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Simplify your modelling process Part 4 – Domain rules

Simplify your modelling process Part 4 – Domain rules

The key to a good geological model involves domaining decisions at a scale applicable to your final model. Learn how to prepare your domains for modelling using the Domain Manager in Vulcan GeologyCore.

Simplify your modelling process Part 3 – Validating data

Simplify your modelling process Part 3 – Validating data

See how Vulcan GeologyCore’s visualisation and validation tools help you quickly identify and correct consistency errors in your drillhole database, giving you confidence data is consistent and free from errors before you generate your geological models.

Simplify your modelling process Part 2 – Working with Vulcan data

Simplify your modelling process Part 2 – Working with Vulcan data

Find out about how easy it is to load and view Vulcan design data, geotechnical databases, and other Vulcan geological projects in Vulcan GeologyCore.

Simplify your modelling process Part 1 – Loading data in Vulcan GeologyCore

Simplify your modelling process Part 1 – Loading data in Vulcan GeologyCore

Learn how you can load data into Vulcan GeologyCore by simply dragging and dropping, use the Load Vulcan Data option to bring in Vulcan files en masse, and visualise your data in the interface.

Vulcan Interactive Cut Planner – Working with Quick Mode

Vulcan Interactive Cut Planner – Working with Quick Mode

See how Quick Mode in Vulcan Interactive Cut Planner allows you to quickly create scheduling cuts to access reserves, volume calculations, and more, directly from triangulations.

Vulcan Interactive Cut Planner – Working with Triangulations

Vulcan Interactive Cut Planner – Working with Triangulations

It’s vital for short-range planners to be able to clearly communicate mine plans. Learn how Vulcan Interactive Cut Planner is capable of cutting triangulations directly, which allows for more accurate volume and tonnage calculations, as well as easier-to-understand visuals for your audience.

Maptek Workflows 5 – Attributes and Custom Panels

Maptek Workflows 5 – Attributes and Custom Panels

The Attribute Mapper and Custom Panels store data to pass it through to different workflow components, making workflows more robust and allowing for greater customisation.

Maptek Workflows 4 – Creating a PointStudio workflow

Maptek Workflows 4 – Creating a PointStudio workflow

See how to create a basic PointStudio workflow made up of menu command options to filter scans and create a surface. Part 5

Maptek Workflows 3 – Data input methods

Maptek Workflows 3 – Data input methods

Find out about the different methods of data inputs for Maptek Workflows and the relevant situations for each tool. Part 4

Maptek Workflows 2 – Planning and preparation

Maptek Workflows 2 – Planning and preparation

Learn about what you need to consider before starting a Maptek Workflow and how to plan out the order of events. Part 3

Maptek Workflows 1 – Introducing Maptek Workflows

Maptek Workflows 1 – Introducing Maptek Workflows

A Maptek Workflow is a series of application commands run in sequence to perform regular tasks. Understand the benefits using workflows and how to get started. Part 2

Tips and Tricks – Getting and using licences on BlastLogic Tablet

Tips and Tricks – Getting and using licences on BlastLogic Tablet

Learn about claiming and using licences on the BlastLogic Tablet and see how they can be set to renewed manually or automatically and be released to allow another user access.

How to: Stack and offload leach pads

How to: Stack and offload leach pads

See how you can model multiple moves of the same material using Evolution Origin Solids to adapt to the needs of your operation.

Drillhole Planning with Dan Part 4 – Underground production diamond drill design

Drillhole Planning with Dan Part 4 – Underground production diamond drill design

See how to create a production-focused underground diamond drill plan using the Create Drillholes tool in Vulcan.

