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Chris Johnson - Training and Documentation Engineer, Technical Services - September 27, 2017

Time. There is never enough.

Does your To-Do list contain a never-ending list of tasks competing for your time? Mine certainly does. On top of that, most of us have a personal bucket list. When can we ever find time to learn a language, travel, return to study, or gain new professional skills with a growing To-Do list?

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Joseph Sykes - Business Consultant - Mining Solutions - August 30, 2017

In recent years we’ve scanned a number of sites for a customer in the beautiful areas of Perthshire and Inverness-shire in Scotland. Working for Maptek does have its perks! We scan each site on a regular basis as we’re looking to measure signs of slope movement. On one occasion, the weather rapidly changed from beautiful sunshine to heavy rain. (more…)

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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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