Digital Geo $olutions



About me

Picture of Kaija Rantala

“Everything in resource estimation starts with good data.”

Your data is in the very best hands with me.
I reliably evaluate, analyze and process your data with state-of-the-art software and methods. Quality in every processing phase is guaranteed, so that a realistic result is determined and presented in a graphically appealing way.

I see it as my responsibility to carry out your project carefully, realistically and competent, from data preparation to result presentation. Based on the outcome, you will be enabled to make investment and management decisions on a solid factual basis and to support and plan the next steps.

Visualized data
General Geo-Data management up to resource Estimation:
  • Systematic collection and digitization of geo-data
  • Development and maintenance of geo-databases
  • Analysis and statistical evaluation
  • 3D geological modelling
  • Volume calculation
  • Grade and resource estimation
  • Visualization
  • Reporting

Further customized services:
  • Thematic Research
  • Geo-Software-Training
  • Systematic processing of archive data – turning old data into value
Main software packages used:
  • Surpac
  • ArcGIS
  • Surfer and Strater
  • Member AusIMM (Member-Status > 10 y experience)
  • Competent Person for Resource Estimation of Clay Minerals (JORC code)
  • International and intercultural project experience from early exploration stages up to established operating mines
  • Expert in 3D geological modelling of structurally complex structures using Surpac (15 years) including grade modelling / multiple commodity deposits
  • Very experienced in using other GIS and Geo software packages (more than 20 years)
  • Key experience in clay mineral deposits around the world (e.g. Italy, Turkey, Brazil, China, Indonesia…)
  • Acted as trainer and support of former exploration team members in geosoftware and deposit evaluation (data processing – modelling – estimation) globally
  • Competence in data consolidation and data management
  • Former role as Global Resource Evaluation Manager at Clariant Produkte Deutschland GmbH (former Süd-Chemie) 2007-2021
  • Languages: German, English, Finnish & Brazilian Portuguese


Digital Geo Solutions
Albert-Rosenfelder-Str. 1
90451 Nürnberg, Germany