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Marrakech Mining Convention 2019 Round-up

From the 17th – 19th of April, Datamine was excited to be an associate sponsor of the Marrakech Mining Convention 2019 in Morocco.

Sirovision V6.2 Showcase of Drone Workflow for Open Pit Mapping

In the most recent update of Sirovision, version 6.2 now has the increased capability to import various formats of several 3D model types such as those built from drone images, laser scanners and radar systems. This includes *.OBJ, *.LAS and *.PLY formats. The below infographic elaborates on the workflow in Sirovision V6.2 using photographs taken […]

Discover Mobile Release

The highly anticipated Discover Mobile product has been made available with the March 2019 release of Discover. Discover Mobile is included with the latest Discover update, and allows you to take your data with you out into the field. Mobility and interoperability are big themes in exploration, and Discover Mobile delivers this in spades. Examples […]

Introducing Studio Survey – Open Pit Surveying Solution

Ben Vagg and our development team have been hard at work on a survey solution designed exclusively for Open Pit Mine Surveyors. Studio Survey is not a module within a more complex product but is a dedicated product that simplifies and streamlines the processing of everyday survey tasks in operations mining any type of commodity. Built […]

Studio UG Update

The Studio UG upgrade rollout has continued to gather momentum in recent months, with positive feedback from customers about the automation and time saving features, great graphics and simplified workflow.  To date, over 600 licenses have been issued to 110 customers in 28 countries. One of our favourite new features is the project dashboard (left), which […]

Q1 2019 Training & Events – Recap

PDAC Convention Toronto The annual PDAC Convention was held in Toronto, Canada from 1-4 March. It is one of the biggest events in the mineral exploration industry with over 1,000 exhibitors and 25,000 attendees spanning over the four days, and our team were proud to be one of the exhibitors this year. We organised a […]

New Faces in 2019!

As we continue to expand, we have had many new faces join the Datamine family this year. Some of which you will soon see face-to-face, and some who will be working behind the scenes to oil the gears making sure everything runs as smoothly as possible. Meet the newest additions to the team below!   […]

Copperbelt Conference 2019 Roundup

Datamine hosted their first ever annual conference on the Zambian Copperbelt from 4-7 March 2019 at the newly opened Garden Court Hotel in Kitwe.   

Datamine Sudan Showcase 2019 Roundup

Datamine recently attended the 4th Annual Sudan International Mining Business Forum and Exhibition (SIMFE) from 18 – 20 February 2019 in Khartoum, Sudan.

Investing in African Mining Indaba 2019 Roundup

Datamine’s presence was felt at the 25th edition of the Investing in African Mining Indaba held in Cape Town, South Africa from 4 – 7 February 2019. The annual event is the largest gathering in Africa of investors, mining executives and junior miners from across the globe. The event is known for its networking and […]

Datamine EDGE: Student Workshops – Studio OP Training

Datamine Africa successfully hosted the first Datamine EDGE: Student Workshop in Johannesburg, South Africa from 14 – 18 January 2019. As part of Datamine’s continued investment in the next generation of geologists, mine planners and mine engineers, these free sessions allowed students working towards a qualification in Geology or Mine Engineering to gain insight into Datamine’s […]

Datamine announces acquisition of Flairbase

  Strategic acquisition continues to strengthen Datamine’s short term planning and production management solution.   Following a successful partnership to distribute the Amine short term mine planning solution, Datamine has today announced the acquisition of Flairbase Inc. The acquisition will allow Datamine to further integrate Amine into its underground planning suite, and commence the distribution […]

Merry Christmas!

  Compliments of the season to all our customers and partners from the global team here at Datamine. It has been a very busy year in 2018, and we can only expect bigger and better things to come in 2019! Please look out for new software releases and innovations from Datamine as we strive to […]

Studio RM, EM & OP Updates

  The development team at Datamine are always happy to receive client feedback on our software products to ensure that our frequent updates maximise the value to our end users.  New releases of Studio RM, EM and OP were published to our support site downloads area in November 2018, incorporating a mix of new functionality, […]

Studio UG Training – December Milestone

Following the sneak peeks of Studio UG during our Australian and European Conferences, this December Caroline Corte and Henrique Silva conducted a free training session in Perth where we had a number of interested clients attend a ‘hands-on’ run-through. Our trainees were taken through each step of the Studio UG planning process, experiencing new features […]

Datamine Conferences 2018 – The Year That Was

November 2018 – European Users Conference We ended the year with yet another memorable and fantastic Conference hosted by Datamine Europe from 12-16 November 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey. This was the first time in ten years that the European User Conference has been hosted outside of the UK, so it definitely brought some new and […]

New Faces to the Datamine Family!

