Mining Engineering

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Mining Engineering & Consulting

VBKOM offers a wide variety of services to the mining industry, ranging from specific equipment to overall mining system requirements, as well as from feasibility studies through to mine closure plans. The services offered include:

  • Mining Studies
  • Mine Planning
  • Mine Design
  • Technical Services and Studies
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Code Compliant Competent Persons'Reports (SAMREC, JORC, NI 43-101)

VBKOM consulting mining engineers assist in planning, managing, evaluating, analysing and improving mining operations to optimise performance and enhance return on investment.

The team operates across all facets of operational management and technical consulting. VBKOM’s consulting engineers know how to successfully develop and optimise mining projects.

Experience has taught us that a comprehensive approach is needed to assist clients to develop new ventures and enhance the success of existing operations. Our expert teams are well versed in all phases of project development; from initial project planning to product delivery.

Our team has considerable mine planning experience and high-level competency in 3D modelling, Whittle, Surpac, Mine 2-4D, Talpac, Micromine and XPAC software along with expert scripting and programming skills.

As a result, we offer innovative and tailor-made mining engineering solutions for each unique challenge in our dynamic industry.

 

Mining studies

From initial exploration concept to successful implementation studies of world-class mining ventures, VBKOM’s professionals can help you make the most of your mining investment.

Our team has considerable mine planning experience and high-level competency in 3D modelling, Whittle, Surpac, Mine 2-4D, Talpac, Micromine and XPAC software along with expert scripting and programming skills.

As a result, VBKOM consulting engineers offer innovative and tailor-made mining engineering solutions for each unique challenge in our dynamic industry.

VBKOM’s professionals can help you make the most of your mining investment. You can rely on our team of specialist mining engineers to oversee every aspect of your project.

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Regulatory Compliance

VBKOM’s professional team has the experience, education and professional credentials to act as qualified persons and/or competent persons as required by world-wide regulatory agencies, including the determination of reserves in a way that is consistent with all internationally recognised reporting standards (SAMREC, JORC, NI43-1010).

VBKOM consulting engineers specialise in resource, mineral reserve statements and audits.

Many clients request technical audits to ensure that resources and reserves have been estimated according to standard mining industry practice (SAMREC, JORC or NI43-101) or to obtain an independent assessment of their estimates for either internal purposes or for third parties, such as financial institutions or other interested mining companies.

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Technical services

VBKOM consulting engineers use leading commercial software that is selected on the basis of reputation in the global mining industry for pit optimisation, mine design, productivity or cost optimisation and production scheduling.

VBKOM specialises in complete technical audits, covering the full range of mining-related disciplines.

Our consulting engineers have successfully completed a number of mining equipment assessments and selection studies, which include trade-off studies between truck and shovels, in-pit crushing, conveying and overhead trolley-assist mining methods.

We have the expertise and understanding to offer detailed mine cost modelling analyses and provide recommendations for optimal mining methodologies and associated major capital purchases.

Every aspect of your mining venture’s financial success hinges on proper economic modelling.

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