Recent Webinars

January 30, 2018

Webinar: Why Vulcan is the preferred choice for resource geologists

Maptek offers resource geologists a single 3D visualisation environment for analysing and interpreting all available geological data. See a preview of Vulcan Data Analyser block variography and data highlighting, Kriging (more…)

October 13, 2017

Webinar: Automated Mining Block Generation

Preparing mining blocks for scheduling no longer needs to be a manual, time-intensive task. The Maptek approach is simple and repeatable while maintaining flexibility for running calculations ‘on the fly’. The integrated, 3D visualisation environment provides (more…)

October 3, 2017

Webinar: Automate and optimise your grade control process

Vulcan Grade Control Optimiser provides a new approach to classifying material for mining which eliminates the manual generation of polygons, taking the guesswork out of grade control. Discover how to (more…)

August 21, 2017

Webinar: Ways underground operations can improve safety and performance

Maptek provides solutions that directly target the complexities of underground mining. See how using Vulcan tools such as Stope Optimiser, Level Designer, Decline Optimiser, Gantt Scheduler (more…)

August 1, 2017

Webinar: I-Site Point Cloud and Geotechnical Applications in an Underground Environment

Understand the ways I-Site underground geotechnical mapping tools add value. Help identify key failure blocks with rock bolt/anchor control and calculate joint spacing, joint distribution and waviness in a 3D environment.

July 3, 2017

Webinar: Build your orebody model in hours with Eureka implicit modelling

Powerful implicit modelling tools in Eureka take the pain out of building orebody models. Fast and intuitive – Eureka allows you to use all your data sources, no matter how complex, to create a detailed (more…)

June 8, 2017

Webinar: New open cut drill & blast tools in Vulcan 10.1

Enhancements in Vulcan 10.1 significantly reduce the time to create or update open cut blast designs. This webinar demonstrates new tools for merging to a curved free face, merging blasts, minimum burden adjustment and inserting drillholes.

May 29, 2017

Webinar: Vulcan 10.1 Drafting Sheet Enhancements

Vulcan 10.1 introduces significant improvements to the drafting sheet creation process with the new Drafting Sheet Editor. Learn about the new enhancements and functionality, including drafting sheets for (more…)

May 18, 2017

Webinar: New charting & variography tools in Vulcan 10.1

Vulcan Data Analyser provides statistical analysis for making informed resource modelling decisions. Enhancements in Vulcan 10.1 further improve data analysis by allowing users to view data displayed over graphs, compare  (more…)

May 18, 2017

Webinar: Importing Files into Vulcan

Tune in to learn how to import a variety of files into Vulcan, what issues may arise, and tips and tricks to avoid and resolve problematic situations.

April 18, 2017

Webinar: UG Ring Design Plotting and Reporting

Learn how to get more out of your underground drill and blast designs in Vulcan and communicate them effortlessly by using Ring Design Reporting and Plotting tools efficiently. (more…)

April 6, 2017

Webinar: Reshaping and rehabilitation with 3d-DigPlus

3d-DigPlus surface reshaping allows a post-mining topography to be shaped to reduce slope, and balance volumes overall and within regions. Transportation analysis allows designs to be analysed, (more…)

March 23, 2017

Webinar: Drillhole Planning Basics

Explore the legacy options and new enhancements for planning drillholes in Vulcan 10. Holistically utilise assay data, geologic solids and resource models to get the most out of your drill programs.

February 24, 2017

Webinar: Vulcan Time-Saving Tools: Feature Editor

Save time during the design and modelling process with these simple Feature methods in Vulcan. Learn how to create, use and apply Features to increase productivity.

January 20, 2017

Webinar: Evolution Scheduling Solution

Learn how Maptek’s newest open pit scheduling solution can help save costs, answer “what if” scenarios, and optimize schedules on a block by block basis. This webinar illustrates how you can use Evolution and genetic (more…)

December 15, 2016

Webinar: Vulcan 10 Block Model Viewing Tools

Technical Services Manager Michaela Crum presents some tips and tricks for working with existing Vulcan Block Models in Vulcan 10. Learn different methods of viewing block models, inquiring block models, and (more…)

November 22, 2016

Webinar: Vulcan & Workbench User Forum

Hear about our top tools in Vulcan 10 and Workbench as well as answers to user questions. Learn about Open Pit Solids, Automated Pit Designer, Vulcan Data Analyser, Eureka and Workbench integration, new (more…)

November 17, 2016

Webinar: Vulcan New Section Viewing Tools

Geologist Anne Gauer outlines new section viewing tools added to Vulcan 10. These tools will allow specific section attributes and show how to generate and use a set list of sections. The new tools help streamline workflows when constantly working in section views.

