RPMGlobal has launched a major upgrade release to its leading mining financial modeling software, XERAS Enterprise (XE), transforming the product with an updated user experience, improved database technology, performance and enhanced enterprise capabilities. The release of XERAS Enterprise 3 also completes a multiyear program of work that encompasses a number of important backend and front-end features, including a modern user interface and mobile application.

The move to a server-orientated database provides significant benefits to the end-user by consolidating disparate data across the platform into one place, according to the company.

“The launch of XERAS Enterprise 3 was in line with the company’s strategy of releasing simplified, standardized and integrated solutions that seamlessly interoperate with other vendors’ systems using our Enterprise Planning Framework (EPF),” RPM Chief Technology Officer Paul Beesley said. “XERAS Enterprise 3 expands the breadth and depth of RPM’s financial modeling software, solidifying our position as the financial budgeting and forecasting software solution of choice for the mining sector. Our intention has always been to have a completely integrated enterprise suite of products and this latest update forms a critical part of that vision.”

XERAS Enterprise transforms an engineering-oriented mine plan into a complete financial plan with a precise schedule of labor, equipment, consumables and parts, according to the company. Unlike other budgeting methods, which use spreadsheets as their base, XERAS Enterprise provides trust in the numbers by standardizing processes and removing manual data entry, the company said.

RPM CEO Richard Mathews said, “XERAS Enterprise provides the governance and control miners require, while still allowing for the agility and scalability that other systems simply struggle to provide.”

XERAS Enterprise also has the capability to integrate directly with the customer’s Enterprise Resource Planning systems.