OptiSim Mining Solutions
OptiSim Mining Solutions provides training and consulting services in mining engineering and project management to support existing and new mining operations in unlocking intrinsic resource potential. At OptiSim, we deploy fundamental and advanced techniques in risk-based mine optimization, simulation of mining systems, data mining and analytics, artificial intelligence and applications of discrete fracture networks to add value to your business. We work with you to provide technical support that helps you to make better business decisions for optimum resource exploitation.
Principal Mining Consultant
Eugene Ben-Awuah is an Associate Professor of Mining Engineering at the Bharti School of Engineering,Laurentian University, Sudbury, Canada. He is also the IAMGOLD Research Fellow in Open Pit Mining. He holds a MSc from the University of Mines and Technology and a PhD from the University of Alberta in Mining Engineering. Eugene is a registered professional mining engineer and has extensive operational, consulting and research experience from Ghana, Canada and Australia in mine design and optimization, and mine production management. He teaches and conducts research in strategic mining options optimization, integrated mine planning and waste management optimization, simulation optimization of intelligent and autonomous mining systems, and applications of discrete fracture network. He is the Principal Mining Consultant for OptiSim Mining Solutions on mine optimization and simulation. He is a member of Mining Optimization Laboratory (MOL), the West African Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (WAIMM) and the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM).
In addition to the principal, OptiSim has access to senior professionals in the industry, with over 3 decades of experience in quarry and open pit exploration, development and production, and project management. These associates have previously carried out assignments for junior and international mining companies in North America, the Caribbean and Mexico.