CorePlan vs Krux: Apples to Apples, or is it Oranges?

Weighing up CorePlan and Krux? Let’s help you make an informed decision that aligns with your drill program objectives.
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For Mining and Exploration
How does CorePlan compare to Krux?
Features for Mining and Exploration
Drill Planning
Optimise your drill program from design to execution with comprehensive planning tools. Manage costs, schedules and budgets.
Drill Production
Track real-time drilling progress, costs, and planned vs. actual CPM for complete operational control. Monitor KPIs and proactively manage your budget.
Reporting & Analytics
Customisable reports on daily production, cost per hole, completion forecasts, rig summaries, consumables, and more.
APIs & Integrations
Access to Rest APIs and general API integrations into tools such as Imago, Max Geo Datashed.
Security & Compliance
Reliable credentials for cybersecurity such as SOC 2 and ISO27001
Custom Geological Database Sync
Integrate drilling data with your popular and custom SQL geological databases for comprehensive analysis and informed decision-making.
Forms & Document Management
Centralised forms management for inspections, incidents, and other critical documentation. Maintain a single source of truth for policies and procedures to keep your team aligned and informed.
Field Logistics Management
Manage field activities, drilling permits, sample dispatch, core yard work & earthworks costs. Ensure compliance through customisable forms and checklists for every task for visibility into progress & completion status.
Rig Scheduler
Maximise rig utilisation and minimise downtime with a rig scheduler that adapts to real-time performance data.
Contractor Portal
Give your drilling contractors a user-friendly portal to upload plods in any format, validate data and collaborate in real time.
24/7 Support
Get the help you need, whenever you need it. Our dedicated global support team is available 24/7.
Information based on Krux Analytics website data as of June 2024.
A complete solution

CorePlan streamlines your drilling workflow from planning to cost reconciliation.

Built for modern mining teams

Advanced features that enhance your drilling program beyond basic data collection.

Seamless integration

CorePlan syncs geological data and drilling insights, giving your team real-time accuracy

The preferred software solution for leading mining companies
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Cost Variation to Invoices

Our customers avoid invoice variation and budget leaks with CorePlan.

95%
Reduced Admin Time

Customers have reported a 95% reduction in time spent on manual data entry and admin.

40%
Improvement In ROI

Some CorePlan customers have reported saving up to 40% in drilling costs.

Why CorePlan comes out ahead
True mining SaaS, built for your needs
Just like your other day-to-day tools, but designed for your mining ops.
No custom development required
Enjoy continuous product updates with new features and enhancements based on industry best practices and client feedback.
Live support, whenever you need It
Our dedicated global support team is available 24/7 to answer your questions and ensure smooth operations.
What is Mining SaaS ->
Mastering drilling contracts & costs
CorePlan is built specifically for complex drilling contract management.
Handle any contract complexity
Seamlessly manage the most intricate contracts with your drilling contractors, no matter the clauses or pricing structures.
Flexible line item management
Categorise and track drilling activities, consumables and equipment, even with varying names or descriptions, across different contractors.
Take Control of Your Drilling Costs ->
Seamless data integration, suitable for mining
CorePlan empowers data interoperability across your entire mining technology stack
Use our rest APIs
Integrate seamlessly with your preferred geological databases, accounting software, and other essential tools using CorePlan’s open API.
Traditional data sync
Not all mining software is built with modern capability - our team will help you automate data sync to software and databases.
Contractor collaboration, without the intrusion
Work better together, without forcing your drilling contractors into submission
Flexible data entry options
CorePlan adapts to your contractors' workflows, allowing plod submission via a user-friendly portal or existing methods for seamless collaboration.
Nurture strong relationships
Empower your drilling partners with easy-to-use tools, data access, and streamlined communication.
Learn More ->
User-friendly, from the rig to the boardroom
CorePlan is designed for ease of use at every level
Intuitive interface
Powerful and easy-to-use for everyone, from drillers in the field to executives in the office.
Proven user experience
Don’t just take our word for it – hear what real users have to say on our Wall of Love.
Learn More ->
Out-of-the-box reporting & powerful insights
Gain actionable insights with CorePlan’s comprehensive reporting capabilities
Instant, customisable reports
Access and tailor pre-built reports on progress, costs and performance without relying on complex Power BI configurations.
Seamless Power BI integration
Easily connect CorePlan to Power BI for advanced data visualisation and analysis if needed.
Learn More ->
End-to-end drilling program management
CorePlan is the only platform you need to optimise your entire drilling program
From planning to completion
Streamline your drilling workflow from design and budgeting to data, costs and geological integration.
#FreeTheGeos
Remove the manual, low value-adding tasks and let your team focus on geology.
Learn More ->

We could give you 101 reasons why mining companies are choosing CorePlan

But why not let us show you instead?
Seamless integrations for a connected drilling workflow
CorePlan seamlessly integrates with your favourite mining tools, bringing geologists, engineers, accountants, and everyone else onto a single platform.



