Maptek Provides Vulcan Software for Mongolian Mine Engineering Students

Mining technology developer Maptek has provided educational licences of Vulcan geological modelling and mine planning software to the Mongolian University of Science and Technology (MUST), based in Ulaanbaatar.

Maptek reseller for the region, Information Technology Experts LLC will conduct the training of staff and ongoing teaching of fourth year students in the School of Mining Engineering. About 2400 students study mine engineering at MUST, with 9 different specialisations offered.

Addressing guests at the launch ceremony for the Maptek Vulcan laboratory on Friday April 5, Manager of IT Experts Mr Batchuluun Bayanmunkh said that the software would help prepare students for job opportunities in the private sector as well as with state agencies.

The School of Mining Engineering has a strong research base that is closely linked to industry. Many academic staff come from industry and bring practical, educational and research experience to the faculty.

Maptek will provide 15 networked Vulcan licences, giving students access to open cut and underground mine design, pit optimisation and geostatistical applications.

About Maptek
Founded over 30 years ago, Maptek™ is a leading provider of innovative software, hardware and services for the mining industry. Maptek products, covering the complete mining cycle from exploration to reclamation, are used at more than 1200 sites in over 60 countries. Maptek Vulcan™ is one of the longest standing 3D mine planning and modelling packages. Maptek I-Site™ is an integrated hardware and software system for 3D laser scanning, surveying and imaging. Maptek BlastLogic™ provides intelligent 3D drillhole validation and load design software, while Maptek Eureka™ features an interactive 3D environment for visualising and interpreting geophysical and seismic data.

About IT Experts LLC
IT Experts LLC, founded in 2009, is the official representative for Maptek Vulcan mining software and Pitney Bowes software in Mongolia. IT Experts LLC proudly supports local and multinational corporations doing business in the Mongolian mining sector, providing a range of mine consulting and training services. With a balanced management team of expatriate and Mongolian professionals, IT Experts LLC delivers international excellence to the Mongolian mining sector.