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    Updated Volvo Site Simulation helps contractors maximize productivity

    The next-generation Volvo Site Simulation uses enhanced real-time data to help customers optimize site productivity and maximize profitability.

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    XECUTE 1.10 gives Mine Planners More Power than Ever

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    Connected Systems and Information

    Paul Beesley explores why the adoption of industry standards is crucial when implementing an integrated operational platform.

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    RPMGlobal and Quartile One form Strategic Partnership

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    RPMGlobal's 2018 Insight Series

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    RPMGlobal release new version of the world’s fastest growing Asset Management solution, AMT (2 Nov, 2018)

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    RPMGlobal Release Major New Functionality in Version 2.1 of the Industry's Leading Planning and Scheduling Software, XPAC Solutions (24 Oct, 2018)

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    RPMGlobal launches the new MinVu, delivering a complete Short-Term Interval Control Solution alongside Enterprise Integration (18 Oct, 2018)

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    RPMGlobal continues to define the intelligent mining space with the launch of HAULSIM 3.0 (02 Oct 2018)

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    Global Mining Review

    The ‘4th Wave of Productivity’ with Simon Askey-Doran

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    Why do we need Zero-Based Budgeting in Mining?

    Darren Rostron explores Zero-Based Budgeting (ZBB) and how a ZBB approach can ensure true cost control within a mining business.

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    RPM Launches the Industry's First Maintenance Cost Budgeting Solution (28 Aug 2018)

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    Now Is the Time to Invest In the Digital Mine

    RPMGlobal's Digested View of PWC's Mining Industry Outlook 2018

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    WASMA Podcast Episode 18: RPMGlobal's Joe McDiarmid discusses Mining Investment

    RPMGlobal's Joe McDiarmid discusses mining investment in episode 18 of the Western Australian School of Mines Alumni podcast.

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    AusBiz Magazine

    Virtual Mine Management and Training Article with Adam Price

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    Tier One Gold Miners Improve Fleet Efficiencies with HAULSIM

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    World Coal Magazine: 'Adapting to Change' by Frank Grima

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    RPMGlobal enter into Master Software Subscription Agreement to extend the reach of RPM’s software to the Accenture Connected Mine Solution (13 Jun 2018)

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    RPM’s Mining for Non-Miners Training

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    RPMGlobal's Optimising the Mining Fleet Webinar with Austmine

    Part 3 of Austmine's Optimising Maintenance Measures Series with RPMGlobal's expertise. The webinar takes a look at a holistic approach to maintenance with an emphasis on reliability analysis, dynamic lifecycle costing and integration with other systems.

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    XPAC SOLUTIONS - STEEPLY DIPPING COAL SOLUTION (SDCS) BROCHURE

    Discover how Steeply Dipping Coal Solution (SDCS) can be used to meet the demands of your unique mining method.

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    XERAS Enterprise - Plan vs Actual

    Here we take a look at XERAS Enterprise's plan versus actual and variance reporting. XERAS Enterprise identifies how changes have impacted the plan and allows users to react faster with improved decision-making capabilities.

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    RPM and MineWare deliver real-time decision making capabilities through their product development collaboration (05 Mar 2018)

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    HAULSIM BROCHURE - DELIVERING REAL OPERATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS THAT SAVE COUNTLESS DOLLARS ON CAPITAL EXPENDITURE

    Discover how HAULSIM can connect fleet assets, mining operational plans and the people to build a 'digital twin' of any mining operation - open pit or underground - to deliver an accurate representation of any mine sites haulage operations.

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    XPAC Solutions - Quarry Solutions (QS) Brochure

    Read more about the benefits Quarry Solutions can give to your mining operations.

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    XPAC SOLUTIONS - STRATIGRAPHIC METALS SOLUTION (SMS) BROCHURE

    Discover how Stratigraphic Metals Solution (SMS) can be used to meet the demands of your unique mining method.

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    XPAC Solutions - Oil Sands Solutions (OSS) Brochure

    Learn more about RPMGlobal's OSS and how it is changing the way in which engineers are planning and scheduling their operations.

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    XPAC SOLUTIONS - UNDERGROUND METALS SOLUTION (UGMS) BROCHURE

    Learn how Underground Metals Solution (UGMS) has become the benchmark for Underground Metals software.

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    XPAC Solutions - Open Pit Metals Solution (OPMS) Brochure

    Learn more about the industry leading scheduling solution for open pit metal operations.

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    XPAC Solutions - Open Pit Diamond Solution (OPDS) Brochure

    Learn more about the features that make OPDS the industry standard for mine planning and scheduling.

