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Next-gen geos to be more gamers than Yosemite Sam

VIRTUAL reality, core scanning and other digital tools will see the next generation of geologists appear more like gamers rather than Yosemite Sam, Newmont Corporation chief geoscientist Richard Inglis told delegates at the 2023 PDAC in Toronto.

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 Newmont's Richard Inglis at PDAC 2023 in Toronto, Canada

Newmont's Richard Inglis at PDAC 2023 in Toronto, Canada

Inglis said rapidly evolving digital tools would remove much of the mundane graft of exploration; expert insight will still be fundamental to discovering and delineating deposits. "Technology is going...

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