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Mining Consulting Specialists

Optimal Mining Solutions Pty Ltd is a specialist consultancy company that provides high quality mine planning, scheduling, simulation and other mining services to the mining industry. With a highly skilled team and the latest technology, we provide cost effective solutions for any mining project.
We have provided mine planning consultancy services to all the major mining houses as well the small explorer companies. We have provided our services to various countries including Australia, New Zealand, India, Sweden, Colombia, Papua New Guinea and several African countries.

Mission and Vision

The Optimal Mining Solutions vision incorporates a strong sense of accountability,efficiency and development of strong customer-client relationships. We personalise our work for each client to ensure 100% satisfaction with the delivered product. We strongly value our highly regarded reputation in the mining industry and will constantly continue to improve and provide the best possible mining solutions.

We utilise the latest technology to ensure that clients receive the highest quality services delivered on-time and within budget.


Our team provides many high quality services including:

  • Mine planning reviews and audits,
  • Fleet selection studies,
  • Feasibility and pre-feasibility studies,
  • Long, mid and short term mine plans,
  • Life-of-mine planning,
  • Customised simulations,
  • Scheduling,
  • Resource optimisation,
  • Creation of customized programs,
  • Block and margin ranking studies,
  • Dragline planning,
  • Haulage modelling,
  • Drill and blast planning,
  • Environmental and rehabilitation planning,
  • Reporting and statistics,
  • Strategic planning,
  • Training of mine planning personal,
  • Cost reduction and productivity optimisation.

Please see our Services page for more information on our consulting services.


Optimal Mining Solutions has provided high quality mining consulting to all the major mining companies as well as the smaller companies. Our list of current and previous clients includes:

  • Rio Tinto
  • Downer EDI Mining
  • Solid Energy New Zealand
  • Stanwell Corporation
  • Golding Contractors
  • BHP Billiton
  • BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance
  • BHP Billiton Mitsui Coal
  • Newcrest
  • Bathurst Resources
  • Minas de Revuboe
  • Yancoal 


Optimal Mining Solutions has an affiliation with Measured Group, a multi-disciplined, mining services consultancy, focused on providing geology, mining engineering and technical services to the mineral resources industry, financial and legal institutions and government agencies.


Optimal Mining Solutions uses the latest technology available for all of consulting work. We are proficient in the use of most mine planning software packages, including:

  • Vulcan
  • Minescape
  • Deswik
  • 3D-Dig Plus
  • Spry
  • XPAC
  • Minex Pit Optimiser
  • GPSSH and Proof Simulations

We have built our reputation on providing accurate,timely and cost-effective mine plans, schedules, reserves and reports.

Contact Information

Brisbane City Office

Optimal Mining Solutions Brisbane City

Our Brisbane City office is located in the offices of our affiliate Measured Group

The Gap Office

Optimal Mining Solutions The Gap