Posts tagged as maptek

Laser scanner donated to digital mining lab

Maptek has donated an i-Site 8800 laser scanner to the Wits DigiMine, forms part of the Wits Mining Institute (WMI), in November 2019. The scanner is not only useful for geospatial applications such as surveying, but also for geotechnical engineers in monitoring and other uses. The DigiMine and WMI prides itself on its industry partnership […]

Digital twin value for mine performance

Solutions integration between Maptek and Petra is unlocking the value of digital twin models for mine value chain optimisation to improve performance, with benefits for the industry. Solutions range from geometallurgical and dig rate modelling and visualisation, to drill and blast and processing plant optimisation and simulation. Combining deep domain expertise from across the whole […]

Annotated scans improves survey practices

The ability to overlay georeferenced CAD lines and surfaces and annotate scans live in the field on the Maptek handheld scanner controller allows surveyors and geologists to improve their work practices. These new capabilities help close the loop between plans and as-builts by giving a live guide to survey coverage, ensuring all the required scans […]

Partnership to enable value chain optimisation and simulation

Maptek and Petra Data Science have established a partnership which will enable seamless value chain optimisation and simulation from resource models through to metal produced. Mining companies will be able to use their historical performance and resource metadata for dynamic optimisation. The integrated technology offerings of the two companies cover solutions from geological modelling to […]

Empowering junior miners with tech solutions

Lesika La Batho has signed partnership and software distribution rights agreements with Maptek and VersaDev Software Solutions in January 2019. The agreements incorporate training and skill development for the local Lesika team on leading technologies as well as software distribution rights to supply junior and emerging mines their technology at cost. To date Lesika, as […]

Learnership programme offers valuable work experience

Johannesburg local Dumisa Mhlobo (24) has joined Maptek in a year-long learnership programme to work in general office administration and assist the I-Site team with logistics. He jumped at the opportunity, which is designed to give young people entry into the workforce through training and workplace learning. Mhlobo said Maptek’s position as a leading developer […]