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How the Mining Industry Benefits from ERP Systems


Integrated enterprise resource planning software normalizes the reporting requirements for a mining company’s various departments. This article loosely shows the parallels between the operations in a mining company and those of a manufacturer whose product is sold on store shelves.

metal and mining  per metric ton of metal and to establish a standard quantity of ore that can be extracted to produce a metric ton of metal. Consumables (e.g., diamond drill bits, dynamite, chemicals, fuel, food, etc.) and fixed assets (e.g., buildings, heavy haul equipment, generators for electricity, air conditioning, etc.) are factored into the cost equation. Amortizations, depreciation, and the like feed into a set of financial ledgers, weighting factors, and a few transformation rules assigned to each variable, when Read More

The 5 Biggest Challenges When Implementing ERP for the First Time


Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems or similar IT packages have become widely used in businesses of all sizes and types. From my understanding, small and family businesses or companies are the only ones yet to join the mainstream trend of implementing ERP software, although the vast majority of medium and lower-medium-sized companies have already performed an implementation at least once

metal and mining  project for a midsize metal manufacturer): in the middle of the project, we converted existing bills of materials (BOMs), BOM routings, and hour tariffs into the new system and realized that the products’ new lead times exceeded real ones twice or more. Thanks to adequate project planning, we had some time to fix the data immediately by dedicating engineers and analysts full-time for a few months and accordingly modifying the implementation plan; but even in this case, the project was delayed for two Read More

Hi from Kurt: TEC's New PLM Analyst


Hi, my name is Kurt, and I am a new member of the Research Analyst Group at TEC. Before contributing anything else to this blog site, I’d like to briefly introduce myself. I’m from China, where I earned my degree in Mechanical Engineering and worked for 10 years mainly helping manufacturers plan and implement information systems. During the last 5 years in China, I invested all my

metal and mining  in the mining and metal sector—and I feel there are many things worth discussing. IT is becoming more involved in environmental issues and we need to talk more about it. It is a great honor to become a part of TEC. I believe it is an excellent place to learn, to contribute, and to have a lot of fun. I’ll see you around. Read More

NetSuite Finds Cloud Manufacturing Following Down Under


NetSuite has announced that several Australian manufacturers are turning to its cloud manufacturing solution for building and expanding their businesses. Australian manufacturers enjoy the benefits of a solid cloud manufacturing solution that provides capabilities to more efficiently manufacture, forecast, price, track, and schedule products, with a focus on design and a single platform for both

metal and mining  60 years been supplying metal working machinery equipment to the manufacturing and engineering sectors within Australia and New Zealand. The company is using NetSuite OneWorld in eight different currencies in two countries for financials, inventory management, fulfillment, customer relationship management (CRM), process workflow, project costing, and reporting, as well as other core processes. As part of the solution, Headland even developed its own service management system, NextService Software , Read More

MinePoint ERP for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 by UXC Eclipse Is Now TEC Certified


I am glad to announce that Australian ERP software vendor UXC Eclipse has successfully completed the TEC certification process and its software product called MinePoint ERP has been certified in the model of ERP for the mining industry. The detailed certification report is being prepared now, so you’ll have an opportunity to download it from our Web site soon. UXC Ltd. is the largest Australian

metal and mining  bulk commodity or precious metal) as well as by the type of mining. Obviously, the operation techniques and functional requirements of mining companies can be different, but the majority of mining companies can be supported by MinePoint ERP. The MinePoint ERP product is versatile and scalable enough to be used by mining companies at any stage of their lifecycle, from exploration through construction, production, and even mine rehabilitation. In fact, the stage of the company’s projects defines many Read More

Vero Software


Vero Software is a world leader in CAD CAM software with a proven track record of reliable product delivery. Vero develops and distributes software for aiding the design and manufacturing processes, providing solutions for the tooling, production engineering, sheet metal, metal fabrication, stone and woodworking industries.

metal and mining  production engineering, sheet metal, metal fabrication, stone and woodworking industries. Read More

Local Cloud ERP for Balkan Mining Operations


Local enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors are often disadvantaged (sometimes fatally) when large ERP vendors enter their turfs with all their marketing might, but occasionally they can strike back. One such example would be Apollo, an e-business software solutions provider company. Apollo just won a cloud ERP deal with a brand new start-up.

metal and mining  Cloud ERP for Balkan Mining Operations Local enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors are often disadvantaged (sometimes fatally) when large ERP vendors enter their turfs with all their marketing might, but occasionally they can strike back. One such example would be Apollo , an e-business software solutions provider company founded in 1992 in Serbia, and specialized in complex integrated enterprise solutions for various industries, but with particular expertise in finance, insurance, and Read More

