ALS is an Australian Stock Exchange listed company (ASX:ALQ) that commenced operations in Queensland, Australia as Campbell Brothers in 1863. ALS has over 14,000 staff operating from over 350 locations in more than 65 countries. As one of the largest global analytical laboratory groups, we have facilities strategically located all over the world with key locations in Australia, Asia, North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
ALS has demonstrated over 40 years of strong business performance with global revenues exceeding $1.6 billion and reputation built on quality, client service, innovation, and technical excellence. The Company continues to remain at the forefront of the testing services industry as a provider of choice on a global scale. Servicing government, multi-national companies, manufacturers, retailers, consultants, and mining companies across the world, ALS processes more than 40 million samples per year and is one of the largest global testing, inspection and certification (TIC) companies.
The Company’s extensive coverage benefits clients through technical leadership, access to emerging technology and regulatory trends, as well as a large pool of technical experts. This is balanced with a local focus to provide ease of use and market-specific knowledge and services.
Bara Consulting Ltd. is owned and operated by experienced industry professionals to offer high quality consulting engineering services to the mining industry globally, with a presence in South Africa, the UK and now Canada. Bara offers both underground and open pit mine design, mine production scheduling, shaft/primary access engineering and hoisting system design, metallurgical and process plant engineering, mine infrastructure engineering, as well as financial modelling and risk assessment. We can take on projects ranging from due diligence and feasibility stages through to detailed design. We have experience in multiple commodities across Europe Africa and the Americas, delivered by competent persons in terms of all major mining exchanges including JORC, SAMREC and NI-43-101 mineral reporting codes.
Bara prefers to take on integrated project assignments, however works equally well in consortium with other consultancies both upstream and downstream of our core skill set. Bara engineers are without exception well rounded having worked variously for major mining companies, engineering companies, consultancies and mining contractors. We have several emerging specialities including an expanding due diligence and expert witness business as well as offering owner’s engineering services to junior and mid-tier clients alike.
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CiDRA Minerals Processing is a leading supplier of process optimization solutions, including CYCLONEtrac™ grind management systems and the family of SONARtrac® flow and entrained air measurement systems. CiDRA’s CYCLONEtrac systems are unique and innovative solutions that provide highly reliable, real-time reporting for optimized classification and grind control, with a proven record of increasing net metal production, operational efficiencies and process predictability. The SONARtrac systems are industry recognized for their reliability and accuracy for both multiphase and single phase slurries and fluids. Using patented, passive sonar signal processing technology, SONARtrac systems provide the unique measurement combination of real-time volumetric flow and entrained air measurements for improved mass balance, control and optimization of the process. CiDRA innovative products and services are utilized by over 400 customer locations in over 45 countries.
Is a leading provider of exploration drilling services, with many years experience delivering safe drilling service solutions to mineral exploration and mining companies worldwide. Safety is at the hart of our company values.
EIT RawMaterials, initiated and funded by the EIT (European Institute of Innovation and Technology), a body of the European Union, is the largest consortium in the raw materials sector worldwide. Its vision is to develop raw materials into a major strength for Europe. Its mission is to enable sustainable competitiveness of the European minerals, metals and materials sector along the value chain by driving innovation, education and entrepreneurship.
EIT RawMaterials unites more than 120 core and associate partners and 180+ project partners from leading industry, universities and research institutions from more than 20 EU countries. Partners of EIT RawMaterials are active across the entire raw materials value chain; from exploration, mining and mineral processing to substitution, recycling and circular economy. They collaborate on finding new, innovative solutions to secure the supplies and improve the raw materials sector in Europe.
There are six regional Innovation Hubs in Belgium, Finland, France, Italy, Poland and Sweden, called Co-Location Centres (CLCs) that represent different regional ecosystems connecting industry, research and education.
EIT RawMaterials aims to significantly enhance innovation in the raw materials sector by sharing knowledge, facilitating matchmaking activities, developing innovative technologies and supporting business creation.
EIT RawMaterials will generate a significant impact on European competitiveness and employment by driving and fostering innovation and empowering students, entrepreneurs and education partners driving towards the circular economy. This will result in the introduction of innovative and sustainable products, processes and services, as well as talented people that will deliver increased economic, environmental and social sustainability to the European society.
EnviroChemie is a leading European constructor of plants for industrial wastewater treatment, process water treatment, water recycling and energy production from industrial wastewater. The company has established a reputation for reliable and innovative technology for water and wastewater treatment, specialising in developing and implementing customised solutions for customers in the mining industry. EnviroChemie adopts a partnership approach in which client specialised needs and characteristics form the basis for individual design, planning, engineering, building and commissioning of wastewater treatment plants.
