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Fragmented Software Systems a Roadblock to Digital Evolution

Fragmented software application landscapes are common in the mining sector and inhibit much needed business transformation. We often see enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions with a variable mix of enterprise asset management (EAM), project management, and workforce planning and scheduling optimization systems. On top of that, we have scores of Excel spreadsheets to add to the complexity.

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Advancing Automation: Workers Worry More About Site Safety Than Losing Their Jobs

Almost half of all construction workers fear safety could be put at risk on job sites when artificial intelligence (AI) and automation becomes the norm – a higher number than those worried about losing their jobs to robots, a new survey reveals.

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3 Secrets to Successful Leadership Development

Every company wants to develop the leaders of tomorrow. By creating opportunities for talented and motivated employees to grow professionally, organizations give members of their workforce the ability to become more productive and add greater value over time.

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Young Leaders Gather in the Lowcountry

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) Young Leaders (YL) group held its largest annual meeting to date in Hilton Head, S.C., in late April. More than 300 people attended the three-day program, including rock associate editor Josephine Patterson.

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Mining for Operational Excellence

By Colin Beaney

Operational excellence in the mining industry is of critical importance because everyone operates in a similar way. The mining company that has complete end-to-end visibility of its natural resource extraction and marketing processes; that understands the importance of HR in asset management; and uses operational intelligence to inform its decisions will be the one to outperform its competitors.

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