Categories for GIM Suite – Technology

02 Sep 2020 - GIM Suite – Technology, Business Management by Melissa Wareham

How to calculate the ROI of your geological data management software

Determining the ROI of geological data management software is no small task. Unlike with other corporate-grade enterprise software, there’s no widespread agreement in the mining industry about the best way to determine the value of geoscientific data. Data management software is still mostly viewed as an expense and not as an enterprise-wide tool for making... View Article

17 Aug 2020 - GIM Suite – Technology, Business Management by Alison Atkins

Mining in 2020: Resilience is key to success

I look forward to the Mine report from PwC every year. This year, more than ever, the health and wellbeing of our industry are front of mind as we address the many challenges presented by COVID-19. I’m encouraged by the findings which point to a resilient and resourceful industry. Mine 2020 marks PwC’s 17th annual... View Article

04 Aug 2020 - GIM Suite – Technology, Business Management by Warren Carvey

Coming out on top of the build vs. buy software debate

The ‘build or buy’ debate for mining software is nearly as old as technology itself. Most companies have a combination of in-house systems and commercial software, and this is true across industries regardless of the size of the business or how long a mine site has been in operation. When it comes to geological data... View Article

03 Aug 2020 - GIM Suite – Technology, Business Management

How geoscience data can shape the future of mining

Better data, from more sources, and in a shorter time frame – it’s what we all want. But is it possible or is it even practical for the mining industry to expect it any time soon? We think so, but let’s face it, more data also means more data management problems. And yet, data collection... View Article

20 Jul 2020 - GIM Suite – Technology, Business Management

5 ways the right software delivers more from your geological data

If you’re feeling like the world is in upheaval, that’s because it is. A global pandemic and social unrest spilling across borders is throwing the mining industry more curve balls than a baseball game in extra innings. In the midst of this commotion, geology managers are reacting to ensure projects continue with as few interruptions... View Article

18 Jun 2020 - Industry News, GIM Suite – Technology

GIM Suite supports latest datum in Australia

acQuire’s geological data management software, GIM Suite, now supports the most up-to-date datum in Australia – the Geocentric Datum of Australia (GDA2020). The new datum is the result of the Australian Government committing to providing 10cm (or better) accurate positioning in Australia. This is a big improvement from the previous 5-10m of accuracy achieved using... View Article

04 Jun 2020 - GIM Suite Learning, GIM Suite – Technology, Business Management

Master new technology features with acQuire’s GIM Suite Learning

acQuire recently released a raft of new features across web and mobile in the latest version of its geoscience data management software, GIM Suite 4.2. Geologists and samplers working in the field or in the pit can now take advantage of new mobile data capture capabilities contained in the acQuire Arena app, helping them collect... View Article

27 May 2020 - GIM Suite – Technology

How mobile technology is helping samplers in the pit

If there’s one thing mining needs, it’s a speedier way to capture blasthole samples. Samplers and pit technicians are often faced with limited or no connectivity in the pit, which makes a job with tight time restrictions even more difficult. So how do you collect and record accurate samples while working under time pressure in... View Article

06 May 2020 - Industry News, GIM Suite – Technology, Company News

acQuire introduces new mobile data capture solution for open-pit grade control

PERTH, Western Australia (6 May 2020) – acQuire, a global software company specialising in geoscientific data management, has introduced mobile blasthole sampling in its latest software release. GIM Suite 4.2 extends acQuire’s mobile app to include mobile data capture for blasthole sampling in open-pit mines. The app, called acQuire Arena, gives miners a better way... View Article

30 Apr 2020 - GIM Suite – Technology, Business Management

How a Kinross Gold collaboration delivered a new mobile data capture solution

Kinross Gold has been looking for a mobile solution for blasthole sampling they can trust. As a long-time GIM Suite user, they welcomed the opportunity to work with acQuire on the development of a new mobile data capture solution for the GIM Suite 4.2 release. It meant Kinross Gold could provide direct feedback on how... View Article

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