Mining & Metals Consulting Services

Controlling the variables

Services & Solutions

Our Global Mining & Metals Practice strategically assesses the performance of your operations to implement performance improvement initiatives throughout your entire supply chain. You should notice an immediate and sustainable impact to your ROI.

For example, our mining services improve financial performance and ROI in a number of ways, including reduced cost per ton and overall operating cost, improved availability of revenue producing equipment, reduced direct and indirect supply chain costs, increased overall safety, and improved education and training.

Most mining operations have already invested a substantial amount of capital in their production related assets. We believe that proper asset management is central to the success of a mine. We’ll help you realize that potential, producing savings directly to the bottom line.

For metals producers, we can help clarify lost time. We improve throughput, uptime and turnaround time. We’ll ensure that your tap-to-tap time is as efficient as possible. And that product quality meets specifications.

Improve operating performance by identifying these gaps and opportunities in your management operating system

David Shouldice

Senior Partner, SVP and Managing Director, Global Mining & Metals Practice

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David started with USC Consulting Group in 1986. He was promoted to senior regional manager in 1999, made a partner in the firm in 2001 and executive partner in 2014, and assumed his current duties in 2020.

As senior vice president and managing director of USC’s Global Mining and Metals practice, he is responsible for managing the team charged with attracting, growing, and retaining new mining and metals clients across the globe. His group identifies and reliably delivers operational improvements at targeted ROIs.

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