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Aerial Mapping

What is Enterprise Aerial Mapping (EAM)? Proudfoot CEO, Pamela Hackett discusses the importance of implementing the wall-to-wall, bottom-up look at your business, both good and bad, through a people-first-focused lens.

Transformation Masterclass - Change by Choice

Pamela Hackett, Proudfoot CEO discussing how to create change by choice within your organization. How do you get your transformation programs to succeed? She will be leading a Masterclass on Transformation during an invitation-only Knowledge Exchange at 1 pm, CST on the 29th at the Future of Mining Conference Americas in Denver, CO.

Mining Disrupted

Proudfoot CEO, Pamela Hackett discussing Mining Disruption, one of the major topics that will be addressed at the Future of Mining Americas Conference in Denver on Oct. 29-30. What are you competing on? Is your operating model keeping up? These are just some of the questions that will be discussed at various panels and presentations throughout the two-day conference.

Improving Net Present Value

Proudfoot CEO, Pamela Hackett, discussing the Improving Net Present Value presentation that will be done by Jon Wylie, President, Global Natural Resources, at the Future of Mining Conference Americas. The presentation will focus on a case study that shows how your process, people, and systems can ensure huge investments deliver on time, safely, and on budget.

Cultural Shift: Leading Change in Mining

Proudfoot CEO, Pamela Hackett discusses her interest in incorporating agile within mining companies and shares how the topic will be presented at this year's Future of Mining Conference Americas.

Managing the Complexities of Oyu Tolgoi

Oyu Tolgoi, a $5.5 billion project managed by Rio Tinto, will become one of the largest underground mines in the world with the potential to supply copper for up to 100 years.

Proudfoot to Deliver Keynote at Future of Mining Conference

The two-day conference will address jurisdictional and governance changes and showcase new developments affecting the mining industry, including two days of editorially curated content and a focus on Exploration, Development, Management, Infrastructure, and leadership. All from the world’s leading experts and the most influential key note speakers, guaranteed to bring fresh new perspectives and challenge conventional thinking.

Behind every winning team is a great coach

Managers and supervisors that are too wrapped up with administrative tasks are neglecting valuable opportunities to coach and mentor employees. However, our findings show that people delegated to positions of authority often do not have the skills necessary to be competent leaders in the first place.

Banking: A healthy balance between customer service and employee satisfaction

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Critical to the success of every bank is creating a healthy balance between outstanding customer service and employee satisfaction. Establishing a customer-first mentality starts with developing a framework of processes, systems and behaviors that support the customer experience.

Mining companies fail to use equipment, resources effectively

Sep252014_Mining-UnderutilizationThe ability to run operations at full capacity, and then sustain them, is a major challenge for the mining industry. Vital tasks, such as crushing and transferring minerals, are suffering because people and equipment are not being utilized properly. The end result is low productivity and the high costs that are associated with it. However, our recent findings show that it in many cases it is possible to increase productivity in mining between 20 - 40%, reduce supply costs between 10 - 15% and cut energy costs by 2 - 10% through effective asset management.

Proudfoot runs, walks for a worthy cause

KP-Run-Walk-BannerLast week, Alexander Proudfoot had the privilege of participating in this year's Kaiser Permanente Corporate 5K Run/Walk and Fitness Program. Approximately 80 employees from Proudfoot and its sister company, Kurt Salmon, participated in the event.

Natural resources talent in short supply

Knowledge transfer a must

In the natural resources industry, companies are faced with the daunting challenge of maintaining current production levels despite an industry-wide shortage of skilled workers. For example, the lack of college graduates specializing in mining operations

Accelerating productivity

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In several of our recent engagements we have witnessed first-hand the enormous amount of pressure on CEOs to meet the stringent demands of both stakeholders and customers. One such demand that continues to be a top priority for executives is employee productivity.

Oil & Gas: Managing constant change

Organizations dealing with rapid changes are often plagued with inconsistencies that limit production and produce erratic results. So why not devise a plan to stop wasteful practices and become more productive? Sounds easy enough, however gaining employee acceptance of a new approach can be extremely challenging. Two key elements must be considered for a large-scale project such as this to be a viable option: behaviors and change management.

Ensuring sustainable results by engaging employees

 The Power of People Solutions™

People Solutions™ comprises all the activities that support an Alexander Proudfoot project in order to determine what actions must occur to ensure lasting change.

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