THREE software programmes developed by Australia's Cooperative Research Centre for Mining Technology and Equipment are enabling mines to make better use of powerful geo-sensing techniques. By providing a cheap and easy way to process and interpret data, the programmes are removing impediments to the use of tools that provide much greater geological certainty. The programme package has already sold well to companies in Canada, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Australia. The software means mine geologists can now do complex data crunching tasks on ...

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