Maptek Group Product Manager – Mine Operations Mark Roberts explains why BlastLogic has gained such strong market traction, what’s new in the 2020 release and what’s to come from Maptek for drill and blast.
BlastLogic 2020 comes with new functionality and enhanced tools to optimise drill and blast, streamline use of measurement while drilling data and improve inventory control.
See the beauty of the structural mapping data you can capture with the Maptek SR3 underground laser scanner.
The Vulcan underground mapping tool suite lets you transform paper-based underground mapping into a digital workflow by mapping underground faces directly into Vulcan using a ruggedised tablet.
Evolution 6.3 introduces a new a spatial dependency generator, improved equipment downrating and a streamlined reblocking interface to improve usability.
Maptek Extend increases the utility and automation of existing Maptek software by facilitating custom scripting, letting you add value to Maptek applications.
Inter-Ramp Compliance is an effective, efficient way to report on bench face angles and catch bench widths by highlighting how well wall angles and catch bench widths comply with user-defined tolerances.
Evolution 6.2 now supports reserving functionality directly inside Evolution, automated engine testing, real-time resource assignment, a condensed resource Gantt view and an Advanced Equipment Downrating feature. Evolution 6.2 also includes stability improvements, bug fixes and improved MIK support. Download the latest version of Evolution from the workbench today.
Vulcan 12.0.3 supports the new GDA2020 coordinates system to help Australian users account for continental drift and features improvements to Vulcan Data Analyser, Compliance, Short Term Planner, HARP Run of Mine and Washability. Download the latest version from your Maptek Account, or the Users Area now.
Enhanced reporting, blast design and visualisation tools and Vulcan data integration ensure that BlastLogic streamlines your drill and blast process.
The latest version of Maptek scheduling solution Evolution delivers improvements for multi-element cutoff grade optimisation, capital expenditure decisions, setup and reporting.
Evolution Epoch produces practical short term schedules aligned with life-of-mine objectives.
The latest version of Vulcan features a raft of new tools and enhancements for geologists and engineers on top of performance and usability improvements.
Maptek Extend is a new licence for customers using the Workflow Editor and Python scripting functionality.
Maptek Account is your new home for Maptek online licensing and support.
BlastLogic combines industry leading design tools with the ability to track the accurate and safe execution of processes. Learn how BlastLogic is relied on to unlock value in drill and blast.
Path Interpolation can now be turned on or off in Maptek Evolution, allowing users to quickly see where errors may lie in a road network.
Maptek Managing Director Peter Johnson speaks to the Minerals Council of Australia’s at the inaugural MCA Modern Mining Innovation Showcase.
Maptek Evolution enhances medium, long-term and strategic life-of-mine scheduling, reducing operating costs and maximising the value of deposits.
Vulcan Technical Services Mining Engineer Mike Winfield and iRing Inc Vice President of Development Troy Williams discuss the latest solutions for underground drill & blast.
Maptek develops versatile, easy to use laser scanning hardware and software solutions designed for mine survey and mapping tasks.
PointStudio 8 is the new generation of software for processing and modelling 3D spatial data.
Open pit and underground mines use Sentry to sustain safe operating environments and meet crucial safety targets.
Aegis Break Analyzer, available from Maptek, allows engineers to design blasts based on the first principles of rock mechanics and uses geotechnical data collected on site every day to inform ongoing blast design.
Eureka 5 delivers new tools for enhanced modelling, viewing and correlation of data and in-depth analysis of areas of interest.
Learn how Maptek Sentry has become a critical piece of the slope monitoring program at an Idaho phosphate mine with Superintendent of Mine Engineering, Mark Chapman.
Streamline routine tasks by incorporating Vulcan menu items, command line executables and scripting capabilities with Workbench tools and custom components to automate processes with the new Workflow Editor.
Interactively modify solids in freehand mode with 3D Geological Sculpting to gain greater control when modelling geological domains.
Panel Caving Designer allows users to efficiently plan, design infrastructure and output operational stages for scheduling.
