New-Sense Geophysics

Worldwide Helicopter & Fixed-Wing Magnetic & Radiometric Surveys

New-Sense Geophysics

Worldwide Helicopter & Fixed-Wing Magnetic & Radiometric Surveys

Our Services

Airborne Magnetic Surveys

Airborne Magnetic Surveys

Single and gradient magnetic systems for structural mapping, and mineral exploration.

Radiometric Surveys

Radiometric Surveys

Single & multi spectrometer packs for gamma-ray radiometric mapping (U, TH, and K).

Hill Survey Design

Survey Design & Management

Expertise and innovative techniques in quality data acquisition in remote, and challenging environments.

Survey Platforms

Survey Platforms

Helicopter, Fixed wing & Drone options
Certified stinger STC with Canada Transport Canada (TC), United States (FAA) and European Union (EASA) jurisdictions.

NSG Integrates Equipment

Equipment

NSG integrates its proprietary data acquisition systems with industry leading sensors and GIS technologies.

Airborne Magnetic Surveys

Airborne Magnetic Surveys

Single and gradient magnetic systems for
structural mapping, and
mineral exploration.
Radiometric Surveys

Radiometric Surveys

Single & multi spectrometer packs for gamma-ray radiometric mapping (U, TH, and K).
Hill Survey Design

Survey Design & Management

Expertise and innovative techniques in quality data acquisition in remote, and challenging environments.
Survey Platforms

Survey Platforms

Helicopter, Fixed wing & Drone options Certified stinger STC with Canada Transport Canada (TC), United States (FAA) and European Union (EASA) jurisdictions.
NSG Integrates Equipment

Equipment

NSG integrates its proprietary data acquisition systems with
industry leading sensors and
GIS technologies.

Safety Management Throughout the Project Life Cycle

New-Sense places the highest priority to safety on all of its airborne surveys and projects. We are dedicated to continually improving our project’s safety through innovative new technologies and techniques.

New-Sense is an active and contributing member of the International Airborne Geophysics Safety Association (IAGSA). As well as being a member of IAGSA, New-Sense has developed our own job safety procedures, which are customized for each project to exceed the industry standards and ensure smooth, continuous, and safe operations in the field.

Safety Management Throughout the Project Life Cycle Survey design, scope & resource allocation Risk assessments,training &survey plans Mobilization, dataacquisition and monitoring Survey evaluationsdemobilization,lessons learned

Company History

New-Sense Geophysics Company History

1980
Urquhart-Dvorak Ltd.

Specialized Company in geophysical data processing and interpretation.

1984
Geopak Systems

Software and unique techniques for data processing are developed. Training in magnetic and radiomatric studies is provided to foreign personnal.

1993
High-Sense Geophysics Limited

High Sense Geophysics founded, developing a reputation for safety and quality in airborne geophysical surveys.

1997
Acquisition of Aerodat Ltd

High Sense Geophysics (HSG) has acquired Aerodat, becoming the third largest Geophysical survey provider.

2000
Fugro Regional Manager

After Selling High-Sense to Furgo, operations are started in South America, with main office in Santiago de Chile.

2002
GeoExplo LTDA

GeoExplo formed, specializing in all aspects of aerial geophysics, including management, quality, safety, interpretation and projects processing.

2005
New-Sense Geophysics

W.E.S. (Ted) Urquhart Ph.D. established New-Sense Geophysics where he continues his tradition of innovative and quality aerial surveys. Currently the main office and base of operations is Markham Ontario, Canada.

2015
New-Sense Peru

The addition of New-Sense Geophysics SAC Peru to its international group of companies, and launch of the project dashboard.

2023
International Offices

New-Sense Geophysics quadruples in size since its origin with offices and staff across 6 countries.

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Private Jet Performance and Specifications

Luxury and comfort

Flying should be a pleasure and we’ll make your charter experience as luxurious and comfortable as possible.

