In the News

Mining Weekly's Mining Personality - Frank Gregory

Mining Weekly Online Video Interview - "Worrying technical corner-cutting needs to be nipped in bud"

Mining Weekly's coverage of Gavin Andrew's presentation - "Substandard geological work could lead to loss of project value"

 

Presentations

Securing the value of your Exploration and Geological Work; foundation of your Resource Estimates and Feasibility Studies

"Dejargonising" the mining industry

The Re-Discovery and Re-Exploration for Bauxite and Rutile, Republic of Cameroon 

Useful Institutional and regulatory Links

South Africa

The Geological Society of South Africa (GSSA):
http://www.gssa.org.za/

The South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM):
http://www.saimm.co.za/

The South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions (SANCASP):
http://www.sacnasp.org.za/

The South African Mineral Codes (SAMREC & SAMVAL Codes):
http://www.samcode.co.za/

The "South African guide to the systematic evaluation of coal resources and coal reserves" can be purchased through the following website:
https://www.sabs.co.za/

Australia

The Australian Institute of Geoscientists:
http://www.ausimm.com.au/

The Australian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy (AusIMM, The Minerals Institute):
http://www.ausimm.com.au/

The Australasian Joint Ore Reserves Committee (JORC; JORC Code):
http://www.jorc.org/

The Valmin Code:
http://www.valmin.org/

 

The "Australian Guidelines for Estimating and Reporting of Inventory Coal, Coal Resources and Coal Reserves" can be accessed through the following link:
http://www.jorc.org/docs/coalguidelines.pdf

Canada

Geoscientists Canada
http://www.ccpg.ca/

Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM)
http://www.cim.org/

NI 43-101, Companion Policy 43-101CP and Form 43-101F1 can be downloaded from the CIM website:
http://web.cim.org/standards/MenuPage.cfm?sections=177,181&menu=229

CIMVal Standards and Guidelines are also available on the CIM website:
http://web.cim.org/standards/MenuPage.cfm?sections=177,182&menu=230

The CIM website further includes a number of best practice guidelines:
http://web.cim.org/standards/MenuPage.cfm?sections=177&menu=180

USA

The Geological Society of America:
http://www.geosociety.org/

American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG):
http://www.aipg.org/

The American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers (AIME):
http://www.aimehq.org/

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME):
http://www.smenet.org/

The "SME Guide for Reporting Exploration Results, Mineral Resources, and Mineral Reserves" can be downloaded from the SME website:
http://www.smenet.org/publications/

Europe

The Geological Society:
http://www.geolsoc.org.uk/

The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining:
http://www.iom3.org/

Pan European Reserves and Resources Reporting Committee (PERC; PERC Code):
http://www.vmine.net/perc/

International

The Committee for Mineral Reserves International Reporting Standards (CRIRSCO):
http://www.crirsco.com/

The reporting standards of Chile, Indonesia, the Philippines and Russia and Kazakhstan can be accessed through the JORC website:
http://www.jorc.org/links.asp