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October 2017 / Mining Method Selection

Selecting a mining method is one of the most critical and problematic activities of mining engineering. The ultimate goal of the mining method is to maximise the profit and extraction of the mineral resources while providing a safe working environment. The selection...

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May 2017 / Gold Cost Curves

Industry cost curves are valuable tools to benchmark the operational cost performance of an existing operation or new proposed mine project against industry. The industry cost curve indicates the ability of the existing mines to endure cyclical commodity prices and...

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Dec 2016 / What on Earth are Rare Earths

The term “rare” in reference to rare earth elements (“REEs”) is not strictly correct and stems from the early 1950s. The complexity of REE ores and elements made the separate economic extraction of individual elements more difficult and costly. Some of the elements...

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June 2016 / Who Needs Geology

Very often Companies are faced with budgetary constraints. This results in placing pressure on the time spent on generating Mineral Resource models. Technical Reports often vividly describe a projects’ geological location and the mineralisation mechanisms that have...

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September 2018 / Platinum Cost Curves

Notes: All-in Sustainable Cost (“AISC”) includes cash cost incurred at each processing stage, from mining through to recoverable metal delivered to market inclusive of royalties and production taxes, sustaining and reserve development capital expenditure, corporate...

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