Alderon Iron Ore Corp. and Aconex forge project around new mine

Project name: Kamistiatusset (Kami) Iron Ore Project | Industry: MiningProject size: US$1.27 billion | Location: Labrador, Canada

The Kamistiatusset (Kami) Iron Ore Project is located in the Labrador trough, next to the mining towns of Wabush, Labrador City and Fermont. It is expected to produce 8 million tonnes per year beginning in 2015.

Challenges

  • Hundreds of thousands of documents – over 150 document types.
  • Large project team ranging from St. John’s, Newfoundland to China.
  • Collaboration complicated by email, various internal servers and additional channels.
  • Need for access to current documentation from anywhere, 24/7.

Solutions

  • Single platform for document management, viewing and control.
  • Neutral, cloud-based system for improved efficiency and accuracy.
  • Audit trail of all project decisions and actions.
  • Easy document search and retrieval.

Results

  • Real-time access to current documentation around the clock, around the world.
  • Document turnaround time shortened, increasing productivity.
  • Automated document control for hundreds of thousands of documents.
  • Project team fully operational within weeks of Aconex deployment.
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