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Maptek Blogs

Become a drillhole data master!


As a geologist you have a lot of information to consider. Drillhole data comes in with geological logging, assay results, and a wealth of other observations… it can be hard to keep track of it all!

Fortunately Vulcan offers various methods for viewing drillhole data. Choosing the optimal view will make it easier to analyse the information.


Export Vulcan data to 3D PDF


Did you know you can easily export Vulcan data direct to 3D PDF?

The interactive 3D PDF allows you to share your Vulcan data with non-Vulcan users, or users who may not have immediate access to the software. They can view and analyse models without needing Vulcan. (more…)

Technical Services provide Vulcan video tutorials


At Maptek we are always happy to help with your technical questions. Our technical services staff are available on the phone and via email but did you know you can also request a video to explain a Vulcan process?

This week David Wallingford from Gold Fields Australia asked for help, ‘I would like a video tutorial related to the setup of a transformation matrix.’


Vulcan Plotting Tips and Tricks


Batch plotting is a useful and powerful tool that is often overlooked in Vulcan’s available plotting methods.

Plot All Wizard and Quick Plot tools are commonly used options that allow you to create plots quickly from loaded data with very little set up.  Batch plots are easy to reproduce, and data does not need to be loaded to create plots. Set up is easier than you think. (more…)

Maintain your Skills for Staying Power


This morning, I read a relevant article entitled, “The Importance of Staying Abreast of New Training in the Mining Industry” in the CareerMine section of InfoMine. The article addresses the importance of maintaining your skills throughout your career. (more…)