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Asset Management

Mintrex provides asset management support to its clients through the whole of life cycle of assets from creating and/or acquiring assets, utilization of assets, maintaining and finally renewing and/or disposing of assets in line with their clients' operating philosophy.

Mintrex utilizes the "Integrated Approach" relying upon the holistic, systematic, systemic, risk-based, optimal and sustainable processes to ensure its clients' needs are met in the best way and according to the clients' expectations. The ultimate aim of Mintrex is to ensure that its clients' assets are in an "Asset Managed State" throughout their life cycle.

Asset Managed State is a philosophy which aims to ensure that:

  • plant and equipment are designed for reliability
  • correct parts for correct applications are purchased for reliability
  • commissioning is carried out to reliable installation standards
  • component integrity is maintained whilst in storage
  • disciplines are in place to ensure operation within design parameters
  • tasks are maintained and managed to prevent failure
  • effective and efficient procedures are used to replace/repair plant and equipment

In ensuring that its clients' assets are in asset managed states Mintrex delivers safe, sustainable and effective solutions through a collaborative approach with their clients addressing all of the three "ingredients" required for optimal operations: people, plant and processes - i.e. the three "Ps".

The approach taken by Mintrex for asset management is the "cradle to grave" approach. However, Mintrex will deliver to its clients according to their needs in areas of Reliability and Maintenance. Both green-field and brown-field operations are serviced by Mintrex with the provision of support in the following areas:

  • Operational readiness - seamless transition from construction to production
  • Design evaluations for reliability and maintainability
  • Operator Driven Reliability
  • Reliability strategies
  • Maintenance strategies & tactics
  • Preventive maintenance - development & optimization
  • FMECA (Failure Mode Effects & Criticality Analysis)
  • RCM (Reliability Centred Maintenance)
  • RCA (Root Cause Analysis)
  • Defect elimination
  • Shutdown strategies
  • CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System)
  • Performance metrics
  • Materials management
  • Workflow Management
  • Planning & scheduling
  • Lubrication & condition monitoring
  • Troubleshooting & de-bottlenecking
  • Failure & forensic investigations
  • Auditing
  • Vibration & Noise control
  • Reliability training
  • Energy efficiency
  • Infrastructure

Mintrex has expertise and experience with most mining equipment, both fixed plant and mobile equipment, and processing plant inclusive of the following:

  • Crushing - Jaw, roll, HSI impact, gyratory, cone, and VSI impact.
  • Grinding - SAG, rod and ball mills
  • Conveyor systems and transfer chutes
  • Screens and feeders
  • Pumping - slurry and water
  • Tanks and storage
  • Hoisting systems
  • Stackers, reclaimers, car-dumpers and shiploaders
  • Ventilation
  • Classified plant
  • Power plant and diesel engines
  • Cavotec mooring systems
  • Mobile feed hoppers
  • Locomotives
  • LHDs and surface mobile equipment

Mintrex is capable of facilitating workshops with its clients' workforce to develop in-house solutions in the asset management, operations and maintenance arena, an approach which Mintrex encourages to ensure that there is maximum buy-in of solutions developed. All work undertaken by Mintrex can be supported through appropriate Change Management to ensure all stake-holders are on-board.