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Solutions for the Metals and Mining Industry


Globalization, diversification, intense competition and stringent regulations make it necessary for you to reduce costs and maintain margins. In such a situation, achieving innovation, operational excellence or improved financial management are just few of the challenges facing your enterprise.

TCS’ solutions for the metal and mining industry help you address challenges like achieving innovation, operational excellence, improved financial management, by aligning your business with proven IT knowledge. The results: agility, efficiency and optimized operational processes. By leveraging our Global Network Delivery Model and accelerators for services, we ensure you cost efficiencies and productivity enhancement.

Why TCS?

  • Delivery excellence: We partner with you through multiple engagement models that are tailored to suit your business needs and meet external dependencies.

  • Dedicated Metals and Mining Centre of Excellence (CoE): Here, we seek to create novel solutions, working from conceptualization till implementation, focusing on building capabilities that address industry challenges. Some of our solutions include the following:
    • GIS Applications in Mining: Mining Stakeholder Relationship Management, powered by GIS, will help analyze the relationship of a mining company with its stakeholders in a geospatial context.
    • Mining Operations Solution in Oracle e-business suite: Complete solution that automates the business process from exploration, drilling, and mine development to hoisting and dispatch, until the ore is delivered to the concentrator.
    • Mining Performance Analytics: Dashboards developed using SAP XMII to provide “mine” floor visibility right to the boardroom. This will help the mining company in monitoring key business KPIs used in production.

At TCS, we work closely with you to understand your business goals and challenges. Therefore, we have architected the following offerings that address your pain areas:

  • Mine management: This helps you harmonize core mining operational processes and common business processes, providing you with better visibility, control, maximization of production, while taking care of operational and quality constraints.

  • Asset management: This helps you harmonize asset management processes, identify KPIs and measurements against industry standards and automate harmonized asset management processes, providing the folllowing benefits:

    • Improved return on assets

    • Decreased costs and risks

    • Increased productivity

    • Improved asset-related decision making

  • Engineering solution: TCS has adopted a process-centric view to build competencies, which extend right from control systems, plant automation, SCADA-based to Manufacturing Execution System; which are integrated with the ERP system. These provide the folllowing benefits:
    • Complete visibility across the value chain
    • Visibility and control over shop floor operations
    • Informed decision making
    • Manufacturing intelligence