SGS and Snowden are pleased to announce a Cooperation Agreement to provide an integrated geometallurgical methodology to the minerals sector. This solution delivers to mining companies a better understanding of their orebody by enhancing the technical data set through all the stages of orebody development.

This collaboration is grounded in the complementary services offered globally by each company and combines market leading technical expertise, operational excellence and proven delivery mechanisms.

The agreement will be managed on a non-exclusive basis and does not affect services currently provided independently by either firm.

Snowden is a premium provider of consulting services, technology solutions and technical training to the Mining and related sectors. Since inception in 1978, Snowden has grown a substantial global footprint with offices in Australia, South Africa, Canada, Brazil and the United Kingdom. Snowden is a subsidiary of Downer EDI Limited.

Steve Wilson
Global Vice President Metallurgy and Mineralogy
SGS Minerals Services
t: 1.416.633.9400x298 / 1.647.922.8061

Ben Worst
General Manager Business Development
Snowden Group
t: 61 8 9213 9213 / 61 4 2069 5793


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