Local Kriging Neighbourhood Optimisation (LKNO) is an alternative approach to optimising estimation parameters.
Snowden is pleased to announce two key appointments; Jess Maddren as General Manager QCC MT Snowden, and Dr Jacqui Coombes as Innovation Manager.
Rayleen is a mining geologist with over 20 years’ experience in the mineral resource industry and has been with Snowden for 12 years in various roles. After working in technical geological fields, Rayleen is now leveraging off her strong geological domain expertise and applying it to mining software as the Product Owner of Snowden’s Reconcilor product.
Snowden is pleased to announce the release of Supervisor (v188.8.131.52), which includes minor patches to a few known issues.
“Superboss Day” is held to fundraise for HeartKids WA, supporting children affected by congenital heart defects and their families. To support Heartkids, Vanessa O’Toole, nominated Snowden ‘bosses’ to dress as superheroes in memory of her niece, Ruby.
Snowden is pleased to announce the latest release of Supervisor (v8.9.0). This release includes enhancements to the contact analysis feature, flexible licence management capabilities, access to our knowledge base and support desk directly through Supervisor. It also includes a significant performance boost to KNA processing, decreasing processing times by up to 60% in some cases.
Part 4 of our Project Management series presents a simple method for planning your projects. Although first published in 2011, this article provides a number of helpful tips that can still be applied to projects today.
What differentiates a good technical expert, and a great technical expert? To us at Snowden, the answer is Economic Intelligence.
Planning to mine a deposit from both open pit and underground (sometimes at the same time) is complex. Part two of our article on Optimising Open Pit to Underground Cut-over discusses the three typical approaches to determining the cut-over point.
The value added by a good pit design is often latent in terms of quantification, because you will never know the savings in cost that were achieved. We believe that pit design should be done by an expert and this article explains why.