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Introduction to Micromine – April 11-12, Perth

Are you new to Micromine, or haven’t used it in a while? Our Perth office is offering a two-day Introductory course that will get you started. Covering the basics of Micromine, it will help you to get a good understanding of all the key features as you work through a typical exploration project. Micromine 2016 is MICROMINEs leading exploration and 3D mine design solution, which allows users to capture, manage and interpret critical data giving them an in-depth understanding of
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Geobank Product Strategy Manager, Mark Gabbitus visits Russia

  Author: Mark Gabbitus Geobank Product Strategy Manager Visiting Moscow in June or July – sure thing but early March in Moscow is too cold for a Perth boy. Ok, I was born and raised in Yorkshire, England but 20 years of Perth living has me used to a certain temperature (we are very lucky in Perth not to experience the really cold temps), so to say I was under-prepared – clothes wise – was an understatement. Let’s just say
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Join Us for the First Annual Micromine User Conference Central Asia (Kazakhstan)

  Micromine User Conferences Micromine User Conference Russia - 2016 Every year, we hold a user conference in Russia to meet our Micromine users, tell them what’s new in our products and importantly, hear from the user community on why they love the product as much as we do. The Micromine team also takes this time to find out what we can do better and ensure we relay that information back into our Development, Sales and Services teams. The conference
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Open Pit Mine Planning and Design – A guide to using Open Pit data in Micromine’s Scheduler – Part 2

Part 1 identifies, how a user can prepare their mine designs for open pit scheduling. Part 2, will address Micromine’s simple and intuitive workflow for setting up a scheduler project. The first step in configuring a scheduling project is to define Scheduler attributes. These attributes represent the physical (Volume, Tonnes, Grade) and custom properties (Pit, Stage, Zone, Block Name) of mining tasks. Each scheduler task can then be linked to a corresponding wireframe attribute on the task solids. Alternatively, the
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Planning ahead in Micromine 2016

With the introduction of the new scheduling workflow in Micromine 2016, the latest version of MICROMINE’s exploration and 3D mine design solution, users now have powerful tools available to create and prepare their optimal open pit mine plan. The new workflows have been developed with ease of use and simplicity at the point of design so that users with little or no experience in scheduling have the ability to take advantage of these intuitive tools. While powerful scheduling tools are
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Open Pit Mine Planning and Design – A guide to using Open Pit data in Micromine’s Scheduler – Part 1

Micromine 2016 scheduler is an attribute driven tool that uses 3D solid wireframes to create mining tasks. Before creating a scheduling project, an engineer must prepare their data so that it can be used for mine scheduling. This is a key element in open pit mine planning and design. By providing a workflow that can be used to take an open pit, from design through to mine planning and scheduling, we outline the ease of use and benefit of using
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Top 12 Micromine 2016 enhancements as voted by users

It’s been five months since we released Micromine 2016, and in that time many people have used the smiley and frowny face icons on the Micromine toolbar to tell us what they like (or don’t like). In fact, several people have even told us they like the smiley and frowny face icons! Based on this feedback, we’ve compiled this Top-12 list of popular features in Micromine 2016, starting with the most popular:   1 & 2: Quick Find Drillholes and
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A Comprehensive Guide to Saving Screenshots in Micromine

Isn’t it great to be able to save screenshots of Micromine views, without relying on Alt+PrintScreen? You set up the view, click the Generate Screenshot button on the View toolbar, choose a couple of options, and voila! A high-quality image ready to drop into your report or presentation. You can even create 3D georeferencing files and redisplay the screenshot back in Micromine. We’re all familiar with the resolution setting on the Generate Screenshot dialog, and it’s second nature to use
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Micromine 2016 Feature Highlight – Scheduling and Optimisation

“The new scheduling workflow has been developed so users with little to no level of scheduling experience can take advantage of the intuitive tools to prepare mine plans.” Andrew Esmaili, Micromine Consultant and Trainer.   Micromine 2016 offers new scheduling workflows, that have been developed for ease of use and simplicity at the point of design allowing users to take advantage of the intuitive tools to create and prepare mine plans. These days powerful scheduling tools are known for their notoriously
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