Category: Opinion

Case Study – A well-established Diamond mine

Case StudyA well-established Canadian diamond mine in the Lac de Gras region, Northern TerritoriesPROBLEMDifficulties with data flow and data managementData was fragmented and in many different format …

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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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