Ideas to capture images of RC cuttings


We at Imago – are always looking for ways to extract value from geoscientific imagery. Historically we have seen a focus on the capture of drill core photographs in the industry. However, very few sites take photos of RC cuttings. Some of our customers have asked us to tackle this challenge and we have…

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Common Misconceptions about NI 43-101 Reports – Part 1


Although there are literally hundreds of reports filed annually to comply with NI 43-101 requirements, it doesn’t mean that the reports are all fulfilling the intent of the regulation.  I’ve heard plenty of people complain that they see reports that are poor quality, sparking questions of “how do these reports make it onto SEDAR?”.  Since…

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Real-Time Targeting with Quality Structural Data- Bringing QAQC to Oriented Core Drilling

Core orientation

Introduction: Oriented core drilling methods have rapidly evolved over the last several years, leading to a recent uptick in use and multiple case studies where proper use of the tool leads to discovery. Modern orientation tools utilize solid-state accelerometer sensors to reliably determine and mark the position of the downward acceleration vector of gravity on…

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Take the leap to NIR technology – a few points about mineral detection in the field.


Near Infrared Measurement Options for Today’s Exploration Geologist   Near infrared spectroscopy (NIR) is a proven analytical technique that measures light reflectance in the visible and near infrared region of the spectrum (350 to 2500 nanometers) to identify and differentiate various minerals.  While not all minerals are discernable with NIR, many of these minerals that…

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