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AIMS WA Regulations Workshop and CPD Day Review

2019 wa cpd dayThe WA Regulations Workshop, held on 11th October 2019 at the Northern Metropolitan TAFE, was a great forum to continue the discussions about the changes to the Regulations for the Authorised Mine Surveyors and the Certification process going forward.

This workshop outlined some of the proposed changes and was an opportunity for the industry represents to discuss and comment on how they would like the Mine Surveying profession to be regulated going forward in Western Australia. The information gathered was compiled and submitted to the DMIRS as part of the public consultation phase.

Following the WA Regulations Workshop we had a good turn out of about 30 people to listen to the range of CPD presentations. Special thanks to all the people who presented and the company’s involved for allowing their findings to be shared.

Talks included:

  • Digital Twinning (Chris Green, Maptek)
  • Competencies – how we’re preparing Surveyors for the future of mining (Matt Nistor, BHP)
  • LiDAR Processing workflow (Nick Addy, Land Surveys)
  • Laser scanning applications at RTIO (Warwick Harry, Rio Tinto)
  • Shaft Project (Brett Grocock, MSP)
  • Hovermap Implementation (Sean Cook, Newcrest)
  • Data analytics Curtin study (Dr Valerie Maxville, Curtin)
  • Management of all monitoring systems at RTIO (Mark Johnson, Rio Tinto)
  • Structure Mapping from High-Resolution Pit Models (Evan McKern, Arvista)

The presentations were followed by a short networking session over a few beers.

Special thanks to all involved and behind the scenes.

[reviewed by Cameron Hancock]


2019 wa cpd day

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