Discretion & security

An ACS charter guarantees your privacy, and we will work closely with your security provider on all aspects of your charter

Large Jets

Comfortable for seven to eight passengers with some models offering maximum seating of ten to fourteen.

Luxury and comfort

Flying should be a pleasure and we’ll make your charter experience as luxurious and comfortable as possible.

Survey Locations

Geophysical surveys in the world’s most remote, rugged, high-altitude terrain, with focus on the Americas.

New-Sense has performed airborne geophysical surveys in Africa, North America, Europe, the Middle East, and South America. We can go anywhere your exploration ventures take you. Since 2005, New-Sense Geophysics has flown and processed over One-million-line kilometers for governments, multinationals, and junior exploration groups. Some of our multinational clients include, BHP, Rio Tinto, Barrick Gold, Gold Fields, Kinross, Anglo American, Anglo Gold Ashanti, Fortescue, First Quantum Minerals and Teck Resources.

Using unique techniques and proprietary technology, we bring expertise and operational presence across the globe.

Innovative Technologies and Techniques

Dashboard
Dashboard

Providing real-time monitoring of a project’s status, progression, diurnal, weather conditions, preliminary data, and much more.

Aircraft and Vehicle Tracking
Aircraft & vehicle tracking

NSG equips all aircraft, vehicles and field personnel with satellite trackers and communications, for safety and monitoring.

Daily Activity Reports
Daily activity reports

NSG delivers daily reports throughout the duration of the project, ensuring all parties are up to date about all survey activities.

Live Remote Base Station
Live remote base station

Autonomous remote base station with satellite / mobile data feed. Live diurnal, webcam, weather, and more…

50Hz Acquisition
50Hz acquisition

50Hz sampling is used to identify, isolate and suppress/removal of various inherent noise elements associated with helicopter and fixed wing installation.

STC Development
STC development

NSG continues to extend its STC stinger options, with single and multi sensor configurations for both helicopter and fixed wing, in multiple jurisdictions TC (Canada), FAA (USA) and EASA (EU).

Innovative Technologies and Techniques

Dashboard
Dashboard

Providing real-time monitoring of a project’s status, progression, diurnal, weather conditions, preliminary data, and much more.

Aircraft and Vehicle Tracking
Aircraft & vehicle tracking

NSG equips all aircraft, vehicles and field personnel with satellite trackers and communications, for safety and monitoring.

Daily Activity Reports
Daily activity reports

NSG delivers daily reports throughout the duration of the project, ensuring all parties are up to date about all survey activities.

Live Remote Base Station
Live remote base station

Autonomous remote base station with satellite / mobile data feed. Live diurnal, webcam, weather, and more…

50Hz Acquisition
50Hz acquisition

50Hz sampling is used to identify, isolate and suppress/removal of various inherent noise elements associated with helicopter and fixed wing installation.

STC Development
STC development

NSG continues to extend its STC stinger options, with single and multi sensor configurations for both helicopter and fixed wing, in multiple jurisdictions TC (Canada), FAA (USA) and EASA (EU).

Million KM Flown

Over 1.5
Million KM Flown

Projects Completed

500+
Projects Completed

Equipment and Personnel

Equipment and Personnel
In 7 Countries

Aircraft Types Supported

40+
Aircraft Types Supported

TC

TC,
FAA and EASA STC’s

Safety Dashboard

Project Dashboard

NSG’s unique project dashboard, a mobile and desktop friendly interface allowing client and crew to monitor all aspects of the project. Some of the features on the dashboard include, safety plans and emergency contacts, survey parameters, progress & flight plan maps, preliminary grids, live flight and vehicle tracking, live data streams.

New-Sense places the highest priority to safety on all of its airborne surveys and projects. We are dedicated to continually improving our project’s safety through innovative new technologies and techniques.

New-Sense is an active and contributing member of the International Airborne Geophysics Safety Association (IAGSA). As well as being a member of IAGSA, New-Sense has developed our own job safety procedures, which are customized for each project to exceed the industry standards and ensure smooth, continuous, and safe operations in the field.