October 28, 2016

Webinar: Dynamic Evolution scheduling

Mine Scheduling Solutions expert Steve Craig shows how a combination of Evolution Phase and Strategy increased the Net Present Value (NPV) of a project by 16 per cent.

October 14, 2016

Webinar: Vulcan Gantt Scheduler

Learn how to efficiently transfer and update mine designs into the Vulcan Gantt Scheduler to create strategic, life of mine, and short range mine plans.Short range designs, strategic stope optimisation and level designer outputs can transfer seamlessly (more…)

September 26, 2016

Webinar: Geostatistics in Vulcan

Geological Engineer Matt Bourget provides a quick overview of how to use Vulcan 10 for resource estimation. Areas include statistics, variography, support analysis, interpolation, unfolding, simulation and validation tools.

September 16, 2016

Webinar: Dynamic Grade Control with Vulcan 10

Learn about how the enhanced Vulcan 10 Grade Control makes the grade control process more robust and streamlines data management and workflow. Improvements focus on setup, maintainability and auditability of the grade control database.

August 25, 2016

Webinar: Eureka Drillhole and Exploration Tools 

Vulcan customers have free access to Eureka drillhole tools until June 2017. Find out how to use this powerful 3D visualisation and modelling functionality to benefit your exploration projects.

August 4, 2016

Webinar: Narrow Vein Modelling

New tools introduced in Vulcan 10 streamline the modelling of single and multiple veins in underground environments. Join us to find out how this approach saves significant modelling effort, allowing more time for exploring geological opportunities.

August 1, 2016

Webinar: Vulcan Automated Pit Designer

Automated Pit Designer, new in Vulcan 10, uses pit optimisation to design pits automatically. Learn how to quickly create complex pit designs from either digitised data or LG values stored in a block model using APD.

July 22, 2016

Webinar: Vulcan-Evolution Interaction for Open Pit Scheduling

New tools and workflows in Vulcan 10 streamline interaction with Evolution to prepare blocks for open pit scheduling. The 3D visualisation environment provides an intuitive interface focusing on usability and validated results.

July 1, 2016

Webinar: Implicit Modelling Upgrades in Vulcan 10

Learn how new Radial Basis Function (RBF) and uncertainty tools in Implicit Modelling help accurately model drillhole data when preparing block model/solids. Complex structures can be reliably modelled and interrogated for simulation and grade estimation.

June 8, 2016

Webinar: Vulcan 10 Variogram Analysis and Geostatistics Updates

Vulcan Data Analyser (VDA) presents a totally revamped tool for variogram analysis allowing users to gain a better understanding of geological data. VDA represents an important addition to Vulcan geostatistical tools. Learn how to apply these to benefit your project.

May 25, 2016

Webinar: Vulcan 10 Split Pit Solids and Stratigraphic Upgrades

The new split solids option in Vulcan 10 guides users through a series of logical steps to create scheduling solids from a pit solid, topography and horizon surfaces. This webinar also covers upgrades to how faulted stratigraphic models are handled.

May 19, 2016

Webinar: Vulcan 10 Unfolding Tools

Watch to learn how to apply unfolding to grade estimation and variography. In Version 10 unfolding has been greatly improved with new tools which give the ability to (more…)

May 6, 2016

Webinar: Optimising Reserves and Automating Pit Design

This webinar outlines the benefits of the new Automated Pit Designer as well as other Vulcan 10 options for improved engineering productivity.

April 21, 2016

Webinar: Vulcan Scripting

Vulcan scripting options can improve your workflow and speed up repetitive tasks. In this webinar Mining Engineer II Nate Bazar covers basic macro creation, customising macros and examples of scripting from the Introduction to Lava course.

