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Yanacocha: A Model Mine in Operations and Mining Management
Achieving operational excellence is fundamental for Yanacocha, the largest gold producer in South America. In 1999, Yanacocha decided it needed an online system

mine operations  A Model Mine in Operations and Mining Management Achieving operational excellence is fundamental for Yanacocha, the largest gold producer in South America. In 1999, Yanacocha decided it needed an online system linking its principal management areas (operations, maintenance, logistics, finance, and human resources), in order to optimize efficiency in administering its assets. It turned to Mincom Ellipse as its corporate management system, allowing standardization of its operations worldwide.

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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.

mine operations  lifetime estimate of the mine (based on a prescribed rate of depletion), labor, installation and amortization of fixed assets; cost of converting currency and royalties; and taxes. All things being favorable, the infrastructure planning for roadways, railways, and so forth is done in conjunction with the ore extraction department. Exploration costs are based on overheads and on time and materials. Typically, this cost is converted to a per diem charge (dollars per day, amortized over a year). 2. Ore Read More

What Are the Real Benefits of Vertical Integration in a Retail Supply Chain?


This year I was invited to SCOPE East, a peer led conference focusing on supply chain issues from strategic, tactical, and operational points of views. At this conference, I was able to attend multiple educational tracks ranging from retail to consumer goods. One of the tracks that got my attention was about vertical integration in the retail supply chain presented by luxury goods retailer and

mine operations  and unforeseen events (war, mine explosion, etc.) . When an organization is in the process of deciding if they should vertically integrated and to what extent it should be done, the following should be considered: Is it going to be cheaper in the long run if we control the inputs and outputs? Is it going to make the organization’s operations efficient by controlling the inputs and outputs? Does an organization gain a competitive advantage over its competition by being vertically integrated? I’m Read More

Predictive Analytics for Business Advantage: TDWI Best Practices Report


Predictive analytics is fast becoming a decisive advantage for achieving a range of desired business outcomes, including higher customer profitability, stickier websites, and more efficient and effective operations. Predictive analytics involves methods and technologies for organizations to spot patterns and trends in data, test large numbers of variables, develop and score models, and mine data for unexpected insights. This report from TDWI examines users’ drivers, experiences, and best practices for improving business advantage with predictive analytics.

mine operations  and score models, and mine data for unexpected insights. This report from TDWI examines users’ drivers, experiences, and best practices for improving business advantage with predictive analytics. Read More

Breaking the language barrier with PBS.5 Trans-lingual Technology.


New technology in enterprise asset management (EAM) is changing the way multinational companies manage joint venture operations. With new growth opportunities in China, many corporations are looking at how to best take advantage of the low cost base and enterprising labor force. Learn how an American and Chinese joint venture at the Daning Coal Mine used Trans-lingual EAM to remove the language barriers to protect their $84 million (USD) investment.

mine operations  at the Daning Coal Mine used Trans-lingual EAM to remove the language barriers to protect their $84 million (USD) investment. Read More

Retailing with Insight: Empowering Store Operations with Analytics and Business Intelligence


Across the retail industry, store operations are under-served when it comes to analytics and business intelligence (BI). Merchants and marketers must exploit this information every day in order to succeed. If store operations were empowered to do the same, retailers could build and sustain competitive advantage in a market that’s tougher than ever. Find out how.

mine operations  with Insight: Empowering Store Operations with Analytics and Business Intelligence Across the retail industry, store operations are under-served when it comes to analytics and business intelligence (BI). Merchants and marketers must exploit this information every day in order to succeed. If store operations were empowered to do the same, retailers could build and sustain competitive advantage in a market that’s tougher than ever. Find out how. Read More

Executive Sales and Operations Planning Maturity Levels and Key Solution Criterion


Sales and operations planning (S&OP) is the key integrated process that the supply chain organization can leverage to achieve visibility and transformation across the entire organization and throughout the value chain. This white paper explores the current business challenges face by companies, the priority allocated to S&OP, the maturity levels associated with S&OP, and the role of technology enablers.