Drillhole Planning with Dan Part 3 – Life-of-mine conceptual drill design

Drillhole Planning with Dan Part 3 – Life-of-mine conceptual drill design

Learn how to use the new Create Drillholes tool in Vulcan to generate a life-of-mine conceptual drill design. Part 4

Drillhole Planning with Dan Part 2 – Drill Rig Setup Specification

Drillhole Planning with Dan Part 2 – Drill Rig Setup Specification

Drill Rig Setup Specification lets you create a specification file that can be used in the Create Drillholes or Edit Drillholes tools to quickly and easily adjust the collar positions to align with underground drill rig setup constraints provided by drilling contractors. Part 3

Drillhole Planning with Dan Part 1 – Deviation Calculation Manager

Drillhole Planning with Dan Part 1 – Deviation Calculation Manager

Drillholes are rarely straight – torque and rotation of drill bits, and the rock material itself, can cause them to deviate. Vulcan lets you analyse your existing drillholes and calculate the average deviation rates to inform your drillhole planning. Part 2

Tips and Tricks: Predicting and analysing fragmentation

Tips and Tricks: Predicting and analysing fragmentation

PointStudio analysis used in conjunction with BlastLogic prediction capability allows you to see if oversized fragmentation is caused by a blast’s design or its execution, informing continual operational improvement.

Introducing: Host Lock licensing

Introducing: Host Lock licensing

Host Lock licensing, the new default Maptek Account licensing method, means users can enjoy longer license sessions – even if they lose internet connection. Borrowing licenses to a TPM chip has also been replaced by host licensing.

How to: End licence sessions to free up unused seats

How to: End licence sessions to free up unused seats

Maptek Account administrators now have the ability to end sessions to free up unused seats for other users. Users can request to resume sessions from within Maptek software.

Introducing: 2D seismic capabilities

Introducing: 2D seismic capabilities

See an overview of working with seismic information in Eureka including importing and viewing .sgy files, displaying bright spots, editing velocity models and interpreting the data.

Introducing: CAD feature coding

Introducing: CAD feature coding

The new Feature option in the CAD digitisation tools allows for greater customisation and project organisation. Combine object properties such as colour, line thickness and stipple pattern, along with user-specified attributes, into a named feature that can then be applied to objects in one operation.

Introducing: Discontinuity attributes

Introducing: Discontinuity attributes

PointStudio 2020 streamlines your workflow by allowing new discontinuities created with the query, smart query or extract discontinuities tools to automatically have specified default attribute values. Discontinuity attributes can also be applied or amended for any discontinuity or discontinuity set with existing project data.

Introducing: Inter-ramp compliance reporting

Introducing: Inter-ramp compliance reporting

Learn about how the Inter-Ramp Compliance module allows geotechnical engineers to perform digital slope analysis, facilitating slope steepening programs, slope optimisation and design alterations.

Introducing: Enhanced Coordinate Systems tools

Introducing: Enhanced Coordinate Systems tools

PointStudio 2020 includes support for new coordinate systems such as GDA2020, has streamlined the way transfers are performed and features an updated World Magnetic Model.

Introducing: Underground mesh filtering

Introducing: Underground mesh filtering

The new Underground Mesh Filter will help you produce more detailed and accurate surfaces, making geotechnical analysis and reporting easier.

Introducing: In-field scan registration

Introducing: In-field scan registration

Maptek R3 scanner users can now register scans live in the field on the tablet controller, saving time and improving workflows by showing exactly what data has been captured.

Introducing: Updated scan registration verification

Introducing: Updated scan registration verification

Quickly and easily assess your laser scan data is correctly registered, perform automatic fixes and produce comprehensive reports with the updated PointStudio Verify Registration tool.

Tips and Tricks: Rapid vein modelling

Tips and Tricks: Rapid vein modelling

See how quickly and easily you can create, edit and interact with valid vein models in Maptek Eureka 2020.

Tips and Tricks: Automated pit design

Tips and Tricks: Automated pit design

See how quickly you can create optimised pit designs complete with ramps and dynamic editing using Vulcan Automated Pit Designer.

Introducing: Enhanced interoperability for downhole data

Introducing: Enhanced interoperability for downhole data

BlastLogic 2020 introduces support for downhole drilling information, specifically measurement while drilling data. See how advanced interoperability between BlastLogic and Eureka allows you to update charge plans based on the latest geological information.

Introducing: Tablet-based inventory management

Introducing: Tablet-based inventory management

BlastLogic 2020 enables inventory management through the tablet device, allowing the easy check-in and check-out of explosive consumables and bulk explosives to specific blasts in the field, facilitating data-driven decision making, and providing a full audit trail of inventory movements.

