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EYEBROW

29 September 2017
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EYEBROW

26 September 2017

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Environmental regulator calls for Pascua-Lama closure

Barrick to continue underground mine optimisation studies

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The former ENRC expands Kazakhstan alumina feed

Corvus' Mother Lode gets bigger

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Future Of Mining > Exploration

Digital field mapping: Are we there yet?

Ron Reid, Harmony Gold group resource geologist in South East Asia, has provided a warts-and-all, real-world view of the value of today’s digital mapping smart-phone Apps, communications, and software to the average (under) active field geologist, wandering around the jungle, looking for signs of that elusive pot of gold.

Future Of Mining > Exploration

Digital field mapping: Are we there yet?

Ron Reid, Harmony Gold group resource geologist in South East Asia, has provided a warts-and-all, real-world view of the value of today’s digital mapping smart-phone Apps, communications, and software to the average (under) active field geologist, wandering around the jungle, looking for signs of that elusive pot of gold.

Digital field mapping: Are we there yet?

If you have spotty phone reception keep the phone in aeroplane mode

As all field geos know, the worst part of field mapping is the transcribing of your manually gathered data, faithfully recorded in your field notebooks onto maps and into spreadsheets at the end of the day before you get a chance to asses it. On a recent, and these days rare, trip into the field to conduct some geological and structural mapping I took the opportunity to trial one of the digital geological mapping Apps you can now install on your iPhone or Android device.