Mining Weekly | Mine Planning & Software https://www.miningweekly.com/page/mine-planning-and-software Tue, 27 Sep 2022 21:56:48 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Mineware Consulting goes from strength to strength https://www.miningweekly.com/article/mineware-consulting-goes-from-strength-to-strength-2022-05-06 Creamer Media Reporter Mine Planning & Software Fri, 06 May 2022 00:00:00 +0200 614039 1651563533 1651788000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000997481_resized_image1022.jpg 511 287 Technology assists in grade control https://www.miningweekly.com/article/technology-assists-in-grade-control-2022-05-06 Anna Moross Mine Planning & Software Fri, 06 May 2022 00:00:00 +0200 613154 1651661232 1651788000 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000996268_resized_miningworkersusinglaptoponexcavationsite1022.jpg GRADE CONTROL The impact of having a more accurate grade control model is a better understanding of the variation in grade and geology at certain depths 511 287 Underground surveying critical in mining https://www.miningweekly.com/article/underground-survey-work-is-critical-in-the-mining-sector-2022-05-06 Anna Moross Mine Planning & Software Fri, 06 May 2022 00:00:00 +0200 613155 1651736787 1651788000 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000996259_resized_boschmunitechmineplanning1022.jpg SPECIALIST UTILITY SERVICES Bosch Munitech provides specialist utility services that encompass underground utility detection, which is essential for providing accurate information on underground infrastructure 511 287 Mines shift towards cloud-based ERP https://www.miningweekly.com/article/mines-shift-towards-cloud-based-enterprise-resources-planning-2021-04-15 Khutso Maphatsoe Mine Planning & Software Fri, 30 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 581755 1619418429 1619733600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000934944_resized_mineplanningandsoftwarefeaturesapafrica0420211022.jpg DOWN TO THE T client devices, such as desktops or laptops used by end-users, must be of adequate specification 511 287 Group introduces new blasting brand https://www.miningweekly.com/article/group-introduces-new-blasting-brand-2021-04-14 Khutso Maphatsoe Mine Planning & Software Fri, 30 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 581562 1619418428 1619733600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000934286_resized_mineplanningsoftwarefeaturebmesaxxisblasting0420211022.jpg BIGGER AND BETTER The drive for larger blasts where the mine’s scale and geology allow for them - has several benefits for an operation 511 287 Local mine planning on par with global offering https://www.miningweekly.com/article/local-mine-planning-on-par-with-global-offering-2021-04-15 Khutso Maphatsoe Mine Planning & Software Fri, 30 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 581769 1624347179 1619733600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000934940_resized_mineplanningandsoftwarefeatureukwazi0420211022.jpg UKWAZI TEAM Mine planning processes are critical for cost saving and revenue enhancement of the mine 511 287 Subscription model launched for African clients https://www.miningweekly.com/article/subscription-model-launched-for-african-mining-clients-2020-05-01 Khutso Maphatsoe Mine Planning & Software Fri, 01 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 550039 1587715502 1588284000 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000867062_resized_mineplanningsoftwarefeature0320201022.jpg BUILDING BLOCKS The Micromine 2020 builds on the company’s existing 3D mine design and planning solution, which is used in more than 90 countries 511 287 Future of mining requires efficiency https://www.miningweekly.com/article/future-of-mining-requires-efficiency-2020-04-14 Khutso Maphatsoe Mine Planning & Software Fri, 01 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 550377 1587126173 1588284000 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 Covid-19 to have outsized impact on mining – developer https://www.miningweekly.com/article/covid-19-to-have-outsized-impact-on-mining-software-developer-2020-04-08 Khutso Maphatsoe Mine Planning & Software Fri, 01 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 550061 1587715503 1588284000 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 Mining shifts focus to technology, automation https://www.miningweekly.com/article/minings-focus-shifts-to-technology-automation-2020-04-09 Khutso Maphatsoe Mine Planning & Software Fri, 01 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 550265 1587715503 1588284000 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 Micromine software upgraded to increase performance https://www.miningweekly.com/article/micromine-software-upgraded-to-increase-performance-2019-04-25 Thabi Madiba Mine Planning & Software Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518065 1556885096 1557439200 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795482_resized_mineplanningsoftware250420191022.jpg