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D&T Prominas | MinePlan – Color by Elevation

Color by Elevation: Efficiency and agility in creating color scales to improve the visualization of topography. Did you know that MinePlan 3D (MP3D) has a feature that allows you to create items with color scale and color objects using their elevation? This functionality allows the user to color an object according to elevation, facilitating the interpretation of topographic surfaces and elevation variations between locations in a practical and visual way. To carry out this configuration, two steps will be necessary: creating an item with the elevation legend and assigning colors according to the item created. The Elevation item is created directly in the Data Manager, by right-clicking on the items folder (located within the _msresources folder), in New > Cutoff Item. After naming it, a dialog box will open asking the type of item…

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D&T Prominas | Sigma – Integration with MP3D

Sigma integration with MP3D: Highlight and visualize data from within Sigma. Did you know that Sigma allows you to highlight data directly in MinePlan 3D? In this Tips & Tricks, we will see how to observe samples that meet a certain criteria using Sigma graphs. To enable integration between Sigma and MP3D, it is necessary to link the MinePlan Drillhole Manager hole Data Source with its respective hole view, called DH View. To do this, when creating the Data Source, you must load the hole view object in the DH View Object field. Note that the object must be open at the time of connection. Figure 1 illustrates this link. Figure 1: Linking a hole view to Sigma. Once the hole view is linked to Sigma, you can select datasets from the…

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D&T Prominas | Backload to Composites

Backload to Composites: Routine for editing composites with information from a block model. Did you know that MinePlan makes it possible to write information from a block model into a Drillhole Manager database? Using Compass or Logic, it is possible to edit a Drillhole Manager base with information about the blocks where a certain interval of a compound or 3D point is located. The procedure in question can be found by the code p61701.dat or by the name Backload to Composites in Compass (Figure 1) or by the name Load 3-D Block Geologic Codes to Drillholes in Logic (Figure 2). Figure 1: “Backload to Composites” procedure opened in Compass. Figure 2: “Load 3-D Block Geologic Codes to Drillholes” procedure opened in Logic. The procedure works as follows: using the PCF of a project (file *10.dat) as input data,…

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D&T Prominas | Lock Scheduling Periods – MinePlan Schedule Optimizer (MPSO)

Lock Scheduling Periods – MinePlan Schedule Optimizer (MPSO): Agility and efficiency in editing project configurations. Did you know that MinePlan Schedule Optimizer presents, from its most recent version, MPSO 13.20-00, an option that makes it possible to lock periods already sequenced, allowing the user to make edits without losing the sequencing of these periods? Previously, when making edits in Process Flow, such as changing the reservation logic, or adding and removing cuts, the sequencing was restarted after applying, thus losing the results already obtained. According to the amount of data, recalculating the sequencing could take a long time to achieve the result again. With a view to improving the user experience, saving time and avoiding rework, the Lock Schedule Periods option allows the user to lock the sequencing results until the desired period, which allows the necessary edits to be made…

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D&T Prominas | MinePlan Sigma – Batch Create

Batch Create in MinePlan Sigma: Creation of several graphs with one click. Did you know that Sigma allows you to create different graphs at once, using categories, cut-offs or content ranges? In today's Tips & Tricks, we will see an easy and quick way to analyze our data. MinePlan's statistics and geostatistics module, called Sigma, is a complete tool for analyzing your data, through the creation of tables and graphs, such as histograms, box plots, and variograms. A practical feature of Sigma is Batch Create, which allows you to create a set of charts of the same type. The graphs created will be differentiated according to a categorical variable, such as: lithology, cut-offs or grade ranges. These graphs are created using the Batch Create option, present in the Sigma top menu. Use…

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D&T Prominas | Pushback Design Methods – MinePlan Project Evaluator (MPPE)

Pushback Design Methods: Different methodologies for defining the design of Pushbacks. Did you know that MinePlan Project Evaluator has different methodologies for generating Pushbacks? In MinePlan Project Evaluator (MPPE), when working on the Pushback task to generate mining phases, you can choose different strategies for generating pushbacks: Incremental Pushback Analysis or Directional Pushback Analysis. The Incremental method allows you to design a series of phases with relatively constant geometries. This projection is made by defining the depth, number of banks to be evaluated or width and a minimum mass value, in tons. In addition to these geometric parameters, a limit is chosen to identify the blocks of greatest economic value, ensuring that the opening of the phases are in the areas of greatest value. The Directional method, in addition to having the same premises as the Incremental, makes it possible to define an azimuth,…

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D&T Prominas | Link Viewer – REserves

Link Viewer – Reserves: Visualization of cuts and topographies inserted in MinePlan Reserves 4.5. Did you know that MinePlan Reserves 4.5, released together with MinePlan 2023 Release 2, has a new option, which allows the user to view the selected cut or topography in its interface? The Link Viewer option, located in the Geometry Cuts and Surface Cuts tabs, makes it possible to highlight selected geometries and/or surfaces on the MinePlan 3D (MP3D) screen. To do this, the user must access Setup Reserves located in the MP3D Reserves menu, insert the desired geometries to perform the cubing and enable the Link Viewer option. Subsequently, when selecting a certain element in the tool interface, it will be highlighted in MP3D, as shown below. Figure 1: Link Viewer option – Mineplan Reserves 4. So, did you like this tip? For more information about the Link Viewer option…

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D&T Prominas | Appointment of Pushbacks in MinePlan Project Evaluator (MPPE)

Pushback Naming – MinePlan Project Evaluator: Automatically naming pushbacks generated during optimization. Did you know that the MinePlan Project Evaluator (MPPE) features an option that makes it easy to nominate different pushbacks created in your project? During the pit optimization stage, it is common to work with a large volume of information, especially after carrying out sensitivity analyses. Therefore, organizing data is a great way to facilitate the workflow of a project. In MinePlan Project Evaluator (MPPE), when working on the Pushback Task to generate mining phases, you can automatically name, through the use of tokens, the different pushbacks created by the optimization. This can be done via the Pushback Name option. Tokens can be assigned names considering parameters such as: incremental order of phases; economic function that was used; methodology for defining…

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D&T Prominas | Data Manager

Data Manager: Organizing data and managing object visualization. Did you know that MinePlan 3D (MP3D) has in its interface a section dedicated to the organization and management of your data? The Data Manager, located on the left part of the MinePlan interface, is responsible for functions such as managing, creating and deleting folders and objects from a project, opening and closing folders and objects, importing and exporting data, among others. . It is divided into two tabs: the Project View tab, which contains all project folders and objects in the upper part, and the contents of the selected folder in the lower part. And the Open View tab, where only the data that is open is shown at the top, and the Materials assigned to elements of those objects are shown at the bottom. Figure 1…

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D&T Prominas | MinePlan Activity Scheduler – Database

MinePlan Activity Scheduler – Database: New MinePlan Activity Scheduler (MPAS) storage option in MinePlan 2023 Release 2. Did you know that in the new version of MinePlan, an option for remote storage of MPAS projects has been added? The latest MinePlan update, MinePlan 2023 Release 2, includes an option that allows users to store and access their MPAS projects remotely, also allowing access by more than one simultaneous user to the same project. To use this option, the user must map a server, where the project will be stored, through the option Configure Remote Data Store Location, available in MPAS/Planner Project Converter in the Utilities menu of MinePlan 3D (MP3D). It is necessary to map the Host (ID) of the server and the Port of access to it, and then create and configure the project normally…