April 14, 2016

Webinar: Vulcan 10 and the Maptek Workbench

Steve Sullivan and Peter Odins provide an overview of new and enhanced functionality in Vulcan 10. Highlights include an introduction to the Maptek Workbench with workflow tools and enhanced screen layout, fault modelling, splitting pit solids and variogram analysis.

March 18, 2016

New Tools in Vulcan 10

Vulcan Project Leader Jesse Oldham previews some of the exciting new tools available in Vulcan 10. This webinar covers enhancement to Open Pit Blocks option, new variography tools, Vulcan Gantt Scheduler, New geostatistics tools, implicit modelling upgrades, new methods in Level Designer and more.

February 18, 2016

Vulcan 10: The New Workbench Interface

Maptek Workbench Product Manager Peter Odins introduces this new platform which allows for better integration of Maptek products and services, streamlining product usage from one software to another. (more…)

November 13, 2015

Introducing Vulcan Data Analyser

Vulcan Data Analyser is a new function coming in Vulcan 10. Learn more about the new interface and streamlined workflow for performing variogram analysis with Maptek SA Manager Sales and Services Manager Steve Sullivan.

November 6, 2015

Advanced Triangulations in Vulcan

Most disciplines use triangulations in a variety of ways throughout the design and modelling process. As the triangulation capabilities expand, so does the function of the triangulation. Watch this webinar to learn more about some of the methods for generating valid triangulations.

September 22, 2015

Using Simulation to Quantify Uncertainty

Maptek Manager, Sales & Services, Steve Sullivan outlines how uncertainty modelling can make the best use of exploration data in this presentation to the Australian Institute of Geoscientists.

July 15, 2015

Importing Block Models into Vulcan

Vulcan block models represent your deposit in an intuitive and visually engaging way – building the foundation of information that determines the mining activities needed to plan, optimize and operate a mine. (more…)

May 27, 2015

Optimising your Workflow with Vulcan Macros and Scripting

Lava scripts are used to automate repetitive tasks, customize Vulcan options, or streamline lengthy or complicated processes. Watch this webinar to see how creating scripts that interact with Vulcan data and models can increase your productivity. (more…)

April 8, 2015

Mine Design and Conformance Reporting using Vulcan and PerfectDig

An overview of open pit coal mine design using Vulcan, and the conformance to that design using real world laser scan data in PerfectDig.

March 11, 2015

Training Webinar: Viewing Mineral Exploration Data in Vulcan

Watch this webinar to see how mineral exploration geologists can effectively import a variety of data into Vulcan. By incorporating all of the data in one three-dimensional software, the mineral exploration geologist can truly review the data simultaneously. (more…)

February 18, 2015

Webinar – Incident Management with BlastLogic

See how incident investigation can be managed quickly and easily with a BlastLogic workflow. Discover what’s possible when the site’s entire blasting history is at your fingertips.  (more…)

January 13, 2015

Webinar: Vulcan Gantt Scheduler – Short Term Planning and Resource Integration

Watch this webinar to see how underground and open pit operations can effectively plan day-to-day routines using Vulcan Gantt Scheduler. (more…)

November 24, 2014

Webinar – Underground Ring Design using Vulcan and I-Site

Using a combination of Vulcan software and the I-Site laser scanning system, mines are able to quickly transition from “real world” raw survey data combined with stope and tunnel designs, to a deliverable underground ring design in less than an hour of returning from the field.  (more…)

November 5, 2014

Webinar – Maptek Evolution Overview

Gain an overview of Maptek Evolution in this webinar. Evolution is a strategic and tactical mine planning tool for scheduling and optimisation in open cut mines. (more…)

October 30, 2014

Vulcan 9.1 Webinar – Borehole Geophysics

Vulcan has long had versatile tools for visualising geophysical data alongside a drillhole in 3D space. Maptek has now added a new method of visualising geophysical data alongside a drillhole; intervals can be added, deleted or moved in the hole using the geophysical traces to guide these interpretations. (more…)

October 30, 2014

Vulcan 9.1 Webinar – Steve’s Top 10

You’ve seen the big stuff already, but did you know there are 128 other enhancements coming in Vulcan 9.1? This webinar focuses on my Top 10 things that you probably haven’t heard of yet which are coming in this release. (more…)

October 30, 2014

Vulcan 9.1 Webinar – Stratigraphic Modelling & HARP Upgrades

New Strat Modelling and HARP Upgrades offer improved usability and new functionality. One key addition is the “hybrid” model which combines the best aspects of the stacking and structural surfaces modelling techniques enabling you to maximise the utilisation of your data. Watch to see the new tools in action.