We are ending 2018 with a handful of new and talented faces joining our Datamine team! Please look forward to one or more of the below people making waves within Datamine and the mining technology industry!                                      

European Users Conference 2018

Following two rounds of successful Conferences, we ended the year with yet another memorable and fantastic Conference hosted by Datamine International from 12-16 November 2018. It was held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Istanbul, Turkey and was traditionally held in the UK every two years. This was the first time in ten years that it […]

Datamine Onsite Support & Training Ghana

Datamine Africa Consultant Bridget Modiapula spent some time in Ghana doing onsite mine visits and introductory training for Studio RM. From 5 November to 22 November, Bridget visited various clients and universities in Ghana, showcasing Datamine software and its capabilities. As part of our commitment to providing software solutions for every stage of mining, the […]

Perth Symposium

Continuing on the fantastic momentum we have had with hosting exclusive Datamine events this year, we would like to finish it with a bang with a Perth Symposium consisting of 1-day training sessions – 3 concurrent streams for Geology, Open Pit and Underground Engineering on Friday 14 December at the Mercure Hotel – followed by […]

Pumpsim 3.0 Official Release

The newest version of Pumpsim, a pipe system simulation software, has been officially released.   Pumpsim is a 3D flow simulation software developed for pipe networks. The software allows you to design, optimise and simulate pump and liquid reticulation system. It was designed to tackle the common problem of poor water reticulation design within the mining, […]

Australian User Conference | Noosa Heads | 24-26 October

October 24-26 saw the Datamine team hosting the Australian Users Conference in the beautiful and pristine Peppers Noosa Resort & Villas, Noosa Heads.  It was a highly anticipated event with over 80 attendees spanning over 3 days, some even staying for 4 days to attend extra training. It was definitely the perfect mix of work […]

Introducing Datamine to Ethiopia

  We’re excited to announce Dr Benny Chisonga and Mayla Martins from our Datamine Africa office will be visiting Ethiopia for the first time from 12 – 14 November 2018. The pair will be in the capital of Addis Ababa as well as Hawassa doing a series of presentations and introducing Datamine to the region. […]

Datamine Hosts High-Ranking Chinese Delegation in South Africa

Datamine Africa successfully hosted a high-ranking delegation from Beijing, China on the 30th of October 2018. Datamine sponsored the full day event, which was one of several, hosted in partnership with South Africa’s Samcodes Standards Committee (SCC). While the focus of the event was to give an understanding of the role of the code in […]

Datamine Announces Partnership with Paradyn

Datamine and Paradyn Systems are pleased to announce a partnership to deliver the BlendOpt solution to the global mining industry. BlendOpt is a proven solution for mining value chain optimisation from mine to market including stockpiling, blending, processing, rail and port operations. Paradyn has developed specific mathematical optimisation and artificial intelligence algorithms to efficiently, effectively, […]

Studio UG Customer Site Testing Commences

Studio UG v2.0 is now available as a customer beta version for testing with site-specific data sets. The development team is continuing in parallel to add finishing touches and improve user interface elements based on user feedback. This phase of testing is also critical for uncovering any data-specific issues that may arise, and benchmarking performance […]

Aegis Break Module

The newest Aegis update release, Version 4.6 introduces the innovative Break Module alongside many more new features.  The AEGIS Break Analyser uses unit charges and stress reflection methodology in conjunction with electronic detonator timing to deliver blast design resulting in optimal fragmentation. It is possible to reduce power consumption in crushing and grinding, and in […]

Datamine Featured in The Parliamentary Review

  We are extremely honoured to not only be featured, but to be named the ‘Best Practice Representative 2018’ by The Parliamentary Review.  There is a saying; “If it can’t be grown, it must be mined.” Almost every part of our lives – from our clothes and homes to transport, work and leisure – is made […]

Australia Datamine User Conference

Datamine Australia is holding a User Conference in the picturesque Noosa Heads on 24-26 October 2018. The program is packed with a full lineup of industry speakers with topics such as Machine Learning: Drill Space Optimisation by Scott Dunham, MD of SD2 and Value Adding to Mining Operations via Grade Engineering by Jon Rutter, Senior […]

Engaging Ghana Conference

Datamine Africa, in partnership with AngloGold Ashanti, successfully held a 2 Day Conference and 3 Day Workshop on the 16-20 July 2018 at Iduapriem Mine in Tarkwa, Ghana. The inaugural event aimed to gather industry professionals in the West African region to share knowledge about our current and upcoming software technologies as well as the […]

