Aerogeophysica ALS Minerals / Stewart Geochemical & Assay ANDRITZ Ritz GmbH
Auriant Mining BEHRE DOLBEAR (BD) Carl Hamm
Cornerstone DATAMINE Deswik
Eastern Drilling Company (FORACO) Esri CIS EY
Geotech Ltd Goodyear Group of Companies “ANAKON”
Irgiredmet Kinross Gold Corporation Kolymageo
Krasnoyarsk Drilling Company LABTEST Metronex
Metso Minerals MICROMINE Mineral Exploration Network (Finland)
Mines and Money NETCAD Nizhneamurskaya Gornaya Kompaniya
Norilsk Branch VSEGEI (NB VSEGEI) North Eastern Resources OGK Group
Pavlik Gold Ore Company JSC Penny Lane Personnel PwC
Russian Drilling Company Scania SGS
SNL Metals & Mining SRK Consulting TOMS
Uralmekhanobr VNIPIpromtechnologii Wardell Armstrong Group (WAI)




GNPP Aerogeophysica is a leading Russian company and one of world leaders in the area of providing airborne geophysical services. Every year, in Russia and abroad, GNPP Aerogeophysika carries up to 400,000 linear km of high resolution airborne geophysical surveys at various scales.

The company possesses a large arsenal of the most modern airborne geophysical equipment:

  • Airplane and helicopter-based EM survey systems of various modifications;
  • Airborne gravimeter GT-2M;
  • Multi-channel, high resolution gamma-ray spectrometers;
  • High-precision, cesium magnetometers-gradiometers;
  • Equipment for conducting infrared heat and aerosol and gas profiling aerial surveys;
  • Satellite navigation system.


ALS Minerals / Stewart Geochemical & Assay

ALS Limited and its Minerals Division (including former Stewart Group laboratories) is the global leader in the field of analytical and laboratory services provided for exploration and mining companies. The Company focuses on preparation and laboratory analysis of geological materials: core, trench, lithochemical samples, channel deposits soils and other materials.

ALS Limited (formerly Campbell Brothers Limited) is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange.  ALS includes 350  sample preparation and analytical laboratories located in 55 countries, including Russia, with total staff of about 12 000 persons. Among the ALS clients are leading mining and metallurgical and exploration companies.

Our laboratories in Russia and Central Asia offer a wide range of services including sample preparation, drying,  crushing, pulverization, as well as mono- and multi-element sample analysis for gold and other elements by fire assaying, atomic absorption spectrometry (AAS), atomic emission spectrometry with   inductively coupled plasma  (ICP AES)  and mass spectrometry (ICP-MS).

ALS laboratories are equipped with modern facilities and operate within the ALS global  system  of quality control  and standard operating procedures that meet the requirements of the International Standards Organization (ISO) and the requirements adopted in the Russian Federation (GOST).

Laboratories are accredited with the accreditation system of analytical laboratories (centres)  and have certificates of compliance with GOST RISO/IEC 17025-2006 (ISO/IEC 17025:2005 international standard) requirements. 



For over 125 years, the name ANDRITZ Ritz      has stood for the highest reliability and quality Made in Germany.

With our extensive product line, we support our customers worldwide in successfully mastering demanding pumping tasks in the fields of:

-       water supply

-       mining

-       industry

-       sewage

-       offshore         

ANDRITZ Ritz has the entire water cycle covered: because our pumps are used for water extraction from shafts, wells and deep wells of up to 1,500 meters in depth, and in water treatment, water transport and water distribution. Adjacent are also used to transport municipal and industrial sewage within the sewage network, and at sewage treatment plants.

In industry ANDRITZ Ritz pumps perform a wide range of pumping tasks in primary and secondary circuits. Our customers include the automotive, machine and plant construction, chemical and steel industries. 


Auriant Mining

Auriant Mining AB (AUR) is a Swedish junior mining company focused on gold exploration and production in Russia, primarily in Zabaikalye and the Republics of Khakassia and Tyva. The company has currently four assets, including two operating mines (Tardan and Solcocon) and two early stage exploration assets, one of which, Kara-Beldyr, is a joint venture with the major Canadian gold producer Centerra Gold. The group’s mineral licenses are estimated to contain almost 1,000,000 troy ounces of gold reserves according to the Russian standards (GKZ). Auriant Mining´s shares are trading on First North Premier at the NASDAQ OMX Nordic Exchange under the short name AUR.



