Tag Archive: PDAC

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 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

29 Aug 2017 - Event News, Technology Partner

The connected mine and the quest for better decisions

acQuire’s GIM Talks at PDAC 2017 acQuire hosted a series of GIM presentations featuring guest speakers from the mining and mineral exploration industry during the PDAC Convention in 2017. The presentations gave attendees technological insights in GIM and offered real-life case studies from the field. “The Connected Mine” was presented by acQuire, REFLEX and ARANZ... View Article

09 Jun 2017 - Industry News, Event News, Business Management

Drive strategic change by assessing your Geoscientific Information Management

acQuire’s GIM Talks at PDAC 2017 acQuire hosted a series of GIM Talks featuring guest speakers from the mining and mineral exploration industry. The talks gave attendees technological insights in GIM and offered real-life case studies from the field. Jenni Pfeiffer, Manager – Geologic Data Systems at Kinross Gold delivered her presentation “GIM Assessments as... View Article

08 May 2017 - Event News, Podcast by The acQuire Newsroom

The GIM Channel: Special podcast series recorded live from PDAC

This week we feature 5 podcasts as part of a special edition GIM Channel, recorded from PDAC in Toronto. We took time out at one of the world’s biggest mineral exploration conventions to chat to: 1. Andrew Scott, Senior Director, Innovation at Barrick Gold Corporation Andrew Scott, and acQuire’s Director of Product, Steve Mundell, chat... View Article

04 May 2017 - Industry News, Business Management by Alison Atkins

Opinion: We are entering an optimistic, data driven phase

Leaving this year’s PDAC 2017 conference in Totonto left me feeling the industry is at the beginning of a new, positive phase. There seemed to be a new, cautious optimism amongst the attendees, fueled by forecasts of positive commodity price changes over the coming three years. SP Global forecasts only lead and iron ore will... View Article

20 Mar 2017 - Industry News, Event News

Big PDAC 2017 signals new confidence in exploration

Following a larger recorded attendance at the world’s largest mining event, the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada’s (PDAC) 2017 Convention, it seems confidence is returning to the minerals and mining sector globally, particularly in North America. More than 24,000 people, including investors, analysts, mining executives, prospectors, geologists, government officials and students, attended the four-day... View Article

01 Mar 2017 - Industry News, Event News

Global mining software company acQuire exhibits at PDAC 2017

acQuire is excited to be exhibiting at the upcoming PDAC 2017 conference where some of the world’s best technology in mineral exploration will be on show in Toronto, Canada. More than 22,000 attendees and 1,000 exhibitors from over 100 countries will be at the world’s leading convention, which features technical sessions and networking. acQuire will... View Article

29 Jun 2016 - Business Management

Five Challenges in GIM Facing Mining and Exploration Companies

Mining and exploration companies have a particular set of challenges they face to ensure their geoscientific information is managed as effectively as possible. This year at the Convention of the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC), the GIM Panel, hosted by acQuire, discussed current challenges and trends impacting geoscientific information management (GIM) for the... View Article

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