Vulcan 11 features enhanced tools which allow users to visualise multiple block variables dynamically and quickly analyse samples and estimations.
Sentry is a versatile system for remote monitoring and risk management. It combines a Maptek laser scanner with sophisticated software to cost-effectively monitor, analyse and report on movements.
Maptek Evolution saves users time creating, animating and analysing optimised schedules from coal seams.
Fast, accurate and rugged Maptek sensing hardware combines with powerful modelling software to improve safety and productivity for underground face mapping.
Scans of the Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue and Sükhbaatar Square in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Thanks to our resellers IT Experts LLC, and Erdenet MC for providing the Maptek XR3 laser scanner.
Hillgrove Resources Ltd Senior Geotechnical Engineer Bruce Hutchison discusses how the company uses Maptek Sentry for monitoring at the Kanmantoo Copper Mine.
Evolution 5 delivers an updated interface for scheduling with attributed solids. New and enhanced tools, combined with Vulcan integration, allow users to better control (more…)
The Aggregation module allows coal and other stratigraphic operation engineers to calculate updated mineral and waste quantities and qualities at every stage of the mining process.
The latest update to BlastLogic includes features which allow users to quickly build charge rules scripts and edit and interactively debug them using an external integrated (more…)
Isis Colour by Scheme improves database visualisation by allowing users to quickly apply colour schemes to Isis columns.
Multi-ID grade estimation in Vulcan provides faster processing of complex models.
The BlastLogic OData Service provides a flexible way to access and distribute drill and blast data, allowing users to build custom reports, benchmark across multiple mines and interface data from BlastLogic to third-party clients.
Vulcan 3D Geological Sculpting gives users ultimate interactive control to modify solids and surfaces in freehand mode by pinching and smoothing to better represent (more…)
Making decisions on ore and waste is a huge responsibility. Software that automatically defines optimised polygons and runs multiple scenarios saves time and helps prevent (more…)
I-Site Studio and Vulcan data sharing helps maximise resource recovery and increase mine safety through the seamless transfer of data between the programs. (more…)
View how to design and export tie-up sheets in BlastLogic 2.1 so blast crews can have paper sheets showing how to tie-up the blast. Then see how to export initiation times so they can (more…)
BlastLogic 2.1 offers tools to create both pyrotechnic and electronic tie-ups and provide visual feedback on the effectiveness of designs.
New functions in Vulcan speed up dragline strip design by automating the previously time consuming and repetitive tasks.
Enhancements in Vulcan 10.1 expand the capabilities for working with triangulation attributes, making it easier for users to create, assign and view attributes.
Open cut drill & blast upgrades in Vulcan 10.1 enhance manual drill design and significantly reduce the time to create or update a design.
Eureka 3 features new CAD, object attribute and visualisation options alongside upgraded drillhole database speed, simultaneous multiple database handling and level of detail rendering performance.
Learn about the new CAD, geodesy and visualisation functionality as well as drillhole database speed, simultaneous multiple database handling and level of detail rendering enhancements available in Eureka 3.
BlastLogic allows users to track and visualise powder factor throughout daily operations.
Maptek has been delivering groundbreaking mining solutions since 1981.
Drafting Sheet Editor, new in Vulcan 10.1, enables users to quickly and easily create customised drafting sheets.
Maptek I-Site technology provides a safe, fast, accurate and cost-effective solution for stockpile measurement.
3D Geological Sculpting, new in Vulcan 10, enables users to modify solids in freehand mode by pinching and smoothing to better represent geological interpretation.
Automatically transform data between coordinate systems with new tools in I-Site Studio 6.1.
Intelligently create editable drill and blast patterns for an entire stope in seconds with Aegis next generation underground drill & blast software – now available from Maptek.
Automate complicated free face blast designs 20 times faster with Vulcan 10.
Evolution Phase gives engineers complete control in redefining phase logic, helping them improve the net present and cumulative value of their projects.
