Orexplore still facing the big test

I'M no geologist but I didn’t have any trouble recognising the point in the Orexplore Australia presentation where their eyes tend to get a bit wider as the implications of what is on the screen hits home, writes Richard Roberts.

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Orexplore Australia set to formally launch next month

The Swick Mining Services offshoot will formally launch its brand and new facility in Bassendean, a suburb of Perth in Western Australia, at the start of May. The event could draw 100 or so people - there is plenty of room inside and outside the new HQ - and some will be coming back for a second or maybe even third look at the future of drill-core analysis.

That is a promo line borrowed from Swick, one of the world's leading contract drillers, and Orexplore, of course.

But it will also be the conclusion of some who've already seen the first two GeoCore X10 core X-ray machines that sit blinking and whirring away inside Orexplore's cavernous 650-square-metre concrete bunker, and the images it generates via analytical software developed by the company in Sweden.

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