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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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Duncan Lee - General Manager - Europe and Africa - August 6, 2015

Recently, I had a recent geology graduate, who had done a short internship with our company, contact me about some career advice. He was just in the process of doing a final year university dissertation, but wanted some general hints and tips about how to set the best professional foot forward. (more…)

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Peter Johnson - Managing Director - July 14, 2015

Maptek is the global leader in mining technology. We have been successfully developing, delivering and supporting technical systems for the world’s best miners for almost 35 years. (more…)

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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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