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ABOUT US

Using intuitive software solutions, we strive to increase mining efficiency

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Opencontour is an open pit mining software company that supports mining corporations in identifying their assets' true value.

Heap Leach Stacking
Mine Planing Design

Our focus is on optimizing open pit and heap leaching operations

Mission

 Our Mission

Shape the future of mining by creating innovative flexible tools

Mining

Our Vision

Through data and software innovation, we hope to create new opportunities for mining.

Our Vision
Our Mission

30+

Years of
Experience

50+

Global Consulting Projects have benefited from Opencontour

15+

Our Opencontour Heap Leach Recovery Model has been applied to 15+ heap leach operations

Our Partners

PARTNERS

Our Partners

Variability in the mining operation is a key factor that affects productivity and workforce.

Opencontour partnered with Forte Dynamics and Qori Plan to optimize our software features further.

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Qori Plan
Why Us

WHY US

Be a step ahead,
strategic decisions tested

Mine Software

Mine  Software

Our Mine Design and Mine Scheduler Software allows for fast iterations. We firmly believe that strategic decisions should be made based upon exploring more than one design.

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Our Mine Design and Mine Scheduler Software allows for fast iterations. We firmly believe that strategic decisions should be made based upon exploring more than one design.

Reduced Risk

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Our Mine Design and Mine Scheduler Software allows for fast iterations. We firmly believe that strategic decisions should be made based upon exploring more than one design.

Expertise in Heap Leaching

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Our Mine Design and Mine Scheduler Software allows for fast iterations. We firmly believe that strategic decisions should be made based upon exploring more than one design.

Innovators and contributors

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Our Mine Design and Mine Scheduler Software allows for fast iterations. We firmly believe that strategic decisions should be made based upon exploring more than one design.

Solve complex problems

Our Team

OUR TEAM

The power of
collaboration

Russell Downer

Russell Downer

CEO & Founder

My curiosity for computers, science, and engineering can be traced back to my early years. I am the CEO and founder of Opencontour and the Director of Mining for Forte Dynamics. After working for a large Gold Mining Company for over twenty years, I decided to start Opencontour. I regularly evaluate designs, schedules, and processes and always wondered, " What if we did things differently? Making things work and work better and then looking for ways to innovate them continues to be my driving force.

 As a new start-up, the software has continued to evolve. The company also focuses on becoming the first to market heap leach stacking and recovery modeling software. Clients have gained many valuable insights from our software solutions.

Maria Echavarria Eikhof

Maria Echavarria Eikhof

COO

To achieve success, I have a strong desire to make things happen and to make a meaningful difference for team members, customers, and people in the communities we serve.

I am Opencontour’s COO. My experience working in Australia, the Philippines, and North America has enabled me to lead multi-disciplinary teams in complex project environments. My career goal has been to develop customer-centric strategies and close-knit foster teams and deliver results in some of the most challenging and competitive markets. I have a Master of Business Administration from the David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah, and I am a certified P.M.P. When I'm not at work, I enjoy running, skiing, and exploring nature. 

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