Schneider Electric Powering and Digitizing the Mining industry
Schneider Electric helps maximize mining stakeholders return and build a sustainable business that is responsible, efficient and profitable with integrated automation, power and process digital environment along a unified value chain.
Addressing critical mining challenges
Mining market faces a “make or break” moment on the industry impacted by trends such as sustainability, market volatility, shorten investment cycles, or workforce shift. How mining adapts, operationalizes and integrates those elements will define successful mining companies in the next years. It is a technological transformation but also a cultural one as these companies evolve to cleaner, decarbonized and integrated value chain practices.
Schneider value proposition
Schneider Electric empowers our mining customers to maximize shareholders and community return by making data-driven decisions in a volatile business, to maximize operational excellence and energy efficiency, optimize production and value chain performance throughout the entire project lifecycle.
Our solutions are built on EcoStruxure, our IoT ready platform, which integrates different domains of expertise (automation, power, building, IT) in a seamless architecture and transform information collected from anywhere into actionable wisdom for optimized and paperless end-to-end operations.
Together with Schneider Strategic Partner AVEVA, EcoStruxure for Mining creates integrated digital environments and redefines energy journey leveraging integrated power, process and automation to enable enterprise digital transformation and to install a culture of innovation for sustainable business. Global companies like Roy Hill, Tuprag, ArcelorMittal or Saint Gobain trust Schneider Electric to optimize every step towards this transformation.
- End-to-end Sustainability, Energy and Safety Management to achieve XXI century sustainability aims, safety and compliance and guarantee (social) license to operate
- Integrated Operations Management to reduce cost/ton, and get closer to nameplate level for maximized assets efficiency and improved profitability
- Integrated Value Chain Visualization, Automation and Electrification, to increase value chain flexibility to boost your competitiveness in a volatile environment
- Secure Collaborative Tools to retain knowledge and eliminate info silos for better decision-making, in a context of workforce retirement
Our customers work with us because we help them to:
- Decarbonize their business with 100% consumed energy from renewables
- Improve 20% process performance with unified operator center approach
- Increase 20% value chain efficiency with unified supply chain
- Improve 50% faster issues resolution with augmented reality instant diagnosis and maintenance
Why partnering with Schneider Electric:
- Unrevealed capability to integrate power and process all along the value chain, – from design, planning, scheduling, to operation, production and maintenance
- Demonstrated value through proven MMM-specific application portfolio and deep industry knowledge
- We are recognized as the global specialist in Energy Management managing more than 300K sites in the world. Global Specialist in Energy Mgt with a unique thought-leadership approach to minimize power-related TotEx and improve energy efficiency, from design to maintenance
- Unparalleled ability to build unified environments with our Strategic Partner AVEVA
- EcoStruxure Open Interoperable IIoT creates collaborative environments that connect field-enterprise.
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Schneider Electric Mining Solutions
Mining is a complex industry. Extracting raw material in different shapes, sizes and chemistries from the earth's crust and transforming it into a standardised and high-quality final product is a challenging process, not to mention that it involves huge material movement, scheduling, synchronisation and tracking.
Integrated Planning, Simulation and Optimisation Solution
Mine sites are often in remote locations, or across a series of disconnected satellite locations, so hauling and transporting materials requires detailed planning.
Mining Process Control and Automation
Schneider Electric's process control and automation products provide mine sites with greater control of their operations and improved safety.
Mine Security, Monitoring and Access Control
The mining industry relies on large numbers of staff and machinery constantly moving around sites with adverse environmental conditions.
First Quantum from Schneider Electric
Underground fan exhaust application using the Altivar Process variable speed drive from Schneider Electric.
The Packaged Mine Solution
Get up and running fast and reduce risk with Schneider Electric's packaged mine solution - the out of the box answer for electrical distribution, process automation, energy efficiency, data management, and access control.
Schneider Electric Mining Solutions 3D Video
See the full portfolio of our solutions in a 3D virtual flyover of a typical open pit mining operation.
Schneider Electric EAPM – Day in the Life
Spiral Suite for Mining
Lead, Care, Think and Perform
Roy Hill Mining Excellence from Pit to Port.
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