There was a varied program at the 28th annual Mintec Seminar

first_imgThe Westward Look Resort in Tucson, Arizona hosted the recent five-day seminar. Feature presentations by Mintec technical staff and by clients kicked off the week, before more detailed workshops demonstrating MineSight applications. Almost 150 clients attended the event, and many of them took advantage of the chance to discuss their own data and unique set of challenges in popular one-on-one technical support sessions.Key client presentations included MineSight’s applications at work in the following:Goldcorp’s Perseo Anaya on MineSight as an exploration tool at Marigold mine in NevadaSIM Geological’s Rob Sim on designing a drilling program and contouring model dataFreeport-McMoRan’s Russell Owen on improved fragmentation through data integration at Morenci mine in ArizonaAMEC’s Ron Parent on using geophysical log data with MineSight 3DSnowden’s Justin Watson on MineSight’s various applications at the Barnes Hill nickel laterite deposit in Tasmania.Tim Whillans of Whillans Mine Studies on MineSight for planning development and production at San Rafael El Placer deposit in Bolivar, VenezuelaMike Takkinen of B.C., Canada-based Moose Mountain Technical Services on modelling complex coal at scoping, feasibility and operational levels of detailKirkham Geosystems’ Garth Kirkham on 3D modeling of the Idaho Silver Valley with MineSight.“I always learn something new here,” said AMEC’s Ron Parent. “I’ve used just about every other kind of mining software, and MineSight is by far superior. Seminar is a great place to share ideas and learn more.”last_img


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