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Mining

Make mining operations more agile and transparent – from the pit to the customer – with intelligent mining.

Miners must drive profits and sustainable shared social outcomes

By 2025, mining companies will deliver resources responsibly by automating production; achieving sustainable operations; and collaborating with customers, suppliers, and communities.

See how customers are succeeding with SAP

SAP Road Map for Mining

Explore our mining road map to learn about current industry solutions, planned innovations, and future direction.

Current release highlights

  • Full commodity pricing software with integrated financial commodity risk management
  • Cloud-based intelligent asset management solutions from SAP
  • Data capture and up-to-date dashboard for key performance indicators for incidents
  • Integrated HR and business partner information

Upcoming innovations

  • Blockchain-based ocean shipping in international trade to support multiparty collaboration
  • Integrated business planning for maintenance, repair, and operations
  • Early collaboration with suppliers to better understand delivery times 
  • Machine learning capabilities to forecast emissions more accurately

Future plans

  • Enable multi-enterprise and united sales and operations planning
  • Foster demand-side collaboration across the business
  • Provide asset management solutions that balance operating and capital expenditures
  • Blend machine learning and predictive analytics into incident and compliance management

Get the facts

10

%

increase in return on assets.

SAP S/4HANA white paper

11

%

reduction in inventory for maintenance, repair, and operations.

SAP S/4HANA white paper

16

%

reduction in unplanned downtime.

SAP S/4HANA white paper

Prepare to win in a digital world where technology is transforming mining

Optimize experiences with intelligent technologies

Read how companies that embrace the tools of automation will be more responsive to rising customer expectations and the challenges posed by sustainability.

Create a winning strategy for Industry 4.0

Explore SAP’s strategy for Industry 4.0 and how you can leverage Industry 4.0 to turn challenges into opportunities, connect with customers, and integrate partners.

Execute an asset management strategy

Ensure assets continue to serve, perform, and deliver as expected - driving down costs and extending asset life and performance for sustainable outcomes.

Find mining software tailored to your needs

Forge a vision for a different kind of data-driven business by adopting technologies for Big Data, mobility, autonomy, geo sensing, analytics, and 3D printing.

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SAP S/4HANA

Optimize and grow your mining business in this networked world with SAP S/4HANA, our next-generation business suite. Adopt global industry best practices, while attaining operational excellence across finance, sales, and the supply chain, with a personalized user experience.

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SAP Integrated Business Planning for Supply Chain

Respond to new market expectations and meet future demand profitably with real-time supply chain planning capabilities. Take advantage of powerful supply chain analytics, what-if simulations, alerts, and more – in the cloud.

SAP Services and Support

We're working together to continually drive the successful business outcomes and value that matter most to you.

Our services and support portfolio is designed as an end-to-end, holistic experience that can help you transform your organization, transition to the cloud, and continuously improve your business. Working together to get you there, and drawing on decades of customer experience and guidance, is the fastest way to see the full value of your SAP investment. 

What are analysts and experts saying about SAP?

Become more adaptable and resilient

Mill products and mining businesses have not historically been associated with sustainability. Find out why the future of the industry must become sustainable.

Take your business to the next level through digital transformation

Reimagine B2B and own the experience economy

See how you can reimagine your business model to meet rising customer demands and win in the experience economy, even as more B2B digital commerce sells directly to consumers.

Get the latest news and trends from experts

Gavin Mooney
Utilities Industry Advisor SAP Australia
Global facts about coal and the clean energy

Learn how climate change realities are pushing governments and corporations to take meaningful action for a cleaner future.

Stefan Weisenberger
Global Vice President and Head, Mill Products and Mining SAP
Inspiring change with five industry topics

Explore the latest topics discussed at this year’s International SAP Conference for Mill Products and Mining that’s inspiring a new industry movement.

John Robinson
Strategic Business Development – Manufacturing and Industry 4.0 SAP
Moving mining forward with Industry 4.0

Find out how Industry 4.0 has helped companies mitigate the impact of today’s global challenges and learn how a new level of intelligence can support you now.

Communities and Events

International SAP Conference for Mining and Metals 2022

Join us in Madrid, September 27-29, for face-to-face networking, hands-on interactive learning, and the opportunity to reconnect with friends and colleagues.

International SAP Conference for Mining and Metals 2021

Access over 50 sessions covering industry concepts and customer successes in managing times of change, looking toward the future, and driving digital evolution.

Purpose-led Sustainability

Hear from Harvard Business Review, BHP and Kua Coffee on how leading companies must become a generation of intelligent enterprises, whose purpose is not just to be resilient and profitable, but also to be sustainable.

Manage your mining business enterprise-wide

Explore our comprehensive solutions for all business processes across all industries to find the solutions you need to build a connected business.

Human Resources

Simplify HR processes and engage your workforce to drive better business results, empower your workforce, and develop your talent.

Finance

Bring together financial processes with automated, real-time analytics, and translate them into forward-looking business insight across the entire organization.

Procurement and Networks

Streamline procurement processes across your organization, driving compliance and control while cutting costs and risks.

Analytics

Take advantage of in-depth data analysis, predictions, and processing of complex events, and combine data from a variety of sources into one, integrated platform.

Database and Data Management

Leverage business applications that use the latest technology advancements – including the SAP HANA platform, cloud, mobile, and more.

Application Development and Integration

Deploy high-velocity, intelligent edge applications using business and technology services.

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