Extracting maximum value for miners in the evaluation and planning of mining methods, from surface and shallow mining to deep and ultra-deep underground mining

Advisian provides expert support for the extractive industries. Whether we are optimizing the management of an existing mine or deciding on the best sequence of development for a new reserve, Advisian has the technical and financial expertise to support the best possible investment decisions.

Advisian’s experienced technicians draw on practical knowledge and use leading mine planning and simulation software to optimize project economics.

Our mine-planners are experienced in evaluating a wide range of mining methods, layouts and designs. This enables us to extract maximum value for our clients by determining the most appropriate mining method for a given resource.

Advisian’s mine planning services include:

  • Three-dimensional mine layouts and designs
  • Identification and design of suitable mining methods and equipment
  • Preparation of basic grade, mining and financial equations
  • Mine design scheduling, production profile reporting and optimization
  • Mine work plans to complement mining right conversion applications
  • Techno-financial modeling (Studies)
  • Compliance and reporting of results with focus on international code compliance (JORC SAMREC, SAMVAL, CIMVAL, NI43-101) and/or listing requirements
  • Specialist geological consulting
  • Mineral asset development strategies
  • Commodity market and due-diligence studies
  • Value chain and scenario analysis
  • Business case development
  • Cost estimation (OPEX and CAPEX) and benchmarking
  • Mining rate/mine size optimization