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Providing mine engineering services to the world's mining industry since 1983.

Independent Mining Consultants, Inc.

Precious Metal Experience
2015 Through 2012

Recent Precious Metals Projects:


2015 Open-pit Gold Project

Haile Gold Mine - Romarco Minerals Inc. , South Carolina, USA
Resource and Reserve Model Development, Mine Planning, Equipment Selection, Mine Capital and Operating Costs. Mine Feasibility Study, Detailed Engineering

Gediktepe - Polimetal Madencilik, Balikesir, Turkey
Development of Resource and Reserves, Mine Strategic Planning, Equipment and Capital Costs for a Preliminary Feasibility Study

PTFI Mines - Freeport McMoRan Inc. , Papua, Indonesia
Reserve and Resource Verification, Model to Mine to Mill Reconcilliation, Mine Plan Support

San Miguel (Pirquitas Mine) - Silver Standard Resources, Inc., Jujuy, Argentina
Underground Mine Planning, Stope Design, Schedules and Cost Estimation

Marlin Mine - Goldcorp, Inc., San Marcos, Guatemala
Review of Mineral Reserves and Resources

La Preciosa - Coeur Mining, Inc., Durango, Mexico
Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA), Development of Resources and Reserves, Mine Planning and Production Scheduling, Cost Calculation for Final Feasibility Study

Marigold - Silver Standard Resources, Inc., Nevada, USA
Evaluation of Strategic Production Scenarios, Mine Planning for Preferred Mining Case

Stibnite Gold - Midas Gold Corp. , Idaho, USA
Pre-Feasibility Study

King-King - Russell Mining & Minerals, Mindanao, Philippines
Development of Resource and Reserves, Mine Strategic Planning, Equipment and Capital Costs for a Mine Feasibility Study

Aği Daği-Kirazli - Alamos Gold Inc., Canakkale, Turkey
Development of Resources and Reserves, Mine Planning and Mine Schedule Alternatives, Mine Capital and Operating Costs for Feasibility Study

La Herradura - Fresnillo PLC, Sonora, Mexico
Mine planning and production scheduling

Los Filos - Goldcorp, Inc., Guerrero, Mexico
Ore Reserve Models and Mine Planning for On-going Operations

Eagle Project - Victoria Gold Corp., Yukon Territory, Canada
Data Base Assembly, Resource Model Development.

Marathon Project - Stillwater Mining Co. , Ontario, Canada
Mine planning assistance

Cortaderas Project - Silver Standard Resources, Inc., Jujuy, Argentina
Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA), Development of Resources and Reserves and Mine Planning

Esperanza Project - Alamos Gold Inc., Morelos, Mexico
Mine Planning Alternatives

La Cigarra Project - Coeur Mining, Inc., Chihuahua, Mexico
Mining Cost Estimation, CAPEX and OPEX, Estimate Mineable Tons and Grade, Calculate Pre-Tax Cash Flow

La Pitarilla - Silver Standard Resources, Inc., Durango, Mexico
Mine Planning and Capital and Operating Cost Estimation for Mine Feasibility Study.

San Francisco - Timmins Gold Corp., Sonora, Mexico
Resource and Reserve Estimation

Cieneguita - Pan American Goldfields Ltd. , Chihuahua, Mexico
Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA) including Development of Resources and Reserves and Mine Design

Ana Paula Project - Newstrike Capital Inc. , Guerrero, Mexico
Mineral resource estimate

Metates - Chesapeake Gold Corp, Durango, Mexico
Resource and Reserve Estimation, Mine Planning and Production Scheduling

Mulatos - Alamos Gold Inc./Mina de Oro Nacional, Sonora, Mexico
Mine Planning, Open Pit Reserves, Mine Planning, Evaluation of Satellite Projects.

Amulsar Gold - Lydian International Ltd. , Vayots Dzor, Armenia
Development of Resources and Reserves, Mine Planning, Capital and Operating Costs for Feasibility Study

Casino - Western Copper Corp., Yukon Territory, Canada
Mine Planning, Mine Capital and Operating Costs. IMC did the mine planning, mine capital and operating costs for a pre feasibility study for this Copper-Gold-moly system.

Navidad - Pan American Silver Corp., Chubut, Argentina
Mine Planning Alternatives, Mine Operating and Capital Cost Estimation

El Gallo - US Gold/ McEwen Mining Inc., Sinaloa, Mexico
Mine Planning and Capital and Operating Cost Estimation for Mine Feasibility Study.

Cordero - Levon Resources, Ltd., Chihuahua, Mexico
Preliminary Economic Assessment Study (PEA)

Magistral - US Gold/ McEwen Mining Inc., Sinaloa, Mexico
Mine Planning and Capital and Operating Cost Estimation for Mine Feasibility Study.

Magambazi - Canaco Resources Inc., Tanga, Tanzania
Conceptualized Scope of Project, Pre-Preliminary Mine Planning

Our Recent Projects


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  • Navidad

    Pan American Silver Corp.

    Chubut, Argentina
  • Haile Gold Mine

    Romarco Minerals Inc.

    South Carolina, USA
  • Aği Daği-Kirazli

    Alamos Gold Inc.

    Canakkale, Turkey
  • Bayovar 12

    Focus Ventures Ltd.

    Piura, Peru
  • Discovery Hill

    Vale Inco Limited

    Labrador, Canada
  • PTFI Mines

    Freeport McMoRan Inc.

    Papua, Indonesia
  • Chillito Project

    Asarco LLC

    Arizona, USA
  • Resolution Copper

    Resolution Copper Mining

    Arizona, USA
  • Gediktepe

    Polimetal Madencilik

    Balikesir, Turkey
  • Rosemont Copper

    Hudbay Minerals Inc.

    Arizona, USA