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EPMS Company Profile 2012

  1. 1. 1Company Profile epms engineering & project management services epms engineering & project management services Developing Partnerships. Engineering Solutions.
  2. 2. epms engineering & project management services “ Our goal is to develop long-term relationships and become the “first choice” provider of project development services.” Dave Robinson, Managing Director Engineering Solutions Developing Partnerships EPMS is a progressive project development Our consistent approach and open communication consultancy that services the resource sector. has earned respect from clients and key EPMS offers specialist services in the evaluation, stakeholders on every project. By exceeding design, engineering, project management, expectations in terms of quality, cost, and schedule, and construction management of mineral we remain committed to developing long-term processing plants and supporting infrastructure. partnerships with clients. Founded in 2008, EPMS has developed an enviable EPMS is a flexible company able to meet the needs reputation for providing innovative, high-quality, of junior exploration companies and small-scale cost-effective engineering solutions. With offices mining operations. Both within Australia and in Perth, Brisbane and the UK, EPMS is well overseas, we are currently assisting a number placed to service the growing needs of clients of junior exploration companies commercialise both within Australia and Overseas. deposits and take their project through to operation. From scoping study through to commissioning and handover, EPMS has the experience and resources to assist with the development and delivery of your project.
  3. 3. EPMS ExpertiseCommodity Expertise Project ManagementAs a multi-displined engineering company, Our Project Managers have extensive experienceEPMS has extensive experience in a diverse and expertise in managing EPC and EPCM,range of commodities and industry areas. The Brownfield and Greenfield projects withinfollowing commodities are highlighted Australia and Overseas.to demonstrate areas of focus and expertise. Project ServicesSpecialist Expertise Project DevelopmentMineral Sands Plant Engineering & Design Project DefinitionIndustrial Minerals Plant Engineering & Design Project Management Model of Mineral Separation PlantMagnetite Plant Engineering & Design Project Execution 3D Laser Scan/Survey ModellingMining Dredge Selection and Contract Negotiation and Management EPMS is one of a small number of consultanciesUpgrade Engineering & Design able to competently interpret 3D laser scan Client’s Representative / Owners Engineer survey data, and create accurate 3D models of Construction Management existing plant and structure. EPMS has been able Cost Estimating, Cost Control and Scheduling to create ‘as built’ models sufficiently accurate Procurement, Expediting and Logistics for use as basis of design for structural additions and changes. Despite being slow to gain traction, EPMS is confident that 3D laser scanning is the Engineering and Design future for activities such as generating ‘as built’ EPMS offers detailed engineering and design drawings, and designing around plants for which covering all disciplines including process, no electronic drawings exist. mechanical, civil, structural, electrical instrumentation and control. Our multi-disciplined team of engineers and designers has years of Study Expertise EPMS understands the process and challenges experience in their respective fields and can clients face when taking projects from ScopingModel of Mineral Sands Primary Concentrator provide design and engineering to the level Level through to Operating Plants. Through of detail required to suit a particular study past involvement on various projects, our or project, from conceptual models throughMetallurgical Expertise Management Team is highly experienced and to fully detailed process plants.EPMS’s Process Engineering Team is able confident at every step of the project cycle.to provide assistance and add value at the We have a complete understanding of metallurgy, Engineering & Design Servicesbeginning of a project with metallurgical mining, minerals processing, material handlingtestwork program development and management. Conceptual Engineering and Design and transportation (solids and liquids), port P&ID Development facilities and supporting infrastructure.Metallurgical Services Detailed Engineering and DesignEvaluation and Validation of Prior Testwork Study Services 3D Modelling, Basic AnimationDevelopment of Metallurgical Testwork Programs and Fly Throughs Scoping Studies Concept StudiesManagement of Metallurgical Testwork Programs Equipment Selection Pre-feasibility Studies Feasibility StudiesInterpretation of Testwork Results Engineering Audits Definitive Feasibility Bankable Feasibility Studies StudiesDevelopment of Process Flowsheets Plant Evaluation and Condition Reportsand Mass Balance Plant UpgradesProcess Design Engineering ReviewsDetermination of Mass Recovery RatesProcess Simulation (LIMN/Bruno)Process OptimisationCommissioning Management and Assistance Gold Plant Flotation Circuit Model
  4. 4. EPMS Management Team Dave Robinson Michael Ingram Jeff Hughes (Managing Director) – Project Director Project Manager Project Manager – BEng Hons (Mech) / – BEng Hons – BAppSc (Geology) Grad Dip (Business Management) Dave is a Senior Project Michael has over 17 years mine Jeff has over 15 years design, Management professional and concentrator operations, engineering, construction and with over 22 years design, design, engineering, project project management experience engineering, construction and and construction management in Australia, UK and Africa. project management experience in experience in Australia, Africa and Jeff’s experience covers various Australia, UK, Africa and Indonesia. USA. Michael’s experience covers industry sectors including mining, His experience covers various various industry sectors including minerals processing (mineral industry sectors including mining, exploration, mining, minerals sands, magnetite and base metals), minerals processing (primarily processing and R&D. refining and manufacturing. Prior mineral sands, magnetite and to joining EPMS, Jeff worked for Prior to joining EPMS, Michael base metals), materials handling, a number of Perth based EPCM worked as a Geologist and steel making, steel mills and consultancies. Technical Manager for GMA Garnet infrastructure. before taking over as registered Previous Clients Dave has proven project Mine Manager. He also worked as & Projects Experience management experience in both Technical Director and registered Jeff has worked on projects for Brownfield and Greenfield projects. Mine Manager for WA Kaolin the following clients: Alcoa, His particular strength is project Holdings and has played a key BHP Billiton, Iluka, Barrick Gold execution. He has successfully role in the development of WA Corporation, Mineral Deposits delivered EPCM projects as well Kaolin’s project to date including Limited, Gladiator Resources, as concept studies, prefeasibility the detailed design and engineering Alkane Resources, Tiwest, studies, bankable feasibility studies for WA Kaolin’s pilot plant facility at Newcrest Mining, Indo Mines, and project evaluations. Kwinana WA. Iron Clad Mining, World Titanium Resources, and Xstrata. Previous Clients & Previous Clients Projects Experience & Projects Experience Dave has worked on projects for Michael has worked on projects the following clients: Rio Tinto, for the following clients: Tiwest, One Steel, Barrick Gold Corporation, Iluka, Minara Resources, Ticor, Ticor, Tiwest, Kumba Resources, Kumba, Sheffield Resources, Doral, AFM, Minara Resources, Rio Tinto, Alcoa, Indo Mines, Iluka, Dampier Salt Ltd, Alkane Energy Resources Australia, Resources, Indo Mines, Grange GMA, and Sheffield Resources. Resources, Coogee Chemicals, Iron Clad Mining, Gladiator Resources, CP Mining, Herald Resources, World Titanium Resources, and Xstrata.
