HxGN MinePlan Grade Control Geo

Standardize grade control into an auditable process. Leverage MinePlan 3D to integrate workflows into a mine's daily operational processes to optimize the recovery of the mineral resource.

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Main benefits

Repeatable grade control process

Ensure that the entire grade control process is completely standardized and integrated within a mine’s daily operational processes.

Ensures informed decisions

Via a user-friendly interface, the package brings visibility to the grade control process, enabling informed, collaborative decision-making.

Audit for historical insight

Auditing records every transaction. Geologists and engineers connect for a better understanding of the D&B and grade control processes.
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Master and streamline your grade control workflows

Grade control is integral to a mine’s downstream processes and is key to optimizing recovery of its primary resource.

MinePlan Grade Control Geo streamlines workflows using an integrated MinePlan 3D and SQL-based system. Blasthole survey, geology and grades are managed using a database and QAQC workflow.

Once blasthole data is approved, MinePlan’s Process Manager provides a rapid, standardized and auditable tool for executing the block model interpolation process through the use of highly customizable functions assembled in a workflow. Dig blocks are defined and materials are routed in the Planner tool to optimize accounting for dilution, grade and other geological factors.


After dig blocks are optimized, polygons are sent to the FMS, surveyors and other stakeholders with a click. When the shovel starts mining the routed material, the Daily Dig tool reports daily shovel progress and available muck.


The reconciliation workflow compares block models and reports what was forecast vs. what was mined. Logic and Model Calculation Tools can be used for running independent studies and audits.

Integrates MinePlan 3D and SQL-based system

The MinePlan Grade Control Geo package includes multiple components that streamline the grade control workflow using an integrated MinePlan 3D and SQL-based system. Blasthole survey, geology and grades are managed using the integrated database and QAQC workflow.

Auditable tools for block model interpolation

MinePlan’s Process Manager provides advanced functionality for importing, compositing, attributing, interpolating, coding, and much more, using robust workflows. Take advantage of the long list of built-in and customizable procedures to suit the needs of your mine.

One click to release your polygons to stakeholders

Optimize dig blocks and send polygons to the fleet management system, surveyors and other stakeholders with one click using MinePlan’s Release utility tool. When the shovel starts mining the routed material, the Daily Dig tool reports shovel progress and available muck.

Learn more about Torque database and QAQC

Torque is an SQL-based database platform for managing drillhole, blasthole, and other sample data with advanced functionality for data processing and QAQC validation. Learn more.

Learn more about the Axis Process Manager

Axis is a comprehensive, fast and easy-to-use system for managing the grade control workflow and provides all the tools needed to execute and evaluate the grade control process. Learn more.

Planner for ore control and scheduling

Planner is a solution for ore control and scheduling, providing capabilities for designing mining cuts, routing material and generating reports. Learn more. 

Learn more about MinePlan's tools and products

Powerful products make MinePlan a complete solution for any mine planning workflow whether open-pit or underground. 

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