Panel probes big geological questions
PERTH, AUSTRALIA — Mining Journal - 10 April, 2017 - The truth about big data in resource evaluation, and exploration data management? Well, as respected BHP Billiton principal geoscientist Cam McCuaig indicated in a recent forum focussed on future trends in data collection and interpretation, most of us might not be able to handle the truth!
The forum, developed and hosted by Reflex and SRK Consulting to facilitate discussion and showcase industry leadership in cutting edge developments in the use of geological data and understanding project risk, on the sidelines of a Perth mining investment conference, brought together McCuaig, Rio Tinto Iron Ore resource evaluation manager Mark Tait, and renowned SRK geostatistics expert Daniel Guibal to address a range of key questions about – essentially – the future roles of geoscience professionals in greenfields and brownfields exploration.
Read the full article by Richard Roberts in this Mining Journal's Future of Mining: Exploration feature or view the PDF.