Value engineering: more than just cost cutting

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With ongoing challenges of securing project finance these days, it is important to leave no stone unturned when trying to optimise your mining project during the feasibility study stage or in production. Thus, the importance of the “value engineering” study has been elevated.

Using Microsoft Access as an affordable drill-hole database solution

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Every mining company needs to collect a range of geological and related drill-hole information, but many tools for collection, storing and analysing this data can be expensive. This can make it difficult for companies to justify the expenditure during these current economic times. Snowden has applied years of client project experience to build cost effective ways to still allow clients to get the most from their data via customised drill-hole databases using Microsoft Access.

Snowden Support Program

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At Snowden, we have developed the Snowden Support Program* aimed at assisting unemployed professionals to stay active in the industry, gain technical skills and maintain professional development by accessing affordable education and software.