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.
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.
Find out about how easy it is to load and view Vulcan design data, geotechnical databases, and other Vulcan geological projects 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.
New Customisation features make it easier than ever to personalise your Maptek Workbench interface. Move and add items within menus and the ribbon, configure visual properties and hotkeys, and choose which tools are visible in the Quick Launch and Start Page.
Vulcan GeologyCore offers streamlined domaining for more powerful modelling. Experience simplified domain coding and rule repeatability, better visualisation, and the ability to work with CAD data, blastholes and planned drillholes.
Generate precise triangulation models from your scan data for visual, geotechnical, and volumetric analysis thanks to the Maptek Online Training PointStudio Model Points course.
Maptek Senior Technical Sales Specialist Gary Buchanan and Minviro Sustainability Coordinator Jordan Lindsay speak about life cycle analysis of optimised strategic mine plan scenarios at the Sustainable Minerals ’22 conference.
Vulcan Strategic Designer enables rapid generation and analysis of phase selections, allowing you to quickly interrogate open pit design choices to maximise returns and streamline mining.
Technical Lead Steve Sullivan chats about how the breadth of DomainMCF applications has surprised even its creators, less than a year after the machine learning engine’s release.
The Maptek Online Training PointStudio Registration course details how to import and register scans.
Get started with 3D point cloud modelling and analysis with the PointStudio Essentials course from Maptek Online Training.
Maptek Senior Technical Sales Specialist & Technical Lead – DomainMCF Steve Sullivan presents Harnessing data complexity by using machine learning for rapid geological modelling for the AusIMM International Mining Geology Conference 2022.
Enjoy more flexibility in handling bigger datasets and an enhanced open pit modelling workflow in Vulcan GeologyCore.
Vulcan GeologyCore gives you greater visibility and control when you bring new data into your model, meaning you can be confident the new data is correct.
Maptek workflows can help automate repetitive tasks and ensure consistent processes are followed across your operation. See an example simplifying point cloud registration and filtering.
PointStudio reporting and visualisation features for reconciling rock bolt distribution and effectiveness support better decisions by surveyors, geotechnical engineers and mine management.
Maptek Haul Road Tools allows operations to report on haul road compliance quickly, accurately and visually, allowing clear communication through to production of where improvements are necessary to facilitate changes to design which can improve mine processes and safety outcomes.
BlastLogic 2021.1 features improved capture and analysis of explosive density measurements and enhanced tie-up design.
The three Maptek Geology Challenge finalists outline why they entered the inaugural contest and share their experiences with using new Maptek geology tools to complete their entries.
Maptek Account is your home for Maptek online licensing and support. See how quickly and easily you can get started with your own account.
Technical Lead, DomainMCF Steve Sullivan presents Recognising the impact of uncertainty in resource models.
Vulcan GeologyCore lets you update resource and production models more frequently, easily and confidently, providing you with models based on the most accurate and recent information.
BlastLogic 2021 delivers another important step forward in helping mines digitise drill and blast, with new tablet drilling data entry, streamlined validation workflows, enhanced visualisation and a fresh ribbon interface.
Software engineers Will Reid and Peter Iannella chat about what sets BlastLogic apart and the latest innovations for the advanced drill & blast design and reconciliation solution.
The easy to use PointStudio design conformance reporting tool quickly compares a design surface to as-built and other surfaces to support decision making in your operation.
Sentry 2021 looks better, runs faster, is simpler to use and has greater integration with the Maptek product suite.
PointStudio 2021.1 features enhanced Inter-Ramp Compliance, performance and stability, supports Maptek R3 mkII laser scanners and enables unwrapping and colouring lines by grade and RQD calculation on scanlines.
Developers Mike Stimson and Luke Berry discuss what’s new in Maptek Evolution, including how improved data interoperability is simplifying workflows and automating the mine planning–scheduling process.
Interoperability between Sentry and PointStudio allows you to transfer monitoring zones to help with monitoring, analysing and reporting on surface movements.
Vulcan Underground Ring Design has been overhauled to allow users to complete designs faster, enjoy superior visualisation and take advantage of templates, automated processes and enhanced reporting.
The second phase of the new drillhole planning suite allows you to plan drillholes significantly faster than ever before and experience new ways to leverage existing drilling when planning future work.
The FieldHHC design conformance add-on lets you instantly see on your handheld controller where laser scan differs from design.
Streamline drill & blast design, tracking and analysis with the Maptek Online Training BlastLogic Tablet course. Learn more here.
From a small office offering geological database and plotting services, Maptek has grown to a global technology business with more than 20,000 users spanning 90 countries.
BlastLogic 2020.2 includes new Fly Rock Modelling and enhanced Electronic Timing Optimiser.
Enjoy seamless integration with other Maptek products, interactive waypoint creation and speed improvements for creating complex schedules and haulage setups in Evolution 2021. Tool windows are now intelligently shown, simplifying your working experience.
Sharpen your block model reserving skills with this Maptek Online Training course. See how to quickly prove the value of your deposit and substantiate your mine design. Learn more here.