DataBlast Workshop In Ankara Turkey

Datamine brings DataBlast to Turkey! We had the great opportunity to run a workshop for attendees in Ankara and share knowledge in best practice application of the DataBlast solution. Clients attending the training at our brand new office in Ankara, Turkey included Acacia Mining Operation, Asarel, Koza Gold, Demir Export, Meta Nikel Kobalt Madencilik A.Ş., […]

Discover Training in Australia

In recent months, Datamine have conducted a series of Australian-based training programs with the Datamine Discover and Datamine Discover 3D applications. Both Discover and Discover 3D are specialist GIS programs designed for the Exploration and Geology industries to assist in the efficiency of daily work tasks. The attendees were from a variety of backgrounds and […]

Level Up Learning – West Africa

After the success of Datamine Africa’s Discover, Resource Modelling and Open Pit workshops in Ghana this year, we’ve received many requests for similar workshops across West Africa. We are therefore excited to introduce “Level Up Learning“, our workshop and training initiative! “Level Up Learning” workshops and training courses are designed to provide users with the technical […]

Studio EM Version 2.3 Official Release

At Datamine, we have always worked to make sure our end users continuously get the most value from our software products and dedicated maintenance, which is why we are extremely excited to announce that the latest Studio EM Version 2.3 has been officially released! It has been over a year since the last version update […]

Studio RM Version 1.4 Official Release

Our Datamine team have worked on this highly anticipated release for over 12 months and a cumulative 4640 hours. Their efforts have definitely not gone to waste or gone unnoticed as we proudly announce the official release of Studio RM Version 1.4 – our most extensive update release yet. Packed with heaps of great new […]

Datamine Discover 2017 64-Bit Update Release

Datamine is pleased to provide a new 64-bit update release of Datamine Discover as part of your maintenance agreement. Please note this is an update release and does not require a new license update. Please download the release below:     If you have any queries about your version entitlements please do not hesitate to […]

Studio UG Update

Studio UG Update Development on Studio UG continues apace with internal testing processes recently focused on open stoping, benching and sub-level caving mining methods. Throughout June and July, Datamine consultants will be working directly with customers to validate site data sets ahead of full public release. Just some of the benefits the upcoming Studio UG […]

Datamine Studio RM 1.4: Preview

Datamine Studio RM 1.4: Preview A number of exciting new features are included in the upcoming release of Studio RM 1.4. Studio RM is Datamine’s industry leading tool for resource and reserve evaluation, delivering the absolute quality, accuracy and reliability required by resource geologists. With the new 1.4 update, Studio RM maintains its position of […]

Datamine OPS: Short Interval Control

Datamine OPS: Short Interval Control  Already in use at over 20 mine sites, Datamine OPS is a proven solution to halve your shift planning time and deliver improved visibility of all mining activity throughout the shift.   Key Features and Benefits Simple and intuitive interface Drag and drop whiteboard features Live databases with multiple user functionalities […]

Datamine Sirovision: Drone Image Mapping

Datamine Sirovision: Drone Image Mapping The upcoming Sirovision V6.2 release incorporates valuable new capabilities to import and map using drone and laser scanner acquired data. Over the past decade, UAV-borne remote sensing methods using photogrammetry and LiDAR have exploded in popularity. Primary uses in mining operations are surveying, monitoring stockpile volumes, tracking equipment and simplistic […]

Underground Survey Solution – Introducing Amine

Underground Survey Solution – Introducing Amine Datamine has entered an exciting global distribution agreement with Flairbase to distribute the world-leading operations CAD/Survey solution – Amine.     Amine is the world’s most advanced AutoCAD-based operational mine design and survey software for underground mines. With this latest partnership, you are able to enjoy Flairbase’s industry-trusted custom […]


Datamine at MINEX CIS 2018 Datamine recently participated in the 9th MINEX Central Asia Mining and Exploration Forum, one of the largest and most authoritative professional events within the mining industry. With over 300 industry experts ranging from mine operators, geologists, investors, financiers and service companies from Central Asia, CIS and overseas, our team at […]

Engaging Ghana: 2-day Conference and 3-day Workshops

SAVE THE DATE! 2-day Conference and 3-day Workshops hosted by Datamine Africa and AngloGold Ashanti at Iduapriem Mine, Akyempim-Tarkwa, Ghana this July! We would like to extend this invitation to Geologists, Mine Planners, Surveyors and existing Datamine users in the West African Region as we showcase our 360-degree resource suite for every stage of mining: EXPLORE  │ EVALUATE │ […]