Tips and Tricks: Importing georeferenced images

Tips and Tricks: Importing georeferenced images

Improve your exploration projects by viewing and analysing a range of geophysical data from registered images, such as ECW, WMS, GeoTIFF, ArcGIS/MapInfo and JPEG2000 files. It’s easy to do so in Vulcan.

Tips and Tricks: Bring dynamic external data into your mine designs

Tips and Tricks: Bring dynamic external data into your mine designs

Learn how to use the Intelligent Objects function. Bring in dynamic, up-to-date data on stockpile levels or equipment positions in your Vulcan mine designs. Find out more about Maptek Training here.

Tips and Tricks: Customise your Vulcan preferences

Tips and Tricks: Customise your Vulcan preferences

Learn how to set up Vulcan just the way you like it. In this video, Nosipho Ntatleng shows you how to adjust some of the most popular Vulcan preferences. Find out more about Maptek Training here.

Tips and Tricks: Finding and saving drillholes

Tips and Tricks: Finding and saving drillholes

Understand how to use the Find Objects and Create/Modify Locate tools in Vulcan to find and save specific drillholes from your database.

Introducing: Kriging Neighbourhood Analysis optimisation

Introducing: Kriging Neighbourhood Analysis optimisation

Learn about the four different types of optimisation available in Vulcan Kriging Neighbourhood Analysis.

Introducing: Implicit Modelling Editor

Introducing: Implicit Modelling Editor

See how Vulcan Implicit Modelling Editor quickly creates 3D models of deposits.

Tips and Tricks: Filtering data in Vulcan Data Analyser

Tips and Tricks: Filtering data in Vulcan Data Analyser

Learn how to view and filter data in Vulcan Data Analyser for both fan variograms and histograms.

Tips and Tricks: Building solid models

Tips and Tricks: Building solid models

See how to use different types of data registered in 3D to build solid models in Vulcan.

Introducing: Display ellipsoid sample selection

Introducing: Display ellipsoid sample selection

New ellipsoid display dynamically updates the samples that will be selected for use in grade estimation as the ellipsoid boundary changes. (more…)

Tips and Tricks: Mapping structures from televiewer data

Tips and Tricks: Mapping structures from televiewer data

See how to simply map structures from acoustic televiewer data and add the details to a geotechnical database in Vulcan.

Tips and Tricks: Displaying associated core tray photography

Tips and Tricks: Displaying associated core tray photography

The ability to display core tray photos associated with drillholes with the click of a mouse in Vulcan aids geological interpretation.

Tips and Tricks: Making your day-to-day Vulcan use more efficient

Tips and Tricks: Making your day-to-day Vulcan use more efficient

Learn how search functions, shortcuts, personalising your Vulcan Explorer and using customised menus and view settings can help you save time in your day-to-day work.

Tips and Tricks: Advanced snapping

Tips and Tricks: Advanced snapping

Do you regularly create mine designs in Vulcan? Save time and improve precision with some handy ways to add new points to existing data. Learn more about Maptek Training here.

Tips and Tricks: Using a Command List to streamline labelling dip and strike for triangulations

Tips and Tricks: Using a Command List to streamline labelling dip and strike for triangulations

Workbench Command Lists can streamline processes such as labelling dip and strike for triangulations into simple, automated workflows. Find out more about how to label dip and strike in Vulcan here.

Tips and Tricks: Labelling dip and strike for triangulations

Tips and Tricks: Labelling dip and strike for triangulations

See how easy it is to label dip and strike for triangulations in Vulcan. See how to streamline this using a Command List here.

How to: Offset lines

How to: Offset lines

Learn about how to use the Offset line to surface tool in PointStudio to project toe, crest and other CAD lines at an angle onto a surface.

Tips and Tricks: Underground reporting

Tips and Tricks: Underground reporting

PointStudio features automated report preparation for easily comparing designed solids against surveyed solids to identify overbreak and underbreak.

How to: Extend Discontinuity Planes

How to: Extend Discontinuity Planes

Learn how to Extend Discontinuity Planes to analyse blast block solids and pit advancement solids with a single click in PointStudio.

Introducing: Visual improvements

Introducing: Visual improvements

Find out about the visual improvements in PointStudio such as the new ribbon interface, enhanced view properties and the ability to undock panels.