Are Your Mineral Resource Domain Wireframes ‘Fit for Purpose’ or ‘Just too Bad’?

Are Your Mineral Resource Domain Wireframes ‘Fit for Purpose’ or ‘Just too Bad’?

Published July 28, 2016 Author: Mike O’Brien, Senior Principal Consultant, P.Geo., Pr.Sci.Nat. Most technical reports nowadays are filled with supporting evidence to technical reports. So much so, that if you listen carefully, you can sometimes hear the armies of swath plots groan as they struggle to maintain their places on the pages in competition with herds of semivariogram plots and […]

Whose Fault is it?

Whose Fault is it?

Published March 2, 2016 Author: Mike O’Brien, Senior Principal Consultant, P.Geo., Pr.Sci.Nat. There are increasing numbers of effective tools in the mineral industry that enable professionals to do their jobs, better and quicker than ever before. Enablers, like Lidar, sonic drilling, portable XRF and implicit modelling are four of a flock of tools that have been unleashed […]

Resource model to accommodate narrow vein mining risks

Resource model to accommodate narrow vein mining risks

Published 22 February, 2016 by AMC Consultants on LinkedIn. Comment by Mike O’Brien, Senior Principal Consultant, P.Geo., Pr.Sci.Nat. This webinar video by AMC Consultants shows a really good summary of narrow vein mining risks. It’s food for thought when contemplating building resource models flexible enough to accommodate the eventual requirement of including dilution and selective mining […]