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RINGking Vision V5.15

Release Notes

27 June 2014

Version Highlights

1. Surpac V6.5 & Surpac V6.6 (32 bit) compatible

2. The Section Stopes and Drive routine now wor! in Surpac V6.6

3. The Clean Sections function now wor! in Surpac V6.6

". The Trim Sections function ha! been re#written !o it no longer
$elete! !tring! with no point! pa!!ing though the !pecifie$ boun$!

5. The IREDES e%port function ha! been re#engineere$ to better
!upport both &tla! 'oco an$ San$(i !pecification!

6. Create Drill Void function can now create the !oli$ with clo!e$
tri!olation! for each ring

). 'alculate o(er*un$er brea now alwa+! place! !ection! in the
correct (iew. Problem! with !ection! line! plotte$ on the o(er(iew
ha(e been rectifie$

,. Level Solids now han$le! common a(erage$ - (alue point!
generate$ in the floor an$*or bac .T/.

0. Se(eral other $efect fi%e! an$ enhancement!

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Surpac Recommendations

The following (er!ion! of Surpac ha(e been te!te$ with RINGking an$
appear to be !table5

Surpac 6.36
Surpac 6."6 (32 bit (er!ion! onl+)
Surpac 6.56 (32 bit (er!ion! onl+)
Surpac 6.66 (32 bit (er!ion! onl+)

7t i! recommen$e$ to gain the full benefit of RINGking V.! that +ou u!e
Surpac 6." or better.


Surpac V6.6 (3 !it" #ompati!ilit$

There were a number of i!!ue! with RINGking an$ Surpac V6.6 with
regar$ to cra!hing problem!. The!e problem! ha(e been rectifie$ in the
RINGking V.! relea!e.

Important Note on Surpac 6% &it #ompati!l$

Plea!e note that RINGking V.! an$ all pre(iou! (er!ion! will not
function on the new 6" bit (er!ion! of Surpac. Surpac currentl+ $oe! not
!upport the Tcl#D$C pacage in the 6" bit (er!ion which i! re8uire$ for
RINGking to communicate with the RINGking $ataba!e.

RINGking in Surpac running un$er a 6" bit (er!ion of %S &indo's i! not
a problem.

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RINGking Sectioning

Smart Re'erence (ine

Small roun$ing error! can !ometime! occur when creating a !mart
reference line u!ing !mall bur$en $i!tance!. Thi! can potentiall+ lea$ to
mi!!ing !ection! when the !ectioning routine loa$! $etail! from the
!mart reference line into the !ection table. 7f !uch an error occur! e$it
the !mart !ection line u!ing the Edit Smart Re(erence line function an$
a$9u!t an+ roun$ing error! that ma+ ha(e occurre$.




Sectioning

Surpac Ver!ion 6.6 e%po!e$ !ome problem! in the section drives and
stopes function cau!ing it to cra!h. Thi! i!!ue ha! now been rectifie$.

:hen loa$ing the $etail! of a !mart reference line into the !ectioning
table !ome !ection! coul$ potentiall+ be mi!!ing. See the note! abo(e
regar$ing the !mart reference line.

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)rim Sections

The trim !ection! function woul$ erroneou!l+ remo(e !tring! that pa!!e$
through the area of intere!t becau!e the !tring ha$ no actual point! in
the area of intere!t.

The function ha! now been completel+ re#written to o(ercome thi! i!!ue.
The $ata i! now trimme$ on nominate$ a%i! b+ pro(i$ing a minimum
an$ ma%imum inclu!ion (alue for that acce!!. &n+ !tring! pa!!ing
though are now trimme$ on the boun$ar+.





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#lean Sections

The clean !ection! function woul$ cra!h in Surpac V6.6. Thi! i!!ue ha!
been fi%e$.


R* )++(S

,-port to IR,.,S /ormat

The 71;.;S e%port format for u!e in $rill rig computer! ha! been re#
written. The pre(iou! (er!ion cau!e$ incompatibilitie! between the &tla!
'opco an$ San$(i format!.