Behre Dolbear Group Inc. (BD) is one of the oldest, continuously operating, mineral industry advisory firms in the world. Since 1911, we have specialized in studies for commercial and multilateral financial institutions, mining companies, governments and governmental agencies, legal firms, and other parties with interests in the minerals industry. BD’s global experience covers the full spectrum of technical, operational, and financial issues in a broad range of commodities including base and precious metals, coal, industrial minerals, diamonds and gemstones, ferrous metals, and construction materials.

BD is known internationally as a “businessman’s consultant.” Our people have first-hand experience in senior management and executive-level positions, giving them practical and insightful knowledge and skills. They are commercially experienced mineral industry professionals.

Our worldwide network of offices allows us to be a truly global company. Behre Dolbear operates from offices in 12 of the mining world’s most important cities and we have recently opened an office in Moscow.


Carl Hamm

Our services are based on competence, experience, innovative thinking, modern production equipment and committed personnel.

Thanks to the flexibility of the modern management of our medium-sized company and our experience of nearly 80 years, we are well prepared for all future requirements.

You can be sure that applicable regulations are observed in the entire production process, as numerous certifications and approvals are available.

Our product range is focused on above and below ground applications in water and waste management, the power industries, tunnel construction, well sinking, domestic installations, and mining.

Profit from a powerful, competent partner who fulfils your special requirements: from conceptual planning to professional production to timely delivery.



Cornerstone is among top 10 companies in the Russian market of HR services. In 2013 we have celebrated our professional anniversary – 20 years in the market!

Cornerstone specializes in selection of top and mid level managers and specialists. We build long-term partnership relations with our clients and candidates.  Our mission: we increase the efficiency and value of our client’s businesses by finding and engaging the best specialists in the market.  One of the main business areas of our company is search of successful industrial professionals. Mining and metallurgy companies experience shortage of managers and highly skilled technical specialists. The professional team of six consultants can promptly perform most complicated and non-standard tasks.  Cornerstone is a reliable partner to major Russian and foreign companies in this industry. The geographical scope of our work embraces almost all regions of the CIS countries, and also numerous countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and Central America.

CORNERSTONE – Worthy People For Aspiring Businesses!



DATAMINE is a world leading provider of the technology and services required to seamlessly plan and manage mining operations. With operations in thirteen countries, DATAMINE provides solutions ranging from exploration data management and orebody modelling to mine planning and operations to over 1,400 companies worldwide. Our software solutions integrate with our consulting and training services to ensure that we provide our clients with industry-leading support and expertise.



Deswik are a mining consultancy and developer of mining software. Deswik provide the software tools of choice for professional mining engineers. Our speciality includes mine scheduling (short to long term), drill and blast design, haul optimisation and data management systems. Deswik’s software is suitable for all mining methods and commodities.


Eastern Drilling Company (FORACO)

Eastern Drilling Company (EDC) – one of the largest Russian mineral drilling company. EDC is a subsidiary of FORACO International (3rd largest global mineral driller operating 308 rigs on 5 continents in 23 countries, having 51 years of experience and 2,200+ employees). EDC provides a broad variety of drilling services for mineral resources: diamond drilling, deep directional drilling with wedges, reverse circulation, air core drilling, large diameter drilling (up to 30” in diameter for exploration, bulk sampling, ventilation and backfilling holes, etc.), deep water well and dewatering drilling.

EDC fleet includes proprietary and technically innovative rigs, new Boart Longyear rigs and RC rigs, and other modern equipment for all kinds of exploration work (CAT dozers, camps etc.). We have experience bringing unique rigs into Russia from the global FORACO fleet for special drilling tasks. EDC has subsidiaries in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan with all the necessary drilling licenses.

Eastern Drilling Company specializes in providing high-quality exploration services in compliance with international standards and best-in-class safety and environmental practices. We have extensive experience performing difficult projects in extreme climate conditions, in highly remote areas and terrains. Our ability to deliver high-quality drilling services on time, and on budget, is our key success factor.


Esri CIS

The Esri CIS LLC – the official distributor of the Esri Inc., the founder and the leader of the world market of geoinformation systems in the territory of Russia and eight CIS countries.

Esri CIS delivers of the GIS software, provides trainings, technical support, consulting services, and development of custom GIS solutions. The company performs the Russian localization of  Esri ArcGIS software, issues “ArcReview”  quarterly magazine, fulfills dedicated programs to support education institutions, scientific research and ecological initiatives.