SAP HANA


SAP HANA is a game-changing, real-time platform for analytics and applications. While simplifying the IT stack, it provides powerful features like: significant processing speed, the ability to handle big data, predictive capabilities and text mining capabilities.

metal and mining  HANA SAP HANA is a game-changing, real-time platform for analytics and applications. While simplifying the IT stack, it provides powerful features like: significant processing speed, the ability to handle big data, predictive capabilities and text mining capabilities. Read More

Adapt


Adapt IT is a Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) listed company that provides a variety of innovative information technology (IT) services and specialised solutions to the Mining & Manufacturing, Energy, Financial Services and Education industry sectors. With approximately 420 employees, operating out of business divisions in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban and Cape Town, Adapt IT is strategically placed to deliver meaningful long-term value to our clientele, which consists of 120 customers in South Africa, East Africa, Asia, United States and Europe

metal and mining  Adapt IT is a Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) listed company that provides a variety of innovative information technology (IT) services and specialised solutions to the Mining & Manufacturing, Energy, Financial Services and Education industry sectors. With approximately 420 employees, operating out of business divisions in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban and Cape Town, Adapt IT is strategically placed to deliver meaningful long-term value to our clientele, which consists of 120 customers in South Read More

Selecting ERP Software for the Mining Industry


Most ERP products have been designed from repetitive manufacturing, and thus lack the powerful asset management and project management functionality that mining companies require. But ERP is becoming a higher priority for these organizations. This white paper offers tips on selecting ERP software for the mining industry. Learn how you can you select ERP that can handle the entire mining project and asset lifecycle.

metal and mining  ERP Software for the Mining Industry Most ERP products have been designed from repetitive manufacturing, and thus lack the powerful asset management and project management functionality that mining companies require. But ERP is becoming a higher priority for these organizations. This white paper offers tips on selecting ERP software for the mining industry. Learn how you can you select ERP that can handle the entire mining project and asset lifecycle. Read More

Data Mining: The Brains Behind eCRM


Data mining has emerged from obscure beginnings in artificial intelligence to become a viable and increasingly popular tool for putting data to work. Data mining is a set of techniques for automating the exploration of data and uncovering hidden truths.

metal and mining  Mining: The Brains Behind eCRM Data Mining: The Brains Behind eCRM S. McVey - November 6, 2000 Introduction While customer relationship management (CRM) gets a lot of attention, one important component is often overlooked - how a company effectively uses its existing customer data to improve customer loyalty while also identifying new potential buyers of products and services. Data mining has emerged from obscure beginnings in artificial intelligence to become a viable and increasingly popular tool Read More

ERP Industry Consolidation: A New Trend or an Ongoing Process?


Although enterprise resource planning (ERP) software industry consolidation is nothing new, the constantly changing market dynamic affects product lifecycles, supportability, and ERP return on investment. In fact, you could say that it both creates new potential and contributes to old problems. Get a handle on what this changing market means for you, with this overview of industry consolidation pros and cons.

metal and mining  Industry Consolidation: A New Trend or an Ongoing Process? ERP Industry Consolidation: A New Trend or an Ongoing Process? If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. VISIBILITY.net is a fully integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution for complex product manufacturers. Source : Visibility Resources Related to ERP Industry Consolidation: A New Trend or an Ongoing Process? : Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Read More

Microsoft Eats its Own Dog Food With SQL Server 2000


Microsoft announced that they are running 20 critical internal systems, including their worldwide sales data warehouse, on SQL Server 2000. In the vendor world, this is referred to as “eating your own dog food”. As is the case with all software vendors lately, Microsoft is pushing e-commerce on the Web and support for XML. SQL Server beta release 2 is available immediately.

metal and mining  Eats its Own Dog Food With SQL Server 2000 Microsoft Eats its Own Dog Food With SQL Server 2000 M. Reed and A. Turner - May 12 , 2000 Event Summary Microsoft announced they are running 20 critical internal systems, including their worldwide sales data warehouse, on SQL Server 2000. In the vendor world, this is referred to as eating your own dog food . As is the case with all software vendors lately, Microsoft is pushing e-commerce on the Web and support for XML. SQL Server 2000 beta release 2 is Read More

Improving Customer Relationships: An Integrated Approach


It’s a simple idea: get a better understanding of your customers’ wants and needs, deliver on their expectations, and your revenue will increase. But more than 40 percent of companies surveyed do not have a formal customer relationship management (CRM) strategy in place. And those that have one still struggle with CRM at nearly every stage. Learn more about areas where you can improve your own CRM system strategy.

metal and mining  Customer Relationships: An Integrated Approach Improving Customer Relationships: An Integrated Approach If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. More than ever, in today''s challenging business environment, best-run companies are staying focused on their most valuable assets – their customers. Companies seek to retain their best customers and maximize the effectiveness of every customer interaction – whether it''s Read More