Orebody Modelling and Mineral Resource & Ore Reserve Estimation

Cost effective field exploration requires thinking in a three dimensional framework (3D Modelling), as ore deposits are characterized by inherently 3D geological processes.

Our modelling workflow enables the integration of multiple 3D and 2D datasets, and the real-time, rapid evaluation of exploration targets. These tools and our experience allows for rapid and seamless incorporation of results into resource and reserve estimations, mine planning and exploration targeting.

A mineral resource estimate carries out to international best practice is vital for evaluating a deposit with confidence and planning the development of a mine. We follow the principles of competency, transparency and materiality in preparing technical reports of mineral resource and reserve estimates, all is done in compliance with international industry standards.

Drawing on knowledge gained from exploration projects, development projects and operating mine sites, we develop or audit geological models and resource estimations for all major commodities and deposit types for inclusion in almost all levels of study. We use a variety of tools including Geovia Surpac and Encom Discover.

Our services include:

  • Appraisal of data collection techniques
  • Optimizations of drillhole targeting for resource definition
  • Mineral resources and reserves estimation, geostatistical and spatial analysis
  • Density measurements
  • Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves Classification
  • Conditional Simulation Studies “Risk Analysis”