More than 400 companies in the field of geological exploration and production are Esri CIS clients:

• Most of the oil&gas companies (Gazprom, Rosneft, Lukoil, Tatneft …);

• The largest mining companies (ALROSA, Norilsk Nickel, Uralkaliy, Polymetal, Severstal, Almazy Anabara);

• Regional government agencies on natural resources of more than 30 territorial subjects of the Russian Federation;

• Rosgeologiya, Rosgeolfond and more then 25 territorial geological funds;

• Branch academic institutions (Institute of Geology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, VSEGEI, Geological faculty of the Moscow State University, and many others …);

• Federal government (Ministry for the Environment Protection and Natural Resources of the Russian Federation, Federal Registration Service, Ministry of geology of the Republic of Kazakhstan, State Committee on geology of the Republic of Uzbekistan …);

• International mining companies (Rio Tinto, Kinross Gold, Nordgold)

Global Esri ArcGIS users are BARRICK, BHP Billiton, Teck, Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold, Newmont, Vale, AngloGold Ashanti, SRK Consulting, Kennecot Utah Copper.



 EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

 EY works together with companies across the CIS and assists them in realizing their business goals. 4,800 professionals work at 21 CIS offices (in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Ekaterinburg, Kazan, Krasnodar, Togliatti, Vladivostok, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Rostov-on-Don, Almaty, Astana, Atyrau, Bishkek, Baku, Kyiv, Donetsk, Tashkent, Tbilisi, Yerevan, and Minsk).

 EY refers to the global organization, and may refer to one or more, of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients.

For more information about our organization, please visit ey.com.



FLSmidth is a leading manufacturer and supplier of Knelson® centrifugal concentrators for the mineral processing industry. With its Knelson product lines established in 1979, the company offers batch discharge, continuous variable discharge and laboratory concentrators for gold recovery, PGM and industrial minerals all over the world to more than 75 Clients. Moreover, the Company also manufactures and supplies intense cyanidation reactors CS Acacia, screens, samplers, ancillary and nonstandard equipment. Being a member of Hydromet and Specialty Equipment Group, the company supplies sorption and desorption equipment, as well as equipment for acid-washing. From 2010, the Company started development of new activities in the field of fine grinding and hydrometallurgy. Since the 1990s, FLSmidth clients from CIS use its equipment on ore processing both on primary ore deposits and alluvial mines. Since being founded in January 2012, the FLS FLSmidth Rus, Ltd. branch in Irkutsk city, Irkutsk region, services the Russia/CIS market for all Knelson product lines. FLSmidth’s Irkutsk offices also exclusively represent and supply ME Elecmetal (American manufacturer) mill liners and grinding media on CIS territory. FLSmidth also operates an office in Moscow, and has a local presence in 50 countries throughout the world, offering One Source for all your mineral processing and material handling equipment requirements.



Federal State Unitary Enterprise Central Research Institute of Geological Prospecting for Base and Precious Metals (FSUE TsNIGRI)

129 bld.1,Varshavskoye Shosse

117545 Moscow, Russia
Tel/fax: +7 495 313-18-18
E-mail: tsnigri@tsnigri.ru

Director: Dr. Boris K. Mikhailov.

Methodological support of geological exploration for base and precious metals ore deposits. Geological and feasibility studies. Development and implementation of analytical methods and ore processing technologies.

FSUE TsNIGRI is a key research unit of the Federal Agency on Subsoil Use and the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology. Major tasks its staff deals with are as follows:

  • development of scientific and methodological fundamentals for geological exploration of ore deposits (base and precious metals, diamonds);
  • implementation and methodical support of the national exploration programs;
  • geological and economic evaluation, reserve calculation, and feasibility studies of mineral properties;
  • development and implementation of analytical methods and ore processing technologies.

FSUE TsNIGRI provides:

  • support of main functional directions of the Federal Agency on Subsoil Use activities;
  • solution of tasks concerning the national mineral base development;
  • efficient subsoil use by the governmental agencies and private companies;
  • scientific support and realization of promising techniques, methods and activities in geological exploration and replenishment of the national mineral base.



Federal State Unitary Enterprise "All-Russian Research Institute of Mineral Resources. Named after N.M. Fedorovski (FGUP VIMS) is the leading organization of the Ministry of Natural Resources of Russia and the Federal Agency for Subsoil Use in geology for study of the mineral resource base, scientific and methodological work on the forecast, exploration and evaluation of uranium deposits as well as rare kinds of ferrous, alloy, non-ferrous and other  rare metals and  development and improvement of complex mineralogical and analytical methods for study of mineral raw materials and  technologies for their  enrichment and processing.

The Institute acts as the Federal Research and Methodological Center for testing and certification of minerals on behalf of Russian Ministry of Natural Resources, as well as Interdepartmental Scientific Council on Analytical (NSAM), mineralogical (NSOMMI) and technological (NSOMTI) research methods.

FGUP VIMS provides organizational support of the Central Commission of the Federal Agency for Subsoil Use for mining of solid minerals (CCR-Rosnedra TPI).

