SOFTWARE Mining News

Golden Software enhances 3D data visualization in Surfer 16

Golden Software, a developer of affordable scientific graphics software, has enhanced the visualization capabilities in version 16 of its Surfer® gridding, contouring and 3D surface mapping package. Geologists, environmental consultants, and geospatial professionals will find Surfer 16 makes it easier for them to interpret complex scientific data.

Golden Software releases preview of enhanced scientific graphing package

Golden Software, a developer of affordable software for data visualization and analysis, has released Grapher Preview, an application that allows users of the Grapher scientific graphing package to assess enhancements under development and provide feedback prior to the next software release.

Golden Software Releases Surfer® 2D and 3D Mapping, Modeling, and Analysis Software

Golden Software, the leading developer of affordable scientific graphics software, today announces the release of Surfer version 15, a powerful 2D and 3D mapping, modeling and analysis program designed to facilitate a deeper understanding of geospatial data.

SouthGobi selects Modular for mine management solution

Modular Mining Systems, Inc. (Modular), the world leader in information management solutions for mining operations, announces that SouthGobi Resources, Ltd. has chosen to implement the Modular® IntelliMine® Integrated Asset Management Suite at its Ovoot Tolgoi operation in southern Mongolia.

ABB acquires Mincom

ABB has recently agreed to acquire Mincom to broaden its software portfolio and establish the Group as a leader in enterprise asset management (EAM) software and services. ABB is acquiring the Brisbane, Australia-based company from Francisco Partners, a private equity group that invests in technology businesses, for an undisclosed sum. Read more

IT played role in rescuing trapped Chilean miners

IT played its role in the fantastic rescue last month in Chile ( The collapse in the San José mine occurred on August 5 and on August 11 Maptek received a call from the team that […]

Gemcom CPD courses endorsed by Geological Society of London

LONDON, U.K. – June 28, 2010 – Gemcom Software International Inc., the largest global supplier of specialised mining productivity solutions, today announced that the Geological Society of London has issued Continuing Professional Development (CPD) endorsements […]

Gemcom Opens New Office in Indonesia

PERTH, Australia and JAKARTA, Indonesia – June 22, 2010 – Gemcom Software International Inc., the largest global supplier of specialised mining productivity solutions, today announced that it will open an office in Jakarta, Indonesia on […]

Software provides solutions 
to mines

Software developer Afrigle IT Innovations has 
developed a comprehensive software package based on reliability-centred maintenance principles to assist mine man-
agers with asset and maintenance administration. Read more

Sandvik and Gemcom Announce Collaboration Agreement on Technology for Underground Mining

VANCOUVER, Canada – June 14, 2010 – Gemcom Software International Inc., the largest global supplier of specialised mining productivity solutions, today announced that they have signed a Collaboration Agreement with Sandvik Mining and Construction to […]

ThreeDify releases new version of pit limit optimization software

Canadian 3D software technology company ThreeDify has released a new version of their FlowPit, a pit limit optimization software that can compute a pit design solution many times faster than competing technology. Read the full press […]

CAE acquires Datamine to further entry into mining sector

CAE and Datamine announced the acquisition by CAE of The Datamine Group, a leading supplier of mining optimization software tools and services, to further its entry into the mining sector. Read the full press release […]

Gemcom to Speak at the Caving 2010 Second International Symposium on Block and Sublevel Caving

PERTH, AUSTRALIA – April 12, 2010 – Gemcom Software International Inc., the largest global supplier of specialized mining productivity solutions, today announced that company executives Dr. Tony Diering, vice president of advanced technologies, and Daniel […]

Metso's SUPERIOR 60-110E primary gyratory crusher is enhanced for today’s crushing needs

Enhanced for today's crushing needs, and using the latest in design and modeling software, Metso's SUPERIOR® 60-110E primary gyratory crusher provides a redesigned Spider, a one-piece bottomshell and a new rim liner retention system. These […]

Maptek introduces the I-Site 8800 laser scanner

The I-Site 8800 is the new generation of long range laser scanners, capturing survey data from 2.5 m up to 2000 m. The fully integrated 70 mega pixel camera allows panoramic colour imagery to be […]

One step closer to perfection

Atlas Copco's new unique High Precision Tunnelling (HPT) concept points the way to further process refinement and greater cost efficiency. HPT features seven innovative options for drill rigs and machines, based on the latest technology […]

Geosoft hosts open house and client appreciation event at its new corporate headquarters

November 12, 2009 – Geosoft welcomed more than 100 guests at an open house and client appreciation event held at its new corporate headquarters located in the historical Queens Quay Terminal in Toronto, Canada. "We're […]

Maptek™ 3D scanning technology used in deep underground lab

MaptekTM I-SiteTM laser scanning expertise and software technology is being used to map the geology and layout of the deepest underground laboratory to be established in the USA. The Deep Underground Science and Engineering Lab […]

Rockwell Automation Adds Process Device Configuration To Factorytalk Software

Attached please find a press release on: Rockwell Automation recently announced the addition of process device configuration using (FDT) technology to its FactoryTalk AssetCentre asset management software. The addition will further assist manufacturers

Maptek recognised as Top 10 company

Maptek has been named one of the 10 best companies to work for in Colorado, in a survey sponsored by Colorado Biz magazine. Employees answered questions online about job satisfaction, relationships with managers and coworkers, […]

Taseko’s Gibraltar Mine installs Wenco Fleet Management

June 2008 – Vancouver, BC. Taseko’s Gibraltar Copper Mine has installed Wenco’s Fleet Management System. Wenco’s fleet management system is a key component to Taseko’s major expansion and modernization plan. Wenco will install 23 units […]

JRP Solutions Ltd. releases new Windows based PDA data collection application

SNAP can re-create any field card in a digital format for a Windows based PDA very quickly, and cost effectively.  This application is useful for anyone collecting data remotely.  The application is extremely versatile and […]

Realistic Simulation Accelerates Safety Evaluation of Mine Designs

Global mining company achieves significant productivity gains with 3-D mine models developed with Abaqus finite element analysis software. In a step change beyond traditional processes, Abaqus finite element analysis (FEA) software from SIMULIA (the Dassault […]

Trelleborg Harbour Marine helps moor vessels safely at LNG terminals

Safety is the priority at LNG terminals, which are growing in number inline with an increased demand for the fuel. Like many fuels, LNG is potentially hazardous and to help reduce the possibility of an […]

Gemcom Software Announces Pala Investments Holdings Limited To Participate In Buying Group

Vancouver, Canada – June 13, 2008 – Gemcom Software International Inc. (TSX:GCM), the largest global supplier of specialised mining productivity solutions (the “Company” or “Gemcom”), announced today that, after having completed its due diligence review […]