Canadian Mining Journal


#DISRUPTMINING: Goldcorp backs Acoustic Zoom pilot program with $1M investment

Acoustic Zoom’s seismic technique is adapted from sonar applications. (Image: Acoustic Zoom)

ONTARIO – The 2018 #DisruptMining winner, Acoustic Zoom of Paradise, Nfld., has closed a deal worth US$1 million with contest sponsor Goldcorp. The funds will allow Acoustic Zoom to launch a US$150,000 pilot program of its seismic imaging technology at Goldcorp’s Red Lake Mines in Northern Ontario.

Acoustic Zoom’s winning technology delivers unique imaging data that adds risk mitigating value from exploration to mine planning. The company has developed a suite of 3D and 4D seismic imaging methods with processing protocols that improve resolution and open up focusing ability. The technique can be used for land and marine investigations.

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