Fresh Thinking by Optiro
7 - QAQC - quality is everything! (part 1)
Mar 19, 2019 · 15 min
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Quality Assurance and Quality Control, or QAQC, encompasses a range of controls that ensure accurate results in sampling. In this part 1 of the two-part series on QAQC, Optiro's Director of Geology Ian Glacken and Principal Paul Blackney discuss the difference between QA and QC and how accuracy is determined.

In this episode:

0:56 What is QAQC? 2:10 What are the limits of QAQC in the mining cycle? 2:45 What are the key aspects of what QAQC is trying to achieve? 4:09 How do we measure accuracy given we don't know the true grade of anything? 5:18 What are the characteristics of a Certified Reference Material? 12:17 How do we portray accuracy?

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