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    XACT BROCHURE - THE INTUITIVE SOLUTION FOR SHORT-TERM SCHEDULING

    Learn how XACT can give you the flexibility and control to collaborate across departments and deliver "do-able" plans for this shift and the next; today, tomorrow and beyond.

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    XECUTE BROCHURE

    Discover how XECUTE minimises data entry and maximises planning value, adaptability and agility by using automation to connect planning with operations, with 3D cross-team collaboration, and integrated design and scheduling.

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    XPAC Solutions - Open Cut Phosphate Solution (OCPS) Brochure

    Understand why OCPS is the leading scheduling solution.

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    XPAC Solutions - Open Cut Coal Solution (OCCS) Brochure

    Learn more about RPM's OCCS and the benefits it can provide your mining organisation.

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    RESERVER Brochure

    Learn more about the benefits of RESERVER to your mining operations.

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    XPAC SOLUTIONS BROCHURE - THE LEADING MINE SCHEDULING SOLUTION

    Learn how XPAC Solutions has combined RPMGlobal's (RPM) 40+ years of deep mining expertise with the latest advances in technology, mathematics and 3D computational geometry.

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    AMT for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) Brochure

    Learn why AMT is the solution of choice for the world's leading OEM's.

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    DRAGSIM BROCHURE - THE TRUSTED DRAGLINE SIMULATION AND PLANNING SOLUTION

    Learn more about how DRAGSIM helps you find the right fit for your mine site.

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    AMT for Contractors Brochure

    Learn how you can improve equipment performance and lower operating costs with AMT for Contractors.

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    AMT Brochure

    Learn more about AMT, the only in-shift maintenance solution that dynamically links to life-cycle costing and strategy to provide an accurate life-cycle position and optimal maintenance strategies.

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    XERAS Brochure

    Learn more about XERAS desktop and how it can benefit your mining organisation.

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    XERAS Enterprise Brochure

    Understand the benefits XERAS Enterprise can bring to your mining organisation.

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    SIMULATE BROCHURE

    Discover how SIMULATE enables OEM's to leverage customer data to build a 'digital twin' of any mining operation - open pit or underground - to deliver an accurate representation of any mine sites haulage operations, actively demonstrating the value certain equipment and services can provide.

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    TALPAC BROCHURE - THE LEADING INDEPENDENT HAULAGE AND LOADING SIMULATION

    Learn how TALPAC can evaluate the efficiency, productivity and economics of truck and loader haulage.

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    Shift Manager Brochure

    Learn about how Operations Manager is the solution for short term planning and execution that allows transparency so users can collaborate and communicate through a single integrated web based plan.

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    TALPAC UNDERGROUND COAL BROCHURE - THE LEADING, LONGWALL PRODUCTION SIMULATOR

    Discover how mining companies are using TALPAC Underground Coal to investigate their options and increase productivity on their longwall.

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    MinVu Brochure - Driving the data driven mining organisation

    Learn how mining companies are transforming their operations using MinVu to gain real time insights across the operational mining value chain.

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    Learn about the business benefits OCCS delivers.

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    OPEN CUT COAL SOLUTION - OVERVIEW

    OCCS is 100% script-free, and made up of pre-defined logic, which, when combined with the tacit knowledge of mining engineers, automatically determines what is practically possible to achieve across one or many mining operations. This agility gives Engineers the ability to respond rapidly to the market and maximise output delivering shareholder value.

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    Shift Manager - OVERVIEW

    RPMGlobal’s Operations Manager is a solution for short term planning and execution that allows transparency so users can collaborate and communicate through a single integrated web based plan.

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    XECUTE - OVERVIEW

    XECUTE minimises data entry and maximises planning value, adaptability and agility by using automation to connect planning with operations, with 3D crossteam collaboration, and integrated design and scheduling.

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    HAULSIM - OVERVIEW

    HAULSIM connects the fleet assets, mining operational plans and the people to build a ‘digital twin’ of any mining operation – open pit or underground – to deliver an accurate representation of any mine sites haulage operations.

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    AMT - Overview

    AMT is the only in-shift maintenance solution that dynamically links to lifecycle costing and strategy to provide an accurate lifecycle position and optimal maintenance strategies using Dynamic Life Cycle Calculator (DLCC) – the heart of AMT. DLCC constantly updates using actual events and real-time condition data to generate the full forward life-cycle view of an asset.

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    XPAC Solutions - Overview

    Understand how RPM is redefining mine planning and scheduling with XPAC Solutions - the only solution purpose built for the mining industry.

