The future of the mining industry
In a volatile world of energy transition and ESG demands, mining companies need to innovate and automate to drive long-term growth.
VUCA in metals and mining
Volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity (VUCA) is impacting mining – from supply chains to labour to commodity pricing.
Green and sustainable mining
Prioritizing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues can reduce risks, influence investors, and drive new opportunities.
Compliance and regulations in mining
Fulfilling public, investor, and government ESG demands is the priority for retaining your social and legal license to operate.
Metals and mining supply chain collaboration
Supply chain collaboration is a key element in transforming the mining industry to improve productivity and reduce operational costs.
Mining innovation and automation
AI and other digital technologies are key to automating processes and operations, predicting equipment failures, forecasting demand, and more.
Featured mining solutions
Optimise and standardise processes and increase agility with our intelligent cloud-based ERP used by top mining companies around the world.
SAP Environment, Health, and Safety Management
Use a flexible calculator to track and report on air pollutants, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and wastewater emissions.
SAP Business Network for Asset Management
Track equipment and IoT data in a central repository to collaborate on asset maintenance, usage, and failures and optimise asset performance.
SAP conference for mining and metals
Listen to recordings and download presentations from the in-person event.
See how customers are succeeding with mining solutions from SAP
Explore how BHP created a foundation for functional excellence to reduce costs and enable procurement to connect to strategy.
Discover how Macmahon established a unified business operations platform to provide a single source of truth.
Learn how steel supplier Cleveland Cliffs supported growth and improved operational efficiency by unifying processes.
Find out how Shandong created an intelligence platform integrating finance, production, HR, sales, commodity management, and more.
What are leading analysts saying about innovations in mining?
Companies take action on digital transformation in mining
Explore survey results on initiatives and projects that leverage software to transform internal processes to enhance operational efficiency, improve customer satisfaction, and tackle environmental management in mining companies.
Closing the “green gap”
Find out how 2,000 executives are working toward sustainability in their companies, based on an Oxford Economics survey.
Becoming more adaptable and resilient is key
Mill products and mining businesses have not historically been associated with sustainability. Find out why the future of the industry must become sustainable.
Explore how we can help your mining business run better
35% reduction in supply chain planning costs.
Source: Shandong Energy Group
Through comprehensive cooperation with SAP technology platform and services, Shandong Energy Group accelerates the transformation to be a smart energy group with smart knowledge, interconnected collaboration, predictive insight, and innovation.
Mr. Xi Yong Li, Chairman, Shandong Energy Group CO., LTD
0.5%–3% reduction of asset maintenance costs.
Source: SAP Performance Benchmarking
With our field team using SAP Asset Manager for SAP S/4HANA, we’re seeing productivity improvements in terms of the time, effort, and cost involved in creating, scheduling, and executing field work orders.
Laura Musgrove, Innovation, Operations Executive, Freeport-McMoRan Inc.
5%–30% reduction in lost time accident frequency.
Source: SAP Performance Benchmarking
Overhauling traditional manual processes and spreadsheets with a structured and reliable solution was fundamental to achieving a new level of excellence in our health and safety processes.
Eduardo de Souza Marques, Project Manager IT, Ternium Brazil
Get started with SAP’s cloud solutions for mining
SAP can help you start or enhance your digital transformation – no matter where you are in your journey. If you have yet to move to cloud ERP, you can get started with RISE with SAP. If you already have cloud ERP – from SAP or any other vendor – you can enhance your mining capabilities with our industry cloud solutions.
RISE with SAP
RISE with SAP provides customers with complete business transformation as a service (BTaaS) in a single package. At its core is SAP S/4HANA Cloud, business process intelligence, technology credits, and more. RISE with SAP also includes solutions for:
Industry cloud solutions for mining
Built by SAP and our partners on an open platform, SAP’s industry cloud solutions address specific industry needs for the mining sector. Designed to work with your existing SAP and third-party systems, these specialised cloud applications can help you drive cost-effective transformation and sustainable growth.
Featured cloud solutions for mining
Mitigate supply chain disruption, increase on-time delivery performance, and minimise carrier detention fees with real-time shipment visibility and monitoring.
Cogniac Visual Operations Intelligence
Maximise the value of visual data by using an image recognition platform to help improve quality and agility across manufacturing and logistics, including increasing mill yield with automated truckload inspection.
Manage machines, equipment, tools, operating personnel, consumables, and any resources in the mining or precious metals industries.
Explore your mining industry resource centre
See highlights from our conference in Madrid, Spain, that brought together 400 attendees to talk about trends and innovations in mining.
Learn how technology can help make your mining company more agile and sustainable – from the pit to the customer.
Explore how our innovations can help transform the mining sector and your mining business.
Discover how to become more agile with growing supply and demand uncertainty, and demands around decarbonization and sustainability.
Learn how how supply chain resilience, operational efficiency, regenerative business models, and the circular economy are all built on sustainable digitalisation.