Mining Asset Management and Services - MINE4610

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Mining Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequsite: MINE3430

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course will enable the student to appreciate the economic importance of proactive maintenance and services management in mining operations and to develop skills in decision making in relation to effective management practices.

At the end of this course the student will:
• Appreciate the value of maintenance as a profit driver and not solely as a cost centre;
• Identify the life cycle stages of mining equipment and related management processes;
• Identify the role of maintenance planning and scheduling to quantify demand for maintenance resources and allocate these resources;
• Identify the principle maintenance strategies and appreciate the importance;
• Identify the principle condition-based maintenance strategies used in the mining industry and critically evaluate their applicability to mining equipment;
• Describe and define key maintenance performance indices, and appreciate the impact these have on mining operations.


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