Future Of Mining > Exploration

Miners probe new search horizons

Five leading resource companies have joined forces to develop what sounds like a mineral explorer’s dream – a multispectral, ground penetrating radar (GPR).

David Upton

Future Of Mining > Exploration

Miners probe new search horizons

Five leading resource companies have joined forces to develop what sounds like a mineral explorer’s dream – a multispectral, ground penetrating radar (GPR).

David Upton

Miners probe new search horizons

Ground penetrating radar is used in a number of industries outside mining

To this writer, radar is quite an evocative word that conjures up images of a tool able to find orebodies like an air traffic controller spotting an airplane in a distant corner of the sky. I can't be the only one because some GPR developers out there are making extraordinary claims that defy the laws of physics.