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About Maptek

Maptek™ is a global provider of innovative software, hardware and services for mining. Founded 40 years ago, Maptek offers a unique combination of domain knowledge, technical expertise and engineering resources. We develop leading edge systems to collect, analyse and circulate critical information within the operational cycle, closing the loop between planning, production and results. Reliable solutions allow customers to improve safety, productivity and profitability.


About Maptek (140 words)

Founded 40 years ago, Maptek™ is a leading provider of innovative software, hardware and services for global mining. Maptek products are used at more than 2000 sites in over 90 countries, with solutions across the mining cycle from exploration to reclamation. Vulcan™ is the premier 3D mine planning and modelling package. An integrated solution for 3D spatial survey and imaging is delivered through laser scanners and PointStudio™. Sentry is a laser-based system for monitoring slope stability, surface convergence and subsidence. Evolution provides strategic and tactical scheduling and optimisation tools. BlastLogic™ provides intelligent 3D drill and blast management software. DomainMCF applies machine learning to rapidly generate resource models.


About Maptek (250 words)

Maptek has been developing 3D mining technology for 40 years, helping mining companies worldwide to maximise the use of their technical data. Maptek solutions are in use at more than 2000 sites in over 90 countries, supported by professional and technical services from a worldwide network of 18 offices.

Maptek products include:

Maptek Vulcan™ - feature-rich 3D mine planning and modelling software hosted on the Maptek Workbench. Vulcan provides an integrated solution for survey, geological modelling, mine design, geotechnical studies, mine planning, optimisation and scheduling.

Maptek DomainMCF - machine learning and cloud processing is applied to generate domain boundaries directly from drillhole sample data. Users obtain domain or grade models in dramatically less time than traditional resource modelling methods.

Maptek Evolution - strategic and tactical mine planning tool for scheduling and optimisation in open cut mines. Develop medium, long term and life of mine development plans and production schedules for profitable operations.

Maptek BlastLogic™ - intelligent 3D drill and blast management software helps operations track and improve drill and blast performance to maximise the recovery of minerals.

Maptek Scanners - integrated hardware and software systems for 3D laser scanning, survey and high-resolution imaging. Ease of set up, portability, rapid and safe data acquisition, and powerful, in-built modelling and analysis tools are hallmarks of our laser scanning technology.

Maptek PointStudio™ - powerful software hosted on the Maptek Workbench to process, model, analyse and report spatial datasets. Surveyors, geologists and geotechnical engineers can deliver accurate measurement data and analytical reports to guide operations.

Maptek Sentry - versatile laser-based monitoring system for monitoring and analysing surface movement. Identifying trends allows better understanding of failures and assists planning of safety measures to manage operational risk.

Maptek CaveLogic™ - strategic approach to panel cave mining allows planners to generate production plans alongside economic schedules. Visualising results dynamically improves communication and provides confident decision support.



About Maptek Vulcan™ (100 Words)

Maptek™ is a global company, developing high technology solutions for 40 years, helping mining companies make the most of their data. Maptek Vulcan™ is the premier 3D mine planning and modelling package. Some 7000 licenses of Vulcan are active across the globe for applications ranging from exploration and geological modelling, to mine design, planning, and rehabilitation. Maptek Vulcan is in use at more than 1700 sites worldwide, aided by technical support from a global network of 13 offices.



About Maptek DomainMCF (100 Words)

Maptek DomainMCF is a powerful machine learning application designed to rapidly generate orebody models from drillhole sample data. Using secure, high performance cloud computing, DomainMCF processes and validates large volumes of data to produce models in a fraction of the time traditional techniques take. Effective for most deposit types, it delivers repeatable, reliable results, allowing resource models to be regenerated quickly with updated data. As an automated machine learning approach to domain modelling that reduces manual data work, DomainMCF allows geologists to focus on applying their professional expertise to the interpretation and evaluation of results and support investment opportunities through prompt project evaluation and stakeholder reporting.



About Maptek Evolution (100 Words)

Maptek™ Evolution offers strategic and tactical mine planning and optimisation tool for scheduling open pit operations. It produces short, medium, long term and holistic life of mine schedules which reduce operating costs and maximise value. This enterprise level scheduling solution uses grade cut-off techniques, a proven method for maximising project value. Further savings are achieved by optimising haulage fleet and waste landforms. Benefits include deferred capital expenditure, minimised clearance costs, and improved waste planning. Evolution delivers systematic production schedules along with a practical development plan, taking into account multiple objectives and multiple processes.



About Maptek BlastLogic™ (100 Words)

Maptek™ has been developing high technology solutions for the global mining industry for 40 years. Maptek BlastLogic™ is a comprehensive drill & blast decision support system which improves accountability, efficiency and safety. Developed with industry, BlastLogic provides a 3D environment for all users to validate, design and analyse drill & blast parameters to optimise performance and minimise ore loss.  All personnel from drill crews to management have immediate access to critical data, including supported drill navigation systems. BlastLogic pre-empts risk, productivity and cost issues before they emerge in the business.



About Maptek Scanners (100 Words)

Maptek laser scanners are integrated hardware and software systems for 3D spatial data captureand and high-resolution imaging. The systems are lightweight, compact and ergonomically designed to make field work as efficient as possible. Ease of set up, portability, rapid and safe data acquisition, and powerful, in-built modelling and analysis tools are hallmarks of our laser scanning technology. A built-in high dynamic range panoramic camera generates sharp images for geotechnical analysis, geological mapping and high impact visualisation of scenes. Snapshot imagery is another standout feature. Maptek scanners are deployed in dedicated hardware-software solutions for design conformance and stability monitoring.



About Maptek PointStudio™ (100 Words)

Maptek PointStudio™ offers all the tools to successfully apply 3D point cloud data to survey, geotechnical and engineering tasks within the mining, quarry and civil engineering industries. Dedicated workflows and reporting options improve efficiency and productivity for both surface and underground operations. The intuitive ribbon interface allows surveyors, geologists and geotechnical engineers to complete tasks efficiently. Easily configurable reporting workflows and templates ensure results can be delivered to meet planning deadlines and aid decision making. Outstanding processing power easily handles large datasets. PointStudio is delivered on the Maptek Workbench for interoperability with other Maptek applications.



About Maptek Sentry (100 Words)

Maptek™ Sentry is a laser-based system for monitoring, analysing and reporting on rapid and gradual surface movements that have the potential to interrupt mining projects. Sentry is quick and simple to set up and operate. Operations can customise monitoring frequency and thresholds to meet design and planning needs. Identifying trends in slope stability and analysing the mechanics of wall failures improves strategic risk management. Sentry monitors underground operations to record and report on subsidence and convergence. Sentry is ideal for geotechnical applications including rock fall database updates, mapping development headings, pre and post-shotcrete scanning and rock bolt verification.



About Maptek CaveLogic (100 Words)

Maptek CaveLogic™ helps operations to simulate the optimum underground mass subsidence mining scenario based on their economic and geotechnical requirements. A strategic, intuitive approach to panel caving delivers multiple benefits. Engineers can test various scenarios on the desktop to find the best option before mining begins. Transparent calculations and 3D visualisation of results reduces uncertainty and promotes informed decision making. Generation of practical production plans in the same process as strategic schedules tightens integration between planning and operations. Repeatable, auditable results help mining companies meet KPIs around safety, efficiency and productivity and deliver sustainable shareholder value.



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