Once a decision has been made that there is a viable asset, the next step is to develop it to a point where you are able to prove its economical operation. Activities during this phase will include more drilling, further capital raising, the pre, definitive or bankable feasibility studies. Pilot mining can also be a consideration at this stage.
Business solutions that allow you to leverage from your initial ERP investment as opposed to a costly rip-and-replace approach by extending it to offer you capabilities across a wider user and functions range, will ensure that you can quickly and easily ramp up your business to support your construction projects without the time consuming need to think about new implementations and added costs. Specific areas that require a more considered and detailed approach to business management during the construction phase are:
Cost Controls Greater control of EPCM contracts to ensure that these high value projects run to time and budget to increase the potential of hitting first pour deadlines. Capital acquisition and asset management facilities providing full visibility and maintenance of your assets; Asset Management As your plant on site grows so does the need for larger inventory and purchasing processes, with a Scope Mining ERP the system is able to provide greater control and measures that prevent unnecessary or costly purchases; along with low bandwidth remote access for sites ensuring all key users have access to the functions and data they require but that HO are able to see transactions in real time.
With an increased camp so does the complexity of staff management and HR.
Pronto Payroll can be upgraded to an enterprise employee portal that allows staff to manage their own leave balances, view pay slips and update personal data. This reduces the need to increase headcount in the HO to manage these tasks.
Intuitive Business Solutions for Mining
Management of your construction phase and the EPCM’s associated with it is often left to chance or managed by the EPCM contractors systems with just claims reports or overall project meetings to understand how the project is tracking. The ability to track your contractors KPI’s, costs, milestone payments and reporting on a granular level is essential to understanding where you are with your construction project and the costs associated with it.
Scope currently has a unique niche in this area with its construction solution. Replacing the usual singular point solutions for each of the corporate functions with a fully integrated Accounts, projects and contract management solution. Our solution is able to meet the specific needs of your business when looking to build your valuable asset. Scope Systems have an intuitive Business Management System specifically designed with mining companies looking to develop their asset that will deliver a range of business functions and reporting in a simple cost effective cloud solution with very minimal capital outlay.