Together with the Department of Geology of Mineral Deposits of GOU VPO “Russian State Geological Prospecting University named after Sergo Ordzhonikidze” FGUP VIMS formed a research and educational center "Geology, mineralogy and geochemistry."

The activities of the institute are focused on development of the mineral resource base of the country – the basis of its industrial, energy, military and economic potentials.


Geotech Ltd

Geotech Ltd. is a world leader in Airborne Geophysics offering services in Airborne Gravity, Magnetics, Gradient Magnetometer, Radiometrics, VTEM (time domain electromagnetic) and our latest advancement, ZTEM (Airborne Magneto-tipper). Geotech Ltd. is based in Aurora, Ontario, Canada with sister offices in Russia, Australia, Ghana, South Africa, Barbados and Brazil.



Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs approximately 69,000 people and manufactures its products in 52 facilities in 22 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. 

Goodyear Dunlop Europe’s range of tires for commercial vehicles, buses and coaches includes more than 400 different tires covering in excess of 55 sizes.  Many of the world's leading commercial vehicle manufacturers fit tires from Goodyear as standard, including DAF, Iveco, MAN, Mercedes-Benz, Renault Trucks, Scania and Volvo.  Goodyear also supplies tires to all major trailer manufacturers. With Fleet First, which includes the TruckForce service network, ServiceLine 24h roadside assistance, FleetOnlineSolutions Internet management system and Goodyear Retread Technologies, Goodyear provides one of the broadest ranges of dedicated services in the industry. 

For more information on Goodyear and its products, visit www.goodyear.com.




Group of Companies “ANAKON”

“ANAKON”, a Group of Companies, presents complex solutions for modern technologies of analysis of ores and minerals. In the Group, there are “Anakon” LLC-,”GEO-Engineering” LLC- and the (Scientific-and-Technical Center) “STC “Mineral Standards” LLC Companies.

“Anakon” LLC is the exclusive representative of Rocklabs Ltd (New Zealand) and Furnace Industries (Australia) in the Russian Federation.

”GEO-Engineering” LLC is in charge of supply of mobile laboratories for sample preparation and analysis, as well as of collapsible tanks for fuels and water (SEI Industries of Canada), of technological equipment (Engendrar and CEC Ceramics of Brazil), as also of equipment and spare parts for X-ray fluorescent analysis (XRF-Scientific of Australia).

“STC “Mineral Standards” LLC is active in the development of matrix standard/reference samples for analysis of ores and minerals. The Center has the high production and staffing potential for training in sample preparation and laboratory practice, for consulting services in nature management, for the development of methodological guides to sample preparation.



HAVER NIAGARA GmbH is a processing specialist in the machine construction and engineering industry for primary and secondary raw materials of the mining, recycling and building materials industries, its main areas of activity being screening, washing, and pelletising.

HAVER NIAGARA belongs to the renowned HAVER Group and is a member of the HAVER & TYLER Alliance.

The HAVER & TYLER Alliance sees itself as an amalgamation of the processing specialists HAVER NIAGARA GmbH, HAVER & BOECKER Latinoamericana and W.S. Tyler Canada.

The HAVER & TYLER Alliance and its sales network provide outstanding quality in processing technology, innovation, customer proximity and service on all continents.


IMC Montan

IMC Montan is an independent international mining consultancy and one of the leading consulting companies in mining sector of Russia. The Group also includes such companies as DMT GmbH & Co. (Germany), IMCGCL (UK), WYG Plc. (UK).

This year IMC Montan celebrated its 20-years anniversary in Russia and CIS. Since then the company implemented over 300 projects for Russian and international mining companies, investors and banks.

IMC Montan is a recognized technical consultant and sector expert; its opinion is respected by analytical agencies, financial institutions and Russian state surveillance bodies.

The range of the Company consulting services covers all solid minerals, all types of deposits and full cycle of the mine life.

Disciplines covered by the Company services include reserve audit in compliance with international standards, preparation of mining companies for IPO, technical and technological consulting, feasibility studies, higher labour productivity or core business production build-up justification.



INFOPROF provides a complete range of services from supervision of geological exploration to mine closure and rehabilitation, and is a leader in harmonisation of project development in accordance with Russian and international standards.

INFOPROF delivers professional services aimed at finding effective solutions to geological, process, economical and project tasks, including:

-      Comprehensive Geological and Methodological Supervision of Subsoil User Activity Development of TEO Konditsii, Reports with Reserve Estimates

-      Evaluation of Mineral Assets

-      Creation and Review of Three‑dimensional Models for Deposits

-      Estimation and Re-estimation of Mineral Reserves/Resources Based on Block Models

-      International Practice

-      Expert Assessment

All the services are performed in strict compliance with the current requirements of the Russian Federation laws and regulations as well as with international standards if required.

