Bauxite Resources mines Aconex project management solution

Project name: Darling Range Feasibility Study | Industry: MiningLocation: Western Australia

The Darling Range bankable feasibility study determined the viability of a proposed new alumina refinery, which would generate 800,000 tons of alumina annually. The refinery required new and upgraded infrastructure and was delivered through a joint venture with the Yankuang Group, one of China’s largest state-owned mining enterprises.

Challenges

  • Collaboration with many external contractors and government and non-government agencies.
  • Large volume of documents and correspondence to manage.
  • Requirement for project controls, including tracking capabilities.
  • Support of Project Delivery Framework for project governance.

Solutions

  • Project collaboration between different organizations on a single, central system.
  • Management of all documents and correspondence.
  • Data access, distribution, tracking, and archiving in real time.
  • Project-defined workflows to facilitate process control.

Results

  • Collaboration between participants for successful project delivery.
  • Assurance that all participants can easily understand expectations for their actions and compliance.
  • Ability to observe and report deviations from the plan throughout every stage of the project.
  • Communication in real time across geographies. 
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