Environmental Resources Management (ERM) is one of the world’s leading providers of environmental, health & safety (EHS), social and sustainability consulting services with an annual turnover of over US$700 million. With 170 offices in 39 countries, ERM combines local focus with global scale, giving us a unique platform to understand local business and regulatory, commercial and cultural needs. Over the past 5 years ERM has worked with more than 60% of the Global Fortune 500 companies, helping them to develop an integrated management approach, transforming EHS and sustainability activities from burden into a competitive advantage. Our global team includes over 5,000 specialists representing more than 30 disciplines in sustainability, including engineering, natural and earth sciences, social science, economics planning, climate change and business management.
ERM Eurasia Limited was established by ERM with the sole purpose of providing high quality EHS, social and sustainability consulting services to our clients operating in Kazakhstan, Russian Federation, and other countries of the Former Soviet Union. Our teams in both the Almaty and Moscow offices have been working together in the field of EHS consultancy as an integrated unit for over 18 years. During this period the team has developed a unique range of experience in environmental and engineering work in Kazakhstan, Russia and other CIS countries and completed over 3000 projects. Across Kazakhstan and Russia, we worked with major national and international mining companies as well as International Financial Institutions including EBRD, the World Bank, IFC and Equator Principles (EP) Banks.
The European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE) is a global professional, not-for-profit association for geoscientists and engineers with approximately 19,000 members worldwide. It provides a global network of commercial and academic professionals to all members. The association is truly multi-disciplinary and international in form and pursuits.
All members of EAGE are professionally involved in (or studying) geophysics, petroleum exploration, geology, reservoir engineering, mining and mineral exploration, civil engineering, tunneling and environmental matters.
EAGE operates two divisions: the Oil & Gas Geoscience Division and the Near Surface Geoscience Division.
EAGE organises the following activities for its members:
– Events (conferences, exhibitions, workshops)
– Publications (journals, books)
– Educational Programmes (short courses, lectures)
– Student Programmes
EAGE’s Head Office is located in the Netherlands and has Regional Offices in Houten (Europe Office), Moscow (Russia & CIS Office), Dubai (Middle East Office), Kuala Lumpur (Asia Pacific Office) and Bogota (Americas Office).
“Firma Codogni” Sp.j. Stalowa Wola, Poland Forged Steel Balls for Grinding Mills for Non-Ferrous Metals Mining and Heat & Power Industries with diameters of 60, 80, 90 and 100 mm and surface hardness of 58-63 HRC. The material for the production of balls is obtained in the recovery process from scrap railhead type ST90PA. Since the mid-1990s, our steel balls have been used mainly in processing plants for copper, zinc, lead and rock ore mining, as well as in power plants and cement plants. Since the early 1990s our main domestic customer is KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. In 1999 we developed our own method of forging balls from the railhead, which allows us to manufacture high quality products at competitive prices. We have been awarded funding from the Regional European Development Fund, which supports activities related to internationalisation.
Geops-Bolkan Drilling Services Ltd (‘Geops’) is a Bulgaria-based drilling contractor, with the largest drill-rig fleet in Eastern Europe, serving the mining and mineral exploration sectors. Geops’ extensive operations in the Balkans have been a key factor in the company’s increasing strength, growth, and reputation. Exploration and mining companies rely on the availability of Geops’s full range of drill rigs for various drilling methods and terrains (40+ rigs). Geops has both ongoing and successfully completed surface and underground drilling projects in more than 12 countries around Europe and North Africa.The company has a wealth of experience in diverse drilling conditions and expertise in project management, application of the latest and best drilling practices, well established drilling crews, vastly experienced rig maintenance and rig engineering crew, and a fully equipped rig and spare parts production facility.
Geops’s current fleet of drill rigs is expanding to enable the company to work at various locations, increasing its knowledge of different countries and jurisdictions, and targeting new markets.
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Olympus is a leading manufacturer of edge testing technologies equipment that include remote visual inspection, ultrasound & phased array, eddy current & eddy current array, X-ray fluorescence & diffraction, microscopy and optical metrology. Olympus instruments are used in industrial and research applications ranging from aerospace, power generation, petrochemical, oil & gas, mining, manufacturing, and automotive to consumer products.
Olympus is a specialist manufacturer of portable geochemical analysers for the global exploration and mining industry. Having forged long-term partnerships with exploration and mining companies, Olympus understands the mineral exploration and mining industry and the demanding environments in which its equipment is used. We have engineered our analysers not only to be highly accurate, but to be rugged and reliable too in order to keep you up and running in the field. Our new Vanta handheld XRF analysers for mining and geochemistry provide immediate on-site elemental analysis for geochemical exploration, mining grade control, ore processing, and remediation. Vanta analysers feature software designed in cooperation with industry experts and includes: Integrated GPS for georeferenced exploration and environmental samples, Connectivity via Wireless LAN and Bluetooth® to send results to base in real time and seamlessly integrate data into third-party software programs, Onboard spectra viewing to quickly discriminate spectral overlaps.
Innovia, as Olympus’ exclusive distributor in Bulgaria, is offering the full range of Olympus equipment and technologies together with pre-sales and after-sales services, including training and consultancy.
