3GSM GmbH - About us

3GSM reduces environmental impacts of mining

Mineral resources are needed in our world. Blasting is a very common way to extract them. The overall procedure causes noise, dust and shows a significant carbon footprint.

3GSM provides software for optimising surface blasting and reduces this way negative environmental impacts while simultaneously reducing required efforts of all subsequent processing steps. Better blasts are easier to load, haul and crush, they produce less vibrations, no fly-rock, and less waste material. And better blasts show fewer energy consumption (electricity, diesel) and increase working safety.


3GSM uses 3D models from imagery and dedicated software for blast design and blast analysis. The tools allow operations to optimise their blasting works by closing the control loop of blast optimization. It allows for striving constantly for improvements or keeping already achieved high quality standards. These tools bring a classical win-win situation as operations save money while simultaneously reducing negative environmental impacts of mining.

3GSM develops and markets easy-to-use software for the three-dimensional acquisition and assessment of rock, terrain, and object surfaces. Based on digital imagery (from drones and terrestrial) latest algorithms from computer vision provide 3D models of genuine quality and application tailored software uniquely combine blast engineering and rock mass characterization.

Graz based 3GSM has distribution partners on all continents and served over 40 countries so far with their clients ranging from smallest engineering consultancies to the largest mining enterprises in the world.

3GSM – Simply Measure!

  • 3GSM systems are in use in more than 40 countries!