Project Description

In 2015 our client retained CGK Consulting Group services to assist with an asset management improvement project. The goal of this project was to increase plant Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).  By performing root cause investigations, improving maintenance procedures & programs, and optimizing equipment operation through process engineering, CGK was able to greatly improve these metrics by 2016.

2015 Key Performance Indicators

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2016 Key Performance Indicators

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This increase in maintenance reliability and throughput has enabled the client to remain profitable during time of low commodity price.

CGK implementing a successful lubrication maintenance program that has greatly reduced waste and cost at the plant while increasing equipment reliability. These savings not only save money on the bottom line but also improve the reliability of equipment on site through improved lubrication techniques and systems.

2015 Lubrication Costs

$1,100,000/year
  • 119,230 gal

2016 Lubrication Costs

$490,000/year
  • 63,204 gal

2017 Lubrication Costs

$350,000/year
  • 46,035 gal

CGK has also assisted with the management and implementation of various projects around the site, such as a Primary Crusher lower shell replacement and 3000 hp motor replacements.

Copper Thickeners
Coarse Ore Stockpile
3000HP Motor Replacement