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Fleet Management In Mining

JHB | 29 - 31 Aug 2023

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Modern mining operations depend heavily on efficient mining fleet management. Mining is one example of a capital-intensive industry that needs expensive, massive equipment. Considering that mine haulage can account for up to 50% of total mining expenses, it’s critical to manage this fleet as efficiently as possible.

This course provides attendees with an understanding of essential issues necessary for managing a mining fleet, including the need for efficient mining transportation, familiarity with earthmoving machinery, maintenance costs and methods, the buying and replacing of vehicles, and health and safety.

The aim of the course is to provide continuing professional development to all personnel involved in Fleet Management in line in line with the real needs of the main business.

At the end of the course, the learner will understand:

  • The objectives of fleet management and the role of the fleet manager
  • The principles, development, scope, and areas of application of earth moving equipment, technology and management.
  • The fundamentals, concepts and tools of earth moving equipment, technology and management.
  • Use Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and measure performance of the fleet.
  • The importance of an effective fleet preventive maintenance program
  • Requirements for efficient maintenance workshops
  • Create fleet safety and driver selection programs
  • Vehicle replacement analysis
  • Optimize distribution vehicle routes


Introduction to Fleet Management

  • Definition and overview of fleet management
  • Fleet management principles.
  • Transport management environment
  • Key elements of a fleet programme
  • Costs associated with fleet management
  • Fleet Risk Management

Introduction to Fleet Management in Mining

  • Fundamentals of Earthmoving
  • Haul Roads Characteristics
  • Mine Severity Index
  • Payload Management
  • Higher productivity and lower operating cost (OPEX)


Estimating Equipment Performance

  • Fleet Management KPI’s
  • Parameters That Affect Equipment Performance
  • Computer programs to assist estimators in productivity planning
  • Estimating travel times for haul unit equipment

Vehicle selection and replacement

  • Vehicle selection Criteria
  • Fleet selection – matching haulers and loaders
  • Approach for Fuel Optimization
  • Own or contract analysis
  • Vehicle replacement analysis
  • Capital budgeting techniques


Fleet maintenance management

  • Roles and responsibilities in maintenance
  • Benefits of preventive maintenance inspections
  • Scope of preventive maintenance programs
  • Unscheduled maintenance
  • Proper tire selection, maintenance and management
  • Parts and supply management
  • Vendor versus in-house maintenance
  • Workshop Management

Fleet safety management

  • Elements of a safety program
  • Road accident types
  • Vehicle Safety Provisions
  • Accident prevention measures
  • Driver selection criteria
  • Incident and accident investigation and report writing

This workshop runs for 5 days

R10 999

2 or more: R10 399

Our Effective Mining Fleet Management is available in a variety of formats to best match your needs

In-House training: We bring the training to your location. Available with customized features created to meet your requirements.

Virtual Training: Delivered totally online, our virtual sessions are designed to keep participants engaged through relevant training, activities for practice, and ongoing reinforcement.

  • Target Audience to be updated soon

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