AI for drilling, blasting, and mining.

How Drones and AI are Empowering Post-Blast Assessment

It is becoming more important than ever to optimize operational efficiency and cost savings. The market is demanding more product for lower prices and the easy to trim fat has already been cut away. …

We all want to know how much rock is in each shot. This would be easy if we always had smooth rectangular benches and perfectly even drill patterns. But unfortunately real life gets in the way.

The traditional simple calculation of (burden x spacing x bench height x # holes)…

Data is your insurance policy.

Everyone goes on and on about the importance of data to optimize operations, increase efficiency, and improve safety. But there’s another reason to collect data, that we as an industry don’t like to talk about, covering our assets.

When things go wrong, and they will…

What is Computer Vision?
Computer Vision is a type of Artificial Intelligence. If AI is ice cream, Computer Vision would be chocolate ice cream. Strawberry fan? Try audio data like voice recognition…

For a fun read on how creating Artificial Intelligence is similar to creating a recipe for your favorite…

Image of the number 5 made up of smaller pictures with the Text 5 Technologies that will rock drill & blast in 2021

We’ve decided these 5 tested technologies will rock the drilling & blasting industry in 2021 because we believe this is the year we will start seeing large scale adoption.

Let’s just start by stating the obvious, none of the points below discuss new technologies. …

Our journey using Deep Learning to build an AI model capable of predicting ore deposits from satellite imagery and remote sensing data.

“When democracy defeated prejudice we decided to take advantage of this fact and return to the old and proven methods — to black magic. …

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