In terms of core IPCC projects, BRS works in conjunction with trusted Associates to deliver:
IPCC options and alternatives
Comparison with truck-shovel alternatives
Simulation of Life-of-Mine operation
Financial evaluation of options.
To date BRS has completed IPCC projects in Australia, South Africa and Mozambique. Due to client confidentiality, details of the clients specific work cannot be released, but in general it has covered:
Review and analysis if IPCC options from various suppliers
Detailed review of equipment and operational factors
Full NPV comparison of IPCC versus truck-shovel
Sensitivity analysis of how value changes with mining strategy.
Detailing of mine planning considerations and requirements for IPCC in comparison to traditional methods.
Life of Mine production analysis and dynamics simulation
Simulation of IPCC for proposed coal and iron ore operations