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    Press Release

    RPMGlobal Release the Industry's First Steeply Dipping Coal Solution (24 Apr 2018)

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    Learn about RPMGlobal's Advisory Team's success in Operational Services

    Learn more about RPMGlobal's Advisory capabilities and success in delivering Mining Operational Services to our customers globally.

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    Mining Project Services Capabilities

    Learn more about RPMGlobal's Advisory capabilities and success in delivering Mining Project Services to our customers.

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    Learn more about RPM's Investor Services experience

    Learn more about RPMGlobal's Advisory capabilities and success in delivering Investor Services to our customers.

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    Understand why RPMGlobal's Advisory Team are the Global Leaders

    Understand quickly the success and experience in the RPMGlobal Advisory Team.

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    White Paper

    Enterprise Planning Framework (EPF) - the mining industry's only enterprise platform

    Connected systems and connected information leads to amplified decision making. Enterprise integration and collaboration will deliver the operational improvements mining companies need to realise the next wave of productivity improvements.

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    RPMGlobal and ISA-95 - creating a standard for mining

    ISA-95 is mining’s world first widely adopted ‘open’ standard that creates a seamless communication protocol for data flowing between all of the vital, increasingly automated and connected, cogs in supply chain lines. The latest mining profile to ISA-95 enables true digital transformation and breaks down the current rigid environment and its inflexible information siloes.

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    Are you ready for your next budget cycle?

    Today’s mining companies continue to face a vast range of complex financial reporting requirements, and ever-increasing scrutiny by auditors and stakeholders. Consolidation and reporting applications need to be flexible, and accurate with rapid reporting capabilities and integrate easily with any ERP system.

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    Making better haulage decisions through Discrete Event Simulation

    Mine haulage is often the one of the highest cost components of the mining process. In the current climate, pressure is on mining companies to move more material with the same or less equipment forcing them to look closely at latent capacity in the current fleet.

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    See the ROI RPMGlobal's XERAS Enterprise customers are experiencing

    See how our customers are achieving financial success in their mining operations using XERAS Enterprise.

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    Capability Profile

    Base Metals

    RPMGlobal’s (RPM) expertise spans across all key mining regions, methods and commodities globally. RPM partners with Mining clients and Investment firms to deliver bespoke and/or independent insights and advice based on our strong understanding of the requirements of the mining industry and its financiers.

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    Iron Ore

    RPMGlobal’s (RPM) expertise spans across all key mining regions, methods and commodities globally. RPM partners with Mining clients and Investment firms to deliver bespoke and/or independent insights and advice based on our strong understanding of the requirements of the mining industry and its financiers.

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    Lateritic Ore

    RPMGlobal’s (RPM) expertise spans across all key mining regions, methods and commodities globally. RPM partners with Mining clients and Investment firms to deliver bespoke and/or independent insights and advice based on our strong understanding of the requirements of the mining industry and its financiers.

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    Open Cut Coal

    RPMGlobal’s (RPM) expertise spans across all key mining regions, methods and commodities globally. RPM partners with Mining clients and Investment firms to deliver bespoke and/or independent insights and advice based on our strong understanding of the requirements of the mining industry and its financiers.

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    Precious Metals

    RPMGlobal’s (RPM) expertise spans across all key mining regions, methods and commodities globally. RPM partners with Mining clients and Investment firms to deliver bespoke and/or independent insights and advice based on our strong understanding of the requirements of the mining industry and its financiers.

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    Battery Minerals

    RPMGlobal’s (RPM) expertise spans across all key mining regions, methods and commodities globally. RPM partners with Mining clients and Investment firms to deliver bespoke and/or independent insights and advice based on our strong understanding of the requirements of the mining industry and its financiers.

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    Underground Coal

    RPMGlobal’s (RPM) expertise spans across all key mining regions, methods and commodities globally. RPM partners with Mining clients and Investment firms to deliver bespoke and/or independent insights and advice based on our strong understanding of the requirements of the mining industry and its financiers.

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    Uranium

    RPMGlobal’s (RPM) expertise spans across all key mining regions, methods and commodities globally. RPM partners with Mining clients and Investment firms to deliver bespoke and/or independent insights and advice based on our strong understanding of the requirements of the mining industry and its financiers.

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    Press Release

    RPMGlobal announces the completion of the MinVu acquisition (01 Feb 2018)

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    Learn about the business benefits OPMS delivers.

    There is proof in the numbers. Learn what ROI OPMS could deliver to your mining operation.

