While disruptions to capital projects are creating a host of complexities for miners, ways to better manage these projects are emerging. This week’s Blog by Illumiti discusses how mining companies in the midst of a pandemic better manage Capex during the construction and development phase of a mine.
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.
The COVID-19 pandemic has clearly demonstrated that digital transformation is not strictly about technology: it’s also about putting people first and fostering interaction, intimacy, and caring within your team. This week’s Blog discusses how to best prepare your people so that your mining operation is ready to adapt and future-proof itself for a digitally-enhanced future.
Organizations of all types are continuing to evaluate the new reality of work and the future of their businesses. This is particularly true for the mining industry, as its employees begin to make their way back to physical mines where health and safety will be, as always, of the utmost importance. This week’s Blog discusses the steps that are required for mining companies to return back to ‘normal’ and ensuring that trust is built during a transition that was not anticipated or planned for.
An event like the coronavirus pandemic can result in tremendous disruption and upend everything you have strived for. Mining operations in particular have been hit hard and at every level. That being said, no crisis should go to waste and now is the time to take the opening to accelerate your company’s digital transformation. This week’s Blog explores the signs of opportunities for growth and new doors opened to new possibilities because of COVID-19.
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?