Author: Tarrant Elkington, General Manager I was recently reading an old article by Julian Poniewierski called Mining Engineers – Are you Taking Suitable Interest in the Reserve Reconciliation?” Great read and recommended. It reminded me of another important consideration that mine planners…
And now for a little fun! We hope you enjoy our new series titled Fun Facts and Feasible Fables.Read More
Nos complace anunciar el lanzamiento de la versión 8.13 de Supervisor con la implementación del método de Simulación Secuencial Gaussiana (SGS). El esfuerzo de un trabajo conjunto con nuestros usuarios durante su desarrollo, validación e implementación nos permite poner esta…
We’re excited to announce that the next major release of Supervisor is now available! Version 8.13 brings with it a long requested feature, Sequential Gaussian Simulation (SGS). We’ve worked closely with some of our users to test and develop this feature, and…
Based in our Perth office and a Mining Engineer with experience working in open pit and underground operations throughout Australia, Africa and Europe, Chris recently returned to Perth after spending the last 9 years living and working in several countries…
Why do we look for better reconciliation when times get tough? Why wait? Mine reconciliation should be a priority throughout the good times too. In fact, with good reconciliation, those good times are going to be even better and will…
These guidance numbers have been generated by diligent, intelligent and hard-working professionals who have the best interests of their company and shareholders in mind. However, the challenges of creating plans that can be mined and then mining to those plans…
In this Part 1 of a 2 Part podcast series, Paul Blackney our Principal Consultant discusses the difference between accuracy and precision and illustrates what accuracy means in practice.
This Fresh Thinking podcast episode at a glance:
0:54 What's the difference between accuracy and precision?
5:12 Why are the accuracy and precision of geological data so important?
7:09 How do we know we have an acceptable accuracy for sample grade data?
9:50 Not everything goes to plan. What can you do if your grade control accuracy doesn't meet your expectations?
You can subscribe to the Fresh Thinking podcasts on Google Podcasts, iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify and the Optiro website.Read More
Technical Podcasts for the Mining Industry. Our technical podcast series titled Fresh Thinking by Optiro are available for free on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Podcasts and on the Optiro website.
Our aim is to offer interesting technical talks and key information with a fresh take on the world of geology and mining. We will be uploading new podcasts on a regular basis.Read More
Getting reconciliation wrong can lead to dire consequences for miners. In this podcast Optiro's Director of Geology Ian Glacken explains what can go wrong and how we can aim to avoid issues.
The Reconciliation podcast at a glance:
In this episode:
0:47 What is reconciliation and how it applies to mining?
1:48 What happens when things go wrong?
2:29 If someone has made a poor forecast at the beginning, is there any way back?
3:33 What are the key aspects of reconciliation?
5:46 Why is reconciliation so complicated? Does it need to be?
7:08 What about the standards we need to adhere to?
8:07 Is this just the domain of geologists or are there others involved?
9:09 What are the key aspects of an effective reconciliation?
9:56 Where can people learn more about reconciliation?Read More