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    Technical Paper

    Independent Engineer/Due Diligence Reviews

    The majority of Independent Engineer (IE) assignments for due-diligence reviews of mining projects are performed for financial institutions considering the lending of funds for new or expanding mine projects.

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    Open Cut Coal Solution (OCCS) - Parametric Modelling

    Understand how RPMGlobal are delivering the digital mine by incorporating the principles of Parametric modelling into mine planning and execution.

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    XERAS Enterprise - SAP BPC Integration

    Understand how easy it is to integrate XERAS with SAP to unlock the full value of your ERP investment.

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    XERAS Enteprise - Analysis Reports

    This video gives a brief look at the user interface and simplicity of creating and managing pivot based ad-hoc reports and charts.

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    XERAS Enterprise - Scenario Mode

    Learn about the scenario analysis feature and value of live comparison reporting in these scenarios.

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    XERAS Enterprise - Cost Driver Tree

    Explore the value of being able to visualise the cost/value driver tree using the drill down feature for each and every value within the financial model.

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    XERAS Enterprise - Version Comparison

    Highlighting the quantum leap in analysing the variance between plan versions with detailed underlying variances and live interactive bridge diagrams is something unique to XERAS Enterprise. Try doing that in a spreadsheet!

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    XERAS Enterprise Sensitivity Analysis

    XERAS Enterprise's Sensitivity Analysis feature demonstrates the impact of real time sensitivity analysis on mine plans. A unique feature that simply is not possible in any other software that we are aware of!

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    XERAS Enterprise - General Features

    In this short video, learn about XERAS (XE) Enteprise, the mining industry's leading zero-based budgeting solution. See how you can forecast the future of your mine's financial health and immediately see the impact of every decision, before it's made, with XERAS Enterprise.

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    HAULSIM - Queue length at Crusher

    This shows you how easy it is to simulate queue length at the crushers so you can intelligently decide how you can positively impact the mine's productivity.

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    HAULSIM - One Lane Roads

    This shows how you can intuitively understand the impact of one lane roads to productivity in your mining operations.

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    Open Cut Coal Solution (OCCS) - Block Modelling

    Learn more about RPMGlobal's XPAC solution for Open Cut Coal and understand the benefits of block modelling in an Enterprise solution.

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    Case Study

    Downer achieves Asset Management Excellence with AMT

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    Golden Resource Corporation (GRC) drives short term mine scheduling excellence

    Understand the impact XACT has at GRC as their 'single source of the truth for their entire reserve database.'

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    John Holland Improves Profitability with AMT

    John Holland is one of Australia’s largest and most diverse specialist contracting businesses featuring a wide range of specialist construction and project management skills.

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    OceanaGold optimises mine performance with OPMS

    As mining companies continue to operate in increasingly challenging economic conditions, players large and small are looking to digital technologies as a vehicle to help increase production, reduce costs and improve operational efficiency.

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    TIPL's ‘Creating Competitive Advantage’ initiative could only be possible with AMT

    TIPL is a key distributer of Caterpillar construction, mining, energy and transportation systems in North & East India, Nepal and Bhutan.

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    Learn about the business benefits HAULSIM delivers.

    There's proof in numbers. Learn what ROI HAULSIM could deliver to your mining operation.

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    Press Release

    Acquisition by RPM of MinVu (18 Dec 2017)

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    XERAS Enterprise - Overview

    In this short video, learn about XERAS (XE) Enteprise, the mining industry's leading zero-based budgeting solution. See how you can forecast the future of your mine's financial health and immediately see the impact of every decision, before it's made, with XERAS Enterprise.

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    Press Release

    RPM continues to innovate the digital mining planning landscape with its acquisition of MineOptima (01 Aug 2017)

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    RPMGlobal continues to define the digital mining planning landscape with the launch of their Underground Metals Solution (31 Jul 2017)

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    RPM continues to lead the way in the digital mine planning landscape with the integration of AMT and XERAS Enterprise (27 Jun 2017)

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    RPM Announces New Software Release featuring Fleet Planner and Cornering Speed Optimisation for HAULSIM – the Digital Twin for Optimised Mine Haulage Outcomes (22 Jun 2017)

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    RPMGlobal continues to drive technology innovation with the launch of the XERAS (XE) Enterprise 2.0 (16 Jun 2017)

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    RPMGlobal announces Partnership with Chasm Consulting for Ventsim Mine Ventilation Software (15 Jun 2017)

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    RPMGlobal, as part of a consortium, have been chosen to conduct a feasibility study for Barapurkuria Coal Mining Company Ltd (BCMCL) as part of the Government’s ‘Energy Security’ Program. (01 Jun 2017)

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    RPMGlobal announces new corporate brand and continued commitment to the mining industry. (04 Apr 2017)

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    Technical Paper

    Graphite: Not All Flakes Are Created Equal

    Graphite is one of the three common allotropes of carbon (the other two are amorphous and diamond). It forms with a hexagonal crystal structure arranged in layers and is the most stable form of carbon under standard conditions.

