Publication: Earth Explorer

Publication: Earth Explorer

Value through partnerships a key message at annual BC exploration conference

Industry leaders emphasised the importance of forming strategic partnerships during their keynote addresses to the Association for Mineral Exploration’s (AME) Roundup conference in Vancouver in January. David Garofalo, President and CEO of Goldcorp, and Don Lindsay, President and CEO of Teck Resources, set the cautiously optimistic tone of the meeting by each stressing how important... Read more »

Publication: Earth Explorer

Corvettes in a cave: applying geophysics to a classic car tragedy

By Kylie Williams February 12, 2014, was a tragic day for Corvette lovers around the world. Shortly after 5:30am, surveillance cameras inside the National Corvette Museum (NCM) in Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA, captured stunning footage of a sinkhole opening up and swallowing eight classic Corvette cars. Although sometimes heartbreaking and rarely recorded on video, sinkhole... Read more »

Publication: Earth Explorer

New IGS Xplore prospectivity maps for Botswana

By Kylie Williams International Geoscience Services (IGS) have released a series of base metal prospectivity maps for the Ngamiland District of northwestern Botswana using free geodata available on the recently-launched Botswana Geoscience Portal, hosted by Geosoft. IGS, a spin-out of the British Geological Survey, used their proprietary IGS Xplore software to identify favorable areas for... Read more »

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Constrained inversion models identify new resources at Ivanhoe’s Platreef deposit

By Kylie Williams Certain minerals, such as magnetite, are valued for their role as magnetic time capsules, locking-in the direction and intensity of the Earth’s magnetism at the time they were formed. This magnetic memory, called remanence, is a useful tool for dating rocks and rock sequences, but can be misleading for geophysicists modelling magnetic... Read more »