QLD Bulk Handling

Qld Bulk Handling – Ship Loader Upgrade

The control systems for the ship loader at QBH Coal terminal were upgraded to improve the functionality and increase the throughput of the plant.

Optimate’s scope included Design Review, Automation Design, PLC Programming, Citect Configuration, Testing and Commissioning.

Barrick Gold APAC

Barrick Gold APAC – Corporate Integrated Reporting & Downtime system

Installation of PI on 5 mine facilities. The project will initially to collect data around processes and then to add downtime recording solutions. However the project is aimed at providing a platform to develop standardised reporting and allow benchmarking on normalised performance and operational KPI’s


Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto Clermont Mine – SCADA System Upgrade

The Clermont Mine was a new mine that had been recently commissioned. The control systems were delivered as a part of package contracts. During commissioning and handover the operators found the control system to be difficult to use and was instrumental in increasing the time required to restart the plant.

Optimate’s scope was to review and redesign the Citect SCADA system to make it more relevant and usable by the operators and other users.