Ken Hill is an accomplished mining professional with over 25 years success in operational and consulting roles for the open cut coal mining sector. His recent experience includes advising Joint Venture Participants in regard to purchasing decisions; as well as managing a large scale feasibility study as an Owners Representative and Consultant Project Manager. Prior to joining Xenith Consulting in 2004, Ken worked with Ensham Resources for eight years during which time he obtained his Open Cut Coal Mine Managers Certificate and fulfilled the statutory role of Senior Site Executive whilst managing the Ensham Project mine site. Ken’s earlier experience includes extensive work in Australia’s Bowen Basin and Hunter Valley coal regions and international projects in South Africa and Indonesia.
Strategic Mine Planning: Maximising the resource value, focussing on generating strategic alternatives
Contract Mining: Facilitating negotiations with a technical content and process management perspective
Operational Reviews: Including key equipment productivity, cost benchmarking and management advice
Investment Evaluations: Management of the evaluation process from option generation to clearly articulated and supported recommendations
Risk Assessment: Extensive experience in understanding and evaluating operational and economic risks