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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.

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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.

Build an intelligent supply chain for assets

Optimize top-line performance and minimize bottom-line costs by transforming maintenance, repair, and operations processes.

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.


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.

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.

Transform your business with SAP Services and Support

Evolve your business with services and support from SAP – your trusted adviser for digital transformation strategy and execution.

Simplify and accelerate your digital transformation

Support critical business processes on your path to innovation and digital transformation with holistic, end-to-end services that reflect over 40 years of knowledge, experience, and innovation.

Transform your business with unparalleled service support

Close the gap between your digital transformation strategy and execution with innovation discovery, digital strategy, and business transformation services from a trusted adviser that knows SAP software best.

What are analysts and experts saying about SAP?

SAP supports Vale on its innovation journey

See how SAP, one of the key vendors that Vale is working with in the area of innovation, has become a critical partner for providing the digital core capabilities of Vale’s business.

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.

Increasing productivity in asset management with Industry 4.0

Find out how miners are achieving greater productivity and profitability by leaveraging Industry 4.0.

Get the latest news and trends from experts

Eckhardt Siess and Samir Damag
Mill Products and Mining

How digital technologies will help mining

Listen to this podcast featuring industry experts sharing views on the disruptive forces shaping the future of mining.

Shabir Ahmed
Industry Advisor for Mining

Navigating modern challenges in mining

Learn how companies are using intelligent technology, expert leadership, and unique skills to keep workers safe and business strong during the pandemic.

John Robinson
Strategic Business Development – Manufacturing and Industry 4.0

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

Join us virtually at the International SAP Conference for Mining and Metals from April 27-29, 2021. Don't miss this opportunity to meet with the industry's largest players, get hands-on with the latest innovation from SAP, and discuss how your organization can look toward the future and drive digital evolution.

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.


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.


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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