Training analysis for personnel at African gold mine

Newcrest Mining Training Analysis
Côte d'Ivoire, Africa
2012 - current
Newcrest Mining Ltd
Industry Sector
Minerals & Metals
Service Area
Plant Operations & Maintenance
Operations Improvement; Training

The Bonikro gold mine in Côted’Ivoire in West Africa is located 250 km north-west of the city of Abidjan.

Gold recovery at the open-pitmine is mainly by carbon-in leach technology with some via gravity circuit.

Ausenco Rylson were commissioned to conduct a Training Needs Analysis for personnel in the Planning & Scheduling team at the site. This included:

  • The development of a skills matrix as determined by the WMS, RACI matrix and position descriptions
  • Development of tests to ascertain personnel’s competency against the requirements of the skills matrix
  • Assessment of planning and scheduling team personnel against the requirements of the skills matrix.

Development of individual training programmes. This includes:

  • The identification of the gap between the requirements of the position and the incumbents skills and knowledge
  • The development of training programmes tailored to planning and scheduling team members individual needs.