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Magnetometer batteries

Scintrex and Geometrics magnetometers require heavy sealed lead acid magnetometer batteries greater than 7.2Ah in size. In contrast GEM Systems uses lightweight lithium Ion batteries and SLA batteries only 2.2Ah in size. While the SLA batteries are conveniently built in to the console, they do however need to be protected against a short circuit against […]

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UAV Magnetic surveys.

Modern Mag now offers UAV magnetic surveys, otherwise known as drone mag surveys. Ground magnetic surveys result in the best quality magnetic data possible. We can survey your tenement on the ground using our fleet of state of the art potassium magnetometers. But if your area is too large for a ground magnetic survey, then […]

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Overhauser Magnetometer sale

For a limited time you can save thousands off the new price of a GEM Systems GSM-19 overhauser base station or rover magnetometer. Fast sampling rover (GSM-19W overhauser) magnetometers are currently CAD$11,850 and base station GSM-19 overhausers are currently priced at CAD$9,000. Overhauser magnetometers have a sensitivity of 0.02 nT and are ideal for base […]

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UAV airborne magnetic surveys. Off the shelf and ready to go.

“let’s strap a magnetometer onto our UAV. Easy. We’ll make millions. Millions I tells ya doing UAV airborne magnetic surveys!!”   Get in line people. I have fielded one call/email per week for about two years from people wanting to strap a magnetometer to their toy plane. At this point I may sound a bit […]

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Coal magnetic surveys. Ultra-high resolution ground magnetic surveys for the coal industry.

Coal magnetic surveys are usually done at an ultra-high resolution. That is, with a line spacing of 10m. However the best ground magnetic data I have ever seen was over a gold prospect in Western Australia. The explorer was interested detecting mineralized structures trending east-west AS WELL AS north-south dolomite dikes intersecting the mineralisation. Ground […]

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Ultra-high resolution Marine Magnetic surveys

Modern Mag now has marine magnetic survey capabilities. The Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron (RMYS) recently developed a new marina. While the sea floor had been dragged with a chain to collect items on the sea floor, management was concerned that there was still lots of junk on the sea floor that could be hit by […]

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Wanted. Geophysics. VLF equipment for hire.

Modern Mag requires VLF equipment for a short hire in Australia or Sri Lanka. The crew will mobilise from Australia, but the survey is in Sri Lanka. GEM systems equipment is preferred, but not essential. We also have experience with ABEM VLF equipment. Please contact Justin on +61 3 9399 8896

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Modern Mag is now the premier provider of ground magnetic surveys in Australia

An independent geophysicist recently compared datasets from Modern Mag and the supposed ground magnetic industry leader over the same coal tenement.   The results “were a caning” in the words of our most senior operator. The independent consultant wrote: Modern Mag have provided a superior service on this occasion [dethroned industry leader]  needs to provide […]

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Modern Mag is exclusive GEM Systems Advanced Magnetomer supplier in Australia and New Zealand.

Modern Mag is now the exclusive supplier of GEM systems equipment in Australia. The price you pay us, is the same manufacturers retail price (MRP) you would pay GEM Systems in Canada. Buying locally means the sales commission stays in Australia and Modern Mag can provide fast and experienced service and support. Buying direct from […]

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Ground Magnetic Survey Safety. Modern Mag now standard 11 certified.

Modern Mag now has a crew with standard 11 mining course induction certificates. This complements our current Job Safety Analysis (JSA) and Toolbox safety practices we apply to ground magnetic surveys. Our crews have current first aid certificates and are experienced off road drivers. We take safety seriously. All of our safety equipment is either […]

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