Feasibility studies for mining projects 

Feasibility studies for mining projects 

Feasibility studies for mining projects  There is no international agreement on the terminology for each stage of feasibility study and there is no agreed standard for quality or accuracy. The AusIMM’s Monograph 27, Cost Estimation Handbook provides a set of standards...
Implicit Modeling Command

Implicit Modeling Command

A New Efficient Way to Model Orebodies    Promine releases a new tool for implicit modeling of geological features using radial basis functions. The command allows you to model in few simple steps, either the envelope that may represent an orebody or the surfaces...
Uncertainty and Mining 

Uncertainty and Mining 

Mining is an industry that combines many disciplines with a primary objective: the extraction of mineral resources in an economically profitable, environmentally and socially sustainable way. Many of the risks associated with a mining project include financial,...
Is Mining Evil?

Is Mining Evil?

Is mining evil? A non-mining point of view I’m not a mining engineer, nor a geologist. For the past four years, I have worked at a mining software company, although my background is primarily in business.  At the beginning of my professional life, I worked in...