Availability of multi-disciplinary pool of high calibre experts guarantees use of best practices for developing grounded and professional decisions.



IRGIREDMET provides R&D expertise, testwork and process optimization for precious and base metals and diamonds. The activities range from initial investigations to process development and design, construction and commissioning of industrial mines and plants. Working closely with clients and in conjunction with engineering partners, Irgiredmet supplies a flexible package of technology for process development and optimization. We offer a full range of sophisticated facilities for sample preparation and characterization, gravity, flotation, physical separation, smelting, leaching, purification and metals recovery, tails detoxification etc. Our key customers are: Polyus Gold International Limited, GV Gold, Petropavlovsk PLC, Severstal, Uzhuralzoloto Group of Companies (UGC) JSC, Russdragmet, ALROSA Joint Stock Company, Navoi Mining and Metallurgical Combinat State Company, Group of companies “Amur”, Sovrudnik.


Kinross Gold Corporation
Kinross Gold is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Russia, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,000 people worldwide. Kinross has been present in Russia since 1995 and to date is the largest foreign investor in Russia’s gold mining industry. Main Kinross assets in Russia: Kupol mine (“Chukotka Mining and Geological Company”) and Dvoinoye mine (“Northern Gold”), both located in Chukotka. Kinross maintains listings on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol: K) and the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: KGC).



«Kolymageo» LLC was formed in 2009 as a subsidiary of the Inter Geo Drilling Company for carrying out the exploration in Russia. By the present time the Company, equipped with a park of new drill rigs and accompanying technical equipment, accomplishes the whole list of requisite works for completing the “turnkey” exploration projects in compliance with the modern international standards and license terms of the Client at the projects worldwide, including Russia. 

«Kolymageo» LLC carries out projects at different Russian regions such as the Far East, Chukotkan and Kamchatkan peninsulas and former Soviet republics. It provides drilling and geological exploration services of all types for the major mining and exploration companies.


Krasnoyarsk Drilling Company

ZAO “Krasnoyarsk drilling company” provides its customers a full range of service, ranging from the drafting work, geotechnical investigations for any type of building, exploration, hydrogeology, and to Critical Design Review in TKZ (Territorial Committee for Natural Reserves) and GKZ (State Reserves Commission).

The company has its own accredited laboratory soil, technology group, machinery and repair shop, as well as a large arsenal of drilling equipment. The imported machine Christensen CT-20, manufactured by Atlas Copco, became the company’s latest acquisition and allows borehole drilling of NQ size (76 mm) and depth of 2300 m. We are especially proud of qualified personnel whose skill is constantly improving during the production process at refresher courses.

Constant supervising of all operating parameters of drilling allows us to achieve great results.



Company LABTEST, the exclusive representative of a number of leading manufacturers, offers equipment for elemental and isotopic analysis of different kind of samples, including both row and processed minerals.

These are  optical emission  spectrometers with inductively coupled plasma for simultaneous multi-element analysis, spectrometers with  direct current arc for determination of impurities at a level lower than 0.1 g / t, mass spectrometers for elemental and isotopic analysis and X-ray fluorescence energy dispersive spectrometers for research samples in both laboratory and field conditions.

The demo laboratory of LABTEST is used for finding solutions for methodological and analytical problems of our customers. Our extensive experience ensures the highest level of technical and methodological support. 



We specialize in the application of cutting-edge portable, mobile, and automated equipment for the mining sector.  We supply and service equipment for mineral analysis including equipment based on XRF, XRD, NIR, FTIR, and Raman spectroscopy.  Additionally we provide technical consultation for the application of such equipment in the mining industry. 


Metso Minerals

Metso is a leading process performance provider, with customers in the mining, oil and gas, and aggregates industries. Metso's cutting-edge services and solutions improve availability and reliability in minerals processing and flow control, providing sustainable process and profit improvements

Metso Minerals specializes in always bringing the right technology, processes, machinery and services to our customers in aggregates production, minerals processing and in metal recycling. Company provide long-term successful experience of serving all industries involved in crushing, screening, grinding and separation minerals, including aggregate production, quarrying, mining and minerals processing. The product offering comprises rock and minerals processing plants, stationary and mobile crushing and screening units, grinding mills, equipment for metal recycling, enrichment plants, wear protection products, wear and spare parts, after-market services. The wide product range enables Metso to provide its customers with individual machines or complete turnkey installations. 



