Month: May 2016

Case Study – A large gold miner in North Sumatra

Case StudyA large gold miner in North Sumatra, IndonesiaPROBLEM Complicated data entry systemsNon-standard assay management systemGeologist and field staff were logging on paper in the pitSlow turnaro …

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pXRF Reveals Stone-Age Industry with Staggering Output

pXRF Reveals Stone-Age Industry with Staggering OutputUnder a cloudy winter sky, the eastern slope of Mount Arteni has the dull monotone of a barren wasteland. At 6,715 feet, its spare crest is dwarfe …

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Expedio Top Tip – Code Compliance

Code ComplianceExpedio’s Top Tip for May keeping Code Compliance:Having inconsistent logging codes within a data set will cause major issues when modelling the data. “how do I use this – I can’t model …

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Boy, 15, discovers ancient Mayan city using constellations and Google Earth

I was really surprised and excited when I realised that the most brilliant stars of the constellations matched the largest Maya citiesWilliam GadouryDEEP within a dense Central American forest sit the …

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A pivotal innovation priority for Australia

For those of you that missed AMEC’s 04 May media release here it is again – It sounds like good news and a $100 million won’t go astray, or will it? Please feel free to share and comment.The allocatio …

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Data intelligence, integration and new technology are changing the mining industry

Data intelligence, integration and new technology such as advanced robotics are changing the mining industry.In an attempt to preserve profit margins in a bleak market, mining giants such as BHP Billi …

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