November 15, 2011:
Georeference Online Ltd / Refractions Research
awarded Geoscience BC
International Earth Science Standards to Enhance Mineral
Exploration Success in British Columbia"
March 28, 2008: GOL
(Smyth & Sharma) co-authored
with Prof David Poole: "Semantic
Science and Machine-Accessible Scientific Theories"
AAAI Spring Symposium on
Semantic Science Knowledge Integration, Stanford, California; March 2008
24, 2007: 1017 new gold deposit descriptions
added to the MineMatch Online Knowledge Base - being all the deposits described
in the GSC's
Open File 4895, "Gold Deposits of the World: Distribution, Geological
Parameters and Gold Content".
July 23, 2007:
GOL publication by
Smyth et al: "Semantic e-Science and Geology"
July 19, 2007:
GOL publication by
Sharma et al: "A System for Ontologically-Grounded Probabilistic Matching"
June 1, 2007:
Dr Rita Sharma joins Georeference Online Ltd.
April 30, 2007
CampControl Exploration Logistics Management System is released by
Georeference Online Ltd and Nugget Expediting.
January 23, 2006:
MineMatch® Online is released by Georeference Online Ltd
November 22, 2004: The Yukon Geological Survey releases
www.YukonMineralTargets.com website to public viewing.
The site presents exploration targets picked by
Georeference Online Ltd, and described and classified using the MineMatch system
/ Nov, 2004:
Georeference Online Ltd presents
six workshops on how to use the
website to find new exploration targets in British Columbia. Workshops were
funded by the "Rocks to Riches" program, and took place in Vancouver, Smithers,
Williams Lake, Cranbrook, Nelson and Kamloops.
January, 2004: Georeference Online
Ltd publishes the
www.rockstoriches.com website funded by the province of British
March 20, 2002:
MineMatch® Draw Winners at the PDAC Convention (Toronto, March 2002)
The following fortunate visitors to the GOL booth at the PDAC Convention in
Toronto won free copies of MineMatch®:
Alan Sexton (GeoVector Management Inc., Nepean, Ontario, Canada)
Francisco Herrara Romero (INGEMMET, Lima, Peru)
Edgar Lockhart (Eldorado Gold Corporation, Vancouver, B.C., Canada)
February 10, 2002:
MineMatch® Draw Winners at the Cordilleran Roundup (Vancouver,
The following fortunate visitors to the GOL booth at the Cordilleran Roundup in
Vancouver won free copies of MineMatch®:
Brian V. Hall (International Croesus Ventures Corp,
Bowen Island, B.C., Canada
Ginette Carter (Freiholz Consulting, North Vancouver, B.C., Canada)
Robert G. Wilson (Atna Resources Ltd, Vancouver, B.C., Canada)
February 10, 2002:
MineMatch® Draw Winners at the Cambridge Investment Conference
(Vancouver, January 2002)
The following fortunate visitors to the GOL booth at the Cambridge Investment
Conference in Vancouver won free copies of MineMatch®:
John H. Resing (Milestone Capital, Bellevue,
Wayne J. Roberts (Badger and Co., Vancouver, B.C., Canada)
December 12, 2001:
How MineMatch handles Mineralisation, Alteration, Deposit Zones and
Rocks - Host or Country: An Explanation
December 10, 2001:
Georeference Online Ltd at the Northwest Mining Association Convention in
placed a pre-release version of its MineMatch software on display
at the recent NWMA convention in Spokane, Washington. Considerable
interest was shown in MineMatch, copies of which will also be available
for download from this website from the 13th of December.
The following fortunate visitors to the GOL booth had their business
cards drawn out of the hat at the end of the convention, and will receive
copy of MineMatch on its commercial release in January:
Leonardo P. Arciaga (Acme Analytical Laboratories, Vancouver,
John May (Echo Bay Minerals Co.,
Republic, Washington, USA)
Bob Jewett (Custom Analytical Services
Inc., Republic, Washington, USA)
[The draw was kindly conducted by Gail Edgerton of Double J
Mining (PO Box 4414, Palmer, Alaska, 99645) whose booth adjoined the GOL
April 1, 2001: New Technical Paper: Canadian Stock Exchange Reporting
The presentation made by Clinton Smyth, President of Georeference
Online Ltd, to the PDAC Convention in Toronto in March 2001 has been added
to this site.
The paper highlights some of the technical benefits to geology of National
Instrument 43-101, legislation recently introduced in Canada to enhance the
quality of reports issued by exploration and mining companies listed on
the country's stock exchanges.
It draws attention to geological standardisation initiatives in the UK, the
USA and Australia, and suggests that some of these may have a role in
Canada. A role for internationally relevant Canadian geological standards
is also discussed. Hyperlinks to most of the web sites discussed appear in
The paper may be viewed