Mining

Profitable mining demands an independent, experienced, long term perspective that gives you real answers. How much do you have? Do you have a mine? Is it feasible? What is the optimal design? SRK's experienced personnel and practical technology give you options and solutions.

Our experience with all types of mining projects on every continent includes surface and underground mines, slope stability and strata control, rock engineering, heap leach processes, tailings disposal, acid rock drainage, waste engineering and environmental monitoring and management.

Our extensive experience from resource estimation through mine planning to mine decommissioning ensures innovative, cost effective and environmentally acceptable solutions from pre feasibility to site rehabilitation.

Existing operations benefit from our audits and engineering services. We will help you optimize head grades and increase tonnage, analyze and reduce risk and improve safety and manpower requirements.

Our comprehensive reports help your board of directors and technical staff to make informed business decisions.

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Commodity price and macro-economic assumptions are frequently required as input to our technical authoring and reviewing mandates which include: Technical studies requiring input for cut-off grade determination and optimisation analysis for Mineral Resource and Ore Reserve reporting Benchmarking for comparative cost of production analysis Financial Models for comparative assessments of...
SRK acts on grade control data to minimize differences between planned and actual mine production.
Understanding grade distribution and optimising mining selectivity through grade control is essential to achieving the mine plan. SRK has the expertise to implement, monitor, analyse and react to grade control data. This expertise allows the results to be reconciled against planned production and actual plant data. Minimising the difference between...
SRK provides mining geology services
In any mining operation, understanding the geology of the orebody and waste rocks is fundamental for successful resource estimation, geotechnical engineering, mine planning and mineral processing. Better geological interpretations at the mine scale improve grade control, mine planning and profitability. Our consultants are leaders in understanding ore-forming processes. With a...
SRK's geotechnical engineers provide investigations and analysis to ensure safety and stability of open pit slopes.
SRK professionals have strong operational and technical backgrounds and have gained substantial experience in mines employing a multitude of mining methods, exploiting all commodities on all continents. These benefits ensure that our solutions and advice are not only practical and workable, but take account of appropriate geotechnical, hydrogeological, economic and...
We have years of first-hand underground mine engineering and operating experience in most countries and across multiple commodities using all common mining methods. As a global SRK group, we have specialist underground mining expertise to provide solutions for the unique features of each project. Based on this extensive experience, we...

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