Vulcan Modelling and Evaluation Case Studies

Vulcan block models optimise blending

Vulcan helped Titan Roanoke reduce waste and produce low alkali cement, while complying with stringent new emissions regulations.

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Vulcan guides exploration best practice

Vulcan provided the ideal 3D modelling environment for Nittetsu Mining to explore deeper into a geothermal resource in Japan.

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Vulcan custom scripting unlocks answers

Lava scripting and object attribute tools in Vulcan help geologists to infer reasonable data points for applying to stope design at the Pogo Mine.

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Implicit modelling and support analysis

Combining New Vulcan implicit modelling and support analysis tools helps geologists to better.

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Coal quality modelling

Vulcan provides a set of robust tools for creating auditable coal quality models for structurally complex or multi seam deposits.

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Pit Optimiser adds third dimension

Vulcan Pit Optimiser was the ideal solution for assessing economic value for a coal project, providing for design and scheduling details.

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Modelling volcanic ash clouds

Vulcan 3D modelling and visualisation tools provide a better understanding of the behaviour of volcanic ash clouds for improving hazard management.

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Find the dirt coal divide

A reverse block modelling approach allowed Stockton Mine to predict lithologies of thick black mudstone to more accurately determine the top of coal for efficient mining.

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Modelling waste stockpiles

An innovative approach to stockpile monitoring using Vulcan sees Energy Resources Australia optimise stockpiled materials at the Ranger mine.

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Structural Coal Model

By using a structural model derived from drillhole and seismic data, mine workings, and croplines, Peabody Energy was able to mine more coal than previously expected.

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Thar Lignite Feasibility Project

Vulcan stratigraphic geological interpretation tools are a powerful means for visualisation and 3D data interpretation, proving valuable for resource estimation and analysis of a deposit.

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Galway Resources uses Vulcan to realise value

Galway Resources used Vulcan to evaluate the resource of the Victorio Mountains project, with the aim of getting it back into production.

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Resource modelling in Vulcan

Endeavour Silver Corp. ensure accuracy in their block model. Vulcan allowed for all constraints to be incorporated efficiently without compromising accuracy.

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Faster 3D modelling in Vulcan

A new technique in Vulcan allows users to increase productivity in generating 3D geological models for large, complex metalliferous orebodies.

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A new slant on strat modelling

Vulcan HARP modelling provides geologists with tools for interpreting coal horizons using drillhole data and downhole geophysical characterisations.

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Greater accuracy with Vulcan HARP models

Scottish Coal takes advantage of Vulcan stratigraphic and HARP modelling techniques to create geological resource models with greater accuracy than ever before.

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Using Vulcan to prepare regulatory reports

Glendell Mine implemented Vulcan to turn around the time consuming process of compiling and submitting regulatory survey reports.

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Vulcan chosen for Olympic Dam expansion

BHP Billiton undertook angled infill drilling to upgrade the classification of mineral resources and create a Vulcan resource Olympic Dam expansion evaluation stage.

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Vulcan models coal for Vale Mozambique

Vulcan HARP block modelling provided mine planners at Vale Mozambique with accurate quality and volume information, linking mine planning and geological information in a single model.

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Vulcan tetramodelling at Plutonic

Barrick Plutonic Gold Mine uses the tetramodelling functionality in Vulcan to quickly identify areas of economic importance in areas with multiple sub-parallel lodes.

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