The Principal Component Analysis option, new in Vulcan 10, is a technique to quickly transform related geological variables into unrelated principal components and back again.
The offset line tool, is part of a suite of new CAD tools out now in I-Site Studio 6, allows users to offset lines and polygons by set distances or project to them to the action plane at a specific angle.
Save on explosives and increase fragmentation with adaptive charge plans in BlastLogic. Tablet-based explosives designs change according to depth and material hardness data from your drills.
Vulcan Gantt Scheduler allows users to visualise, design and schedule in a single 3D environment.
Vulcan 10 provides a simple workflow for flagging pushback designs ready for scheduling in Maptek Evolution.
I-Site Studio 6 provides a simple workflow to calculate underground stope volumes from 3D scan data.
The new Maptek Workbench allows users to access world-leading technical mining solutions on a single, easy-to-use interface.
Maptek Evolution supports dynamic and interactive rehabilitation scheduling.
Vulcan 10 Vein Modelling introduces a simple workflow for modelling single and multiple veins.
Create 3D solids directly from the database in minutes, with Vulcan 10 Implicit Modelling.
Vulcan 10 introduces a new tool to create scheduling blocks by interactively cutting bench polygons into period-based cut polygons.
Track and validate drillholes, complete through-seam blasts and report results daily with mining’s most advanced drill & blast system.
BlastLogic saves time and maximises revenue by optimising through-seam blasts.
Get the best possible results out of your 3D point cloud data with I-Site Studio 6. The latest version of Studio includes complex 3D surface modelling, automated scan registrations, new CAD tools and reporting modules. For more information about I-Site Studio click here.
New automated scan registration options are ideal for aligning scans where sensor information such as GPS is absent. For more information about I-Site Studio click here.
New tools allow users to streamline everyday survey and engineering tasks by creating CAD design outlines direct from 3D point cloud data. For more information about I-Site Studio click here.
The new complex 3D surface modelling tool produces a 3D surface that honours the input point cloud. For more information about I-Site Studio click here.
Users can easily and accurately query spot heights, measure gradients and export stockpile volumes for multiple regions with new Query tools. For more information about I-Site Studio click here.
The Conformance and Volume Reporting modules streamline the creation of configurable reports. For more information about I-Site Studio click here.
The Geotechnical Module includes enhanced functionality for analysing structures and surfaces. For more information about I-Site Studio click here.
Define geological boundaries to create a coloured geological map from 3D point cloud data with the Geological Module. For more information about I-Site Studio click here.
View the world in a billion points with advanced level of detail. For more information about I-Site Studio 6 click here.
Maptek movement detection system Sentry showed it was able to provide critical alarms for a wall failure during a trial at Kanmantoo Copper Mine in the Adelaide Hills.
Vulcan Automated Pit Designer lets you transform optimised block models into mine design contours in a matter of seconds.
Maptek provides life of mining technology solutions. Vulcan 10, set for release in March 2016, includes the new Automated Pit Designer, Vulcan Data Analyser and Stratigraphic Faulting option.
You can accurately identify coal seam horizons using the MWD (Measurement-While-Drilling) and LAS drillhole functionality in Maptek Eureka and use I-Site Studio geological mapping tools to create an exact surface which enables precise Drill and Blast planning.
The Split Pit addition to the Vulcan 10 Open Pit menu presents a workflow-based approach to creating scheduling solids. Users are guided through a series of logical steps beginning with a full pit solid, topography and horizon surfaces.
See how quick and easy it is to create a blast plan using the BlastLogic auto-fill echelons feature
Blast Management Specialist Steven Putt explains how BlastLogic integrates with your drill navigation system to maximise the benefits from GPS drilling data.
Watch how easy it is to load a Vulcan block model and set up a scheduling project from scratch in Evolution.
I-Site solutions help ensure accurate reporting of your stockpile makeup and volume.
See how to capture data on the move and then watch how to import, review and process it.
See how BlastLogic allows you to focus on resolution and improvement following incidents by storing all site historical drill and blast data in one convenient place.
