COVID-19 has accelerated the need for digital transformation across industries, but what does the virus really mean for the future of mining? This week’s Blog examines how such things as analytics and data systems, like those provided by SAP Business ByDesign, can work to improve the elements of mining operations; particularly in the age of a pandemic.
COVID-19 has uncovered new issues and challenges, so everyone is looking to technology companies to help, as technology is now seen as a revenue generator and cost controller. This week’s Blog examines how such things as analytics and data systems, IoT, artificial intelligence, and robotics can improve the elements of mining operations, particularly in the age of a pandemic.
Innovation is a vital necessity for smaller mining companies to thrive, expand, and survive in an increasingly competitive industry. Coupled with inherent risks while improving profitability without compromising safety or efficiencies, the gamut of considerations for a small mine seem relentless. So how does a mining operation stay in control of costs? This week’s Blog examines whether or not a digital transformation from pit to port can support a small mine; or if an affordable solution is as precious as gems themselves?