Tag Archive: ROI

15 Sep 2017 - Business Management, Podcast by Neil Quin

Calculating the ROI of your geological data technology

Getting approval for a technology expenditure often comes down to an issue of want and need. During boom times, no one is left wanting. During a downturn, it becomes harder to convince management to spend money. A recent guest on the GIM Channel podcast has a great formula for helping mining companies understand the value... 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

31 Mar 2017 - Business Management, Podcast by The acQuire Newsroom

The GIM Channel 10: Understanding the value of your geological database

Roy Irvine, Forum Director for EMMM Group, joins this week’s episode of The GIM Channel. He’s held a variety of roles with companies in the mining industry including De Beers, Datamine and Kinross Gold and is passionate about helping people understand their roles in an organisation. In particular he wants them to question the status... View Article

10 Jan 2017 - Business Management, Podcast by The acQuire Newsroom

The GIM Channel 05: Placing a value on your geological data

Our first episode for 2017 features guest speaker Jeremy Vincent, Manager of Production and Development Geology at Capstone Mining Corporation. Jeremy catches up with us from Vancouver and discusses GIM challenges he’s seen in the mining industry from graduate to management level.   Show Notes Here are some key take-outs: GIM concepts are not well... View Article

15 Dec 2016 - Business Management by Alison Atkins

Risk management in mining needs robust data management

It’s no secret mining and metals companies are facing new risks as the market adjusts to dynamic pressures. A 2016 Ernst & Young (EY) report shows a fresh risk profile for the global industry. It clearly states the need to be productive and innovative.  Managing cash remains a risk, as seen in previous years. Sustainable... View Article

28 Sep 2016 - GIM Suite – Technology by Steve Jeffrey

Why configurable technology makes better business sense

Customising software is a common practice. It’s also one that costs natural resource companies untold losses due to operational disruption and system downtime. There’s a better way to manage the unique information requirements of your mining or exploration operation. Read on to find out why configurable technology makes better business sense and reduces the risk... View Article

10 Aug 2016 - Business Management

How validated data helps industry standard reporting in mineral exploration and mining

Keeping investors and the market up to date with the progress of your exploration and mining projects is important. The reports need to be understood by all and comparable to other projects. It means you need to report using standard terms to describe your Exploration Results, Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves. One of the key... View Article

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