Securing maximum effectiveness from mining contractors

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 73, No. 821, 1980

J.S. REDPATH and J.N. DE LA VERGNE, J.S. Redpath Limited, North Bay, Ontario

The authors make recommendations that they believe will improve the efficiency of a mining company's use of a mining contractor's services. The recommendations are in the form of specific "DO" or "DO NOT" instructions, giving explanations and covering the contracting process from the end of the feasibility study to the end of the job.
Keywords: Mining contractors, Cost estimates, Scheduling, Manpower, Engineering, Contracts, Equipment.