Palabora Copper

South Africa Brand: GEOVIA
Industry: Natural Resources

The Challenge

Looking to develop copper resource output, Palabora needed to manage draw control and increase resource development and exploration. Read more.

Dassault Systèmes Response

GEOVIA PCBC™ improves Palabora's profits through better block cave mine plans, schedules and production management. GEOVIA GEMS™ SQL provides Palabora with collaborative geology and mine planning capabilities that support cross-functional teams involved in exploration, modeling, mine design, long-term planning, and production scheduling. 


Palabora can evaluate multiple different scenarios and conduct realist sensitivity analyses. Smooth integration between reconciliation and forecasting data. Sound cave management increases profitability and promotes a safer mining environment. Annual time savings is equivalent to one man year.