MICROMINE is a leader on Russian market in developing and selling software solutions for exploration and mining industries including the entire production circle. MICROMINE holds a leading position in Russia as a modular solution of full cycle that allows explorative and mining companies substantially increase productivity. The Geobank system creates a flexible and efficient environment for collection, verification and storage data. Geobank Mobile facilitates the work of specialists in the field conditions. The Pitram system enables to Increase production, reduce costs, and improve safety of production. MICROMINE is a consulting arm, Micromine Consulting Services delivers competent person reports compliant with international and local reporting standards. MICROMINE provides you with local support and services in your language and your time zone.


Mineral Exploration Network (Finland)

Mineral Exploration Network (Finland) ltd is prospecting company taking risks of early stages and providing drill ready gold exploration targets for JV partners. During three years since it was established MEN (Finland) explored over 500 square kilometres and discovered several mineralisation zones with strike 6-11 km.

We have balanced combination of experience of traditional geological school with enthusiasm of young geologists supported by modern technologies. We believe that success of exploration is result of informed target selection and very intensive field work.

Finland is the best exploration target in the world with geology similar to the leading gold producing areas, good and easy accessible geological information, perfect infrastructure and government, actively supporting mineral exploration.


Mines and Money

Mines and Money is the leading international event series for capital-raising and mining investment, where investors and developers come together to network, hear market analysis, compare investment options and share knowledge. At Mines and Money you will find out the latest trends that are shaping the industry and discover new mining and investment opportunities from around the world.

For more information, visit www.minesandmoney.com.


Resourceful Events is part of the Aspermont Media Group. With the backing of leading brands like Mines and Money, Mining Journal and Mining Magazine, Resourceful Events produces niche conferences for the natural resources sector. From government ministers to CEOs, our delegates and speakers are at the most senior level and our programmes are designed to provide major business development opportunities.

Our agendas are researched and developed from offices situated in the heart of the City of London in consultation with leading industry experts. This insight coupled with our extensive media reach allow us to create world-class platforms dealing with industry issues ranging from corruption  to operations optimisation; from capital raising to risk mitigation; and as such are excellent vehicles for different parts of the global supply-chain to connect and do business.

For more information, visit www.resourcefulevents.com.



NETCAD is a software company which has been founded in 1989 in order to accomplish arduous enterprises such as mapping, cadastral surveying, planing, expropriation, and consolidation in PC environment where there is no alternative software available in Turkish market.  Today, Netcad provides significant efficiencies, ready-to-use maps and applications in many fields with 100% local resources.

Netcad currently offers approximately 30 GIS and CAD-based desktop, web, mobile and cloud applications compliant with international standards. It has developed applications in Turkish, English and Russian for over 20,000 license-holders and more than 100,000 legal users around the world. The market share of the solutions of Netcad technologies provided for public authorities, municipalities and private sector throughout Turkey has reached 85%.

In addition, Netcad products have been used as subject matter of courses in 462 departments of 82 universities. The number of people participating in Netcad Campus training programs is 5,500 per year.

Netcad holds ISO 9001 quality certificate, CMMI LEVEL 3, and significiant OGC certificates.

Netcad is used by 800 municipalities, 950 public authorities, 4500 private sector companies and 82 universities in Turkey. It is used in 16 countries of 3 different continents.


Nizhneamurskaya Gornaya Kompaniya

Nizhneamurskaya Gornaya Kompaniya (NGK) is a reliable fast developing independent holding company capable of providing all kinds of prospecting and geological exploration including geophysical and survey works.

The company also performs the whole range of geological exploration operations from their designing to approbation of reserves at the State (or Regional) Committee for Reserves RF and to provide report in accordance with international standards.

For the past 10 years of energetic creative activities (the company celebrated  its jubilee in February 2013), NGK managed to create  a skilled team of drillers, geologists, geophysicists, engineers, topographers, geodesists and mining surveyors who apply advanced information technologies (Micromine, Arc GIS, Auto CAD, Surpac, Oasis Montaj etc.) in their work.

The continuous process of reinvestment and attraction of credit resources into own development has enabled the company to accumulate a potential of up-to date models of geophysical (Iris Instruments, Innov-X), drilling (Boart Longyear machines) and other equipment, track machines (Caterpiller, Komatsu bulldozers) necessary for a comprehensive execution of given  tasks.

The priorities of Nizhneamurskaya Gornaya Kompaniya are a quality of operations performed, optimization of timeline, flexibility and full satisfaction of customer needs.


Norilsk Branch VSEGEI (NB VSEGEI)

Structural subdivision FGUP VSEGEI has been providing its services in the sphere of mineral deposit search for more than 30 years.

