Mine Rock Characterisation
Point cloud processing software for geotechnical analysis using modern 3D imaging technologies.
Hexagon software is designed specifically to extract geotechnical information from point clouds. For rock mass characterisation, important attributes of the geologic structure are extracted from the point clouds, including discontinuity orientation and spacing.
Using drillhole data to characterise faults and other structures is essential to understanding and using rock characterisation for mine planning.
Hexagon software leverages point cloud processing of 3D point cloud data from LIDAR scans and photogrammetry, allowing quickly and easily generated detailed geotechnical information, such as:
- Cell mapping and pre-rock blast conditions, including in-situ block size and joint spacing
- Cross-sections analysis for slope instability, rockfall modelling and accurate measurement of burden
- Change detection for rockfall and ground movement
For rock mass characterisation, important attributes of the geologic structure are extracted from the point clouds, including discontinuity orientation and spacing. The orientation results are plotted on a stereonet and the primary joint sets are determined.
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