We have the best team of specialists from the same company for a fully comprehensive service of feasibility studies, due diligence, economic evaluation and risk assessment, for the planning of mining or investment projects. Our project managers specialize in the coordination and integration of the contributions of specialists from different disciplines to ensure that there is a detailed analysis of the technical aspects within a suitable business context.
Our assessments as a whole are objective and the solutions we provide are given based on the best understanding of each of the underlying components together with the experience and criteria assigned to each topic. The experience of the CHOKMAH GOLD staff and a hands-on approach will provide you with feasible options, opinions and solutions, along with an understanding of the associated risks.
Our work team has more than 40 years of mining experience before consulting. The experience leads us to offer practical expertise in a wide range of technical services from geology and resources, to tailings and leaching engineering, through authorization and closure of mines. The merging of knowledge, together with the innovative application of advanced mining technologies, has led to the widespread acceptance of our mine engineering studies.
Your trust is the most important factor for us, so the underlying analyzes and interpretations of each project are always part of key decisions in the development and strategy of projects. We know what works, and what aspects are opportunities and risks. That’s why the focus is on bringing the specific concepts of the project straight to the front where it matters.
The services of CHOKMAH GOLD are to prepare scope studies, pre-feasibility studies and feasibility for both underground projects and open-pit projects. Our specialists have skills in geology, geotechnical, hydrogeology, mining, metallurgy, mine closure and environmental consultants required to meet the specific challenges of your project.
- Scope, pre-feasibility and feasibility studies
- Assessment of legal tenure
- Analysis and selection of extraction methods
- Evaluation of production capacity
- Production and development programming
- Estimation of capital and operating costs
- Equipment selection
- Logistic capacity assessments
- Engineering and infrastructure design
- Manpower estimation and management requirements
- Implementation program
- Modeling and valuation of financial analysis
At CHOKMAH GOLD we are aware of the broader perspective, but also the fact that many areas of our practice require expertise with specific risk management tools. Our technicians use cutting edge tools for risk management in their disciplines. These tools vary widely. For example, our geotechnical engineers can use a reliability analysis to estimate the likelihood of slope failure, and our environmental scientists can use an ecological risk assessment to characterize the significance of the effects on the environment.
We have the ability to apply complex risk instruments thanks to the experience and judgment of our entire team. Our specialists know the weaknesses of excessively quantitative risk tools, and work together with you to find the simplest proposal. We integrate the methods used by our technical specialists in global risk analysis as one of our main strengths. Our processes allow us to take the results obtained by the technicians and relate them to their financial, environmental, community, and health and safety objectives. As the main objective for CHOKMAH GOLD we have to achieve risk efficiency, which translates as the identification and analysis of all technical and non-technical problems until the project ends.
- Analysis of the engineering systems fault network
- Event network analysis
- Reliability analysis of earth structures
- Dams safety risk assessments
- Human health and ecological risk assessment
- Error mode and effects analysis
- Error mode, effects and criticality analysis
- Risk analysis of technical-economic models
- Business risk assessment and management
- Facilitation of risk assessment workshops
Profitable mining requires an independent, experienced, and long-term perspective that provides real answers. Our experience in all types of mining projects on all continents includes surface mines and underground mines, slope stability and stratum control; Rock engineering, battery leaching processes, waste disposal, acid rock drainage, waste engineering, and environmental management and monitoring.
The experience that characterizes us in estimating resources from mine planning to mine closure ensures innovative, cost-effective and environmentally acceptable solutions from pre-feasibility to rehabilitation. We optimize grades and increase tonnage, analyze and reduce risks to improve safety and labor requirements. Our full reports will help your directors and technical staff make informed business decisions.
Law Enforcement and Recovery
CHOKMAH GOLD through its high experience implements, monitors, analyzes and reacts to the data of control of law. This experience allows us to reconcile the results of the planned production with the actual data of the plant. Minimize the difference between planned versus actual production to improve your company’s performance. Analyzing the methodology of law control, detailed geological controls on law distribution, optimum sample spacing, sample collection, sample preparation and analysis, quality control and cost and benefit optimization.
CHOKMAH GOLD employs a number of geologists with significant operational experience. In their role as mining geologists in various international operations, their functions include law enforcement, optimization of the selective mining of minerals and routine reporting of the multiple components of reconciliation. Our geologists have a solid understanding of the entire spectrum of mining operations, along with geological modeling, sampling theory and practical application.
- Field design, implementation and review of systems, protocols and processes
- Differentiation of ore types for extraction and processing
- Studies of the reconciliation between resource models, control law models and plant feed registers
- Storage optimization and mixing strategy
- Troubleshooting and troubleshooting
- Field training related to obtaining data, analyzes and reports for regular production reviews
- Open Sky Mine Design, Planning and Engineering and Underground Mines
Design, Planning and Engineering of Open Sky and Underground Mines
At CHOKMAH GOLD we have strong operational and technical know-how acquired with substantial experience in mining through multiple products, methods, continents and countries accross the globe. In addition, we can use the range within our workforce worldwide. This ensures that our solutions and advice are not only practical and feasible, but also take into account the relevant geotechnical, hydrogeological, economic and environmental considerations for an undeniable success on each venture.
