Optimize productivity with data and insights from MineLens

Volatile commodity prices and industry market valuations are forcing mine operators to cut costs, limit capex, and boost productivity. The size and speed of profitability improvements are hard to predict and vary significantly by commodity, region, and specific mine. MineLens analyzes site operating data and provides operational insights to help mining companies improve their productivity. We provide the strategic business intelligence needed to identify, quantify, and prioritize the value creation opportunities with the greatest potential impact.

MineLens by the numbers

$5 Bn

identified in annual cost savings for clients


mining operations in the MineLens database


average cost reduction


Global mining expertise

MineLens leverages McKinsey’s 85 years of industry expertise alongside the extensive experience our mining professionals have along the entire mining value chain to help companies implement transformations at mine sites around the world.

The world's largest mining operations database

MineLens allows companies to compare their operating, labor, and cost performance to a broad set of peers. Our proprietary database includes equipment, cost, and labor metrics from over 240 mining operations across the globe.

Unique, targeted insights

Our team of mining experts visit sites to understand the unique context of a company’s operations and provides recommendations based on the most granular level of detail.


MineLens overview

MineLens is a solution that provides mine operators strategic business intelligence needed to identify, quantify, and prioritize value creation opportunities. In this video, Chris Mulligan, solution partner, shares how MineLens allows mine operators and owners to understand where there are gaps in operating potential and how to close them.

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