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A world of experience with major satisfied clients.

NextGenOpX is a global leader in integrated operations and has delivered large scale transformation projects for major clients in most parts of the world.

Our established and proven track record includes strategy and design work across multiple sectors including mining, processing, service providers, mega projects, technology and innovation.


Experience across:

6 continents

11 countries

30 companies

7 commodities


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Sasol Mining: Fully integrated operating model

Design and implementation of a fully integrated operating model for the entire Sasol Mining business including 5 underground coal mines, 11 shafts and 53 sections (each with its own continuous miner).  Scope included all aspects of production, quality, stoneworks, logistics, asset management, safety, support functions, management processes, integrated planning, systems simplification, leadership development and culture.

Ten major workstreams within the following 3 key platforms of work:  Co-design and implementation of Integrated Operations; Transforming the organisation and culture; and Building the supporting platform for a digital technology business.


Rio Tinto: RTIO Future operating platform

A major transformation strategy for Rio Tinto Iron Ore’s massive iron ore business in the Pilbara, to competitively position the business for the future, with a streamlined, simplified and more sustainable new operating model.

Identified billions of dollars of value that could be unlocked through Integrated Operations, by introducing innovative techniques to:  optimise whole-system value; improve alignment and discipline around schedule execution; and radically simplify the working environment.


Komatsu: Joy Global integration

Primary support for the global integration of the Komatsu and Joy Global mining businesses, following the multi-billion dollar acquisition.

A three phased engagement process including:  Diagnostic and Engagement; Co-Design; and Implementation.  Involving the NextGenOpX teams working closely with the global executive team of the combined mining business, as well as the management teams in key regions across North America, South America, Australia, Africa and Europe to develop the vision for the combined business, the integration strategy, communications planning, operating model design, implementation plan, and business case.

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"I have been involved in multiple industry leading programmes over the past 30 years but this was the best strategic work I have experienced."

Managing Director of a major global mining company