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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.

Vulcan Strategic Designer

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.

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.

Value discovered with DomainMCF

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.

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.

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.

Harnessing data complexity

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.

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.

Vulcan GeologyCore 2022 – Flexible, dynamic geological modelling

Enjoy more flexibility in handling bigger datasets and an enhanced open pit modelling workflow in Vulcan GeologyCore.

Updating geological models 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.

Automating mine measurement workflows

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 3D rock bolt visualisation and analysis

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 Conformance

Maptek Haul Road Conformance 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 – Improved density measurement and tie-up design

BlastLogic 2021.1 features improved capture and analysis of explosive density measurements and enhanced tie-up design.

Maptek Geology Challenge finalists

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.

Registering your Maptek Account

Maptek Account is your home for Maptek online licensing and support. See how quickly and easily you can get started with your own account.

Recognising the impact of uncertainty in resource models

Technical Lead, DomainMCF Steve Sullivan presents Recognising the impact of uncertainty in resource models.

BlastLogic 2021 – Streamlining drilling data entry, validation and visualisation

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.

Why BlastLogic? An all-in-one drill & blast solution

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.

PointStudio Design conformance reporting

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 – Improved surface movement monitoring

Sentry 2021 looks better, runs faster, is simpler to use and has greater integration with the Maptek product suite.

PointStudio 2021.1 – Better visualise and understand your mine

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.

Evolution 2021 and beyond – Evolving scheduling software

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.

PointStudio–Sentry simple zone transfer

Interoperability between Sentry and PointStudio allows you to transfer monitoring zones to help with monitoring, analysing and reporting on surface movements.

Enhanced Vulcan Underground Ring Design

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.

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

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

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.

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.

Vulcan Drillhole Planning – Faster, safer and more repeatable design

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.

FieldHHC Design conformance

The FieldHHC design conformance add-on lets you instantly see on your handheld controller where laser scan differs from design.

Maptek 40 years timeline

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 Fly rock modelling and optimised electronic timing

BlastLogic 2020.2 includes new Fly Rock Modelling and enhanced Electronic Timing Optimiser.

Evolution 2021 Faster scheduling, easier multitasking and smart tool windows

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.

Fast drilling density evaluation and target creation

Vulcan Drillhole Planning automates repetitive tasks and saves you time generating drilling designs for both long-term conceptual and day-to-day production designs.

One blast management system, one source of truth

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.

Evolution 2020 Intuitive, connected mine scheduling

Evolution 2020 brings a fresh design, greater integration, and power and speed improvements to facilitate faster, more accurate mine scheduling.

Transforming 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.

Connecting value chain optimisation with everyday processes

Maptek Vulcan and Evolution can now unlock the power of MAXTA GEOMET in day-to-day planning and scheduling workflows.

Adding value to point cloud data

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.

A new partnership for SLAM data processing

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 Powerful spatial measurement and reporting

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

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.

Evolution Uncertainty modelling

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.

Introducing PointStudio Fragmentation Analysis

PointStudio Fragmentation Analysis gives a better understanding of blast results, leading to impressive downstream cost efficiency in excavation and haulage, crushing and processing.

Introducing Enhanced Automated Pit Designer

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.

Why Automated Pit Designer? Talking iterative pit design

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.

Introducing Vulcan Drillhole Optimiser

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.

Why Vulcan? Helping mines make more informed decisions

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 Integrated geology and optimised mine design

Vulcan 2020 continues the Maptek tradition of developing technology to improve mining operations.

Strategic scheduling in the face of uncertainty

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.

Introducing Maptek DomainMCF

DomainMCF is a new paradigm for domain modelling which applies machine learning to rapidly create resource models.

Why BlastLogic? Unlocking value through drill and blast

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 Advanced blast design and reconciliation

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.

SR3 underground laser scanner

See the beauty of the structural mapping data you can capture with the Maptek SR3 underground laser scanner.

Introducing Vulcan Underground digital mapping

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.

What’s new in Evolution 6.3

Evolution 6.3 introduces a new a spatial dependency generator, improved equipment downrating and a streamlined reblocking interface to improve usability.

What is Maptek Extend?

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

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.

What’s new in Evolution 6.2

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.

What’s new in Vulcan 12.0.3

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.

BlastLogic streamlines drill and blast

Enhanced reporting, blast design and visualisation tools and Vulcan data integration ensure that BlastLogic streamlines your drill and blast process.

Advanced Evolution scheduling

The latest version of Maptek scheduling solution Evolution delivers improvements for multi-element cutoff grade optimisation, capital expenditure decisions, setup and reporting.

Introducing Evolution Epoch

Evolution Epoch produces practical short term schedules aligned with life-of-mine objectives.

What’s new in Vulcan

The latest version of Vulcan features a raft of new tools and enhancements for geologists and engineers on top of performance and usability improvements.

Introducing Maptek Extend

Maptek Extend is a new licence for customers using the Workflow Editor and Python scripting functionality.

BlastLogic blast design and reconciliation

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.

Road network validation

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.

Making the most of mining data – Maptek MD interview

Maptek Managing Director Peter Johnson speaks to the Minerals Council of Australia’s at the inaugural MCA Modern Mining Innovation Showcase.

Tackling complex scheduling problems

Maptek Evolution enhances medium, long-term and strategic life-of-mine scheduling, reducing operating costs and maximising the value of deposits.

Talking underground drill & blast

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 laser scanning solutions

Maptek develops versatile, easy to use laser scanning hardware and software solutions designed for mine survey and mapping tasks.

Introducing PointStudio 8

PointStudio 8 is the new generation of software for processing and modelling 3D spatial data.

Maptek Sentry. Making mines safer.

Open pit and underground mines use Sentry to sustain safe operating environments and meet crucial safety targets.

Aegis Break Analyzer

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.

Sentry slope monitoring case study

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.

Workflow Editor and Vulcan

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.

Vulcan 3D Geological Sculpting

Interactively modify solids in freehand mode with 3D Geological Sculpting to gain greater control when modelling geological domains.

Vulcan Panel Caving Designer

Panel Caving Designer allows users to efficiently plan, design infrastructure and output operational stages for scheduling.

Sentry world-class monitoring solution

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.

Evolution coal deposit scheduling

Maptek Evolution saves users time creating, animating and analysing optimised schedules from coal seams.

Maptek underground geology and structural analysis

Fast, accurate and rugged Maptek sensing hardware combines with powerful modelling software to improve safety and productivity for underground face mapping.

Scanning Ulaanbaatar

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.

Sentry Kanmantoo case study

Hillgrove Resources Ltd Senior Geotechnical Engineer Bruce Hutchison discusses how the company uses Maptek Sentry for monitoring at the Kanmantoo Copper Mine.

BlastLogic charge rule scripting

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…)

BlastLogic OData Service

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.

Introducing 3D Geological Sculpting

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…)

Introducing Vulcan Grade Control Optimiser

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…)

Maptek Corporate Overview

Maptek has been delivering groundbreaking mining solutions since 1981.

Laser scanning for stockpiles

Maptek technology provides a safe, fast, accurate and cost-effective solution for stockpile measurement.

Manage and report stockpile volumes

I-Site solutions help ensure accurate reporting of your stockpile makeup and volume.

Introducing I-Site Drive

I-Site Drive continuously acquires data with recommended I-Site laser scanner mounted on a moving vehicle. (more…)