mine operations  Sales and Operations Planning Maturity Levels and Key Solution Criterion Sales and operations planning (S&OP) is the key integrated process that the supply chain organization can leverage to achieve visibility and transformation across the entire organization and throughout the value chain. This white paper explores the current business challenges face by companies, the priority allocated to S&OP, the maturity levels associated with S&OP, and the role of technology enablers. Read More

A New Prescription for Improving Global Labeling and Packaging Operations


In the life sciences industry, marketing operations (in particular the packaging, labeling, and final steps of new product development) remain virtually untouched by the computerized systems integration pervading the rest of the sector. However, cost-effective approaches do exist for digital workflow and asset management software and services, and can provide you with a wealth of cost savings and operations efficiencies.

mine operations  New Prescription for Improving Global Labeling and Packaging Operations In the life sciences industry, marketing operations (in particular the packaging, labeling, and final steps of new product development) remain virtually untouched by the computerized systems integration pervading the rest of the sector. However, cost-effective approaches do exist for digital workflow and asset management software and services, and can provide you with a wealth of cost savings and operations efficiencies. Read More

Streamlining Operations Through Enterprise-Wide Interoperability


To keep pace in today's automotive industry, suppliers must be able to move information swiftly through and beyond their organizations. With manufacturing sites increasingly scattered across the globe, the ability to exchange information rapidly is key to staying in the competitive race. Learn about the growing need for interoperability and how to overcome its challenges.

mine operations  Operations Through Enterprise-Wide Interoperability To keep pace in today's automotive industry, suppliers must be able to move information swiftly through and beyond their organizations. With manufacturing sites increasingly scattered across the globe, the ability to exchange information rapidly is key to staying in the competitive race. Learn about the growing need for interoperability and how to overcome its challenges. Read More

Project Portfolio Management for Service Organizations: Bridging the Gap between Project Management and Operations


There are two types of project portfolio management (PPM) solutions for professional services organizations (PSO). For smaller PSOs, best-of-breed vendors provide hosted solutions with out-of-the-box integrations, while integrated PPM solutions provide the complete back-office systems preferred by many larger PSOs.

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Taking Sales and Operations Planning to the Next Level


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mine operations  Sales and Operations Planning to the Next Level Sales and operations planning (S&OP) is a business planning process owned by executives and senior management, with the key goal of creating realistic plans. However, one critical success factor that can easily get overlooked is that the “quality” of the entire S&OP process is only as good as the data and the detailed demand and supply plans that support it. Read More

Essential Elements of Data Center Facility Operations


Seventy percent of data center outages are directly attributable to human error according to the Uptime Institute’s analysis of their “abnormal incident” reporting (AIR) database. This figure highlights the critical importance of having an effective operations and maintenance (O&M) program. This paper describes unique management principles and provides a comprehensive, high-level overview of the necessary program elements for operating a mission critical facility efficiently and reliably throughout its life cycle. Practical management tips and advice are also given.

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Teck Cominco Ltd.’s Trail Operations


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mine operations  Cominco Ltd.’s Trail Operations To store its wealth of transactional data, Trail Operations employs an ERP solution comprised of JDEdwards, Process Data Historian (PDH) and EtQ systems. To ensure proactive rather than reactive business decisions, it is imperative that management at Trail Operations have reliable and timely access to this data. While their ERP solution met all of management’s data capture requirements, its cumbersome reporting capabilities proved inhibitive to providing the key perf Read More

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General Motors (GM) Implements AuraPortal Business Process Management Suite (BPMS) to Control Their Operations at Their Plant in Ecuador


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mine operations  Motors (GM) Implements AuraPortal Business Process Management Suite (BPMS) to Control Their Operations at Their Plant in Ecuador General Motors (GM) Implements AuraPortal Business Process Management Suite (BPMS) to Control Their Operations at Their Plant in Ecuador. Read More