Palabora Copper

South Africa Brand: GEOVIA, GEOVIA, GEOVIA
Industry: Natural Resources, Natural Resources, 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.