Vulcan Drillhole Planning automates repetitive tasks and saves you time generating drilling designs for both long-term conceptual and day-to-day production designs.
Do you have issues retrieving your drill and blast data when you need it most? Pen and paper might be to blame. BlastLogic gives you the power to take control of your drill and blast data.
Data Analyser Basics, available through Maptek Online Training, teaches how to use the advanced, intuitive, Vulcan Data Analyser tools for understanding geological and analytical data. Learn more here.
The Maptek Online Training Block Model Modifications course teaches techniques for modifying existing block models, including flagging blocks, composing block calculation files, combining block models, and editing their structure. Learn more here.
Evolution 2020 brings a fresh design, greater integration, and power and speed improvements to facilitate faster, more accurate mine scheduling.
Meet key members of the team behind our scheduling solution Evolution and find out about the foundations of the software, its development and what to expect from the 2020 release.
Maptek Vulcan and Evolution can now unlock the power of MAXTA GEOMET in day-to-day planning and scheduling workflows.
Maptek and PETRA have collaborated to combine FRAGx and PointStudio to enable quick, machine-learning powered fragmentation analysis on a wide variety of point cloud types.
Maptek and Emesent have joined forces to deliver unprecedented insights to the resources sector. Leveraging the best data processing software in the game lets you embrace game-changing data capture technologies.
PointStudio 2020 makes working with spatial measurement data a breeze. The latest release features new Fragmentation Analysis alongside updated CAD, geotechnical, mesh filtering and registration capabilities.
Vulcan Coal Washability lets you easily and efficiently incorporate washability data with your structural, run of mine and quality data to optimise your mining operation for product.
Quantifying geological uncertainty has a myriad of benefits for mining operations. Maptek Evolution 2020 enables simultaneous scheduling of multiple models and visualisation of the uncertainty in the results.
PointStudio Fragmentation Analysis gives a better understanding of blast results, leading to impressive downstream cost efficiency in excavation and haulage, crushing and processing.
Enhanced Vulcan Automated Pit Designer and Vulcan Pit Optimiser can dramatically improve your pit design process, reducing the time taken to go from optimised pit outputs to a final pit design complete with ramps.
Matthew Deutsch and Brandon Richardson have played key roles in developing Vulcan Automated Pit Designer. Hear from them about how it saves time and effort in iterative pit design.
Vulcan Drillhole Optimiser provides a faster, better method for geology teams planning infill drilling programs by allowing them to work more productively. Mine management can review and choose from different budget options to meet the needs of their operation.
An interview with Group Product Manager – Mine Planning Jesse Oldham about the release of Vulcan 2020 and how it will give mining operations more confidence in their plans and designs.
Vulcan 2020 continues the Maptek tradition of developing technology to improve mining operations.
It is essential to build and evaluate a variety of mine scenarios to ensure you provide the best value to shareholders. Maptek has developed Evolution Strategy to help planners create optimized schedules within practical mining constraints that can be effectively communicated to both the boardroom and operations.
DomainMCF is a new paradigm for domain modelling which applies machine learning to rapidly create resource models.
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.
The Maptek Online Training Block Model Import and Export course teaches how to import block models from ASCII files, CSV files, Datamine, MineSight, or Whittle into Vulcan. Export block model files from Vulcan to Whittle, ASCII or CSV. Discover how to determine the import parameters from your ASCII, or CSV files, with several interactive query techniques. Learn more here.
The Block Model Viewing course, available from Maptek Online Training, gives geologists and mining engineers the skills they need to dynamically view and query block models – and tips to streamline workflows. Learn more here.
The Maptek Online Training Block Model Essentials course teaches the basics of Vulcan Block Models, their structure, legends, and selection criteria. Learn more here.
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.
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.
Learn about the Introduction to Vulcan Maptek Online Training course. This comprehensive course provides you with all the basic skills you need to analyse exploration data, build triangulation models, and design your mine. Learn more here.
The Getting Started with Design Data course, available through Maptek Online Training, teaches you how to create, modify, and analyse Vulcan design data. Learn more here.
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.
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.
Python Scripting for Vulcan can automate repetitive tasks, save time and create repeatable workflows. Learn how to use Python to read and write files in a directory, manipulate block models and Isis databases and create your own panels to select and manipulate Vulcan objects.
The Getting Started with Drillholes and Databases course, available through Maptek Online Training, teaches the fundamentals of Vulcan Drillhole and Database creation, validation and visualisation. Learn more here.
The Vulcan Essentials Mini-Course, available through Maptek Online Training, will help customers get to know the fundamentals of Vulcan. Learn more here.
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.
Professors from some of North America’s top technical universities discuss the benefits of the Maptek Train the Trainers program for them and their students. Learn more here.
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.
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…)
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…)
The Getting Started with Orebody Modelling course, available through Maptek Online Training, teaches best practices for creating triangulations in Vulcan. Learn more here.
Find out about how you can undertake professional development at your own pace and convenience with easy to access, economical Maptek Online Training. Learn more here.
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