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.
We congratulate Kore Potash Plc on their admission to trading on AIM and JSE.
The latest version of Snowden’s Geostatistical software, Supervisor, is now available. Version 8.8.2 is a minor release containing several user-requested enhancements, including the ability to export multiple variogram models in a generic format, adjust font sizes in box & whisker charts and automatically position the legend in model validation plots to avoid overlap.
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.
Snowden is pleased to be appointed as Geological and Mining Lead for Jervois Mining Ltd’s Nico Young Cobalt-Nickel project PFS in NSW, Australia.
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.
Snowden would like to congratulate our client Flinders Mines Ltd on the announcement of a Mineral Resource Estimate update for its Pilbara Iron Ore Project (PIOP).
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.