Global leader in the development of visual data science software and collaborative technologies
Seequent is a world leader in the development of visual data science software specifically designed for understanding geology, with customers in over 90 countries.
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Seequent’s solutions transform complex data into rich stories and clear geological understanding, enabling geologists, executives and other stakeholders to confidently make critical, time-sensitive investment decisions about earth, environment and energy challenges.
Seequent are known as the developers of the pioneering implicit geological modelling software Leapfrog®, which has made great advances since first introduced to the mining industry 15 years ago. Leapfrog has become an indispensable tool used by leading mining and exploration companies with thousands of users all around the world, and is relied on to help identify opportunities and to reduce risks.
Leapfrog’s powerful engine creates surfaces directly from data implicitly and removes the need for manual wire framing. Using Leapfrog, the geologist has more time to think about the geology and consider alternative hypotheses to improve the modelling, better manage risk and desired outcomes. Executives, investors and other stakeholders can use this information to inform project and investment decisions.
Leapfrog Solutions for Mining
Leapfrog's easy-to-follow workflows are designed with geologists in mind. Workflows are easy to learn, requiring less training time and enabling greater Leapfrog expertise and collaboration across the team.
Leapfrog Geo - is a workflow-based 3D geological modelling tool. Leapfrog Geo's powerful implicit modelling engine bypasses time-consuming wireframing and produces models directly from drillhole, blasthole, GIS, geophysics and structural data sources.
Leapfrog EDGE - is a solution for today’s resource estimation challenges. Leapfrog EDGE allows robust resource estimates to be carried out in a considered, crafted environment with the industry standard tools needed most arranged into a streamlined workflow.
Hydrogeology module - improves decision making in the areas of mine dewatering and contaminant flows. It gives Leapfrog Geo functionality to interoperate with MODFLOW and FEFLOW, making it easy to use lithology models as the basis for flow models and visualising modelling results.
Visualisation and Communication
View - Leapfrog users can readily share key model views with team members and stakeholders via an internet browser. View runs on any modern internet browser with no need to install software or pass large files around, is free to use, and there is no limit to the number of people it can be shared with.
Leapfrog Viewer - With the free Leapfrog Viewer, anyone can view scene files exported from any Leapfrog modelling product.
Leapfrog Aspect - is a free Android app that can be downloaded from the Android App Store. With this augmented reality tool, users can stand on the edge of an open pit mine and see the model superimposed over the view.
Model Management & Reporting
Central - is a model management platform that supports continuous modelling. Central makes it easy to back up the model, make incremental changes and track those changes. It’s better than a shared network drive; it’s a centralised store that significantly increases auditability, for governance purposes. And with the Browser, other stakeholders can readily see how the model evolves over time.
Licensing - Flexible licensing options allow an organisation to optimise how it uses Leapfrog. For mining operations, Corporate OnDemand, a cloud-based licensing system allows Leapfrog to be shared between many users.
Chris Gordon of European Consultancy, Specialised Geological Mapping, comments, “Leapfrog really shines at the intrinsic modelling. We save a colossal amount of time using Leapfrog and you also get a dynamic model that you can update very easily. And because it is so fast it allows you to focus on other things with the remaining time.”
Leapfrog really shines at the intrinsic modelling. We save a colossal amount of time using Leapfrog and you also get a dynamic model that you can update very easily. And because it is so fast it allows you to focus on other things with the remaining time
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I find the investigation tools incredibly good. I can really dig in and get the most out of the data in a flexible environment. And the quality of the outputs is fairly incomparable with the rest of what’s out there and are more geologically reasonable.
A key feature of Leapfrog is the ability to rapidly, dynamically update models with new data, a distinct advantage when time is critical and decisions need to be based on the latest information. Leapfrog’s powerful modelling engine and user-friendly interface allows users to make interpretations of the three-dimensional models in depth.
Geology Consultant, Oliver Jones, of Impala GeoModelling comments, “I find the investigation tools incredibly good. I can really dig in and get the most out of the data in a flexible environment. And the quality of the outputs is fairly incomparable with the rest of what’s out there and are more geologically reasonable.”
Seequent set the standard in geological modelling with Leapfrog and consistently lead with new innovations, fostering close working relationships with customers to help drive future development. Complementary solutions include Central, model management and a new resource estimation solution, Leapfrog EDGE.
Central is a critical repository and platform that provides in-depth analysis and management of geological data for everyone involved in a modelling project and is the single source of truth for an organisation’s geological modelling. This allows all project stakeholders to connect to, and analyse the most up to date models to enable time critical business decisions which give them a real competitive advantage. Uranium major, Cameco Corporation, a key Central collaborator attributes it to ‘taking the company from the stone age to the digital age.’
New resource estimation solution Leapfrog EDGE is designed to work seamlessly with the Leapfrog geological model and enables users to carry out robust resource estimates in Leapfrog’s intuitive and highly visual environment. Peter Gleeson Corporate Consultant, SRK Consulting, UK comments “The real benefit of Leapfrog EDGE is its ease of use. It has all of the industry standard features that need to be there but in an environment that is very user friendly. The software dramatically reduces the learning curve of doing resource estimation. It also delivers time savings when doing a ‘comparable’ estimate.”
Seequent’s rapidly growing global footprint of 13 locations include New Zealand, Australia, Brazil, Mexico, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Peru, Russia, South Africa, USA and UK. Seequent has close to 250 people around the world.
Vein model created with Leapfrog Geo