Technology developer Maptek has announced it will offer Aegis underground drill & blast software as the newest addition to its mining solutions. Aegis is a powerful, award-winning tool with a rich and intuitive 3D environment for underground drill & blast design and analytics.
‘Aegis brings proven value to an underground operation’s drill & blast process, intelligently creating editable drill and blast patterns for an entire stope in seconds,’ said Managing Director Peter Johnson. ‘State of the art blast analysis tools and a fully customisable reporting system allow engineers to design, refine and optimise their drill & blast process more effectively and reduce overall material handling costs.’
Users of Vulcan at underground mines will welcome the next-generation, intelligent rapid ring design functionality and advanced blast analysis tools available in Aegis that complement mine planning functionality in Vulcan. Maptek’s BlastLogic similarly offers powerful analysis and quality management tools for open cut drill & blast.
Aegis is already available in English, Spanish and Russian and strong interest is expected in all regions where Maptek operates. With the addition of Aegis to its product line, Maptek becomes a mining software supplier to offer a complete end-to-end solution for underground mining operations covering geology, mine planning, scheduling, stope optimisation, advanced underground drill and blast and analysis, and mine survey.