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Gemma Lloyd - Software Team Lead - October 27, 2015

We were just wrapping up development on our new airborne mapping tools, when the software team received a new challenge – find a solution for rapid stockpile volume estimates using aerial photography, and do it fast. (more…)

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Matthew Deutsch - Special Applications Development Engineer - October 13, 2015

One of the ways that Maptek continues to innovate is by revisiting old problems with new technology and fresh eyes. A great example of this is the work we’re doing with the Automated Pit Designer which will be released in Vulcan 10. (more…)

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Mark Roberts - Development Manager Blast Accuracy Solutions - September 16, 2015

The mine to mill philosophy has been around for more than 20 years. It became clear however, when discussing operational challenges with colleagues at Fragblast last month, that the concept is challenging to implement in a sustainable way. (more…)

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Peter Johnson - Managing Director - September 8, 2015

We encourage innovation at Maptek – just as many businesses do. In mining, innovation is the key to unlocking competitive advantage.

The dictionary defines innovation as doing something different, or making a change to something. The Latin origin, innovatus means to renew or alter. (more…)

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Steve Craig - Mine Scheduling Solutions Manager - August 20, 2015

There are many methods for solving complex problems. A significant number of them rely on “classical” techniques such as dynamic programming, branch & bound and local search, or more sophisticated heuristic techniques including tabu search and simulated annealing. (more…)

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