MRA officers acquire new skill sets
Eight Mineral Resources Authority (MRA) staff, comprising mining engineers and geologists have completed a month’s training program on how to use the Geovia Surpac software.
The staff members who have been awarded ‘certificates of completion’ are, Miriam Kuma, Angela Bokuik, Polio Tailao, Steven Samuel and Lloyd Singura, Boidie Akenale and Shekinah Pilamp.
Specific areas of training included ‘Application of geostats to resource estimation using Geovia Surpac, mineral resource estimation using geovia surpac, drill hole data acquisition and Quality Assurances & Quality Control (QAQC), and drill hole database management.
Geovia Surpac is the most widely used software system of its kind in the world. It supports open pit and underground mining and exploration projects in more than 120 countries. The software enables mining practitioners to quantify and evaluate mineral deposits and to plan the efficient extraction of reserves. The software delivers efficiency and accuracy through ease-of-use, powerful 3D graphics and workflow automation, that can be aligned to company-specific processes and data flows.