MineHub unveils mining and metals technology platform

October 16, 2019

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MineHub Technologies has launched its blockchain technology platform, which has been designed to tackle inefficiencies in trading operations, as well as environmental and social governance (ESG) compliance, in mining and metals supply chains.

MineHub has been working in collaboration with its consortium members IBM and other industry participants, including ING Group, Wheaton Precious Metals, Ocean Partners, Kutcho Copper, Capstone Mining and White & Case to develop the platform.

The platform is now live and available to industry participants, with initial usage and transactions with consortium members expected to start within the next few weeks.

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The Platform

Inventory management
  • Integrated with trade management enables with automated updates of inventory with stock inflows and outflows
  • Forecast inventory levels to avoid stockouts
  • Optimize working capital through minimizing excess stock levels
  • Remove spreadsheets, reconciliation communications and operational risk of manual updates

Trade Management

Buyers and sellers of commodities collaborate on all aspects of their term contracts and transaction in one place, enabling all parties involved in a transaction to always be on the same page, in real-time

Benefits

  • Real-time visibility of all shipments across oceans and land – location and ETA
  • Secure exchange of key documents
  • Keep all communications related to the transaction with the transaction data set
  • Notifications of key events
  • One version of the truth – no need to reconcile and check
Arnoud Star Busmann is one of the pioneers in the intersection of commodities, finance and blockchain technology. Prior to joining Minehub, he was the Innovation lead for Commodities at ING Bank where he led the cross-industry initiative ‘Easy Trading Connect” that spawned projects like VAKT and komgo. Arnoud is an all-round executive with tech DNA, and has over 20 years experience in strategy execution, enterprise transformation and “blue chip” startups. After obtaining a master’s degree in Computer Science from the Netherlands, he lived and worked across Europe, Asia and Oceania.