What differentiates a good technical expert, and a great technical expert? To us at Snowden, the answer is Economic Intelligence.
Planning to mine a deposit from both open pit and underground (sometimes at the same time) is complex. Part two of our article on Optimising Open Pit to Underground Cut-over discusses the three typical approaches to determining the cut-over point.
The value added by a good pit design is often latent in terms of quantification, because you will never know the savings in cost that were achieved. We believe that pit design should be done by an expert and this article explains why.
Planning to mine a deposit from both open pit and underground (sometimes at the same time) is complex. This article looks at some of the challenges as well as methods to help determine the cut-over point and the implications it can have on the project value.
A common misconception is that bespoke development requires a huge investment and takes years to develop. With Snowden’s agile approach and a library of developed modules to draw upon, this perception couldn’t be further from the truth, a bespoke solution could end up providing major benefits for your company. This article provides four reasons why you may want to look into a bespoke solution next time you are considering a new system.
The success of a Feasibility Study can be affected by many things but over the years we have seen many owner-controlled decisions that have had significant time and cost impacts. This article provides a short list of some of the important ones to help you avoid making the same mistakes.
The Scoping Study is the turning point between discovery of a Mineral Resource and its potential development and is the point where the journey to success, or failure, commences. To help you towards the journey of success we have provided a list of common mistakes we have experienced.
When should you stop Resource drilling? There are many factors to consider to ensure the amount of drilling you do is right.
The thought of Digital Transformation can be overwhelming, we want to help give you a path forward that is achievable and leverages the vast knowledge you have of your business.
Improvements driven by reconciliation can be difficult due to the large number of systems and people involved throughout the mining value chain. Knowing what a good reconciliation system looks like is essential in ensuring best practice is followed.