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We build mining software that’s used by hundreds of sites worldwide. And we’re serious about creating reliable predictions, optimisations and decision support tools for mining professionals.

Our AI-Powered Products & Services

Recreate your sites best day, every day

MAXTA

Discover an enterprise-grade software portal with access to a suite of digital twin applications along the entire value chain

MAXTADrill&Blast

Achieve digital mine-to-mill or pit-to-port optimisation by using your best performing blast designs for your site’s unique geological variability

MAXTAGeomet

Increase the accuracy of mine planning by adding digital twin variables to your geological block model

MAXTALoad&Haul

Increase the accuracy of mine scheduling inputs and dispatch to increase load and haul efficiency

MAXTAProcess

Optimise by modelling your whole plant and dynamically adjust set points for variable plant ore feed

FORESTALL

Platform agnostic machine health & predictive maintenance product enabling breakdowns to be predicted in real time

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Fill in laboratory rock testing results along untested lengths of core

ROCKRay

Turn hundreds of drill core test results to thousands of predictions along uncharacterised lengths of drill core

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Automatically measure fragmentation on variable quality blast scans

FRAGx

PETRA and Maptek have collaborated to combine FRAGx and PointStudio to enable quick, machine-learning powered fragmentation analysis on a wide variety of point cloud types

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Machine health & predictive maintenance solutions for mining

FORESTALL

Platform agnostic machine health & predictive maintenance product enabling breakdowns to be predicted in real time

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Direct services tailored to your requirements

Digital projections of rock testing

We run ROCKRay for you to fill in gaps between rock testing samples to provide add continuous rock testing results to your drill hole database

Digital pit-to-port

We run MAXTA digital pit to port applications for you for a fixed period

Digital mine-to-mill

We run MAXTA digital mine to mill applications for you for a fixed period

Resource and engineering block modelling

Let us build resource and engineering block modelling for you using ROCKRay in your preferred block model format and modelling environment

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Why Petra?

We empower mining professionals to analyse, design and make better operational decisions. Discover how our implementations can help with higher recovery rates, increased profit and the mitigation of geotechnical problems.

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Articles and customer success stories
ROCKRay implementation success at underground mine South Australia

The Problem: In 2019, lithological domaining techniques at an underground mine in South Australia were inaccurate with standard deviations […]

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Can machine learning help with the mining skills shortage?

A nationwide mining skills shortage is definitely real and it comes as no surprise with mining companies locked in […]

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PETRA Presents at Life of Mine 2021

On the 29th April, PETRA showcased the following presentation at AusIMM Life of Mine 2021 Conference: ‘The application of […]

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