Charlie continued, “Loadscan’s capabilities are driving a culture here in terms of ensuring trucks are fully loaded. Hence we have increased our trucking factor — the amount we declare a truck is carrying when it comes up from underground.”
“It is a very, very reliable system. It is accurate, has been easy and seamless to implement and its reliability is very impressive. The support supplied, on the odd occasion we have needed it, has also been impressive.”
OceanaGold also has a significant pipeline of organic growth and exploration opportunities in the Americas and Asia-Pacific regions. OceanaGold has operated sustainably over the past 27 years with a proven track-record for environmental management and community and social engagement.
The company has a strong social license to operate and works collaboratively with its valued stakeholders to identify and invest in social programs that are designed to build capacity and not dependency. In 2018, the company expects to produce 480,000 to 530,000 ounces of gold and 15,000 to 16,000 tonnes of copper with ‘all-in sustaining costs’ that range from $725 to $775 per ounce sold.