Sync effortlessly with leading databases like acQuire and Geobank, or customise your workflow with our robust API.
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I try CorePlan for myself?

We'd love for you to experience CorePlan! Just reach out to our sales team. They'll give you a full overview and help you with setup if needed.

Can I speak to someone on the team?

Use our Live Chat or email gday@coreplan.io to connect with a team member.

How do I know which plan is right for me?

Compare your needs to our feature list to find the perfect fit. Still unsure? Contact us via Live Chat or email gday@coreplan.io. We've helped countless companies choose the right plan and we're happy to guide you.

What pricing options do you have?

Exciting news! New pricing is coming with CorePlan 2.0. Join the waitlist to be the first to know.

Does CorePlan have integrations?

Yes, you can integrate your CorePlan workspace with the tools you already use, like Imago, your preferred accounting packages and QGIS. Create automation flows, sync your data and more. Whether it's acQuire, Geobank, DataShed or your custom Access database - pull and push data seamlessly.

Do you have links to other resources?

Explore our resources for Exploration Companies under Resources or access the Help Centre via Live Chat in the bottom right corner.

How does CorePlan compare to Krux?
Features for Drilling Contractors
Digital Plod Management
Optimise your drill program from design to execution with comprehensive planning tools. Manage costs, schedules and budgets.
Drilling Contract Management
Track real-time drilling progress, costs, and planned vs. actual CPM for complete operational control. Monitor KPIs and proactively manage your budget.
Analytics & Reporting
Customisable reports on daily production, cost per hole, completion forecasts, rig summaries, consumables, and more.
Invoice & Revenue Management
Access to Rest APIs and general API integrations into tools such as Imago, Max Geo Datashed.
Audit & Change Logs
Reliable credentials for cybersecurity such as SOC 2 and ISO27001
Integrations for Accounting & Payroll
Integrate drilling data with your popular and custom SQL geological databases for comprehensive analysis and informed decision-making.
Mobile Field Data Capture
Centralised forms management for inspections, incidents, and other critical documentation. Maintain a single source of truth for policies and procedures to keep your team aligned and informed.
24/7 Support
Manage field activities, drilling permits, sample dispatch, core yard work & earthworks costs. Ensure compliance through customisable forms and checklists for every task for visibility into progress & completion status.
Client Portal
Maximise rig utilisation and minimise downtime with a rig scheduler that adapts to real-time performance data.
Forms & Document Management
Give your drilling contractors a user-friendly portal to upload plods in any format, validate data and collaborate in real time.
Information based on Krux Analytics website data as of June 2024.
A complete solution

Manage your entire drilling operations workflow—from holes to plods to payments.

Plod management made simple

Empower drillers with easy-to-use plods, real-time data, and quick approvals.

Cash flow confidence

Generate accurate invoices instantly and get paid on time, every time.

The preferred software solution for leading drilling companies
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Alton Drilling

Alton Drilling unearthed $110,000+ in overcharges hidden in misreporting after tracking tool usage data in CorePlan, and realised they were paying for tools they weren't even using.

Central Queensland Exploration

CQ Exploration slashed invoice processing time by 66% with CorePlan. They transformed their process, reducing average payment time from a stressful 75 days to just 25 days within six months.

Terra Drilling

Terra Drilling's team eliminated 30 hours of weekly admin work by slashing paperwork with CorePlan, freeing them to focus on core business activities.

