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The mining industry is so colossal that I thought it would be genuine to set off the first among several conversations not in terms of sectors (crushing, maintenance, drilling, processing, tunneling, underground mining, etc.), but connectivity, for what it is worth, which I believe is one of the most sensitive aspects in mining as it touches all those sectors.

I want to be more specific here, otherwise, this discussion…

Eight years into a mining career, my mind was blown by a presentation from a very experienced mentor. He introduced me to an extremely simple concept, and this minor change in thinking changed my entire outlook on mining. The presentation was on the theory of constraints.

Prior to understanding the theory of constraints, I always had a difficult time identifying what the “current” bottleneck of the operation was. I operated in a way which would maximise production in every area of the…