SOURCE: Alight

May 23, 2016 09:00 ET

Alight Mining Solutions Joins the Global Mining Standards Group

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - May 23, 2016) -  Alight Mining Solutions, a group of Alight Inc., announced today that the company has joined the Global Mining Standards and Guidelines Group (GMSG). This reaffirms Alight Mining Solutions' commitment to working with other mining leaders to drive industry standards in key financial applications and further validates the company's market momentum in 2016, in which it has signed key mining leaders as customers.

"At Alight Mining Solutions, we are empowering companies with a new standard of decision making by providing them accurate, real-time, data driven financial analysis," said Tom Struttmann, Group Head, Alight Mining Solutions. "We are excited to be a part of the group creating innovative industry standards as it aligns with our company mission."

Members of the Alight Mining Solutions Team attended sessions run by GMSG at the CIM Convention 2016 in Vancouver. Brandon Gill, Product Manager, Alight Mining Solutions said, "The working group on Activity Based Costing (ABC) was intriguing as it shed light on the difficulty and value of accurate ABC. When we apply Alight to this problem, we can conduct detailed activity-based reporting while seamlessly turning that data into high level financial analysis."

Additionally, Alight was a sponsor for the GMSG AGM and Networking Cruise. The event allowed members and partners of GMSG to network and discuss the future of the industry while enjoying beautiful views of Vancouver.

"Collaboration will be the key to success for the future of the global mining industry," said GMSG Managing Director Heather Ednie. "Be it the sharing of experiences and best practice, there are global efforts underway to develop the tools and processes to support the future of mining. Our industry is breaking down its siloes in a commitment to progress. GMSG is a central vehicle for driving that collaboration, and our corporate members and sponsors are our very backbone, enabling the industry to come together."

"We couldn't be more excited about our new membership and we are looking forward to future sessions and working groups with GMSG," concluded Struttmann.

About Alight Mining Solutions

Alight Mining Solutions centralizes your financial and operating metrics allowing you to update, real-time, to the changes of the industry. We capture, interpret and display the data to create models where you can analyze and compare all of your "what-if" scenarios and compare with plans A, B and C. Alight's applications help you understand the financial impact of any changes and make educated decisions in real-time. Alight lets you adapt as the data does. We help you understand the present and Manage the Future™.

About Global Mining Solutions Group

The Global Mining Standards and Guidelines Group facilitates global mining collaboration on solutions to common industry problems, needs and technology through standards, guidelines and best practices. GMSG operates on the five principles of inclusivity, collaboration, innovation, optimization and technology.

Contact Information

  • Contact
    To learn more about this membership, please contact
    David Eaton
    Marketing
    media@alightinc.com
    130 Battery Street, 3rd Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94111
    800.960.7717

    Heather Ednie
    Managing Director
    hednie@globalminingstandards.org
    3500 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W.,
    Suite 1250, Montreal, QC, H3Z 3C1
    514.984.8775