Training: Ankara, Turkey

NPV SCHEDULER INTRODUCTORY Sign up Here   3 Day NPVS Training: US$1,000 per person Dates:  21st – 23rd February 8 Day NPVS and Studio OP Training: US$2,000 per person Dates:  21st February- 2nd March (excluding weekend) After the course Datamine will provide a trial license of NPV Scheduler   Overview NPV Scheduler Environment Data Import […]

Studio OP v2.2

Studio OP v2.2 has been released! Studio OP has 2.2 has just been released and with this update comes a complete set of powerful new features as well as an overhaul to bring you a more intuitive user experience. In this release of Studio OP new features will include: Dynamic Pit Design: OP v2.2 includes […]

Newsletter December 2017

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Datamine acquires MapInfo Discover

Datamine is proud to announce the acquisition of Pitney Bowes’ MapInfo Discover suite. The sale includes the following solutions: Discover, Discover 3D, Discover Viewer, Discover Mobile, Discover PA, Compass Enterprise, GPinfo and QuickMag. “We are excited to acquire the MapInfo Discover suite which fits very well alongside our existing solutions for 3D geological modelling, resource […]

Datamine to distribute 3d-Dig globally

Datamine has signed an agreement to distribute the 3d-DigPlus product portfolio from Earth Technology. Click here to read the press release.

Newsletter – June 2017

Catch up on all the latest news from Datamine in our June 2017 newsletter. Click here to view

AVAILABLE NOW – Brasil 2017 Training Schedule

          The 2017 Training Schedule for Datamine Brasil is now available.  To request the Schedule, please complete the form below: [si-contact-form form='71'] After clicking submit, please check your inbox for confirmation of receipt.

AVAILABLE NOW – Africa 2017 Training Schedule

          The 2017 Training Schedule for Datamine Africa is now available.  To request the Schedule, please complete the form below: [si-contact-form form='60'] After clicking submit, please check your inbox for confirmation of receipt.

December 2016 Newsletter

Compliments of the season from Datamine ! Read all the latest news in our latest newsletter. Click here to read on.

Datamine acquires DataBlast

The world leading open pit drill and blast solution, DataBlast, has been acquired by Datamine. We extend a warm welcome to DataBlast customers and staff, and look forward to building on the success of this innovative software solution through the combined strengths of both companies. To read the press release, click here, or to find […]

Unstable wedges?

Have you seen Sirovision lately? Check out our new 2 minute video. Recent investments in R&D have substantially improved the capability for geotechnical analysis, which now includes parameters such as pore pressures, friction angles and rock density to assess and identify blocks that may be unstable. Reports include factor of safety in addition to the […]

Advanced Geostats Preview

Advanced Geostatistics is a new Studio RM module developed in collaboration with Geovariances. Check out our 2 minute preview video here, or contact your local Datamine office to arrange an online demo.

SOT 2 Released

SOT 2 available now New features include the ability to define trigger events for plant and mobile fleet investments and their associated capacity, CAPEX and OPEX. To find out more click here.

Datamine Newsletter June 2016

Read the latest newsletter from Datamine including articles on Core Profiler, Reconciliation, a challenging backfill case study and tailored training in Peru. The newsletter can be accessed by clicking here.

Constellation Acquires AMS

Datamine is proud to announce that its parent company has acquired AMS (Alford Mining Systems). AMS is the company behind the innovative stope optimisation technology embedded in Datamine’s popular Mineable Shape Optimiser (MSO) product. To read the full press release click Here.

Africa 2016 Training Schedule – Now Available !

The 2016 Training Schedule for Datamine Africa is now available.  To request the Schedule, please complete the form below: [si-contact-form form=’60’] After clicking submit, please check your inbox for confirmation of receipt.

Core Profiler is here !

Datamine is proud to announce that it has been appointed the global distributor of Core Profiler, the innovative digital logging solution developed by the CSIRO. Find out more at the dedicated web site.

Experience Studio RM

Have you trialled Studio RM yet? For an overview of the functionality check out our new 2 minute video here.

December 2015 Newsletter

To read the December 2015 edition of the Datamine newsletter, please click here. As the holiday season approaches, we wish all our valued customers the very best and look forward to working with you again in 2016.

Johannesburg “Fricker Friday” Session

On 6th November, the Datamine team in Johannesburg hosted a “Fricker Friday” session focused on Studio RM – Next Generation Resource Modelling. Thanks to the many customers who attended, from companies including Anglo American, Anglogold Ashanti, DMT-Kaibatla, Letseng Diamonds, Metorex, Petra Diamonds, Sibanye Gold and The MSA Group to name a few.  We appreciate all the […]

August 2015 Newsletter

Get a sneak peak at Studio RM and stay up to date with our latest product news. Click Here to download the August 2015 edition of the Datamine Newsletter.

