In 2009, Newcrest Mining (Newcrest) instigated The Newcrest Enterprise System Strategy (NESS), a transformation of systems and processes across the company’s value chain. As a result of the NESS program, Newcrest needed to address the process of archiving and vaulting the legacy systems being replaced by the NESS program.Read More
It was imperative for EHPL to provide an early and accurate works program involving procurement of long lead equipment and services, along with completion of the site establishment works necessary to match the aggressive construction timetable.
To deliver the EHPL defined goals and strategies, the implementation study report required specific mining and IT experience. EHPL enlisted COSOL to drive this critical element of the project to cost and manage the efficiency and technical integrity of the design.Read More
Ensham Resources wanted to formally issue a request for proposal, evaluate responses and select a preferred vendor. They were looking for a robust process with a pragmatic approach to vendor evaluation and selection. COSOL was engaged to assist in this process due to their remote site based experience, clear understanding of the scope of the project and the nuances important to selecting the right, long-term vendor.
A high standard was set to ensure the best platform. However, there was a need for the business case to be solid and viable from an ROI perspective. This challenge included the ability to segregate traffic (penetration of services to all points within the mine including ramps and within pits), apply quality of service (QoS) to traffic, and full repeater site design including masts, power, housing and antenna placement.Read More
COSOL provided pivotal maintenance coordination between OEM vendors and the BMA project team. This streamlined the flow and accuracy of information as the project moved from design, through construction, to final completion.
COSOL was also responsible for the establishment of equipment master data that would be maintained inside the BMA SAP system. This provided the building blocks for all maintenance management and reporting requirements. The team paid close attention to maintenance work procedures and job safe work instructions to create a safe and efficient work environment during and after commissioning.Read More
The PTA engaged COSOL to perform an upgrade from BusinessObjects v3.1 to BusinessObjects v4.1 and to complete a review of all business and support processes across all business units. The objective of the review was to determine how effectively the business was utilising BO and to define their support requirements going forward.Read More