IMPROVED PERFORMANCE The upgraded Micromine 2020 offers enhancements to implicit modelling and pit optimiser modules 511 287 Sector focuses on cost, project control solutions https://www.miningweekly.com/article/sector-focuses-on-cost-project-control-solutions-2019-05-10 Thabi Madiba Mine Planning & Software Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518166 1556885096 1557439200 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795675_resized_mineplanningsoftwareveleminecreamermedia250420191022.jpg PLANNING PROCESS Correct project control tools manage costs better to ensure that there is no overspending on projects 511 287 First factory-fitted payload management system launched https://www.miningweekly.com/article/first-factory-fitted-payload-management-system-launched-2019-05-10 Thabi Madiba Mine Planning & Software Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518118 1556885096 1557439200 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795709_resized_mineplanningsoftwareminewareargusplm260420191022.jpg GROWING DEMAND More than 280 MineWare systems currently support more than 130 surface mining operations throughout South Africa, North and South America and Australasia 511 287 Maptek’s Evolution 5 provides intelligent optimisation approach https://www.miningweekly.com/article/evolution-5-provides-intelligent-optimisation-approach-2018-05-11 Tasneem Bulbulia Mine Planning & Software Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484782 1525759071 1525989600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000721839_resized_maptekevolution042018jpg1022.jpg SCHEDULING SOLUTION Maptek’s Evolution 5 delivers an updated interface for scheduling with attributed solids 511 287 Integrated mining software championed https://www.miningweekly.com/article/integrated-mining-software-championed-2018-05-11 Tasneem Bulbulia Mine Planning & Software Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485021 1525963500 1525989600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000722463_resized_deswikenvirowatercatchmentanalysis0420181022.jpg UNIQUE FACET Deswik.Enviro is fully integrated with the rest of the Deswik suite and it enables mining companies to account for the cost of closure when doing a life-of-mine plan 511 287 Company continuously enhances core technologies https://www.miningweekly.com/article/company-continuously-enhances-core-technologies-2018-05-11 Jessica Oosthuizen Mine Planning & Software Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484922 1526290304 1525989600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000722120_resized_lourensduplessis05181022.jpg LOURENS DU PLESSIS We are committed to assisting our customers in Africa to remain globally competitive 511 287 Mine planning software a must for modern miners https://www.miningweekly.com/article/mine-planning-software-a-must-for-modern-miners-2017-05-12 Robyn Wilkinson Mine Planning & Software Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450462 1494248658 1494540000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644451_resized_oyutolgoicoppergold0420171022.jpg BOOSTING DEVELOPMENT MICROMINE’s fleet management and mine control solution, Pitram, is assisting Mongolian copper and gold mine Oyu Tolgoi to restart its underground development 511 287 Africa demanding more mining tech, new solutions offered https://www.miningweekly.com/article/africa-demanding-more-mining-tech-new-solutions-offered-2017-05-12 Robyn Wilkinson Mine Planning & Software Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450449 1494248658 1494540000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644417_resized_maptekisitexr30420171022.jpg NEW FRONTIERS The I-Site XR3 laser scanner allows for greater coverage with fewer scans, allowing for the surveying of otherwise out-of-range areas on mine sites 511 287 More technical skills needed https://www.miningweekly.com/article/more-technical-skills-a-must-for-future-2017-05-12 Robyn Wilkinson Mine Planning & Software Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450455 1495025277 1494540000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644439_resized_profcuthbertmusingwiniheadofschoolofminingengineeringwitsuniversity1022.jpg CUTHBERT MUSINGWINI Mines are required to continuously innovate how they plan and operate their production systems 511 287 Quick turnaround of mining data essential https://www.miningweekly.com/article/quick-turnaround-of-mining-data-essential-2016-05-06 Sebastian Whyle Mine Planning & Software Fri, 06 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 409169 1461926236 1462485600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000539070_resized_maptekvulcan10screen2102211.jpg POSTIVE UPTAKE More than 8 000 Vulcan software licences are used at mines worldwide 511 287 Developer boosts focus on mine planning software https://www.miningweekly.com/article/developer-boosts-focus-on-mine-planning-software-2016-05-06 