Agnico Eagle

Canada Brand: GEOVIA
Industry: Natural Resources
Website:http://www.agnicoeagle.com

The Challenge

Agnico Eagle wanted to create and integrate mine design and production schedules with geological modeling to increase in-house knowledge and ensure profitability does not falter at their Meadowbank mine. Read more.

Dassault Systèmes Response

Implemented GEOVIA GEMS™ SQL, GEOVIA MineSched™ and GEOVIA Whittle™ with onsite GEOVIA Services training and assistance for life of mine estimation, life of mine production scenarios, pit optimization, pit designs and ore control.

Benefits

Agnico Eagle's Meadowbank mine now has a strong mine plan and streamlined operating process that decreased hauling and construction costs. Their efficient dump design saved $1.4 million. A smoother process for resource updating – rapid analysis - reduced evaluation time from weeks to days. Ore control software and services improved accuracy and increased high grade production output by 70,000 ounces.