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    Press Release

    RPM Announces Partnership Agreement with Russian based Maintex (21 Mar 2017)

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    RPM launches Operations Manager. The holistic work management system that delivers true short interval control in mining. (07 Mar 2017)

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    RPM Announces Indian Partnership Agreement with Tractors India Private Limited (TIPL) (22 Feb 2017)

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    RPM announces the release of improved simulation software – available for live demonstrations at SME (16 Feb 2017)

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    RPM’s world leading software innovation is again on show with the latest release of their Ultra Short Term Scheduling tool XECUTE 1.3 (09 Feb 2017)

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    RPM acquires rights to short interval control software (21 Dec 2016)

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    Technical Paper

    Fatal Flaws In Processing Due Dilligences

    A Due Diligence is typically required when funds are sought to develop a new project or expand an existing operation or when there is a proposed merger or acquisition.

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    Press Release

    Kazzinc commits to RungePincockMinarco’s (RPM’s) Enterprise Planning Platform to Deliver the Next Step in Productivity. (22 Nov 2016)

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    RPM ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT WITH ENTERCHAIN LIMITED AS LATEST SOLUTIONS PARTNER (29 Sep 2016)

    RungePincockMinarco (RPM) has today announced the launch of a strategic business partner agreement with Russia-based enterprise solutions provider, EnterChain Limited (EnterChain). Today’s partnership extension is a demonstration of RPM’s global growth strategy, which committed the company to further expansion across Russia and Kazakhstan.

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    Visit RungePincockMinarco at MINExpo 2016 to experience game changing technologies shaping the Digital Mine of the Future (23 Sep 2016)

    Today’s mining landscape is changing rapidly and RungePincockMinarco (RPM) is at the forefront of this transformation as digital technologies become pivotal to mining success.

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    RPM’s Advisory team harness OPMS to deliver for China Molydenum Co Ltd Acquisitions (19 Sep 2016)

    RungePincockMinarco (RPM) is proud to announce that its global Advisory division performed an integral role in the global team supporting China Molybdenum’s (CMOC) purchase of two world class assets from Anglo American Plc (Anglo) and Freeport-McMoran Inc (Freeport) totalling approximately USD$4.1 Billion.

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    RPM GIVES INDUSTRY ICON A FACELIFT (06 Aug 2016)

    RungePincockMinarco (RPM) has launched the latest version of an industry icon, with focus on the user experience. TALPAC 11 has a new look and feel as well as a host of other new additions.

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    RPM announces new scheduling product – Stratigraphic Metals XPAC Solution (25 Jul 2016)

    RungePincockMinarco (ASX: RUL) [RPM] has today announced the expansion of its suite of commodity based mine scheduling software solutions, through the launch of Stratigraphic Metals XPAC Solution ™.

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    RPM announces enhancement of TALPAC 11 (13 Jul 2016)

    RungePincockMinarco Limited (ASX: RUL) [RPM] has today announced the enhancement of TALPAC 11.

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    RPM completes acquisition of iSolutions (01 Jul 2016)

    RungePincockMinarco has today announced it has completed its acquisition of iSolutions. From today, iSolutions’ entire suite of products specialising in asset management, life cycle costing, maintenance shift scheduling and budgeting will now form part of RPM’s technology business.

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    Technical Paper

    Project Infrastructure Requirements

    When considering a prospective mining operation, much of the focus is naturally on the resource itself and the ability to extract and process the material into a commercial product. However the ability to achieve this is dependent on the infrastructure that is available, or needs to be constructed for the project.

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    RPM announces launch of XERAS Enterprise 1.2 with increased benefits to users – turning data into information (07 Jun 2016)

    RungePincockMinarco is excited to announce the much anticipated launch of XERAS Enterprise 1.2, delivering the next phase of innovative features for its enterprise financial modelling product.

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    Acquisition by RPM of iSolutions (17 May 2016)

    RungePincockMinarco Limited (ASX: RUL) [RPM] has, today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the issued share capital of iSolutions, a leading global Asset Management software company with over 20 years’ experience in the provision of asset management, life cycle costing and budgeting software solutions to the mining industry.

