By Greg Lane, Chief Technical Officer, Ausenco
How did we improve the design of a major copper project which today exceeds forecasts for copper production without comprising safety, operability and maintainability?
Dedicated to finding ingenious solutions that create value for our clients, our key objective in Constancia’s design was to maximize project value for our client without compromising safety, operability and maintainability. During the Feasibility Study Optimization (FSO) stage, Ausenco identified several opportunities to add value to the Constancia project through improvements in mine design, plant throughput and layout. Ausenco performed a number of trade-off studies to determine which strategy would return the optimum project Net Present Value (NPV).
Enhancements to Constancia’s Layout
Ausenco significantly revised the DFS layout with the following key objectives in mind:
Adding value to our client through our solid expertise
Through our extensive knowledge of mining strategies and our commitment to excellence, Ausenco added value to our client by:
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Constancia Copper Project, Peru