Why CorePlan comes out ahead
Ditch paper plods
for good
Let your drillers capture accurate plod data quickly and easily, even offline.
Intuitive mobile app
Equip your crews with a user-friendly mobile app designed specifically for drillers. Capture accurate plod data, even when offline.
Supervisor review & approval
Ensure data integrity and avoid costly errors with streamlined plod review and approval workflows. Identify and resolve issues early.
Simplify your plod management ->
Instant invoicing & accounting integration
Automate cost summaries from approved plod data and streamline billing to get paid faster.
One-click cost summaries
Generate detailed, invoice-ready cost summaries instantly, incorporating all drilling activities, consumables, and equipment charges.
Seamless accounting integration
Export invoices directly to your accounting software (Xero, MYOB, QuickBooks, Pronto) for a smooth, error-free billing process and faster payments.
Invoice on time, every time ->
Transparent client collaboration
Build trust and transparency with real-time data sharing and streamlined communication.
Secure client portal
Provide clients with a dedicated portal for instant access to their drilling data, letting them to track progress, review plods, and approve invoices.
Proactive communication
Foster open communication with clients by allowing them to easily raise concerns or questions within CorePlan, minimising delays and disputes.
Harness the power of your drilling data
Centralise your drilling data in a secure platform to improve performance and productivity, and ultimately, drill more metres.
Centralised data hub
Manage all your drilling data in one place, ensuring easy access and accuracy for informed decision-making.
Powerful analytics
Identify trends, optimise performance, and proactively address potential issues with CorePlan's powerful analytics engine.
Master your drilling contracts
Build trust and transparency with clients through customisable contract terms, managing even the most complex clauses and variable rates.
Tailored to your needs
Easily build contracts that meet the unique requirements of each client and project, ensuring clarity and alignment.
Automated accuracy
Eliminate billing errors and disputes with automated charge calculations based on approved plod data and contract terms.
Drilling contracts without the fuss ->
Software built for drilling, refined by your feedback
CorePlan is constantly evolving with our customers’ input. We work hand-in-hand with drillers like you to build the software solution you actually need.
No custom development hassle
Enjoy continuous product updates and enhancements based on industry best practices.
24/7 expert support
Get peace of mind with our dedicated global support team, available around the clock to address any questions or concerns.

We could give you 101 reasons why drilling companies are choosing CorePlan

But why not let us show you instead?
Hassle-free accounting
Already using MYOB or Xero? Perfect. CorePlan integrates seamlessly, letting you import invoices and cost summaries directly, saving you time and headaches.



We'll even align your cost codes for a smooth, error-free transition. Get paid faster and focus on what matters - the drilling.


Frequently Asked Questions
How can I try CorePlan for myself?

We'd love for you to experience CorePlan! Just reach out to our sales team. They'll give you a full overview and help you with setup if needed.

Can I speak to someone on the team?

Use our Live Chat or email gday@coreplan.io to connect with a team member.

How do I know which plan is right for me?

Compare your needs to our feature list to find the perfect fit. Still unsure? Contact us via Live Chat or email gday@coreplan.io. We've helped countless companies choose the right plan and we're happy to guide you.

What pricing options do you have?

Exciting news! New pricing is coming with CorePlan 2.0. Join the waitlist to be the first to know.

Does CorePlan have integrations?

Yes, you can integrate your CorePlan workspace with the tools you already use, like Imago, your preferred accounting packages and QGIS. Create automation flows, sync your data and more. Whether it's acQuire, Geobank, DataShed or your custom Access database - pull and push data seamlessly.

Do you have links to other resources?

Explore our resources for Exploration Companies under Resources or access the Help Centre via Live Chat in the bottom right corner.

CorePlan vs Krux: Apples to Apples, or is it Oranges?

Weighing up CorePlan and Krux? Let’s help you make an informed decision that aligns with your drill program objectives.
Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.
A complete solution

CorePlan streamlines your drilling workflow from planning to cost reconciliation.

Built for modern mining teams

Advanced features that enhance your drilling program beyond basic data collection.

Seamless integration

CorePlan syncs geological data and drilling insights, giving your team real-time accuracy

How does CorePlan compare to Krux?
FEATURES
Drill Planning
Optimise your drill program from design to execution with comprehensive planning tools. Manage costs, schedules and budgets.
Drill Production
Track real-time drilling progress, costs, and planned vs. actual CPM for complete operational control. Monitor KPIs and proactively manage your budget.
Reporting & Analytics
Customisable reports on daily production, cost per hole, completion forecasts, rig summaries, consumables, and more.
APIs & Integrations
Access to Rest APIs and general API integrations into tools such as Imago, Max Geo Datashed.
Security & Compliance
Reliable credentials for cybersecurity such as SOC 2 and ISO27001
Custom Geological Database Sync
Integrate drilling data with your popular and custom SQL geological databases for comprehensive analysis and informed decision-making.
Forms & Document Management
Centralised forms management for inspections, incidents, and other critical documentation. Maintain a single source of truth for policies and procedures to keep your team aligned and informed.
Field Logistics Management
Manage field activities, drilling permits, sample dispatch, core yard work & earthworks costs. Ensure compliance through customisable forms and checklists for every task for visibility into progress & completion status.
Rig Scheduler
Maximise rig utilisation and minimise downtime with a rig scheduler that adapts to real-time performance data.
Contractor Portal
Give your drilling contractors a user-friendly portal to upload plods in any format, validate data and collaborate in real time.
24/7 Support
Get the help you need, whenever you need it. Our dedicated global support team is available 24/7.
Information based on Krux Analytics website data as of June 2024.
The preferred software solution for leading mining companies
Chalice-logo_navy.svg
Anglo-Gold-Ashanti-logo_navy.svg
Gold-Road-Resources-logo_navy.svg
BHP-logo_navy.svg
Sandfire-logo_navy.svg
<1%
Cost Variation to Invoices

Our customers avoid invoice variation and budget leaks with CorePlan.