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    RPM’s Advisory team wins Outstanding Supplier of the Year Award at the NSW Mining Industry and Suppliers Conference (13 May 2016)

    RungePincockMinarco is proud to announce its Advisory team has been awarded NSW Mining’s Outstanding Supplier of the Year award at the NSW Mining Industry & Suppliers Awards Dinner in Sydney last night. In a celebration of the people and businesses that make NSW mining strong amidst a backdrop of low commodity prices and challenging economic conditions, this award recognises RPM as a success story and Australasia’s leading Mining Advisory company.

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    RPM gets back into Coal with the launch of the new Open Cut Coal XPAC Solution (11 May 2016)

    RungePincockMinarco (RPM) has today re-established its place in the coal market with the launch of their new Open Cut Coal XPAC Solution (OCCS). This delivers a leap forward in scheduling specifically for the coal industry.

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    Modular Mining Systems and RungePincockMinarco Announce Strategic Alliance to Bridge the Gap Between Planning and Execution (15 Apr 2016)

    Today, Modular Mining Systems (Modular) and RungePincockMinarco (RPM) announced a strategic alliance to deliver an integrated solution to bridge the gap between planning and operations for elevated precision and optimised efficiencies to enhance mine productivity. The alliance builds on RPM’s expertise in planning and scheduling and Modular’s expertise in systems integration and mine management solutions.

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    RPM not slowing down with another major release for its XPAC Solutions which delivers unrivalled functionality, speed and enterprise connectivity improvements in scheduling (21 Mar 2016)

    RungePincockMinarco (RPM) is continuing to move ahead of its peers in the mining software industry by delivering another significant advancement in scheduling technology with the latest release of its XPAC Solutions.

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    Chief Technology Officer, Paul Beesley appointed ISA95 committee member (21 Mar 2016)

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    RPM announces its latest release of XECUTE (08 Mar 2016)

    RungePincockMinarco (RPM) has today announced a significant upgrade to XECUTE – the industry’s first and only enterprise mine planning application for the ultra-short-term horizon. The launch of XECUTE 1.1 delivers several software enhancements advancing both product functionality and overall user experience.

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    RPM launches HAULSIM 2.0 – a supercharged version of its simulation software (27 Feb 2016)

    RungePincockMinarco (RPM) has today announced the launch of its latest version of HAULSIM, delivering unparalleled benefits and features to users around the globe. As the leaders in mine haulage simulation solutions, RPM attributes much of the development of HAULSIM 2.0 to ongoing consultation and feedback received from their global user base.

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    Technical Paper

    Management of Extreme High Grade Assays

    The estimation of mineral resources forms the basis for proving the viability of any mining project.

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    RPM adds another commodity based scheduling solution with the release of Open Cut Phosphate XPAC Solution. (03 Feb 2016)

    RungePincockMinarco (RPM) has expanded its mine scheduling reach even further with today’s launch of Open Cut Phosphate (OCPS). This product delivers a significant advancement in scheduling technology for the phosphate industry.

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    A significant improvement to the mine planning process with the launch of RPM’s Plan Manager. (20 Jan 2016)

    RungePincockMinarco (RPM) has announced a significant improvement to the way mine planning data is managed and communicated with the launch of their new enterprise application, Plan Manager.

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    Technical Paper

    Pressure Leaching: Coming Of Age or Has it Been Here for a Long Time?

    RPMGlobal has been recently been involved with several reviews of pressure oxidation facilities including application in gold, silver, copper and aluminum.

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    RPM unveils new XERAS Enterprise software at SAP Industry Advisory Council for Mining (29 Oct 2015)

    RungePincockMinarco (RPM) has today announced the release of XERAS Enterprise, its new enterprise financial modelling product which has a revolutionary new user interface (UI) and the power and flexibility of a server based architecture.

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    Technical Paper

    Cost Overrun Accounts

    In its role as an independent engineer (IE) on behalf of various lenders, RPMGlobal is asked to perform pre-loan approval due diligence on mining projects in order to identify risks that might affect a borrower’s/sponsor’s ability to repay debt.

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    RPM LAUNCHES ITS LATEST MINING EQUIPMENT SIMULATION SOFTWARE PRODUCT – SIMULATE (10 Sep 2015)

    RungePincockMinarco (RPM) is excited to announce the launch of SIMULATE – a powerful, user-friendly, and intuitive enterprise simulation product for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs).

