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Mine Planning and Software

Mining house standardises budgeting, forecasting and reporting

9th May 2014 An international mining house is taking steps to standardise its budgeting, forecasting and reporting (BFR) processes in one of its metallurgical sectors, using technology and consulting company IBM’s Cognos budget and planning tool – a solution provided by performance management company Cortell... 

Holistic software the future of mining industry – project manager

By: Jonathan Rodin     9th May 2014 South Africa-based mining project management and engineering company DRA Mineral Projects has developed a software solution, Mine Operations Management System (MOMS), which the company believes will revolutionise the mining industry in the next five to ten years. “MOMS enables mining companies to... 

COMMON CHALLENGES The biggest challenge for mining companies is to meet high demand by increasing ore throughput while maintaining quality and reducing costs
Photo by Duane Daws
COMMON CHALLENGES The biggest challenge for mining companies is to meet high demand by increasing ore throughput while maintaining quality and reducing costs

Mine software from rock face to port

By: Jonathan Rodin     9th May 2014 With underperforming mining assets impacting on share prices, mining companies are aiming to improve financial returns and boost free cash flow by driving growth through better management across the mining lifecycle, says software developer Dassault Systèmes GEOVIA Africa VP David Osborn. By... 

China-based mine buys software for its copper/ gold mining project

By: Zandile Mavuso     10th May 2013 Mining software and simulation company CAE Mining has sold the latest version of CAE Studio 5D Planner to China Gold. CAE Studio 5D Planner, CAE Mining’s technical software solution for mine planning, will be used at the China Gold-owned Jiama copper/polymetallic mine in the Tibet Autonomous... 

Mine software provided for Mongolian mine engineering students

By: Zandile Mavuso     10th May 2013 Mining technology developer Maptek reports that it has given fourth-year mine engineering students at the Mongolian University of Science and Technology (MUST) in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, access to opencut and underground mine design, pit optimisation and geostatistical applications through its... 

Software features improve underground mining

By: Zandile Mavuso     10th May 2013 Global supplier of mining software Geovia continues to enhance its Minex underground software as an engineering tool with input from clients and the mining industry, and it plans to release Minex 6.2 later this year. 

Company expands footprint in Africa

By: Zandile Mavuso     10th May 2013 Global market leader and third-party support company Spinnaker Support signed a strategic partnership with South African distribution company Mantrasys in March. Spinnaker Support will provide a range of advanced technology and enterprise solutions for customers of business management software... 

Demo emphasises the importance of latest technological trends 

By: Zandile Mavuso     10th May 2013 With different industrial markets being influenced by constant changes in technology, it is crucial for businesses to evolve with technology. 

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