The services cover scope definition, pre-feasibility and feasibility studies for economic evaluations, detailed mine design and layout, production scheduling and equipment selection, operating cost estimation and capital expenditure estimation. We also have key people who proactively review improved mining methods outside of traditional approaches. We have all the major software design, optimization and programming packages,
We develop innovative and rigorous mining planning methodologies that lead to the mineral resource through an exhaustive technical report including the life plan of the mine and the technical-economic model. The methodology first focuses on the optimization of the quarry to determine the cutting strategy, the depth of economic mining, the size and the scale of operation. We are dedicated to the identification of the best option and solutions for each client.
- Wide range of studies ranging from reach to viability
- Evaluations of mine planning and technical audits
- Development and implementation of optimal mining strategies
- Operational assistance, evaluations and improvements
- Financial evaluations
- Risk analysis
- Project evaluation
- Due diligence
- Reports of competent staff
- Reports of independent experts
- Stock exchange reports
Geology and Mining
Any mining operation, understanding of reservoir geology and waste rock is critical for successful resource estimation, geotechnical engineering, mining planning and mineral processing. Our consultants are highly qualified and several are leaders in the understanding of ore formation processes. With a unique combination of structural geology and hands-on experience in mining, we can help you improve mine development, operations and exploration near the mine.
Our integrated mining models will enable you to improve near-mine exploration objectives, optimize mapping and control of law, reduce the risk of ore diversion and involuntary dilution, and improve mine reconciliation. We focus on the mine environment and address relevant issues affecting the entire mining cycle from resource estimation to mine closure. Its operations benefit by ensuring that a solid geological model supports the mining process.
CHOKMAH GOLD has the capacity to provide the best advice and guidance throughout the life cycle of your project, including the evaluation of options in the process of feasibility, construction, operation and final closure. Stable surface facilities, with cost-effective and compatible costs within the legal regulations: either tailings installations, leach piles or municipal / industrial waste facilities. Such facilities shall be designed for practical operation and cost-effective closure.
Providing you with a clear set of options and related risks over time is the cornerstone of our engineering services. You can compare these alternatives and make an informed decision about the best option for your needs and the profile of your risk. Our experience helps you minimize risk and keep projects on track and within budget.
Fills and Solid Waste
Our engineers and environmental specialists have extensive experience in engineering design and permits for disposal facilities and solid waste management. Previous projects covered all facets of solid waste and permitting engineering, waste stream investigations, feasibility and site selection studies, geotechnical investigations, permits, detail design, groundwater, design and installation of zone monitoring systems Unsaturated and landfill gas, supply specifications, contract documentation and construction supervision (including construction quality assurance).
Like the processes of environmental audits for places of exploitation waste. A risk-based design approach to the transportation, handling and disposal of urban, toxic and hazardous waste offers its customers a decision framework that includes such factors as liability and safety. Our client base includes local authorities, mineral processing plants, mines, industries and power plants.
- Solid waste disposal, site selection, design and permits
- Environmental assessments and audits
- Environmental Remediation
- Waste minimization studies
- Environmental management systems
- Solutions for mine waste disposal
- Urban waste
- Industrial waste
- Risk-based design and management of hazardous wastes
Leach Stack Engineering
Experience in both precious and low-grade leach projects has shown that the successful completion of our design mission requires both a sound understanding of regulatory issues and permits, and mastery of a wide range of technical disciplines including Not limited to civil and geotechnical engineering, hydrology and hydrogeology, metallurgical engineering and geochemistry. We maximize the recovery of leachate products by developing and implementing innovative solutions.
We employ artificially created negative pore pressures in the pile ore in order to optimize the leachate flow path and promote metallurgical recovery of products. On the other hand and based on our experience with battery closure designs and process pools, we have developed an approach for the design of closures, which focuses on appropriate reduction (if not elimination) of post-effluent flows And the risks associated with water management and treatment costs.
- Site Selection
- Geotechnical research
- Design and studies from conceptual to final level
- Detailed engineering
- Construction quality assurance
- Operational monitoring and management
- Compliance with permits and regulations
- Demobilization and closure
- Risk and hazard assessment
Tailings and Dumps Engineering
To achieve real cost benefits in tailings disposal, it is necessary to integrate the design of the processing plant with the tailings disposal system, while taking into account all aspects of design from the site selection to the closure of the reservoir. We aim to deliver solutions that adequately address the needs of each project, providing stable works that can be operated in a practical and successful manner.
The experience that characterizes us includes a wide range of tailings projects and dumps and practical knowledge of proven management techniques under a wide range of climatic conditions. We also have extensive experience in understanding the long-term evolution of solids and interstitial water in tailings storage tanks.
- Risk assessment
- Feasibility studies and financial evaluations
- Emergency response plans
- Selection and evaluation of sites
- Development and use of water balance
- Emission testing and testing
- Geotechnical, hydrogeological, geological and geochemical characterization
- Evaluation and design (from conceptual to detail) geotechnical, hydrological and geological
- Comparison of life cycle alternatives
- Design to accommodate materials of low resistance and low density
- Projects for thickened and paste tailings
- Experimental tests in pilot plant and material characterization
- Design of tailings deposits (from conceptual to detail)
- Advising on the acquisition of government permits and compliance
- Consultancy in construction management and quality assurance
- Consultancy in monitoring and operational management
- Abandonment, closure and restoration of the site