We provide our customers – exploration companies and geological survey institutions – with complex MEFFA-based soil/sediment geochemical surveys. Our service is tailored to the customers specific needs and depends on the local landscape, geological environment, type targeted miniralization, scale of the project, etc.
We strive to merit our customers confidence. If you would like to test MEFFA, we offer a free of charge MEFFA analysis of samples provided by you (up to 100 samples).
Express XRF analysis of all field samples and mapping pathfinders anomalies allows us to quickly adapt the sampling program to focus on identified anomalies.
Sample preparation for MEFFA is simple, fast, inexpensive and environmentally friendly, using no reagents and requiring no special facilities. In field conditions, soil samples can be reduced to 2-3 g using tools available in a supermarket. The reduction in weight means significantly lower shipping costs.
The soil/sediment sampling and MEFFA sample preparation can also be done by customer’s team under supervising of one of our specialists.
Mine Environment Management (MEM) is a leading geoscience and environmental engineering consultancy headquartered in Wales, UK.
As mining consultants we deliver practical and pragmatic answers for the mining industry worldwide across the full life of mine cycle, from planning through operations to closure and regeneration. MEM was established with the core aim to utilise sound scientific principles to develop novel and innovative solutions for the management of mine waste and the mining environment. We strongly believe science is behind the success of mining projects. Our mining consultants have extensive practical and applied experience of the planning, design and management of tailings and waste rock storage facilities across a broad range of geographical and climatic site settings and commodity types.
We are proud of our strong research track record with our consultants having authored over 20 published scientific papers relating to mine site geochemistry, mine waste management and mine closure planning, and have presented widely at international conferences worldwide.
We currently are supporting industry lead research into the areas of carbon sequestration, optimisation of mine waste planning, and the development of novel laboratory analysis techniques for mine waste characterisation.
Mineral Exploration Network (Finland) Ltd is prospecting company taking risks of early stages and providing drill-ready gold exploration targets for JV partners. During the ten years since it was established MEN (Finland) explored over 5000 square kilometres and discovered a number of prospective areas with confirmed mineralisation.
We have balanced combination of experience of traditional geological school with enthusiasm of young geologists supported by modern technologies. We believe that success of exploration is a result of informed target selection and very intensive fieldwork.
The company carries out prospecting in Finland and Spain all year around
Finland and Spain are the best exploration targets in the world with geology similar to the leading gold producing areas, good and easy accessible geological information, perfect infrastructure and government, actively supporting mineral exploration.
Molycop is a global market leader in the manufacture and supply of grinding media and mining chemicals. Our company has built a strong reputation over many years for outstanding service, industry knowledge and trusted supply. Molycop produces high quality products with maximum durability, designed to resist wear and deliver exceptional performance to mining assets.
With grinding media supplies, our Customers get top-level technical assistance in comminution and flotation circuits optimisation as well as access to corporate simulations software Moly-Cop Tools.
Mundoro is a Canadian listed public company focused on mineral exploration and development for copper and gold mineral resources. Company is well positioned with a land package of copper and gold projects in the Timok region of Serbia, which is a region well known for the Bor mines and the Cukaru Peki deposit (Zijin/Freeport). In Bulgaria the company has establish projects in Rhodopes and is evaluating further exploration opportunities in Bulgaria. The Company has established three earn-ins where Mundoro is operator of exploration programs:
– Earn-in with Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (“JOGMEC”) in the Borsko project in Serbia.
– Earn-in with Freeport-McMoran Exploration Corporation (“Freeport”), in which Mundoro has granted to Freeport an earn-in option on two of Mundoro’s Serbian exploration licenses.
– Strategic alliance with JOGMEC to generate targeting in Bulgaria
The NEXT – New Exploration Technologies – project will highlight the possibilities of exploring for raw materials in Europe in the most sustainable and socially acceptable way leading to an extension of the knowledge of existing deposits in Europe. Within NEXT, the focus of our developments is on new geomodels, novel sensitive exploration technologies and data analysis methods which together are fast, cost-efficient, environmentally less intrusive, and therefore, potentially, more socially acceptable.
Rodinia s.r.o. is a private mineral exploration company with advanced gold, copper, antimony and base metals projects in the Slovak Republic, Europe. In 2017 Rodinia was awarded four exploration licenses in Slovakia. These cover very prospective ground and historic mineral exploration districts in eastern part of the country.
SRK Consulting provides professional technical consultancy services to the mining and metals sector, encompassing multi-disciplinary technical studies and due diligence for mineral assets including exploration through to development, operation and mine closure. SRK Consulting (UK) Ltd is the European arm of the global SRK Group, which employs more than 1,400 professionals internationally in over 45 offices on 6 continents. The company’s independence is ensured by the fact that it is wholly owned by its staff and holds no equity in any project. This permits SRK to provide its clients with conflict-free and objective recommendations on crucial judgement issues.