95%
Reduced Admin Time

Customers have reported a 95% reduction in time spent on manual data entry and admin.

40%
Improvement In ROI

Some CorePlan customers have reported saving up to 40% in drilling costs.

Why CorePlan comes out ahead
True mining SaaS, built for your needs
Just like your other day-to-day tools, but designed for your mining ops.
No custom development required
Enjoy continuous product updates with new features and enhancements based on industry best practices and client feedback.
Live support, whenever you need It
Our dedicated global support team is available 24/7 to answer your questions and ensure smooth operations.
What is Mining SaaS ->
Mastering drilling contracts & costs
CorePlan is built specifically for complex drilling contract management.
Handle any contract complexity
Seamlessly manage the most intricate contracts with your drilling contractors, no matter the clauses or pricing structures.
Flexible line item management
Categorise and track drilling activities, consumables and equipment, even with varying names or descriptions, across different contractors.
Take Control of Your Drilling Costs ->
Seamless data integration, suitable for mining
CorePlan empowers data interoperability across your entire mining technology stack
Use our rest APIs
Integrate seamlessly with your preferred geological databases, accounting software, and other essential tools using CorePlan’s open API.
Traditional data sync
Not all mining software is built with modern capability - our team will help you automate data sync to software and databases.
Contractor collaboration, without the intrusion
Work better together, without forcing your drilling contractors into submission
Flexible data entry options
CorePlan adapts to your contractors' workflows, allowing plod submission via a user-friendly portal or existing methods for seamless collaboration.
Nurture strong relationships
Empower your drilling partners with easy-to-use tools, data access, and streamlined communication.
Learn More ->
User-friendly, from the rig to the boardroom
CorePlan is designed for ease of use at every level
Intuitive interface
Powerful and easy-to-use for everyone, from drillers in the field to executives in the office.
Proven user experience
Don’t just take our word for it – hear what real users have to say on our Wall of Love.
Learn More ->
Out-of-the-box reporting & powerful insights
Gain actionable insights with CorePlan’s comprehensive reporting capabilities
Instant, customisable reports
Access and tailor pre-built reports on progress, costs and performance without relying on complex Power BI configurations.
Seamless Power BI integration
Easily connect CorePlan to Power BI for advanced data visualisation and analysis if needed.
Learn More ->
End-to-end drilling program management
CorePlan is the only platform you need to optimise your entire drilling program
From planning to completion
Streamline your drilling workflow from design and budgeting to data, costs and geological integration.
#FreeTheGeos
Remove the manual, low value-adding tasks and let your team focus on geology.
Learn More ->

We could give you 101 reasons why mining companies are choosing CorePlan

But why not let us show you instead?
Seamless integrations for a connected drilling workflow
CorePlan seamlessly integrates with your favourite mining tools, bringing geologists, engineers, accountants, and everyone else onto a single platform.



Sync effortlessly with leading databases like acQuire and Geobank, or customise your workflow with our robust API.
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I try CorePlan for myself?

We'd love for you to experience CorePlan! Just reach out to our sales team. They'll give you a full overview and help you with setup if needed.

Can I speak to someone on the team?

Use our Live Chat or email gday@coreplan.io to connect with a team member.

How do I know which plan is right for me?

Compare your needs to our feature list to find the perfect fit. Still unsure? Contact us via Live Chat or email gday@coreplan.io. We've helped countless companies choose the right plan and we're happy to guide you.

What pricing options do you have?

Exciting news! New pricing is coming with CorePlan 2.0. Join the waitlist to be the first to know.

Does CorePlan have integrations?

Yes, you can integrate your CorePlan workspace with the tools you already use, like Imago, your preferred accounting packages and QGIS. Create automation flows, sync your data and more. Whether it's acQuire, Geobank, DataShed or your custom Access database - pull and push data seamlessly.

Do you have links to other resources?

Explore our resources for Exploration Companies under Resources or access the Help Centre via Live Chat in the bottom right corner.

Mining SaaS for Drilling Operations
Round up your
drilling data
Get your teams from data to decision faster with CorePlan, the Integrated Drilling Management Platform for resource teams and drilling contractors.
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