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Open Source AI and Junior Mineral Exploration

Open Source AI and Junior Mineral Exploration

The modern-day geologist deals with large amounts of data: remote sensing data (satellite image, airborne geophysics, drone surveys), traditional geochemical, lithological and structural data.  Advancements in computer science allowed the creation of artificial...

Journey to a Mineral Resource Estimate: Data

Journey to a Mineral Resource Estimate: Data

Intro As promised in our published article “TOP 10 TIPS FOR MINERAL RESOURCE ESTIMATION” This is the first of a series of articles named Journey to a Mineral Resource Estimate. All the materials intend to discuss the various aspects of the multiple tasks typically...

Specialty Mineral Resource Estimates

Specialty Mineral Resource Estimates

Originally published on the M.Plan International Limited website on March 16, 2020.   In general, mineral resource estimates for specialty minerals such as quartz, kaolin, diatomite, graphite and limestone, etc. are both similar to and very different from...

Navigating the ESG Landscape Part 2 – Responsible Mining

Navigating the ESG Landscape Part 2 – Responsible Mining

In a previous article published in June, 2020 (link), we set out key elements of the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) landscape, and how Micon can support mining companies at all phases and all scales to engage with sustainable approaches to addressing ESG...

Top 10 Tips for Mineral Resource Estimation

Top 10 Tips for Mineral Resource Estimation

Every mineral deposit is unique and requires a large number of items to consider when conducting a Mineral Resource Estimate (MRE) with some items more important than others. While Micon’s Competent/Qualified Persons may approach and conduct an MRE from a variety of...

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