Company Philosophy

Extensive experience of work in accordance to international standards
Knowledge of highly liquid mineral commodities in Russia and abroad
Continuous technological development and improvement
Individual approach to every customer
Geologist

Our Team

Our team of experts can boast 20 to 40 years of experience in all key areas of subsoil use.

Our experts hold masters and doctorate degrees in geological and mineralogical sciences. We have process engineers with extensive experience in the top five mining companies in Russia, specialists from various scientific institutes, engineering companies and universities, independent foreign experts in the field of process mineralogy with the status of a COMPETENT PERSON.

Our employees are the authors of numerous international audits in compliance with the JORC Code and NI 43-101, feasibility studies of investments, mineral project evaluations, numerous publications and reports.

Our Services

Geology

Geology

Professional consulting services for companies, financial structures and individuals on a wide range of aspects such as deciding on mineralisation areas, defining the geological structure of deposits, their geological, economic and financial evaluation, processing technology, prospecting, exploration, and mining of mineral deposits, their acquisition, and sale

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Geology

Geology

Professional consulting services for companies, financial structures and individuals on a wide range of aspects such as deciding on mineralisation areas, defining the geological structure of deposits, their geological, economic and financial evaluation, processing technology, prospecting, exploration, and mining of mineral deposits, their acquisition, and sale

  • Geological, geological and economic audits and expert evaluation of mineral deposits and their development projects.
  • QA/QC (geological data verification)
  • Estimation of solid mineral resources/reserves and classification in accordance with local and international codes.
  • Due Diligence of resources and reserves estimates.
  • Development of investment projects, business plans, mining feasibility studies, financial assessment of deposits or mining enterprises by certified valuators.
Mining

Mining

Pit optimisation and development of open and underground mining schedules

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Mining

Mining

Pit optimisation and development of open and underground mining schedules

  • Open pit mining optimisation, determination of the optimal open pit shell, sensitivity analysis.
  • Determination of the deposit development stages.
  • Development of mining schedules; LOM strategic scheduling, long-term, medium-term.
  • Pit design (with consideration of access openings, bench angles, safety berms).
  • OPEX and CAPEX estimates.
  • Selection and calculation of the number of mining equipment.
  • JORC-compliant Ore Reserves estimates.
Economy

Economy

Economic evaluation and project financing arrangements, development of economic models of enterprises at all stages of exploration and production, preparation of documents for all stages of a mining and geological project, representing the company’s interests in financial institutions, fundraising services

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Economy

Economy

Economic evaluation and project financing arrangements, development of economic models of enterprises at all stages of exploration and production, preparation of documents for all stages of a mining and geological project, representing the company’s interests in financial institutions, fundraising services

  • Economic evaluation and project financing arrangements, development of economic models of enterprises at all stages of exploration and production:
    • project financial model development;
    • business plan development;
    • project information memorandum.
  • Preparation of documents for all stages of a mining and geological project
    • Scoping Study;
    • Pre-Feasibility Study;
    • Feasibility Study;
    • Bankable Feasibility Study.
  • Representing the company’s interests in financial institutions.
  • Fundraising services:
    • equity financing: preparation of an independent competent person’s opinion regarding the mineral resources and reserves estimates, production forecast, costs and required working assets for exchanges;
    • debt financing: preparation of an independent evaluation of the company in procurement of project financing for banks and other financial institutions;
    • company evaluation for acquisition/sale: assessment of the risks associated with such operations, as well as with merging or acquisition of companies, and development of a basis to form a price offer and arrange negotiations.
  • Setting up management accounting

Projects with engagement of our employees

Completed Projects

7 deposits

Mineral resources and reserves estimate in compliance to JORC, NI 43-101 with a complete report

6 deposits

Investment raising in the development of gold deposits

over 160 projects

Geological, economic and technology audit of deposits, ore occurrences, potentially productive areas, investment projects

25 works

Preparation of analytical reviews of mineralisation areas in Russia and bordering countries (gold, silver, copper)

3 deposits

Reserves estimation and feasibility study of mining parameters (GKZ – State Reserves Committee)

10 projects

Exploration

3 projects

Management consulting

28 projects

Financial and economic evaluation

Our company also completed audits of process procedures for ore concentration for the following projects: Taezhny deposit (silver), Primorskoye deposit (gold), Ozernovskoye deposit (gold), Bogomolovskoye deposit (gold, Russia); Tokhtarov group of deposits (gold, Kazakhstan), Seka Project (gold, Tanzania)

Publications

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Sustainable Mineral Resources Development, No. 1, 2018 Russian Code of Valuation of Solid Mineral Deposits: Relevancy and Reality A.O. Sobolev, E.N. Zenkevich
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Gold Mining, No. 12 (205), December 2015 Estimation of the deposit value. The experience of an independent audit company E.N. Zenkevich, A.O. Sobolev
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Gold Mining, No. 1(194) January 2015 The great future of the golden Primorye A.O. Sobolev

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