that inefficiency has on a mine’s bottom line is somewhat harder to quantify as there are a variety of factors that may contribute to and compound poor performance; however, in those instances where a mine engages us to train their front-line staff, we have seen a sharp uptick in production.