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    RPM ANNOUNCES ARDEF AS SOLUTION PARTNER IN TURKEY (26 Aug 2015)

    RungePincockMinarco (RPM) has today expanded its global footprint by entering into a strategic business partner agreement with Turkey based ARDEF Mine Machinery Energy & Trading Incorporation (ARDEF). ARDEF has over 15 years of experience in providing technology and advisory solutions for mining customers across Turkey and was a clear choice as strategic business partner for RPM moving forward in the region.

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    RPM ACHIEVES SAP INTEGRATION CERTIFICATION (06 Aug 2015)

    RungePincockMinarco (RPM) has today announced a significant milestone with the receipt of full SAP integration certification for its Enterprise product offering.

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    RPM MAKE ANOTHER LEAP FORWARD BY ACQUIRING RIGHTS TO GEOSPATIAL MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE (06 Aug 2015)

    RungePincockMinarco (RPM) has today made another leap forward with their software strategy by announcing the acquisition of intellectual property rights from PrimeThought Software Solutions, a specialist developer of software products used in the management and reporting of geospatial information and the structuring of geospatial databases.

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    RPM RECEIVES AWARD FOR MINE SCHEDULING SOLUTIONS (06 Aug 2015)

    Global publication Mining Magazine has just announced that RungePincockMinarco (RPM) has won their annual innovation award in the category of Mine Planning/Resource Modeling for their XPAC Solutions suite of products.

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    HAULSIM GOES FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH AS THE POPULARITY OF SIMULATION GROWS (06 Aug 2015)

    RungePincockMinarco (RPM) has today launched the latest version of their haulage and loading simulation software, HAULSIM. This update now includes integration with RPM’s Commodity Based Scheduling Solutions, enhancements to the 3D user interface and a raft of new features requested by clients.

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    RPM AT INVESTING IN AFRICAN MINING INDABA 2015 (06 Aug 2015)

    RungePincockMinarco (RPM) will be exhibiting at Investing in African Mining, Indaba this week in Johannesburg. The conference will take place from 9 – 12 February at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

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    RPM’S GEOGAS RECEIVES NATA ACCREDITATION (06 Aug 2015)

    RungePincockMinarco (RPM) has today announced a significant milestone in its GeoGAS division with accreditation from the National Association of Testing Authority (NATA), for new laboratory testing services in GeoGAS.

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    RPM’S DR. JOHN UHRIE RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS MILLMAN AWARD AT SME (06 Aug 2015)

    RungePincockMinarco’s (RPM) Principal Process Engineer, Dr. John Uhrie, was presented with the Minerals and Metallurgical Processing Division’s “Millman of the Year” Award at the annual meeting of the Society of Mining Engineers (SME) held in Denver, Colorado last month.

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    THE INDUSTRY RESPONDS TO NEW TALPAC 11 (06 Aug 2015)

    Following on from the February launch of industry icon TALPAC’s new version 11, RungePincockMinarco has seen a positive response from its client base.

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    EXCITING ADDITION TO RPM’S SCHEDULING SUITE WITH THE LAUNCH OF OUR QUARRY XPAC SOLUTION (06 Aug 2015)

    RungePincockMinarco (RPM) has today announced the release of its Quarry XPAC Solution. RPM’s development team have worked hard finalise new features and functionality specific to the quarrying industry, adding cement and aggregates to their comprehensive scheduling suite.

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    RPM’S LATEST RELEASE OF XERAS FOR ENTERPRISE UNLEASHES THE POWER OF THE MODEL REPOSITORY (06 Aug 2015)

    RungePincockMinarco (RPM) has today announced the latest release of their XERAS for Enterprise product, delivering a powerful new module, the Model Repository.

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    RPM ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF HAULSIM 1.3 DELIVERING INCREASED BENEFITS TO USERS (06 Aug 2015)

    RungePincockMinarco (RPM) has today announced the release of its latest version of HAULSIM delivering cutting-edge features and benefits to its users.

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    RPM RELEASE XECUTE, AN INNOVATIVE ENTERPRISE APPLICATION THAT PROMISES TO BE AN INDUSTRY GAME CHANGER FOR PRODUCTIVITY GAINS (06 Aug 2015)

    RungePincockMinarco Limited [RPM] has today launched XECUTE™, an ultra-short term mine planning solution, which delivers a step change in the traditional methods of mine planning, by providing a purpose built, enterprise grade, Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) execution planning solution.

