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Will Reid - - May 9, 2017

A simple yet thought-provoking mission statement:

‘Empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.’

Microsoft’s mission became mine while working as a Software Engineer in Seattle during 2016.

Now that I’m back at Maptek, I realise that Microsoft’s mission is not unlike what we are trying to achieve with our mining applications. (more…)

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Joseph Sykes - Business Consultant - Mining Solutions - May 2, 2017

Anglo American CEO Mark Cutifani last week affirmed to shareholders the company is firmly committed to improving safety and productivity within its mines. Indeed, most mining companies will rightly tell you keeping employees out of harm’s way is a top priority. This blog explores two processes open pit mines can perform to reduce risks to staff and equipment at the rock face. (more…)

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Michaela Crum - Technical Services Manager - October 21, 2016

Fresh out of Michigan Technological University, I was thrilled for the challenges that real-world geology had to offer. I started my career as a Geological Engineer at Cliffs Natural Resources working in a group that performed research projects for all of Cliffs’ North American Operations. When the opportunity came along to be on a team to re-define the geological contacts for the Wabush Mine in Labrador, I was so excited! (more…)

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Clayton Fritz - Sales Manager - Mining Solutions, Europe - August 20, 2016

I find in my personal life that I often end up using something I’ve purchased for more than I intended to in the first place. Such has been the case with furniture, recreational equipment, and even electronics. Unless we’re talking about an item such as a light bulb, you typically don’t use something for one task 100% of the time. In the case of laser scanners, the list of jobs they can do is constantly growing. (more…)

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Clayton Fritz - Sales Manager - Mining Solutions, Europe - August 19, 2016

One of the most frequent questions we hear from customers is ‘How many points do your scanners collect?’ It seems there is a belief that more points = a better survey solution. (more…)

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