See how I-Site combines rugged hardware and powerful software combine to handle any survey task. Ease of set up, portability, rapid and safe data acquisition, and powerful, in-built processing and modelling tools are hallmarks of I-Site technology.
I-Site Drive continuously acquires data with recommended I-Site laser scanner mounted on a moving vehicle. (more…)
Maptek Evolution is a strategic and tactical mine planning tool for scheduling and optimisation in open cut mines. It produces medium, long term and strategic life of mine schedules which reduce operating costs and maximise the value of a deposit.
See how simple analysis of blast parameters in BlastLogic can help identify trends to guide production improvements and reduce risk.
Maptek Sentry is a mobile, flexible and cost effective solution for detecting surface change, combining an I-Site laser scanner with sophisticated software to track and analyse movement over time.
The Vulcan Short Term Planner module is a collection of scheduling tools designed for open pit mines. It allows engineers to base target and extraction points on information directly from a Vulcan block model, eliminating the need to prepare and pre-process scheduling regions.
The Vulcan Stope Optimiser module provides an integrated tool for producing optimised mineable shapes. It processes resource block models to create optimised mineable volumes which are displayed as both polygons and 3D triangulations.
The Rapid Pit Design tool will appeal to users wanting to quickly evaluate alternative pit scenarios.
Learn about the extensive inventory management options available in BlastLogic.
Vulcan Explorer provides the exploration geologist with a 3D visualisation and modelling environment to test and validate exploration models. It facilitates easy integration of geochemical, geophysical, remotely sensed and geological information into a common environment for analysis and drill targeting.
Explore some of the features and tools in the Block menu of Vulcan that make it to make it easier to work with block models.
See how tools in the Vulcan Geology menu make it easy to work with geological data while maintaining an accurate database.
Discover Rapid Pit Design, Dump Design and Multi Boolean, features of the Open Pit menu in Vulcan.
Vulcan Block Modelling tools allow geologists, geostatisticians and mining engineers to accurately create, visualise and manipulate complex block—and sub-block—models based on user-defined block dimensions and sizes.
The Vulcan Open Pit MineModeller provides a complete set of modeling and design tools for open pit mine engineers. This bundle features a complete set of 3D tools for toe/crest, ramp, phase, and dump design along with all of the standard CAD and triangulation tools.
The I-Site 8820 laser scanner offers increased range, acquisition speed, range accuracy and a new modular design.
The I-Site 8820 is built tough. Rated IP65, the I-Site 8820 laser scanner is ready to work where you do.
Implicit Modelling provides resource geologists with a new method for interpreting a deposit by generating automatic models of complex geological domains from drillhole information.
Discover the Radial Basis Function (RBF) tool in Eureka. RBF is a powerful tool for understanding structurally complex mineral deposits.
Mark Roberts, Manager Blast Accuracy Solutions, provides a quick overview of the routine modelling tools available in BlastLogic. Discover new tools to monitor fragmentation, over pressure and vibration.
Comparing ‘scan to plan’ in real time, PerfectDig software brings accuracy and efficiency to mine management.
The I-Site 8200 laser scanner is designed for underground survey applications such as measuring voids, drives, tunnels. It also has the versatility to handle interior silo survey and stockpile measurements.
Mark Roberts takes you through the blast modelling tools available in BlastLogic.
Tie up design
The I-Site 8200 is a versatile laser scanning system with the fastest field to finish workflow. The I-Site 8200 laser scanner is equipped to handle any survey task. I-Site Studio software allows you to work with large data sets and produce results quickly.
Discover the new tool in Eureka that allows users to easily convert spatial data to a preferred, common coordinate system or grid representation.
The drillhole tools in Maptek Eureka make in-depth exploration quick and easy.
Maptek Eureka is a dedicated software package designed for exploration. Discover features designed to assess and interpret a range of geospatial data, such as drilling, seismic, gravity and magnetic surveys. Eureka uses a single 3D environment to display all data. View the big picture down to the finest detail.