Micon International Limited is an independent firm of senior geologists, mining engineers, metallurgists, geostatisticians and environmental, social and health & safety specialists headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and maintaining fully integrated offices in Vancouver, Canada and Norwich, United Kingdom, as well as retaining full-time consultants based in Russia and France. Micon applies the skills of its staff and associate consultants to suit the specific requirements of an assignment in order to provide the highest level of service, value and quality to our clients.

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Every mining project faces a unique set of circumstances and challenges. Micon maintains a broad network of associates that may be called upon to assist when specialist skills are needed to address the geotechnical, mineral process development, logistics or social and environmental aspects of a project.



Béatrice Foret, M.Sc., MAusIMM(CP)


Over 15 years of experience in geological modelling, resource estimation and mineral exploration. Has worked on a broad range of mining projects and commodities worldwide, including precious metals, base metals, diamonds and uranium. She gained experience working as an exploration geologist for Eramet (nickel laterites) and as a resource geologist for Orano Mining (uranium). Completed an Advanced Master’s degree in Geostatistics from Paris School of Mines and is an expert user of Isatis geostatistical software.



Christopher Lattanzi, P.Eng.


An Associate Mining Engineer, as well as a former director and founding President of Micon, based in the Toronto office. He has more than 60 years of experience, initially in the planning and direct supervision of open pit mining operations and, since 1969, as a consultant. His principal expertise is in the valuation of mineral property, the preparation and review of scoping studies and feasibility studies, the monitoring of new mining operations on behalf of financing agencies and the provision of expert witness services in support of litigation.



Terry Hennessey, P.Geo


More than 35 years experience which includes mapping, mineral exploration, drill programme planning, execution and management and mineral resource estimation. Ore Reserve reporting and grade control at several producing mines in Canada including Gold Fields Mining Corporation, Pamour Inc./Giant Yellowknife (later Royal Oak) and Placer Dome.



Stanley C. Barlett, M.Sc., P.Geo.


Over 40 years experience. Held senior positions in mine operations and project evaluation groups. Played an integral part in the development of the Andacollo Copper operation in Chile as Chief Geologist and Mine Superintendent. Extensive experience with Amax/Canada Tungsten as Chief Mine Geologist at the Cantung mine and at heap leach gold and placer gold mining operations.

Geophysics GPR International Inc.

Geophysics GPR International Inc. is a geological, geotechnical and mining engineering firm committed to innovation in applied geophysics. Through their knowledge and ability to apply traditional and innovative geophysical methods, they solve complex geologic, geotechnical, engineering and mining challenges.

Strategic Partnerships

In 2015, Micon established M.Plan International Limited (M.Plan) as a joint venture with Dorfner Analysenzentrum und Anlagenplanungsgesellschaft mbH (ANZAPLAN) to provide an integrated suite of consultancy services to the specialty minerals and metals sector. An important component of M.Plan’s service package is market intelligence of specialty commodities and the Company’s ability to apply detailed knowledge of specialty product specifications at all stages of project development. M.Plan brings its detailed knowledge of end-user requirements to assess the quality and potential applications of a range of specialty products. By joining the services portfolio of its internationally recognized parent firms, M.Plan covers the spectrum of geology and exploration, mineral resource and reserve estimation, mine design, process development and engineering, metallurgy, environmental assessment, market intelligence and economic analysis.

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