Mining and Engineering Solutions

Maptek is a provider of software and solutions for the mining and engineering sectors. Listening to customers and responding to their needs is the philosophy, and founded on this products have been developed including Vulcan software for 3D geological modelling and mine planning, I-Site hardware and software for 3D laser scanning and imaging, and MineSuite fleet personnel and production information systems. Established in Sydney, Australia by Bob Johnson in 1981 and now headquartered in Adelaide, South Australia, Maptek maintains a global sales and support structure based in the regions. A policy of vigorous expansion in 1986 led to an international... (read more)
2010-11-04 03:56:57

Iranian Meeting on Mining

Higher officials from Iran Ministry of Industry and Mines, and from all its 30 provincial directorates were able to learn about Netcad mining solutions in the seminar held in Tehran. In the seminar the Ore Body Modeling and Mine Planning Engineering solution NETPRO/Mine and NETGIS|Server platform based Geospatial Mining License Information System solutions are presented. The event was interactive and the attendees highly appreciated the solutions. After the event the higher officials of the ministry mentioned that the presented solutions fits all the requirements of their organization, and even they present more than the expectations.Iran Ministry of Industry and Mines... (read more)
2010-04-28 02:54:04

Mining Slope Monitoring Conference

3D Laser Mapping, UK, has published the programme of speakers for its forthcoming International Slope Monitoring Conference. Taking place on 25 and 26 July 2012 in Mokopane, South Africa, the programme is to include a keynote address from one of Anglo American’s principal surveyors, case study presentations by laser monitoring system SiteMonitor users, and a paper on slope failure by 3D Laser Mapping’s executive chairman and founder, Dr Graham Hunter. The conference will also provide hands-on training sessions and the opportunity for delegates to network with peers. Keynote speaker Huw Thomas, principal surveyor at Anglo American, has more than 20... (read more)
2012-06-25 10:09:56

Managing Director Machine Control Mining

Steven Vesterdal has a long and successful track record in the mining business. Steven has almost twelve years experience in modular mining systems where he worked as a project engineering manager. He was involved in many customer implementations, developing key subsystems and modules. He also participated heavily in sales, product development and customer account management. After that time Steven became the chief technology officer at the automation center in Tucson (Arizona, USA). Together with his team Steven Vesterdal will expand on the recent successes of the mining business: "The mining business in North and South America has an excellent opportunity... (read more)
2010-04-22 03:37:35

Surveying in the Mining Sector

An Overview of Geospatial Methods in Mining Engineering
What is the current status of surveying in the mining industry, and which survey equipment and technologies are being used today? Geospatial data forms the foundation of mining. The rapidly evolving innovations in the geomatics sector are bringing previously unforeseen opportunities that will provide a major boost, both to mining surveyors and the mining industry as a whole. Read on for an article which starts with some history – after all, we should never forget where we came from. It then goes on to present a general outline of surveying in the mining industry, with a focus on the survey... (read more)
2017-02-01 08:46:34
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