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April 7, 2021

Geological Modeling using Machine Learning in a Production Environment

Hear directly from Gretchen Moore, Senior Rock Mechanics Engineer at Sibanye Stillwater, on her experience using DomainMCF to create geological models from Diamond Drill Hole data.

March 31, 2021

Integration – The future of geological modelling

Take a first look at our new, integrated modelling solution—Vulcan GeologyCore. With a dynamic interface and streamlined workflow, it’s easy to test different domaining scenarios and see live statistics, giving you confidence in the data before sending it to an implicit modelling or machine learning engine.

March 25, 2021

Integrated lidar and drone technologies for mine survey

Capturing, processing and applying data from inaccessible areas is now easier than ever thanks to the partnership between Maptek and Emesent. Leveraging technologies to better capture data from inaccessible areas, including beyond-line-of-sight and GPS-denied environments, and efficiently processing the data using custom workflows generates more accurate information for decision making.

March 4, 2021

Harnessing deposit complexity

Deposits are complex by nature, but a lack of time and resources prevents us from interpreting their richness and complexity in full. This open-forum webinar discusses the modern domain modelling challenges geologists are facing today, and how harnessing technology is key to overcoming them.

January 18, 2021

Vein modelling workflows

Explore a new way of modelling narrow vein deposits using real-world data – an efficient process to combine a drillhole dataset, digital terrain model and other geophysical data into a 3D vein solid. This new approach demonstrates data management and geological modelling features that will form a part of our exciting in-development core geology toolset.

January 11, 2021

Vulcan Drillhole Planning – Phase 1

Learn about the first phase of the drillhole planning tool suite introduced in Vulcan 2020.2. Phase one includes Evaluate Drill Density and Create Drill Targets and lays the foundation for future game-changing functionality.

December 23, 2020

Vulcan Steep Horizon Modeller

Vulcan Steep Horizon Modeller, previously known as the Vulcan Vein Modeller, has been rewritten to offer an enhanced solution for modelling multiple stratigraphically related horizons or individual non-stratigraphically related horizons directly from drilling or composite databases using drillholes approaching orebodies from any direction or at any orientation.

November 25, 2020

Towards greater certainty in resource modelling

Machine learning is already providing breakthroughs in rapid, accurate resource modelling. Learn how being transparent about uncertainty actually improves confidence. The recording includes the Q&A from two sessions.

November 18, 2020

How to optimize your drilling program

Better drilling results with less total spending is critical. In this webinar, we examine Drillhole Optimiser, a solution to help your geology team easily develop infill drilling plans that maximize resource recovery for a given budget.

November 11, 2020

The blasted software conundrum: One central system vs. siloed software

Join this webinar to learn how one central blast management system outperforms multiple siloed software during the blasting process.

October 29, 2020

Answering the open pit scheduling challenge

Can challenging ourselves to think differently about scheduling pain points provide the key to unlocking new approaches and ultimately success? Our expert panel of mining engineers discuss these issues and more.

October 15, 2020

Underground design conformance 101

Learn how to improve operational efficiency, productivity and safety by analysing your as-builts for design conformance.

September 16, 2020

Is geomorphic reclamation better than traditional?

This webinar will show you the main reasons why geomorphic reclamation is worth planning for from the onset regardless of topography and operation size. Tune in to find out why geomorphic reclamation is better than traditional reclamation in some cases.

September 3, 2020

Market yourself as a mining industry professional and gain valuable interview skills

Looking for a job in the mining industry? This webinar will give you an insight into what employers are currently looking for from potential employees, and teach you skills to land your dream job in the mining industry.

August 21, 2020

Coal Washability in Vulcan 2020

Coal Washability helps you better understand your coal quality, improving downstream processes such as scheduling. See a detailed overview of the main features of the tool and how it can benefit your operation.

July 29, 2020

The 3 ingredients for robust geologic models: Thought, culture, and tech

To create a model with greater accuracy, mine sites need to create a culture with a compromise between technological tools and proper geologic thought. In this webinar, we will discuss the value of applying geologic thought in your modeling process and provide you with recommendations to get there.

July 27, 2020

Machine learning for resource modelling

This webinar outlines the power and functionality of DomainMCF for resource modelling. A short video is followed by the Q&A session from the APAC-Americas session (from 16:05), and then the Europe, Middle East and African session questions (from 54:40).

June 25, 2020

Is mapping the basics still worth it?

Mapping plays a crucial role in every mining operation and at every stage of the mining cycle. So crucial in fact, that without proper mapping practices, an entire operation could be at risk to fail. This webinar illustrates the connection between mapping lithology, structure, alteration, and mineralization and the success of your operation across the mining cycle.

June 19, 2020

Enhanced narrow vein modelling

The nature of narrow vein deposits has traditionally made modelling them a challenge. Enhancements to Maptek Eureka make it easy to rapidly build valid vein solids which can be used in block models for mine planning and reserving. See how the intuitive tools and display allow you to be as interactive and creative as you like. See more Maptek Forums 2020 here: www.maptek.com/forums/.

