Kidd Operations: Automation LHD journey and its affects on scheduling, design & operation.


Ryan Roberts, Kidd Operations, A Glencore Company ; Stuart Reid, Kidd Operations - A Glencore Company

Kidd operations has utilized automated scoops from 2013, it increased the fleet from 2 auto scoops, and now has 6 automated scoops. The presentation will discuss how the systems use has changed over time but will also include how the mine has continued to adjust its designs and scheduling to accommodate automated scoops and the important factors to consider when doing this.