Priority areas are modern aerogeophysical survey (exploratory survey, processing, interpretation), development and implementation of unique forecasting techniques.

Has ample experience of different kinds of mineral deposits forecast, based on complex interpretation of aerogeophysical, surface geological and geophysical data. Develops and improves technologies for assignment of prospective space for gold ore objects, platinum-copper-nickel, copper – molybdenum- porphyritic ore objects as well as diamonds.

During the recent years the largest Russian and foreign companies, such as Norilsk Nickel, Russian Platinum, BHP Biletton, Catoca LTD and others have become our customers.

Proper quality of work performance is a good tradition of the organization.


North Eastern Resources

North Eastern Resources приобрели лицензию на разработку Зэгэн-Гольского (Зегенгольского) месторождения в 2011 году. Это низко затратная юниорская компания – поэтапный золотодобывающий проект в Иркутской Области, Восточная Сибирь.  Многомилионный потенциал проекта -  >700,000 oz Au @+2g/t  был подтвержден по системе JORC (с индикатором +70%).  North Eastern Resources владеет 100% акций и лицензией на добычу, действительной до 2026 года (с возможностью продления)ю

В проекте запланировано три этапа – Этапы 2 и 3 частично финансируются из денежного потока.

Экономическая оценка первого этапа, выщелачивания открытым способом, уже завершена.

2 этап карьерной добычи (открытым способом) оценен по системе JORC с индикатором примерно  250,000 oz @ + 2g/t .

3 этап будет подземная добыча, градация и обогащение равнозначны показателям 2 этапа, но значительно улучшены, поскольку добыча будет вестись через несколько штолен.

Компания также владеет 100% правами на ведение поисково-разведочных работ на месторождении Варваринская площадь (1411 кв. км) – большая неразведанная территория в Бурятии на расстоянии 750 км на северо-востоке от Зэген-Гольского месторождения, где были обнаружены 5 источников залежей золотых и недрагоценных металлов. 



OGK Group

OGK Group is the consortium comprised of Russia’s leading exploration service companies.  It provides prompt, high quality maintenance services of geological exploration with guaranteed fulfillment of contractual obligations.

The Group unites a number of leading exploration service companies in the country, whose experts accumulated the experience in exploration project management over many years in this business. This country-wide business coverage allows the Group to help its customers significantly reduce their costs on mobilisation and other works, as well as ensure access to almost any necessary equipment in any quantities.

The company's mission:

  • Creation of competitive consortium of experts in the exploration service market with unitary high standards and country-wide business coverage.

The company's strategy:

  • Concentration of investment and administrative resources for the creation an industry leader in Russia and former Soviet Union;
  • Diversification of investments in business assets;
  • Active use of partnerships and alliances to maximise the effect of joint investment;
  • Strong management team;
  • Application of international management standards and advanced technologies;
  • Social responsibility and general humanitarian values. 


Pavlik Gold Ore Company JSC

Pavlik Gold Ore Company JSC holds a license for search, exploration and ore gold mining at Pavlik deposit, Tenkinsky District, Magadan Region of the Russian Federation. Within 2007 – 2011 a detailed exploration was performed at the deposit, the provisional exploratory standards were approved and the reserves, which amount to 100.2 tons of gold as of January 1, 2010, were calculated. The permanent exploratory standards and the report with the calculation of the reserves were presented (in August of 2012) to Rosnedra SRC for the approval. These standards took into account the further exploration performed in 2011-2012. It is supposed that the reserves shall amount to at least 200 tons of gold as of January 1, 2013. In 2012 the construction of ore-dressing facility was started, which will be completed in December, 2013. The annual output of the enterprise is 3 mln. tons of ore, average gold grade is 2,5 g/t, extraction is not less than 82%.


Penny Lane Personnel

Penny Lane Personnel is one of the leading Russian executive search and recruitmrent agencies.



PwC Russia (www.pwc.ru) provides industry-focused assurance, tax, legal and advisory services. Over 2,600 professionals working in PwC offices in Moscow, St Petersburg, Ekaterinburg, Kazan, Rostov-on-Don, Krasnodar, Voronezh, Novosibirsk, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk and Vladikavkaz share their thinking, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice for our clients.



ROSGEO – Russian state-owned geological holding company. ROSGEO provides full service in geological exploration starting from regional scale surveys, prospecting to detailed exploration, ultradeep drilling and subsurface sites monitoring. The company possesses range of unique competences particularly in marine geology and offshore geophysical surveys.

ROSGEO consolidates 38 geological enterprises based in 30 different federal subjects of Russia. Covering the entire territory of Russia ROSGEO has the capability to provide complex exploration projects throughout the country and abroad.

