The Pragmatic Evaluation of AHS for Goldcorp’s Century project


Gertjan Bekkers, Goldcorp; Mark Sawyer, Peck Tech Consulting

For the evaluation of the business case for an Autonomous Haulage System (AHS) for Goldcorp's Century Gold Project, specific technical knowledge regarding AHS system were combined with practical experience regarding implementation of autonomous underground loaders. This resulted in an evolution of the AHS business case that demonstrates the sensitivity of assumptions to the outcome of the business case.
Keywords: AHS, autonomous, Century