Sebastian Whyle Mine Planning & Software Fri, 06 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 409151 1461926236 1462485600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000538974_resized_werrapotashsite.jpeg PIECE OF MIND The Micromine solution’s data-validation features enable users to ensure that a job has been completed correctly 511 287 Adoption of mining technology stressed https://www.miningweekly.com/article/adoption-of-mining-technology-stressed-2016-05-06 Sebastian Whyle Mine Planning & Software Fri, 06 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 409358 1461926236 1462485600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000539948_resized_computerinternet1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Machine-to-machine systems improve mine efficiency https://www.miningweekly.com/article/machine-to-machine-systems-improve-mine-efficiency-2015-05-08 Donna Slater Mine Planning & Software Fri, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 367569 1430817687 1431036000 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000417297_resized_sishenhaultrucks1022bloomberg.jpg IMPROVEMENT OPPORTUNITY Mining load and haul operations were identified by Cyest Analytics and Vodacom Business as presenting the greatest opportunity for time-management improvement 511 287 Enterprise resource planning vital to the mining industry’s future https://www.miningweekly.com/article/enterprise-resource-planning-vital-to-the-mining-industrys-future-2015-05-08 Donna Slater Mine Planning & Software Fri, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 367483 1430817704 1431036000 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000416273_resized_ironorepelletsbloomberg1022.jpg PROFITABLE FUTURE In the current price environment mining companies need to focus on high production to spread fixed costs 511 287 Productivity  improved through mine design enhancement https://www.miningweekly.com/article/enhancement-of-mine-design-improves-productivity-2015-05-08 Donna Slater Mine Planning & Software Fri, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 367466 1430817724 1431036000 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000416199_resized_11271862h2276751022.jpg DEMANDING CONDITIONS South Africa has mining operations with depths exceeding 3 500 m, which has resulted in the development of some of the most modern equipment available worldwide 511 287 Ventilation control system enhances mine planning https://www.miningweekly.com/article/ventilation-control-system-enhances-mine-planning-2015-05-08 Donna Slater Mine Planning & Software Fri, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 367472 1430817743 1431036000 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000416228_resized_picture11022.jpg CONTROLLING VENTILATION The system is decentralised, and can be controlled through a remote control platform 511 287 Mine planning requires comprehensive approach https://www.miningweekly.com/article/mine-planning-requires-comprehensive-approach-2015-05-08 Donna Slater Mine Planning & Software Fri, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 367474 1430817758 1431036000 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000416315_resized_openpit1022.jpg MINE PLANNING SOFTWARE As the mining industry explores and mines more complex deposits, the MineSight software grows accordingly to accommodate the complexities 511 287 Information management solutions ensure control of mining operations https://www.miningweekly.com/article/information-management-solutions-ensure-control-of-mining-operations-2015-05-08 Donna Slater Mine Planning & Software Fri, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 367465 1430817769 1431036000 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000416195_resized_riotintodriverlesstrucks1022.jpg VEHICLE MONITORING Sandvik’s Equipment Monitoring product provides easy access to data on equipment use and condition 511 287 Single technology provider maximises project value https://www.miningweekly.com/article/single-technology-provider-maximises-project-value-2015-05-08 Donna Slater Mine Planning & Software Fri, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 367469 1430817779 1431036000 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000416211_resized_maptekevolution11022.jpg REPORT GENERATION Reports are generated to easily visualise mine progression 511 287 Software solution tackles industry challenges https://www.miningweekly.com/article/software-solution-tackles-industry-changes-2014-05-09 Jonathan Rodin Mine Planning & Software Fri, 09 May 2014 00:00:00 +0200 328726 1399613728 1399586400 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Data management is a critical concern https://www.miningweekly.com/article/managing-data-is-a-critical-concern-says-global-survey-2014-04-09 Jonathan Rodin Mine Planning & Software Fri, 09 May 2014 00:00:00 +0200 328612 1399613728 1399586400 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0