Podcast: Sampling - the critical decisions.
17 April 2019
Available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and Optiro website
Today, the 9th podcast from the series Fresh Thinking by Optiro is published and available to listen to for free on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and the Optiro website. The podcast presenter is Ian Glacken, Optiro's Director of Geology.
Most important decisions in mining are in some shape or form dependent on the accuracy of sampling. There are many ways to introduce errors and it's important to eliminate as many as possible. Optiro's Director of Geology, Ian Glacken, explains why sampling is so important; the sorts of errors that can be introduced during sampling; and how to avoid them.
The podcast at a glance:
0:36 Why is sampling important in the mining industry?
1:42 What are sampling errors?
2:54 What are the key principles of sampling in mining?
3:46 What are the things we can do to make sampling random?
4:25 What are the differences between correct and incorrect errors?
5:25 What are some of the incorrect errors?
7:30 What are correct errors?
8:53 How do we go about reducing errors in sampling?
11:22 To learn more about sampling, where should people go?
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