Tips for Choosing an Effective ERP Vendor

When looking for a new ERP system for a business, one most likely have a list of criteria the software needs to meet before making the purchase and deploying it throughout an operation. It’s important to know as much as possible about the software, but it may be even more important to know about the team that will be helping implement it.

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HP Billiton’s Escondida Haul-fleet Optimization Effort Pays Off

In its annual report titled Resourcing Global Growth: Strategic Report 2015, BHP Billiton noted that its continuing focus on productivity has significantly improved operating performance in each of its business areas. During the year, the company said it had reaped a 9% increase in group production (on a copper equivalent basis).

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Study Sees Weak Link Between Executive Compensation, Company Performance

The recently released REM Report 2015 analyzes the associated remuneration/compensation practices of 100 leading mining companies and offers supporting comments from specialists consulting in executive search, remuneration analysis and design, investment and asset management. The report is for the year ending December 31, 2014, and compares with 2013 to highlight trends.

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Solar Plant Could Cut 600K L/Y of Diesel Consumption at Remote Mine

First Solar, Rio Tinto and the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) announced in late September that Australia’s first commercial diesel displacement solar plant successfully started commercial operation at a remote mine. The Weipa solar plant will generate electricity for Rio Tinto’s Weipa bauxite mine, processing facilities and township on the Western Cape York Peninsula in Queensland, Australia.

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