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    RPM PROVIDES MINING INDUSTRY WITH ENGINEERING STUDY BACKBONE (06 Aug 2015)

    RungePincockMinarco (RPM) has today released an update to their industry paper titled ‘Minimum Engineering Study Requirements’

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    Simulation now more important than ever for mining (06 Aug 2015)

    RungePincockMinarco (RPM) has today announced it has entered into an agreement with FlexSim Software Products, Inc. (FlexSim) to acquire a copy of their simulation software.

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    Minimum Engineering Study Requirements Update

    The evaluation of a mining project from exploration through development and production is a lengthy and complicated process.

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    Are You Ready for Your Next Budget Cycle?

    Traditional budgeting tools can hinder the budgeting & planning cycle but there is a better way.

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    Selecting Longwall Panel: An Objective Approach

    The trend for longwall operations has been to increase panel widths, lengths and where possible, cutting height.

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    Innovation in Mining: Simulation and Production Planning

    Mining companies are familiar with the ups and downs of the mining economy. However, in recent times, the large high and subsequent low fluctuations are hitting the industry hard. To compound the economic pressures, deposits are continually getting deeper and more complex to extract, and grades are lower.

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    An Optimal Model of Global Thermal Coal Trade

    While one would be hard pressed to glean positive news regarding the coal industry’s future from the popular media and even from some trade publications, recent research suggests that the future may not be so bleak.

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    Discrete Event Haulage Simulation

    It is widely understood that mine haulage is one of the highest cost components within the mining process. The current economic climate presents heightened pressure to maximise the value of current haulage systems and drive down costs; doing more, with less.

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    Junior Challenge

    In November 2013, Grant Thornton Australia released their annual JUMEX Survey, a survey of junior mining and exploration companies in Australia.

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    Resource Estimate Review Steps

    International codes such as JORC, NI 43-101 and SAMREC are all based on the notion of transparency together with professional aptitude and experience of the competent persons undertaking the work.

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    Surface Mining Technology Managing the Paradigm Shift

    Mining is essentially a materials management process where materials are classified, excavated, moved to a desired location, processed at a cost and sold for a price and hopefully, generate a profit. ‘How much is that cost and can it be reduced?’ is the ageold question.

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    Optimum Equipment Management Through Life Cycle Costing

    Large mining operations need equipment that consistently performs as expected. The most effective way of ensuring this is to have a defined life cycle with an optimized maintenance strategy.

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    The Importance of Economics in Mining

    With the mining industry at a point of inflection - or perhaps introspection - many companies are placing a much greater focus on costs.

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    The Five Elements of Project Failure

    “There is nothing so useless as do-ing efficiently that which should not be done at all.” Peter Drucker

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    Royalties and Valuation of Mineral Rights

    An appraiser of mineral rights or interests in a property is faced with the same three approaches to valuation as with any other real estate appraisal exercise: 1) cost, 2) comparable sales, and 3) the income method.

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    Mineral Project Evaluation

    As commodity prices rise, together with restricted labor markets and fluctuating material costs, the role of mineral project evaluation plays a vital role for all mining professionals.

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    Economic of Mine Planning and Equipment Selection - Part 2

    In this final part he continues the example of why “optimum” production rates for new mine developments derived from simple discounted cash flow analysis may be wrong … i.e., too high.

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    Economic of Mine Planning and Equipment Selection - Part 1

    In this article, he looks at marginal costs, and suggests that some of our investment choices for startup of new mines might be incorrect – if we apply simple pit optimization criteria, the “optimum” production rates derived from these models may be too high.

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    Phosphates & Your Future

    Phosphate is an essential component of the human body and necessary in the human diet. The primary source in the human diet is from plants produced by intensive crop development in favorable agricultural areas around the world.

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    The Evolution of Mining Trucks

    The mining industry is constantly developing and introducing new technologies to make operations more efficient, safer and ultimately improve the bottom line.

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    RPMGlobal Approach to the Reporting of NI 43-101 Complaint Minerals

    Pincock, Allen and Holt (PAH) prepared this article to provide guidance and clarification on our current approach to the estimation and reporting of Mineral Resources in light of the various international mining codes established by professional organizations such as CIM, SME and JORC and the respective exchange commissions.

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    Electronic Metals and Rare Earth Oxides

    Several years ago, the author used a historic 15th century Portuguese bookcover in a college lecture. The picture illustrated the dangers of world exploration with a two mast sailing ship breaking up near shore, and all the crew jumping overboard to swim to safety.

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    Quantitative Risk Analysis of Estimated Resources

    The dictionary meaning of estimate is “an approximate calculation or judgment of the value, number, quantity, or extent of something.” Resource estimates are the grades and tonnages calculated from a resource model at a cutoff grade.

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