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Gorgon Project and Remote Logistics Case Study Provides Insights for Mining Industry

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Posted: 01/30/2013

The success of logistics planning for remote locations is a direct contributor to the overall success of the remote projects and has a direct influence on cost and schedule. In a developed environment where transport infrastructure is in place, supply chains are nearby, skilled workers are in place and IT and communications systems are connected, you have a good chance of getting it right.

But what happens on a remote project where one or sometimes all of these factors are not in place?

Tommy Drumm, Senior Project Director Kentz, Gorgon Construction Village Interface Management Comms & LNG Site Prep, speaks to Construction IQ about the challenges faced during the design and construction phases of the Gorgon project and the strategies needed to succeed in a remote locations project.

Want to find out more about how to better manage remote logistics at your mine site or mining camp?

Mining IQ's Remote Location Logistics event focuses on effective logistics planning for remote locations contributes directly to the success of remote projects being cost effective and completed on schedule. Operating a thriving remote project also relies on environmental, communication and transport infrastructure that foresters expenditure reduction and efficient project delivery.

For more information visit: http://www.remotelocationlogisticsafrica.com or call +27 11 275 0126

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Posted: 01/30/2013