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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

22 Apr 2020 - GIM Suite – Technology, Business Management

Why a mobile app beats a web app every time

Having a mobile app is nothing new. In fact, it’s become the norm for mining software companies to offer an app to enhance the user experience for their customers. Not all apps are created equal, though, and it’s useful to know the difference between a mobile app and a web app. Geologists, pit workers or... View Article

01 Apr 2020 - Event News, Business Management, Podcast

The GIM Channel: Data – How is it leading the change in people, process and technology across the mining industry?

Technological innovation is being driven by one of our most important underlying assets – data. We are seeing an explosion of data collection and use in the mining industry from a multitude of sources. But are we using it to the best of our ability? How is it helping increase productivity and minimise costs across... View Article

18 Mar 2020 - Company News

acQuire’s continued commitment during COVID-19

I wish to share important information about the steps we are taking in response to the COVID-19 situation and how we’ll continue to support you and your business. Our response to COVID-19 is being actively managed by our leadership team, who are making decisions in accordance with World Health Organisation (WHO) and local government health... View Article

17 Mar 2020 - Industry News, Event News, Business Management

PDAC highlights rocky outlook for mineral exploration in 2020

PDAC highlights rocky outlook for mineral exploration in 2020 Attendance expectations were down in the days leading up to PDAC 2020, as world events started to have greater impact leading up to the convention. However, the first day was optimistically busy with a healthy crowd of attendees visiting the opening ceremonies, trade shows and investors... View Article

17 Feb 2020 - Industry News, Event News, GIM Suite – Technology

Make sure to visit us at PDAC 2020

The acQuire team is heading to Toronto! The annual trek to Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) annual international convention is one of the highlights on our calendar, even though our Perth crowd have to forgo sun and sand for snow and ice. (In all seriousness, we love it.) This year we’re particularly excited... View Article

21 Jan 2020 - Industry News, GIM Suite – Technology, Business Management by Alison Atkins

Managing risk with the help of geoscientific data

Every year EY makes an assessment of the risks facing the mining and metals industry. Paul Mitchell, EY Global Mining & Metals leader, details those risks and forecasts the Top 10 business risks and opportunities – 2020. There were a lot of industry fluctuations in 2019 highlighting the challenge miners face in managing ongoing disruption.... View Article

07 Jan 2020 - GIM Suite Learning, GIM Suite – Technology

Learn to use the latest GIM Suite technology like a pro

If you are a database manager keen to enable your field workers and geologists to capture surface samples and field observations on mobile devices, even when they are offline, then you probably already know about acQuire’s new mobile app for field data capture. Released late 2019 as part of GIM Suite 4.1, the acQuire Arena... View Article

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