Problem! with $ata tran!formation for the rig! (iew ha(e been rectifie$.
The ring plan i! now correctl+ tran!forme$ b+ !hifting towar$! the origin
an$ rotating to flat a <= (iew.

>n )tlas Copco rig! the format i!

1. The reference point i! u!e$ a! the origin to tran!form the $e!ign
coor$inate! to rig $rill plan coor$inate!. Thi! point then become!
point 4?4?4 on the rig

2. @ole! are e%porte$ in tran!forme$ coor$inate! !uch that the collar
point i! the !tart of hole an$ the toe point i! the en$ of hole.

>n Sandvik rig! the format i!

1. The lowe!t pi(ot point i! u!e$ a! the origin to tran!form the $e!ign
coor$inate! to rig $rill plan coor$inate!. Thi! point then become!
point 4?4?4 on the rig

2. @ole! are e%porte$ in tran!forme$ coor$inate! !uch that the pi(ot
point for the hole i! the !tart of hole an$ the toe point i! the en$ of
hole.

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3. The $ri(e outline can optionall+ be e%porte$ for $i!pla+ on the rig!
computer

". The !tope outline can be optionall+ e%porte$ for $i!pla+ on the rig!
computer





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;%ample 71;.;S output on the San$(i !imulator





#ollar 0ark1up

:hen e%porting pi(ot mar#up point! for !ur(e+? the point! were being
a!!igne$ the wrong ring 7$ number*letter. Thi! i!!ue i! now fi%e$

The option to re(er!e la!er line! (force the la!er! to the other !i$e of the
ring) i! now !a(e$ a! a $efault option for the function.





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#reate .rill Void

& new option to create the $rill !oli$ a! one ob9ect but !eparate clo!e$
tri!olation! ha! been a$$e$.





(e2el Solids

:hen le(el !oli$! create! the floor an$ bac .T/ there wa! a po!!ibilit+
of $uplicate point! being intro$uce$ which in turne$ cau!e$ the !oli$
!titching to fail. :hen the .T/ i! forme$? Surpac will mean the = (alue
for an+ point! containing the !ame <A (alue! thu! intro$ucing $uplicate
point!. Thi! !ituation i! now han$le$ b+ remo(ing an+ intro$uce$
$uplicate point!.




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#alculate +2er1!reak 3 4nder1!reak

:hen taing !ection! relati(e to the !licing centreline? Surpac woul$
!ometime! pro$uce the !ection! bacwar$! !uch that the pro$uce$ plot
woul$ !how the !ection! bac to front. Thi! glitch i! now trappe$ for an$
the !ection! are re(er!e$ to their proper orientation.

:hen plotting !ection line! on the o(er(iew plan the+ woul$ appear a!
obli8ue bo% rather than a line when the !ection! were cut relati(e to the
reference line. The !ection line! are now interprete$ correctl+.

The wi$th of the !ection limit! area i! now u!e$ to $etermine the length
of the plotte$ !ection line!.

The $ri(e outline an$ !ection line! were pre(iou!l+ being create$ on the
!ame !tring cau!ing $uplication on the o(er(iew plan. Thi! !ituation ha!
been reme$ie$.




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Remote Support +ption

The remote !upport facilit+ ha! pro(en to be a u!eful tool to 8uicl+ !ol(e
!upport i!!ue! b+ i$entif+ing $ata problem!? program $efect!? an$ u!er
i!!ue!. To u!e remote !upport !elect R* )pplications Remote Support



Selecting thi! option will permit RINGking !upport to remotel+ log onto
+our computer to a!!i!t with problem $etection an$ re!olution. &! thi! i!
an internet lin +ou will nee$ to gi(e the program permi!!ion to run.
>nce +ou ha(e $one thi! the remote client will $i!pla+ a! follow!

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&ll that i! re8uire$ from here i! for +ou to email the 0 $igit 7. number
an$ " $igit Pa!!wor$ to !upportBmine!olution!.com. Plea!e note the
pa!!wor$ i! !e!!ion !pecific an$ that the remote client mu!t be running
to permit acce!! to +our computer.

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