June 17, 2020

Open your eyes to the possibilities of Python scripting

Using scripting to automate processes or work with large arrays of data is not new, but the perception that Python is complex to set up and run means people may be missing out on the benefits. Discover the benefits of automating repetitive processes and how access to the Vulcan library allows you to interrogate, analyse and extend the value of your project data for creating custom solutions. See more Maptek Forums 2020 here: www.maptek.com/forums/.

June 11, 2020

Processing and modelling workflows for point cloud data – Americas

Automated processing of spatial survey data helps generate results fast. See a demonstration of example workflows that can help you work more efficiently and effectively. See more Maptek Forums 2020 here: www.maptek.com/forums/.

June 2, 2020

Optimise on pit design with Vulcan

Understand the value of your deposit without the need to export data to third-party software. See how to automatically generate pit designs with ramps, create pit surfaces and solids, and reserve on-the-fly. Discover a dynamic engineering process that reduces manual work and results in optimal pit designs. See more Maptek Forums 2020 here: www.maptek.com/forums/.

May 28, 2020

Validation for grade control block models – Americas

Want to understand the importance of ensuring your grade control block model is properly validated and how streamlining processes provides greater confidence in your grade control? This webinar outlines how you can efficiently apply the latest automated processes in Vulcan to maximise the value of your operation by making sure grade control polygons truly represent geology. See more Maptek Forums 2020 here: www.maptek.com/forums/.

May 26, 2020

Maximise project value with Evolution Strategy

Evolution Strategy is the ideal solution for running scenarios based on cut-off grade optimisation and sequencing to maximise NPV. Learn how Evolution models multi-process, multi-mine operations with multiple constraints to deliver high-value schedules for mining to plan. See more Maptek Forums 2020 here: www.maptek.com/forums/.

May 20, 2020

Inter-Ramp Compliance reporting for safer mining – Americas

Learn how you can quickly check compliance of catch bench widths, inter-ramp slope angles and overall bench slope angles for safer excavation. The new Inter-Ramp Compliance tool helps you determine if parameters need to be adjusted for safe, economical mining. See more Maptek Forums 2020 here: www.maptek.com/forums/.

May 19, 2020

Explore the scheduling flexibility of Evolution Epoch 21 + 7

Take your scheduling to the next level with Evolution Epoch for short term planning. Learn how you can efficiently manage multiple mining activities, tasks and equipment, and apply different types of dependencies, all within a flexible environment for defining mining sequences. A live dashboard for analysing multiple sequences to guide the execution level, and data integration between Evolution and Vulcan are just two of the benefits of the Maptek approach. See more Maptek Forums 2020 here: www.maptek.com/forums/.

May 14, 2020

Validation for grade control block models

Want to understand the importance of ensuring your grade control block model is properly validated and how streamlining processes provides greater confidence in your grade control? This webinar outlines how you can efficiently apply the latest automated processes in Vulcan to maximise the value of your operation by making sure grade control polygons truly represent geology. See more Maptek Forums 2020 here: www.maptek.com/forums/.

May 13, 2020

Processing and modelling workflows for point cloud data

Automated processing of spatial survey data helps generate results fast. See a demonstration of example workflows that can help you work more efficiently and effectively. See more Maptek Forums 2020 here: www.maptek.com/forums/.

May 7, 2020

Inter-Ramp Compliance reporting for safer mining

Learn how you can quickly check compliance of catch bench widths, inter-ramp slope angles and overall bench slope angles for safer excavation. The new Inter-Ramp Compliance tool helps you determine if parameters need to be adjusted for safe, economical mining. See more Maptek Forums 2020 here: www.maptek.com/forums/.

May 7, 2020

Innovative charge design – Americas

BlastLogic supports engineering workflows, reduces downtime and enables data-driven decision making. See how an innovative approach to charge design allows for dynamic changes in the field based on observations of pit conditions. See more Maptek Forums 2020 here: www.maptek.com/forums/.

April 29, 2020

Innovative charge design

BlastLogic supports engineering workflows, reduces downtime and enables data-driven decision making. See how an innovative approach to charge design allows for dynamic changes in the field based on observations of pit conditions. See more Maptek Forums 2020 here: www.maptek.com/forums/.

February 4, 2020

Rediscover the power of Vulcan for mine geology – Part II

Geologists Steve Sullivan and Lance Steel showcase some of their favourite Vulcan features to streamline your modelling practices. Learn about importing aerial and satellite imagery, drift analysis, viewing composite data, declustering and contact profile analysis.

December 18, 2019

Webinar: Presenting Data in Vulcan

Most technical staff spend countless hours generating, reviewing and consuming data. This webinar offers tips and tricks on how to enhance your data presentations quickly and effectively in Vulcan.

September 9, 2019

Webinar: Integrating mine planning across the value chain

Learn how to unleash the capacity of PETRA MAXTA digital twin models by dynamically updating your mine plans using historical production data. Seamless integration of this performance data with Maptek Vulcan can improve productivity at your operation.

February 15, 2019

Webinar: Rediscover the power of Vulcan for mine geology

When faced with a comprehensive set of mine planning tools, even the most experienced Vulcan user can miss some features. Watch to rediscover key Vulcan tools and how to incorporate them in your geology workflow.

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