Joel is a globally recognised materials handling expert with 25+ years of experience in marine bulk terminal projects around the world.

A holistic approach to transportation for mining projects
By Joel Shirriff

Joel Shirriff, Global Practice Lead, Terminals & Transportation, discusses cost-efficient ways to get your mining products to market.

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Turning trapped resources into a feasible project
By Joel Shirriff

Joel Shirriff, Global Practice Lead, Terminals & Transportation, discusses the impacts that challenging geographies can have on a project.

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From mine to market: Why doing more can sometimes cost less
By Joel Shirriff

Joel Shirriff, Global Practice Lead, Terminals & Transportation, discusses why doing more can sometimes cost less.

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Mining in remote sites: How to manage resource scarcity
By Joel Shirriff

Joel Shirriff, Global Practice Lead, Terminals & Transportation, discusses how to manage resources on remote mining sites.

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Designing fit for purpose transportation solutions
By Joel Shirriff

Joel Shirriff, Global Practice Lead, Terminals & Transportation, discusses the importance of developing fit for purpose transportation solutions for each new project and commodity, rather than taking a one size fits all ...

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Optimizing the Selection of Bulk Transportation Systems
By Joel Shirriff

To maximise value of bulk transportation systems, trade-off studies evaluate different transport options for the entire network from plant to destination.

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Implementing Containerised Bulk Handling at Las Bambas
By Joel Shirriff

For the Las Bambas copper mine in Peru we integrated a modern multi-modal containerised bulk handling system into a conventional bulk terminal logistics system.

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Simulation Modelling for Bulk Terminals
By Joel Shirriff

Simulation modelling can add considerable value in bulk terminal operations planning processes by identifying design and operational solutions that drive process improvement and performance optimisation. Find out how.

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Modern Containerized Bulk Handling
By Joel Shirriff

Recent developments in containerized bulk handling technology remove many of the challenges associated with conventional containers and offer opportunities for increased efficiency.

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Assessing System Throughput Capacity Using Simulation
By Joel Shirriff

Ausenco's system throughput simulation study helped Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal optimise their yard management strategy.

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