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Technical Reporting and Some Metrics Used in Studies

Technical Reporting and Some Metrics Used in Studies

The last two decades have seen the use of standardized Technical Reports disclosing technical and economic results for exploration and mining projects around the world. For projects located in Canada, or Canadian companies that operate worldwide, Technical Reports are...

Remembering Ken Grace, 1936-2019

Remembering Ken Grace, 1936-2019

We will miss Ken Grace who passed away on 25 April, 2019. He was enjoying a cruise on the Queen Victoria between family visits in South Africa and in England. Ken was a founder of Micon and a Vice President and Director from October 1988 to 2001 during which time we...

Micon Sponsorships, 2020

Micon Sponsorships, 2020

Micon is pleased to announce its support of the following mining industry events in 2020 (listed in date order):   AME Roundup, Vancouver, B.C. 20-23 January, 2020 International Convention, Trade Show & Investors Exchange Metro Toronto Convention Centre,...

Mineral Resource Estimation

Mineral Resource Estimation

The CIM Definition Standards on Mineral Resources and Reserves define Mineral Resources as “a concentration or occurrence of solid material of economic interest in or on the Earth’s crust in such form, grade or quality and quantity that there are reasonable prospects...

Demystifying Blockchain Technology

Demystifying Blockchain Technology

On Wednesday, 3 October, Derick R de Wit, Micon Principal Process Engineer and Senior Project Manager, presented an introduction to Blockchain Technology (BCT) to the UK branch of Women in Mining in London. To assist Micon’s clients, colleagues and friends who may not...

Shortening Mineral Asset Valuations

Shortening Mineral Asset Valuations

In reviewing the Exposure Draft of the CIMVAL Code for the Valuation of Mineral Properties, a welcome addition in the form of a short-form valuation report is noted. Micon International Limited, a specialist mining consultancy that provides independent professional...