• Default Alternative Text

    Solutions for the Mining Industry

    Solutions from resource to market

    • Modular, prefabricated electrical house

      E-House: the flexible, reliable and cost-efficient solution for electrical distribution

    • Underground mine ventilation application with Altivar Process VSD

      See the test of an Altivar Process variable speed drive for exposure to extreme vibration and dust after controlled explosions in an underground fan/ventilation application 1400m below ground at First Quantum Minerals, Finland.

    • RecyCoal

      As a leader in cleaning up abandoned coal mines, RecyCoal needed to integrate process automation to ensure they were getting the most from their operation and so they turned to Schneider Electric to monitor, maintain, and  automate their operation.

    • Integrated planning and optimization

      See how you can optimize your entire mining supply chain, from resource to market, with the Integrated Planning and Optimization Solution from Schneider Electric.

      Bucket-wheel excavator at the blue hour in an open pit, grevenbroich, north rhine-westphalia, germany, europe, urbanization, building management system, mining industry

      Challenges

      You need to maximize output, revenue and margin while optimizing OpEx and CapEx. You also need to enable sustainable development, improve worker safety and attract/develop new talent.
      Sirloin joint 3, sustainability reporting, building management system

      Mining solutions

      Helping the mining industry grow in a sustainable way
      • People Safety

        Find Out More
      • Sustainability

        Find Out More
      • Operational Efficiency

        Find out More
      • Value Chain Efficiency

        Find Out More
      • Projects and Services

        Find Out More

      Why work with Schneider Electric?

      • Default Alternative Text Obtain and maintain your social license to operate through our energy and sustainability solutions and services.
      • Handshake icon Boost operations efficiency and maximize value creation with our production and operations optimization solutions.

      Facts

      • Blue money icon Mining water treatment investment will reach $3.6 billion by 2016.
      • Blue tested validated icon 30% of the total energy consumption in an open pit iron ore mine can be attributed to haulage.
      • Blue arrow-up icon CapEx for new copper mines has increased on average 15% per year over the last 20 years.
      • Default Alternative Text Globally, the shortage of skilled workers in 2020 will be approximately 85 million.
      • Default Alternative Text 41% of the world's electricity is generated from coal.
      • Blue Graph up icon Less than 2% of sales is invested in R&D by the mining industry.