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SGS Bateman engineering services – innovative solutions for the mining and minerals industry. Contact us to learn more.

Engineering Services Process Plant

To get the most from your mineral resources, you need innovative technological solutions. SGS Bateman provides integrated solutions for the global mining, bulk materials handling and mineral beneficiation and processing sectors. We offer state of the art process engineering and design, and leading edge project execution systems to help you to ensure the success of your project throughout its lifecycle, from concept to commissioning.

SGS Bateman’s comprehensive services for new process plants and brownfield upgrades cover a wide range of commodities and can be tailored for small or large projects. We are a leading supplier of cost effective, robust and easy to erect plants for the gold and diamond industries. We have provided engineering, procurement, construction and management (EPCM) services for some of the most exacting mineral resource projects in the most difficult terrains.

 Services provided by SGS Bateman include:

  • Testwork at any of SGS‘s 10 metallurgical facilities and 5 mineralogy facilities
  • Full NI 43-101 studies including mining, resource and reserve, and environmental studies
  • Conceptual, prefeasibility and definitive feasibility studies
  • Due diligence studies and audits
  • Design and detail engineering
  • Project and construction management.
  • Modular plants for gold, diamonds and many other commodities

We offer flexible contracting arrangements covering price, project management consulting (PMC) or owner’s representative, and joint venture (JV).


SGS Bateman develops process flowsheets for complex ore bodies, providing the best possible matches with available financial resources in order to limit technical and commercial risk. With decades of experience establishing processing facilities fora wide range of mineral types worldwide, and a global network of alliances with technology providers, we are able to make previously uneconomic ore bodies financially viable.

Project execution

SGS Bateman’s full suite of EPCM services includes:

  • Process plant detailed design and engineering
  • Materials and equipment procurement and supply
  • Subcontractor management
  • Construction management
  • Hot and cold commissioning

We have extensive global experience and knowledge of local materials, labor availability, cost and statutory requirements, so we can ensure that your project is completed on brief and on time.

Technical reports and studies

SGS Bateman prepares technical reports, resource audits and certifications in compliance with NI 43-101 and JORC. All aspects of a study can be addressed in-house.

Engineering services

SGS Bateman’s multidisciplined engineering team provides integrated engineering services for processing plants and related operations. Using proven ISO methodologies enhanced by innovative approaches, the team transforms conceptual designs into operational manual processing plants of all sizes and complexities. An extensive suite of enhanced 3-D design tools and modeling software allow our engineering team to visualize all aspects of plant development.

Successful project delivery in difficult terrains

SGS Bateman operates primarily in developing regions, managing projects in difficult and remote terrains and in locations with minimal infrastructure. We have extensive experience successfully delivering projects in Africa. As a global company with local expertise, we ensure that our clients receive cost effective and efficient solutions tailored to their specific needs. We employ people from local communities to support local industries and local development.

Our track record

Since 1980, SGS Bateman has managed more than 1,000 projects in more than 50 countries, including South Africa, Namibia, Ghana, Zambia, Mozambique and Lesotho. Commodities we have worked with include:

  • Uranium
  • Diamond
  • Gold
  • Platinum group metals (PGM)
  • Base metals
  • Iron ore
  • Copper
  • Zinc
  • Nickel
  • Cobalt

Contact us

To learn more about SGS Bateman’s services for the mining industry, contact us today. 

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