Prescriptive Analytics for Strategic Mine Planning

HOW DOES IT WORK ?

With our tool Alicanto Scheduler and our experience in solving optimization problems applying prescriptive analytics, we solve your strategic mine plans needs.

Clients

Our services and tools have already contributed to generate strategic mine plans of both mine consulting companies and mining companies.

ROADMAP

We are a young company, but we account with more than 15 years experience developing high-performance computing solutions for optimization problems. Here some of our milestones the last 4 years.

2016

It begins to take shape.

An optimization research team of Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez strengthen collaboration with international mining companies. Together, they start researching about better algorithms to improve the net present value of mine plans. They also begin to solve real mine plan problems and to apply to Chilean research funds.

2017

We won a research fund!

In collaboration with the consultant company Deswik, the optimization research group obtains a national Chilean grant, Fondef. The focus of the research was to solve strategic plans for open pit mines. Thanks to this grant, the tool “Alicanto Scheduler” begins to consolidate.

2017

We won a CORFO prize!

At the end of 2017, we won the first place in the "Technology Transfer" contest of CORFO (The Chilean Production Promotion Corporation).

2018

The research continues and we also work in mine consultancy.

During 2018, the optimization research team begins to solve mine problems to international companies such as Newmont and Vale. Also, a new partnership is consolidated with NCL, mining consultant. In a collaborative work the research group tunes up their optimization tool, Alicanto Scheduler.

2018

Alicanto Labs is born!

Alicanto Labs is born at the end of this year. We are an spin-off company from Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez.

2019

More research funds earned!

During this year, 2 big Chilean grants are won. One awarded by the “Corporación de Fomento de la Producción”, CORFO (the Chilean Production Promotion Corporation), and in collaboration with NCL. This grant aims to improve Alicanto Scheduler, therefore facilitate its commercialization to industrial scale. The second one, awarded by the “Agencia Nacional de Investigación y Desarrollo de Chile”, ANID (National Agency for Research and Development of Chile), and in collaboration with NCL and Deswik. This grant aims to expand the application of Alicanto Scheduler to solve underground strategic mine plan problems.

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