Mineral Resource Projects

Karara Iron Ore Project
Client: Gindalbie Metals

Project Description
The Karara Iron Ore Project (KIOP) is Gindalbie Metals' cornerstone project, valued at A$1.8bn to develop the mine and processing plant facilities, including all related infrastructure such as accommodation camps, airstrip, power, water, rail and port facilities.

blueVisions' Role

  • Undertake design review & provide site supervision
  • Develop project plans for the various phases of the project life-cycle; including Feasibility Studies, Bankable Feasibility, FEED and Execution, as well as understand the different reporting requirements for EPCM, EPC and PMC delivery methods.
  • Prioritise Procurement Packages for tender request, based on the construction schedule and the lead-time for procurement, including fabrication, integrate, monitor and report engineering deliverables, ensuring that they are providing positive impact on critical (long-lead) procurement items, also resource-load the project plans, integrating the estimate including Budget ($), Labour Hours and Material Quantities.
  • Integrate the master schedule and the cost control systems as necessary for Earned Value reporting, develop ad hoc reports as required, and monitor and measure progress, reporting progress against planned for earned value analysis.
  • Analyse and monitor progress reports issued by various contractors, identify strategies and options to mitigate any delays to the master schedule, perform a Risk Analysis, including a Pertmaster Monte Carlo analysis, of the master program by identifying risk mitigating opportunities, as well as develop Forecast to Complete (FTC) analysis reports.

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