Mining, Metals and Minerals

In this era, as the sustainability mantra gains prominence, ensuring compliance with an expanding ESG framework is key to ensuring long-term success for mining, metals, and minerals companies.

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Challenges faced by the procurement team

ESG pressures

Ensuring adherence to the ESG framework is a priority as miners come under high pressure to decarbonize their operations.

  • Incorporating sustainable procurement is the way to go for the industry. We not only help you understand the sustainability goals of competitors but also identify the sustainability initiatives they undertake
  • Apart from identifying the green alternatives, we will analyze their cost implications on business operations before suggesting the best-fit option for you
  • Water stewardship is fast becoming a priority in the industry, and we help you identify smart water solutions that are also cost effective
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Geopolitical tensions

Geopolitical issues can impact the demand and supply of raw materials, thereby adding to the company’s cost.

  • Challenges faced due to geopolitics are often sudden and can be fatal to the business. Therefore, forecasting the challenges and preparing solutions in advance to mitigate them is vital
  • We help you identify challenges, such as possible raw material shortages due to war and trade sanctions, and offer solutions to overcome them
  • We also identify solutions such as digitization and supplier diversification to help resolve supply chain bottlenecks
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Technology shifts

Inclusion of disruptive technologies in their overall portfolio will enable companies to improve operational  efficiency and performance.

  • We help you understand in-market disruptive technologies and how they can aid in meeting the ESG framework while lowering cost
  • In the current scenario, adoption of disruptive technologies is key to the survival of companies in the mining industry
  • We also provide you the lowdown on how these technologies can improve biodiversity and productivity, apart from warning you about asset failures
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Industries

Mining equipment

Mining equipment

Mining equipment

With decarbonization being the top concern for miners, equipment manufacturers should look for sustainable procurement.

Ferrous & Non-Ferrous Metals

Ferrous & Non-Ferrous Metals

Ferrous & Non-Ferrous Metals

While recycling is the way to go for ferrous and non-ferrous metals, sorting supply chain bottlenecks is key to business success.

Precious metal

Precious metal

Precious metal

To overcome geopolitical risks that are gaining prominence in the current environment, we offer solutions to smoothen supply chains and improve availability.

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Sustainable procurement is the way to go in this industry, and we offer the best solutions that meet your requirements.

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Featured Case Study

Best practice rollout lifts production to all-time high at a mining business

Challenge: The demand destruction precipitated by Covid-19 and the market recoveries, post the pandemic, were playing hide and seek with the mining business’s growth and profitability plans. To navigate a market riven with uncertainties, the company chose to leverage our expertise in implementing procurement best practices to rein in risks.

Solution: Our experts scanned the client’s procurement processes through and through and surfaced various hidden obstacles such as lax contract management and performance shortfalls. We also helped the client roll out best practices to improve operations significantly.

Result: Thanks to our actionable metrics, production has hit top gear at the mining business while losses and risks are down to a minimum.

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