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Combining Radar with Geodetic Monitoring

hexagon180x160A new e-book has been published by Hexagon outlining the benefits of combined radar and geodetic monitoring.

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Emesent Partners with Datamine

emesent and datamineEmesent and Datamine have partnered to enable geotechnical structure mapping in stopes and other inaccessible areas.

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SMIC News - May 2021

SMIC News May 2021SMIC News Issue 64 - May 2021 including info on the 173rd General Meeting, Upcoming Events, Industry Reports, Surveying Education Reports,  Surveying & SIS Traineeships, and the SMIC Training & Scholarship Program.

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Preservation of Survey Infrastructure (POSI) applications made easier through new Customer Hub

spatial servicesPreservation of Survey Infrastructure (POSI) applications will soon be directed to contact Survey Operations through the new DCS Spatial Services user-friendly Customer Hub.

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Maptek Celebrates 40 Years

maptek 40 180x160In the mid 1970s, geologist Bob Johnson opened a small bureau service above a row of shops in suburban Sydney, NSW, to computerise coal seam drafting. That venture was the precursor to Maptek, which today develops, sells and supports innovative mining solutions to more than 20,000 users worldwide.

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SMIC News - February 2021

SMIC News Feb 2021SMIC News Issue 63 - February 2021 including info on the 172nd General Meeting, Upcoming Events, Industry Reports, Surveying Education Reports,  Surveying & SIS Traineeships, and the SMIC Training & Scholarship Program.

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Case Study: Significant State Development

FyfeIn 2019 Fyfe was approached iby a long-standing client to assist with the planning and reporting for a proposed State Significant Development (SSD). The project required characterisation of over 4,000 structures and buildings (SB) covering an area approximately 20kms x 22kms.

Webinar - Mungari Gold Mine Improves Stope Design

Evolution Mining mungari webinarMungari Gold operation replaced its CMS with Hovermap, and captured rich stope data sets that help improve stope design and reconciliation.

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Kiruna Mine Case Study - Fall of Ground Inspections

emesent kiruna case studyOn 17 May, 2020, the LKAB Kiruna Mine in Sweden experienced a seismic event that resulted in significant fall of ground, deep within the site. The iron-ore mine was immediately closed and mine managers began determining how best to assess the damage.

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SMIC News - December 2020

SMIC News Dec 2020SMIC News Issue 62 - December 2020 including info on the 171st General Meeting, Upcoming Events, Industry Reports, Surveying Education Reports,  Surveying & SIS Traineeships, and the SMIC Training & Scholarship Program.

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