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Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC)

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Location Labrador City, Newfoundland, Canada
Year of realization 2017
Project value USD 25 Million

The Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC) is a leading Canadian producer of iron ore pellets and concentrate serving customers worldwide. IOC’s major shareholder is the international mining group Rio Tinto, which has activities in more than 40 countries throughout the world.

IOC operates a mine, a concentrator and pelletizing plant in Labrador City in Newfoundland, as well as port facilities located in Sept-Îles in the province of Quebec. It also operates a 418-kilometre railroad that links the mine to the port. IOC currently employs more than 2,500 employees and has the capacity to produce approximately 22 million tons of iron ore concentrate per year.

One of PROGESYS’ leading teams has implemented the software CommissioningForce to track the shutdown activities and managing deficiencies encountered during the POV and commissioning of the indurating machine of the Pellet plant.

Services offered:

  • Commissioning Force software implementation
  • Breakdown of machine 5 equipment into hand over packages
  • Customize POV and commissioning check sheets for some equipment
  • Track POV and commissioning work, and report their progress
  • Put in place a strategy for deficiencies management

Prioritize and manage deficiencies until their closure and report their progress.