Project Dashboard

NSG’s unique project dashboard, a mobile and desktop friendly interface allowing client and crew to monitor all aspects of the project. Some of the features on the dashboard include, safety plans and emergency contacts, survey parameters, progress & flight plan maps, preliminary grids, live flight and vehicle tracking, live data streams.

ER Plan
ER Plan

Emergency Response Plan

Active project emergency response plan available to the client, project staff and subcontractors.

Risk Mgt. Plan
Risk Mgt. Plan

Job Safety Plan

Active project job safety plan including approved risk assessment and mitigation controls for all project staff.

Survey Param
Survey Param

Survey Parameters

Active survey parameters including equipment configuration, tolerances, flight parameters, etc...

Calibrations
Calibrations

Survey Calibrations

Active survey calibration results for QA/QC, including Figure of Merit (FOM), Cosmic and altitude attenuation tests.

Progress Total
Progress Total

Flight metrics and analytics

Flight and calendar statistics including production, turn, ferry times, fuel usage, flight heights, speed, etc…

Progress Map
Progress Map

Progress map

A Google Earth progress map outlining the flown and un-flown lines, as well as the next days flight plans

Project Docs
Project Docs

Project files and preliminaries

Survey reference and preliminary products, outline, ideal line paths, databases, grids, maps etc…

Base Latest
Base Latest

Live base station diurnal’s

Live and historical diurnal profile from the projects remote base station

Base History
Base History

Live base station webcam

Live and historical webcam images and video from the projects remote base station (typically within the survey block) for conditions monitoring.

Base Weather
Base Weather

Live weather conditions

Live and historical weather station feed from the projects remote base station (typically within the survey block) for conditions monitoring before, during and after flights

Flight Follow
Flight Follow

Flight Following

Live and historical flight path monitoring from the aircrafts satellite tracking system.

Truck Follow
Truck Follow

Ground vehicle tracking

Live and historical drive path monitoring from the field crew vehicles through satellite tracking systems.

Speed Limit
Speed Limit

Flight speed safety thresholds

Flight speed tracking grid to identify risky behaviours with low flight speeds in and outside of the survey block

Altitude Limit
Altitude Limit

Flight height safety thresholds

Flight height tracking grid to identify risky behaviours with low flight heights in and outside of the survey block

Mag. TMI
Mag. TMI

Total magnetic intensity (TMI)

Daily preliminary grid image for the total magnetic intensity (TMI)

Mag. VD
Mag. VD

Vertical derivative (VDV)

Daily preliminary grid image for the calculated vertical derivative (VDV)

Altitude
Altitude

Flight height

Daily preliminary grid image for the aircraft flight height, from the radar or laser altimeter

DTM
DTM

Digital terrain model (DTM)

Daily preliminary grid image for digital terrain model (DTM), calculated from the GPS and radar/laser altimeter(s)

Actual Lines
Actual Lines

Flight line path

Daily preliminary grid image for flown flight path to ensure navigation paths are being followed to project specifications

K
K

Potassium counts

Daily preliminary grid image for the radiometric K (Potassium) counts

Th
Th

Thorium counts

Daily preliminary grid image for the radiometric Th (Thorium) counts

U
U

Uranium counts

Daily preliminary grid image for the radiometric U (Uranium) counts

Total Counts
Total Counts

Total counts

Daily preliminary grid image for the radiometric TC (Total) counts

At New-Sense, We believe in working collaboratively

Presenting clear procedures and practices which leads to safe, efficient and accurate surveys. This facilitates easy and effective communication when following client-specific safety procedures.

New-Sense Geophysics
North America and South America

New Sense has performed airborne geophysical surveys in Africa, North America, Europe, the Middle East, and South America.

Airborne Exploration

We are able to go anywhere your exploration ventures may take you. Since 2005, New-Sense Geophysics has flown and processed close to a million line kilometers.

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