If you are planning to invest in a mining company you might be interested in Snowden’s Principal Consultant, Jeremy Peters, insights as to contractor vs owner operator, read his article ‘Contractor vs owner operator – the price of everything and the value of nothing?’ here.
Part 4 of our Project Management series presents a simple method for planning your projects. Although first published in 2011, this article provides a number of helpful tips that can still be applied to projects today.
Part 3 of our Project Management series, first published by Snowden in 2011, looks at the importance of timing in project planning and knowing what should be done when.
Part 2 of our Project Management series, first published by Snowden in 2010, focuses on the importance of planning in a successful project. We have decided to republish this series to show that whilst technology has advanced, basic principles and processes are just as important when ensuring project success.
In 2010/11, Snowden ran a series of articles in our newsletter on Project Management. The focus of the series was to illustrate the practical use of project management processes, tools, and skills to achieve project success. We have decided to share this series with you as a reminder that whilst the tools and technologies may advance, the basic principles of project management will always remain the same.
What differentiates a good technical expert, and a great technical expert? To us at Snowden, the answer is Economic Intelligence.
Many people say that in order to “optimise a project” you need more time; like it is a trade-off. But we don’t agree. We think that, with careful analysis, potential project value can be discovered in a short period of time.
At Snowden we are currently experiencing increased interest in lithium exploration and exploitation. Research on the subject has brought out some interesting trends that may have important implications for exploitation of this metal which is becoming increasingly important in new and developing industrial innovations.
So, you have cut costs where you can. But is this enough? Shareholders and boards are still asking for more and each win tends to come with more effort and less immediate return. Here, we try to provide you with some ideas of where to look for the next big jump in your productivity. The solutions can be obvious and yet difficult to find.
According to ASIC’s Guidance Note 214, in order to report scoping study results, they should have “reasonable grounds” which are based on relevant professional and industry standards. The question the industry is struggling with is what these are.
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