  5. 5. Eleanor Hodgson Stuart Norris Keith MundellStudy Manager / Principal Process Project Manager Engineering Manager (UK)Engineer – BEng (Chem) – BEng (Aeronautical), MBA – IEngEleanor has over 15 years Stuart has over 9 years engineering, Keith has over 30 years design,experience in operations, design, project and construction engineering, project andengineering, project / study management experience in construction experience in themanagement experience in Australia, Indonesia, the Middle UK, Australia, China and Europe.Australia, primarily in East and Africa. His experience His experience covers variousMineral Sands. covers various industry sectors industry sectors including including mining, minerals mining, mineral processing,Prior to joining EPMS, Eleanor processing, materials handling as heavy industrial, infrastructureworked as a Production Metallurgist well as agricultural, aeronautical and R&D. He is responsible forfor Bemax and was involved in and energy technologies. He also EPMS’s UK operations, which isa number of expansion projects has experience in maintenance predominantly focused aroundfrom conception through to and reliability engineering as well detailed Engineering Design andcommissioning. She also worked as study, project and construction Manufacturing.as a consultant for a Perth based management.consultancy managing studiesand testwork programs for various Previous Clientscommodities including iron ore, & Projects Experiencephosphate, uranium and iron sands. Stuart has worked on projects for the following clients: Tiwest,Previous Clients Grange Resources, Xstrata, Sphere& Projects Experience Minerals, Citic Pacific Mining,Eleanor has worked on projects Alkane Resources, Gladiatorfor the following clients: Tiwest, Resources, Herald Resources,Iron Road, Archipelago Resources, and World Titanium ResourcesTrans Tasman Resources, ShreeMinerals, Trafford Resources,Cominco Resources, and WorldTitanium Resources.
  6. 6. Policies & PracticesHealth & Safety Environment QualityEPMS is committed to ensuring all operations Through effective and responsible environmental Through structured communication, EPMS’sand activities are conducted in a manner that management across all business, EMPS is management, employees and contractors ensuredoes not adversely affect the health and safety committed to minimising the environmental client needs and requirements are understood.of any person. EPMS’s management is totally impact of its activities. It is our principal We maintain an effective Quality Managementcommitted to ensuring a safe and healthy objective to create a culture and environment System (QMS), which is regularly reviewed andworking environment for all personnel and that ensures all natural environmental and updated to improve the effectiveness of servicecontractors and strongly believe that all community heritage risks are identified and to clients. Our systems, procedures and workaccidents are preventable. mitigated through the provision of resources, instructions are consistent with the requirements processes, education and a demonstrated of international quality standards under AS/NZEPMS has an enviable Safety record. EPMS commitment to Environmental Policy. ISO 9001:2008.has not recorded a single Lost Time or MedicalTreatment incident since being founded back in All EPMS employees and contractors have EPMS Quality Objectives:2008. Our Corporate Health & Safety Policy is a responsibility to take reasonable care of the Ensure compliance with all relevant statutory,communicated to all employees and contractors environment and to instigate remedial action mandatory, environmental, occupational healthupon commencement of employment. EPMS where environmental risks are identified. and safety requirements.Management is responsible for implementing By adhering to these principals we will achieve Provide project management services thatthis policy and for ensuring complete compliance our environmental objectives and ensure EPMS, ensure quality, cost-effectiveness and timelywith the required OH&S legislation, standards, as a company, has made its contribution towards delivery on every project.procedures, training, audits and risk assessments. a better, greener planet.All EPMS employees and contractors know they Provide quality, robust, fit-for-purpose andare responsible and accountable for their own cost-effective engineering designs for clients.actions and for the health and safety of others All team members have individual responsibilityin the workplace. for understanding and applying this Quality Policy in the performance of their tasks. Company management is fully committed to EPMS Quality Policy through active participation in quality improvement activities and leadership by example.
  7. 7. 7 Perth Head Office Brisbane Office UK Office T +61 8 9315 1465 T +61 7 3368 0333 T +44 (0)1652 648426 F +61 8 9315 1485 E snorris@epmserv.com.au E kmundell@epmserv.com.au E info@epmserv.com.au Level 3, 18 Redbourne Mere Level 1, 776 Canning Hwy 80 Petrie Terrace Kirton-in-Lindsay Applecross 6153 Brisbane 4000 North Lincolnshire Western Australia Queensland England DN21 4NNepmserv.com.au