3-D seismic survey key to discoveries at depth
Josh Chiat

The company spearheading Australia’s biggest 3-D seismic survey for minerals exploration says it will become a major key to unlocking WA’s new mining discoveries at increasing depths.
HiSeis,a 3-D surveying company spun out of research by Curtin University, has been contracted by diversified miner Independence Group to undertake a 60sqkm digital map on the Fraser Range, 160km east of Norseman.

The survey will illuminate the geology around IGO’s new Nova Nickel Mine to a depth of about 5km, producing a 300cukm 3-D image containing around 800 million individual units of information,or voxels.

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