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Mining

Mining

Mining companies are facing significant challenges in the marketplace. This stems from the volatile nature of commodity prices, shareholder pressures to meet their return on investment objectives and the need to integrate new technologies within complex operating environments.

To help mining companies meet these significant challenges, Nova Systems draws upon its strong heritage in defence projects and complex systems engineering. We bring a unique and holistic view of the way complex systems interact, assuring the execution of complex capital and technology integration projects while meeting productivity and safety requirements Our people combine their operating experience with highly developed system engineering skills, to enable our clients to get the most from their assets across the whole life-cycle. Our experts are currently supporting the planning for, and introduction of, autonomous systems to gain cost efficiencies and improved safety in large-scale mining production and haulage operations.

Our services include:

  • Autonomous vehicles systems engineering, safety cases and human factors
  • Systems assurance, including technology assessments and testing and evaluation Systems integration of operationally critical and complex systems
  • Safety-critical communications improvement
  • Asset data and engineering management frameworks
  • Capability definition and delivery
  • Systems safety and safety in design engineering
  • Engineering management frameworks
  • Project portfolio planning and delivery
  • Specialist telecommunications engineering services
  • Aerial services (including unmanned aerial vehicles) feasibility studies, trials, and operations management
  • Independent project engineering risk advisory
  • Capital project management systems development and implementation
  • Complex problem solving

Key People

Bret Barton

Chief Executive - Asia Pacific

As the Chief Executive Nova Systems Asia-Pacific, Bret runs a division of Nova Group ...

As the Chief Executive Nova Systems Asia-Pacific, Bret runs a division of Nova Group which amalgamates our newer client sectors and locations with both established engineering professional services and emerging global technologies.

Bret is responsible for the growth and governance of a portfolio of progressive businesses and programs which include our:

  • Nova Singapore Business (Commercial and Defence services);
  • Nova New Zealand Business (Commercial and Defence services);
  • Australian Transport Program (rail and infrastructure, autonomous vehicles and ports); and
  • Australian Energy and Resources Program (oil, gas, mining, power, water and utilities).

Bret is a member of Nova’s Executive Leadership Team and has been a Manager within Nova for 12 years. Bret served 20 years in the Canadian Air Force and supported major test programs for the Canadian, United States and Australian Air Forces.

Bret holds Masters Degrees in Business Administration and Aeronautical Engineering and is an Engineering Executive with the Institute of Engineers Australia.

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Tim Anderson

Program Manager - Energy & Resources

Tim is responsible for program management of the Energy & Resources Program in the power, water, oil and gas ...

Tim is responsible for program management of the Energy & Resources Program in the power, water, oil and gas and mining sectors. In these sectors, Tim leads our client relationships, client solutions delivery,  client-led innovation and sector strategies. Tim has 30 years experience, working with clients in energy, resources, utilities and engineering sectors.

 

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Garry Harding

Regional Business Development Manager

Garry is responsible for Business Development within the Energy & Resources Program which includes the power, water, oil and gas...

Garry is responsible for Business Development within the Energy & Resources Program which includes the power, water, oil and gas and mining sectors. In these sectors, Garry drives our business development activities and initiatives to bring technology integration and systemised innovation to our clients and the broader the marketplace.  Garry has 30 years experience, working with clients in energy, utilities, aerospace and defence sectors.

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