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Joseph Sykes - Business Consultant - Mining Solutions - June 30, 2015

Phosphate use has been rising steadily over the past few years and it’s expected that demand will continue to grow into the future as the global population rises. As US mines reach exhaustion, we’ve seen a lot of investment into new projects and increases in mine production elsewhere in China, Morocco, Peru, Tunisia, Kazakhstan, Russia, etc. in order to satisfy global demand. (more…)

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Maureen Moore - Geologist - June 12, 2015

APCOM 2015 took place in Fairbanks, Alaska, a small town with a deep mining history and a passionate local community. This event, the 37th International Symposium on the Application of Computers and Operations Research in the Mineral Industry, provided a forum for new developments to be presented. (more…)

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Technical Services - Maptek - May 27, 2015

Vulcan Geotechnical toolbox is well equipped for geologists and geotechnical engineers. Intuitive tools for displaying, calculating and analysing geotechnical information allow you to confidently develop comprehensive structural databases.  (more…)

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Technical Services - Maptek - May 4, 2015

Using laser scan technology to capture underground mine workings is safe, cost effective and reliable. The downside is that the sheer volume of data collected can seem like a mountain to climb!


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Ann McCall - Mining Engineer - April 24, 2015

In March, I had the privilege of training 17 students from the Colorado School of Mines in Vulcan software. The students were both undergrad and graduate students in Geology and Mining Engineering anxious to learn skills to make them more successful in internships and after graduation. (more…)

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