The COVID-19 pandemic is having an unprecedented, adverse effect on the mining industry. Commodity markets have shrunk as demand for iron ore, copper, zinc, and other metals and minerals fell. Operations in mining companies themselves are worst affected by the lockdowns and social distancing norms implemented in a majority of countries, including some of the world’s largest mineral and metal producers like South Africa, Peru and Australia.
In the wake of this ongoing pandemic, mining companies have to shift their focus from legacy systems and processes to unconventional ways to achieve continued productivity. In this whitepaper, we’ll discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the global mining industry in detail, including how several companies across the world have responded to this crisis.
This white paper will also explain how a mobile-first asset management and work order solution can help mining companies protect employees and mitigate the risks associated with the spread of the coronavirus.
Key takeaways from this whitepaper:
- Impact of COVID-19 on the global mining industry
- Essential actions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in mining work environment
- Mining industry post COVID-19
- How Innovapptive’s mobile solutions help the mining industry