Datamine acquired by Constellation Software

Datamine has some exciting news! The company has been acquired by Constellation Software Inc (TSX:CSU). Constellation Software is Canada’s largest software company with a market capitalization over $12B. This is Constellation’s first investment in the mining sector. Click Here to read the full press release.

Africa User Conference Announced

Datamine is pleased to announce that a technical user conference will take place in South Africa from 11-13 May 2016. Click Here for more details or to submit an abstract for a presentation topic. The user conference will involve three days of technical presentations and professional development, taking place in Gauteng, South Africa.

Portuguese Webinar

The power of the cloud, join our Portuguese language webinar on Summit SOPP. O Poder da Nuvem em Análises de Planejamento Estratégico. Registrar

Sirovision 6 Release Announcement

Brisbane (Australia), February 26, 2015 – The Datamine team are pleased to announce the official release of Sirovision 6. The latest release contains substantial enhancements for geotechnical engineers which will better assist them in identifying potential formation of hazards with a higher degree of certainty and accuracy. Thanks to the newly automated 3D photogrammetric analysis system, […]

Studio 5D Planner update

Datamine has released the latest versions of Studio 5D Planner and EPS as we continue to strengthen our leading Underground Planning solution. The latest update focuses on getting the job done faster through a number of performance improvements and time saving features. Key new features for Studio 5D Planner Dynamic design change feature to re-processes […]

Datamine Optimisation

Datamine has the most compelling range of optimisation tools on the market. Watch our new 3 minute video showcasing the latest underground and open pit applications.

Faster in the cloud

Mining Journal has featured Summit in a recent article. A recently launched web-based mine-plan optimiser that used high-performance cloud computing to complete a major planning exercise for a North American copper miner 32 times faster than could have been done with desktop pit optimisation software is among the innovations to be examined at this week’s […]

Data management made simple

Summit Data Management is coming ! Datamine’s intuitive and innovative cloud solution for data management is undergoing rigorous testing ahead of a calendar 2015 rollout to 10,000 + users. For a sneak preview of this easy-to-use convenient system, watch our YouTube video at

Congratulations to the Aegis team!

Datamine congratulates the team behind Aegis for being awarded the 2014 Northern Ontario Business Awards – Innovation Award for their new underground drilling and blasting application, Aegis. Being a global distributor of Aegis, this win comes as no surprise given the positive feedback from our recent Aegis customers. About Aegis Designer On December 11, 2013, […]

Datamine launches SUMMIT SOPP

Brisbane (Australia), September 15, 2014 – Datamine today announced the launch of SUMMIT, its cloud-enabled high performance computing and collaboration platform. The first module available on the SUMMIT platform is Strategic Open Pit Planning (SOPP). Utilizing scalable high performance computing power on the cloud, SUMMITSOPP can rapidly generate thousands of open pit planning scenarios. Strategic […]

Datamine advances geostatistical capability with launch of Studio 3 Uniform Conditioning module

Brisbane, September 9, 2014 – Datamine is launching a significant addition to its geostatistical capability with the release of the Uniform Conditioning Module in Studio 3. This development will provide users of Datamine’s industry-leading resource and reserve evaluation system with an enhanced understanding of their potential recoverable reserves and an ability to bring extra value […]

Latest release of underground blasting software Aegis now available

Aegis v0.5.517.825 is available for download now via the Datamine Support Site. The latest release of Aegis, the next generation in underground blasting software, provides a number of powerful new features and functionality enhancements including the following: It is now possible to toggle the display of hidden wireframes in the ring view, plan view and […]


CAE Mining to operate with two market-focused entities, rebranded as Datamine and CAE Mining – Simulation & Operator Training Montreal, August 13, 2014 – CAE Mining, a division of CAE, announced today that its offering will now be segmented in two entities to enhance the focus on each of its areas of expertise. Datamine will […]

Studio 3 MR23 Released

Studio 3 MR23 is available for download now via the Datamine Support Website. The latest release of Studio 3, Datamine’s industry-leading tool for resource and reserve evaluation, provides a number of powerful new features and functionality enhancements including the following: New UNFOLD Wizard Studio 3’s powerful UNFOLD command is now supported by a simple-to-follow wizard […]

Studio 5D Planner MR23 Released

Studio 5D Planner MR23 is now available for download via the Datamine Support Site. The latest release of Studio 5D Planner, Datamine’s detailed mine planning system for open pit and underground operations, provides a number of powerful new features and functionality enhancements including the following: New Automatic Attribute Type A new attribute type has been […]


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