Outliers Mining Solutions:

OUR PEOPLE IS OUR ADVANTAGE

Outliers Mining Solutions' model is to have high-performing and self-sufficient resources with a combination of operational and technical expertise as well as  business improvement and change management skills.

This combination of skills and experience allows us to assess operations and highlight performance gaps and improvement opportunities quickly, and to generate and implement actions to deliver performance gains.

As a result of the strength of our team members, our model doesn’t require dedicated technical, managerial or implementation personnel. We are able to keep costs low and deliver sustainable results in a short time frame.


    Salar Javid

Salar Javid

Salar Javid is co-founder and CEO of Outliers Mining Solutions. He has over 12 years’ experience in mining, with multiple commodities and operations across every continent. He leads compassionately, applying his hands-on experience in mining, maintenance and technology in a dynamic multidisciplinary approach.

Salar’s practical methodologies optimize technology, streamline processes and engage personnel, thereby improving operational efficiency and productivity.

He holds a B.Sc. in Mining, Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University (Canada)  and a Diploma from the European Mining, Minerals and Environmental Program (TU Delft, RWTH Aachen, Helsinki University of Technology and Camborne School of Mines).

EXPERTISE

  • Business strategy and capital allocation

  • Transformation programs in mining

  • Remote control and autonomous equipment in mining

  • Open pit mining operations

  • Change management and Continuous improvement

  • Technology selection and implementation

  • Reliability and maintenance work management

  • Project management

  • Implementation and improvment of fleet management and High-precision GPS systems

  • Remote health monitoring tools for mobile and autonomous equipment

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Adam Hewitt

Adam is a Mine Optimization Specialist who has worked across the mining sector for 12 years on three different continents. He has significant and “hands on” experience leading mine optimization transformations at open pit mines through the use of fleet management systems.

Adam holds a BSc. in Mining Engineering from Queens University and is also a trained Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. Adam is an excellent communicator and an expert in change management.

EXPERTISE

  • Transformation programs in mining

  • Open pit mining operations

  • Lean Six Sigma and Theory of Constraints

  • Change management

  • KPI design in mining

  • Coaching, mentoring and training

  • Facilitation

  • Data and statistical analysis

  • Project management


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Keiran Whitefield

Keiran is a Maintenance, Engineering & Project Management Professional with an extensive background in Mine/Process maintenance with 25 years of operational experience in base and precocious metals, coal and iron ore; in Canada, Australia, Asia South America and Africa.

Kerian holds a B.Eng in Mechanical Engineering from Monash University and an MBA and Master of Project Management from USQ. He is a Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) with Engineers Australia. Keiran has previously worked for BHP Billiton, Newmont, Freeport McMoran, Barrick Gold, MMG and Detour Gold in senior maintenance, engineering and management roles.

EXPERTISE

  • Open pit and underground mining & processing maintenance

  • Project Management

  • Advanced skills in reliability systems & processes

  • Maintenance maturity auditing

  • Change management and optimization

  • Business process development

  • KPI design in maintenance

  • Coaching, mentoring and training

  • Team development and dynamics

Brad Jewson

Brad has over 10 years of engineering and continuous improvement experience within the mining industry. Prior to joining Outliers Mining Solutions, Brad was a business improvement and technical professional specializing in de-bottlenecking projects, short and long range mine planning, strategic business planning, mine optimization, and operating excellence.

Brad has a BSc. in Mining Engineering from Queen’s University and is a Certified Lean Six-Sigma Black Belt. 

EXPERTISE

  • Operating excellence

  • Value Driver Stream Analysis

  • Process debottlenecking

  • Short & long range mine planning

  • Equipment selection

  • KPI design in mining

  • Visual management for mining operations

  • Cost reduction

  • Data driven improvement

  • Mentoring & coaching

  • Lean and Six Sigma Training for mining environment


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Ian Tully

Ian is a Mining Engineering and Fleet Management Systems Specialist with an extensive background in Base Metal and Coal mines world wide.

Ian holds a B.Eng in Mining from  University of Queensland and worked as a Mine Services Engineer and Project Engineer for modular mining for 9 years.  Ian has previously worked for Modular, Freeport, Rio Tinto, Equinox, Barrick and Newcrest.

EXPERTISE

  • Open pit and UG Mining

  • Business Improvement Projects

  • System Review / auditing

  • Working with diverse teams and implementing successful programs.

  • Change management

  • Mine Wi-Fi

  • Coaching, mentoring and training

  • SQL reporting Systems

  • Implementation and support of fleet management and High-precision GPS systems

Jamie Barney

Jaime is a Mining Fleet Management Systems Specialist and trainer with an background in base and precious metals world wide.

Jamie has previously worked for Caterpillar, and KGHG.

EXPERTISE

  • Open pit.

  • Business Improvement Projects

  • System Review / auditing

  • Working with diverse teams and implementing successful programs.

  • Change management

  • Coaching, mentoring and training