Brownfield expansion not the productivity 'silver bullet'

MANY mining companies are looking to brownfield expansion of existing operations or capital investment in equipment to improve productivity. However, this strategy can only provide limited improvements in productivity and divert attention away from implementing automation strategies and changing management.

Brownfield expansion not the productivity 'silver bullet' Brownfield expansion not the productivity 'silver bullet' Brownfield expansion not the productivity 'silver bullet' Brownfield expansion not the productivity 'silver bullet' Brownfield expansion not the productivity 'silver bullet'

A renewed focus should be placed on the management segment critical in introducing automation in mine sites – the supervisors, according to a report by PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Aussie Mine 2018.

Instead of solely focusing on brownfield expansions, a renewed focus should be placed on the management segment critical in introducing automation in mine sites - the supervisors, according to a