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September 24, 2020

Fragmentation analysis leads updates in PointStudio 2020


A powerful fragmentation analysis tool is a highlight of Maptek PointStudio 2020 geospatial modelling and reporting software, released to customers this week.

Better understanding of fragmentation can account for phenomenal downstream cost-efficiencies, with implications for many aspects of an operation, according to Group Product Manager Mine Measurement, Jason Richards. (more…)

September 22, 2020

Underground innovation lands Larnie new Maptek award


Inaugural Maptek Women in Resources Technological Innovation Award winner Larnie Mackay is driven to provide a better future for underground coal miners.

The Underground Digital Transformation Project Lead at Anglo American Metallurgical Coal this month claimed the new award as part of the BHP 2020 Women in Resources National Awards for her pioneering digitisation of underground coal mining. (more…)

September 11, 2020

Maptek making cutting-edge education accessible


Two Colorado School of Mines undergraduates are ‘excited’ and ‘ecstatic’ to win Maptek 2020 Student Scholarship Awards, saying it will help them follow their career dreams and alleviate financial stress during tough economic times. (more…)

September 4, 2020

Elko students’ remote learning boosted by Maptek


Maptek has helped provide students required to learn from home during COVID-19 lockdown with insight into the maths and science behind the mining industry.

Maptek worked with the Elko City Council and the Elko County School District (ECSD) to deliver an online lesson to students in years 7-12 demonstrating how geometric concepts are applied to real-world mining industry examples. (more…)

August 28, 2020

Maptek CEO talks digital innovation with university students


Companies such as Maptek must continue embracing digital disruption to provide mining professionals of the future the high level of technological enablement they will demand, Maptek CEO Eduardo Coloma says.

Coloma addressed more than 65 students last week on the impact of digital disruption in the mining industry as part of the Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María’s Mining Month Talks. (more…)

August 5, 2020

Enhanced geology and mine design in Vulcan 2020


Desktop tools that enable mining professionals to interact with their data are the building blocks upon which Maptek innovation was founded. Almost 40 years on from the early borehole modelling tools, Maptek has this week released Vulcan 2020, featuring integrated geology and optimised mine design.  (more…)

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