Tag Archive: Data management

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

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

22 Jul 2019 - Industry News, Nova Network

New mining consultancies welcomed into acQuire’s global Nova Network

New mining consultancies welcomed into acQuire’s global Nova Network. acQuire is pleased to welcome two new businesses into its global Nova Network – eBooting and Stantec. The acQuire Nova Network is a collaboration between acQuire and mining industry consultants to provide geoscientific data management solutions, using acQuire products for the delivery of services. eBooting eBooting... View Article

03 Jul 2019 - GIM Suite – Technology

Healthy geoscience data critical piece of puzzle for copper miner

Tritton Resources Limited (Tritton) is a fully owned subsidiary to Aeris Resources Limited. Chris Raymond, Tritton’s Exploration Superintendent, is in charge of a small team working to ensure the long-term future for the company at their operation in central New South Wales. Using acQuire’s GIM Suite to its fullest potential is a critical piece of... View Article

23 May 2019 - Industry News, Event News, Business Management, Technology Partner by Alison Atkins

Digital transformation and the evolving mining tech ecosystem

When you’re immersed in a long-term project, it can be easy to forget how far you’ve come. That was driven home at the Digital Mine Conference held in Perth on 10-11 April 2019. It was an excellent opportunity to hear from the industry and Government about the current state of the digital mine, where we... View Article

07 Dec 2017 - GIM Suite – Technology, Business Management by Neil Quin

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

The ‘build or buy’ debate 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 the size of the business or how long a business has been operating. Making the decision to build or buy can be tricky and the... View Article

08 Nov 2017 - Industry News, Event News

GIM masterminds discuss data challenges and opportunities at Calgary event

GIM masterminds came together at acQuire’s latest user event in Calgary on October 20, 2017 to discuss best-practice geoscientific data management in their companies. GIM Jam Masterminds are a place for GIM Suite users and administrators to meet and discuss how they use the software in their companies, provide feedback and learn about the latest... View Article

09 Oct 2017 - Industry News, Business Management, Podcast by Warren Carvey

Raising GIM Awareness: Geologists share best advice

Importance of data management practices Geoscientific data is a strategic asset to your company but only when it’s durable and easily accessible to everyone in your organisation. When the Geoscientific Information Management (GIM) discipline in an organisation is immature, your business does not get optimal value from your data. Certainly some people have experience dealing... View Article

28 Sep 2017 - Business Management, Nova Network by Stephen Alpers, BSc Geology

An early start in data management makes business sense

The case for getting an early start In one of our earlier newsroom posts, my colleague, Richard Rowe, discussed the fear of starting a data management project in mining. The reasons are many and all have merit. But delaying the start of a project can cost you time and money in the long run. Conversely,... View Article

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