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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A compact, lightweight and reliable magnetometer backpack

Ground based magnetometer systems haven’t changed much in 12 years. The most recent change was in 2001 with the inclusion of a GPS in most magnetometers when selective availability was turned off. This greatly increased the efficiency of surveys since only one operator was required to conduct a survey and they could walk continuously without […]

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A ground magnetometer survey gone bad. Very bad.

A news report from Tsodilo Resources (TSX:TSD) on July 22nd 2013 caught my eye: A total of 63.70 line kilometers [of ground magnetics] was covered during the month of June as area totaling 2.53 km2. The expected monthly target is 360 line kilometers for the month and the shortfall is largely attributed to machine malfunction […]

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Used GSM-19 Overhauser magnetometer for sale. With GPS and navigation.

Modern Mag currently has for sale a < 1 year old GEM Systems GSM-19 Overhauser magnetometer with built in GPS and navigation. This magnetometer has mostly been used as a base station and thus is near new. It has the latest Novatel OEMstar GPS and firmware. The console also has the latest firmware and navigation […]

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Is the potassium magnetometer (GSMP-35) right for you?

The GEM Systems GSMP-35 potassium magnetometer is an optically pumped potassium vapor magnetometer. The GSMP-35 is also known as the “k-mag” just as Cesium magnetometers are know as “Cs-mags”.  As of August 2013, GEM Advanced Magnetometers is the ONLY company offering these magnetometers to the market. The GSMP-35 is the most sensitive magnetometer commercially available. By […]

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Caesium Magnetometers. When Sales and Science Collide.

Modern Mag has created a backpack that can replace the standard backpack that ships with a prominent American Caesium magnetometer. To design this backpack I had to study and understand the Caesium magnetometer specifications. I have used this magnetometer many times in the past (my university owned one), but still wanted to check the latest […]

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