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Mine Planning & Design

Effective mine planning and design for open pit and underground projects, and all commodities, including gold, base metals and critical minerals.

Effective mine planning and design for open pit and underground projects.

Reliable, efficient mine design and schedule planning enables you to gain more value from your resource project. We combine a broad range of geology and mining services to determine the economics of developing your resource for open pit or underground mining. Our mining designs offer a collaborative interaction between geology, mining and metallurgy disciplines, including:

  • Geological block modeling and geostatistical analysis
  • Resource estimation and classification
  • Resource audits
  • Recommendations to help you upgrade your resource figures into a reserve

Why choose mine planning and design from SGS?

We enable you to:

  • Gain more value from your resource project through effective mine planning and design
  • Develop and optimize your life-of-mine design and schedule
  • Determine the technical economic models for your mineral resource
  • Evaluate the size and grade of deposits suitable for regulatory and investment purposes

Why SGS?

We are the global leader in minerals and materials testing, consulting and on-site services for the mining and manufacturing sector. We offer unrivaled expertise in mine planning and design for a broad range of commodities, supporting you through every stage of your operation.

Our mine planning and design can be completed by our chartered geological, mining and metallurgical professionals to all major international regulatory requirements (JORC, NI 43-101, S-K 1300).

Get in touch today to dive deeper into our full range of mine planning and design solutions.

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