Corescan and acQuire Partnership to Create Exciting Technology for Mining Geoscientists

A new partnership between Corescan and acQuire will provide collaboration on the integration and visualisation of drill core photography and mineralogical imagery.  By utilising high-resolution images mapped to drill holes, Geoscience professionals are set to enjoy unmatched performance and accessibility with optimal data quality.  This new offering in Geoscientific Information Management means Geoscientists can search, discover and manage data without spending hours in the core shed.

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PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA — 12 February, 2014  acQuire Technology Solutions Pty Ltd (acQuire), global specialists in Geoscientific Information Management (GIM), and Corescan Pty Ltd, (CorescanTM), a services company specialising in the scanning and analysis of drill core and rock chips, announce a technology partnership to integrate Corescan’s numerical and visual data products directly into acQuire’s GIM Solution.

Mineralogical maps and core photographs covering entire drill holes will be available directly through the acQuire GIM Solution via a high-performance link to Corescan’s CoreShedTM data repository.  The resulting solution from the newly formed partnership will provide customers with unmatched performance and flexibility, while optimising data quality and ensuring time spent in the shed is kept to an absolute minimum.

“Partnering with Corescan allows us to offer our customers an even more refined tool for data search discovery,” says Steve Mundell, Director Research at acQuire.  “We’ll work closely with Corescan to use data visualisation to bridge the gap for geographically dispersed Geoscientists who are accessing that data from around the world.”

The agreement also allows the parties to collaborate on the development of workflows that encompass real-time analysis of core at the drill site, through to the delivery and management of results and information streams into resource modelling and analysis software.

“We are excited to partner with acQuire to deliver our image based products seamlessly to the geologists desktop,” says Neil Goodey, Managing Director Corescan.  “Binding traditional numerical assays with mineralogical maps and images has been our goal for many years and we are excited that the relationship with acQuire makes this a reality.”

Corescan and acQuire will be displaying a first release of this technology integration at this year’s Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) conference held 2 March to 5 March 2014 in Toronto, Ontario.

About Corescan:

Corescan Pty Ltd is a global services company specialising in the scanning, analysis and interpretation of drill core, rock chips and other geological samples for the mining, oil and gas, geothermal and geotechnical industries. As a service driven company, Corescan seeks to be the partner of choice for companies that demand greater objectivity, quality, efficiency and return from their investment in drilling.

About acQuire:

acQuire Technology Solutions is an employee-owned company originating in Perth, Western Australia. Founded in 1996, acQuire develops Geoscientific Information Management (GIM) software solutions for the natural resources industries with a focus on exploration, resource development and mining assets.  Due to an ongoing commitment to excellence, acQuire reinvests 20-25% of their annual revenue into research and development.  The company currently employs 130 staff working in seven offices around the globe, with support centres operating in each major time zone.  More than 450 sites benefit from acQuire GIM solutions. 

For more information, please contact:

Neil Goodey

Managing Director

Corescan Pty Ltd

 

Telephone:  +61 8 9277 2355

E-mail: neil.goodey@corescan.com.au

www.corescan.com.au

Steve Mundell

Director Research

acQuire Technology Solutions Pty Ltd

 

Telephone:  +61 8 9316 6600

E-mail: s.mundell@acquire.com.au

www.acquire.com.au