October 29, 2014

Vulcan 9.1 Webinar – Implicit Modelling

The updated Vulcan Implicit Modelling tool is more powerful than ever. With Implicit Modelling, you will be able to quickly generate realistic geologic models and grade shells. (more…)

October 29, 2014

Vulcan 9.1 Webinar – Stratigraphic Enhancements

See the latest stratigraphic tools in Vulcan. Collaboration with our clients steered the work to improve many of Vulcan’s stratigraphic geology and mine planning tools. (more…)

October 29, 2014

Vulcan 9.1 Webinar – Gantt Scheduler

Take underground development and production scheduling to a whole new level. We are proud to announce the Vulcan Gantt Scheduler. (more…)

October 29, 2014

Vulcan 9.1 Webinar – Pit Optimiser Enhancements

See the game changing enhancements in the Maptek pit optimisation module. See how you can solve your pit optimisation runs in minutes vs. hours. Create presentation graphs and charts much easier and quicker including standard pit by pit graphs. (more…)

October 28, 2014

Vulcan 9.1 Webinar – Level Designer

Discover a revolutionary new tool for underground design. By adding the new Vulcan Level Designer to your stope triangulations, level access points, and a few parameters, you’ll receive underground design strings to access each stope. (more…)

October 3, 2014

Vulcan Webinar – Generating Strategic Pit Designs Quickly and Easily

This webinar covers the new Rapid Pit Design tool released in Vulcan 8.2. Catch the pit design tool in action in this live demo and discover its benefits over traditional methods.

October 2, 2014

Vulcan Webinar – How to automatically generate stope shapes

Discover the history and origin of the Vulcan Stope Optimiser tool. View the various outputs available from Stope Optimiser and hear about future development plans for this useful tool.

September 25, 2014

Training Webinar – Vulcan Grade Control tools

Production ore accounting and material inventory are crucial to ore/waste selection, meeting blending requirements, and resource model reconciliation for any mine site. Discover the Vulcan Grade Control workflow in this webinar.

August 27, 2014

Maptek Webinar – Geotechnical solutions using Vulcan and I-Site

Discover how to use Vulcan and I-Site for geotechnical applications in this webinar. Identify geotechnical structures with I-Site laser scanners and I-Site Studio point cloud processing software. (more…)

July 2, 2014

Maptek Webinar: Drill and blast design using Vulcan and I-Site

Discover how to quickly transform raw survey data to a deliverable blast design within 30 minutes using Vulcan software and the I-Site laser scanning system.

May 18, 2014

Training Webinar – Ensuring valid triangulations in Vulcan

Valid triangulations are a vital part of design and modeling. Learn what a valid triangulation is, what issues may arise from non-validity, tips for manipulation and how to avoid and resolve problematic situations.

April 22, 2014

PerfectDig Webinar – Rapidly compare excavations against designs

Maptek PerfectDig is an easy-to-use system for rapidly evaluating design conformance. It allows users to quickly compare as-builts with designs and fosters real-time decision making.

March 31, 2014

Training Webinar – Vulcan Plotting Tips and Tricks

The Batch Plotting interface allows flexibility to create either simple plots or complex, highly-customized plots. This quick training session will help you easily generate fence diagrams or unfolded ramps.

January 28, 2014

Training Webinar – Cell Declustering in Vulcan

Debiasing data is an important step towards accurately estimating the value of a resource. Watch to learn the ins and outs of sample weighting and defining a target global distribution.

August 15, 2013

Vulcan Webinar – Grade Control Tools

Discover the Vulcan Grade Control workflow in this webinar with Mining Engineer, Amanda Garcia.

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