Company’s enterprises had discovered more than 1000 deposits and oil and gas fields including giant ones like Astrakhanskoye (2.5 trillion m³ of gas), Tengiz (3.1 milliard tons of oil), Kovykta gas condensate field (1.9 trillion m³ of gas), largest gold ore field in Russia –  Sukhoy Log, Kursk Magnetic Anomaly and many others.

ROSGEO enterprises have long experience in implementing geological projects in foreign countries – dozens discoveries in Asia, Europe, Africa and Latin America.

Among our clients are BP, Shevron, Gazprom, Rosneft, Lukoil, Severstal, MMK Norilsk Nickel, Itera, NLMK, Sibuglemet and many others. 

JSC «Rusgeology» is a Russian geological holding company, founded in 2011. The Company consolidates 37 state-owned geological enterprises with different areas of expertise. Rusgeology's mission is to provide comprehensive geological research of Russia's territory as well as reproduction of the country’s mineral resource base. Rusgeology is strategically and uniquely positioned in the Russian market.  The Company develops important geological research techniques by implementing new technologies and methods. Covering the entire territory of Russia, Rugeology's enterprises have the capability to provide complex exploration projects for solid minerals as well as a wide range of services for oil and gas exploration throughout the country and abroad.


RungePincockMinarco (RPM)

RPM is the world’s largest publicly traded independent group of mining technical experts, with history stretching back to 1968. We have local expertise in all mining regions and are experienced across all commodities and mining methods.

Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange on 27 May 2008 (ASX: RUL), RPM is a global leader in the provision of advisory consulting, technology and professional development solutions to the mining industry. We have global expertise achieved through our work in over 118 countries and our approach to the business of mining is strongly grounded in economic principles.

We operate offices in 18 locations across 12 countries on five continents.



RUSBURMASH — the unique complex prospecting company with powerful chisel service in structure of uranium holding of ARMZ Uranium Holding Co.

RUSBURMASH ensures fulfilment of prospecting works (including prospecting drilling) and works on a structure of technological chinks for uranium-mining enterprises of a contour of management of ARMZ Uranium Holding Co in which management are all uranium-mining assets of the Russian nuclear branch.

For today RUSBURMASH represents effectively functioning enterprise capable to the full to solve delivered before it of a problem. For the period with 2009 for 2015 before RUSBURMASH there are difficult and ambitious enough purposes and problems, namely — become one of the leading prospecting companies of Russia.

Already today RUSBURMASH offers fulfilment of prospecting works «on a turn-key basis» — from designing before preparation of reports with count of stocks in the State Committee on Stocks.


Russian Drilling Company

Russian Drilling Company – is a company focused on complex geological exploration for solid minerals. Our mission is «turnkey» development of existing sites and “greenfield” projects.

Key components of our services are:

  • modern drilling equipment and materials produced in Canada;
  • professional staff with experience in hard working conditions (low temperatures, swamps, mountains etc.);
  • proven and effective technologies;
  • a number of regional bases created for improving of logistic management efficiency and supply of the drilling sites with reagents and materials;
  • compliance with the Environmental Management System ISO 14001 and Quality Management System  ISO 9001-2011
  • license to perform different works using radioactive substances and a certificate to perform complex engineering surveys;
  • compliance with the OSH Management System and local documents of labor protection and industrial safety.



Scania has a long and successful history, dating back to the end of the 19th century. Since that time, the company has become one of the world’s leading manufacturers of highly productive, profitable vehicles for various haulage and special applications, construction and mining segments.

Scania offers cost-effective transport solutions for various stages in mining – from exploration to site reclamation: heavy duty trucks, industrial engines and buses for personnel transport as well as wide range of connected services, e.g. flexible field workshops, consignment spare parts stocks, etc.

Scania’s powerful and reliable trucks with high payload, high uptime and low fuel consumption are the result of many years of research and development. They are built to withstand the toughest operating conditions, transporting ore, coal, overburden, etc. both in open pit and underground mines always providing low operating cost per transported ton of material. Due to flexible, well-proven modular system, the trucks can be easily adapted to customer’s requirements in the environment of the particular mine to ensure high performance, safety and availability. Each Scania vehicle features high quality durable components – engine, transmission, axles, etc. with long lifetime as well as a cab with good ergonomics and high level of driver comfort.

Having over 120 years of experience Scania perfectly understands the needs of customers worldwide.

Taking into consideration the growing demand for equipment and services in mining segment and also peculiarities of mining industry, Scania has established a dedicated business area “Global Mining”. It has headquarters in Södertälje, Sweden and is responsible for the development of Scania business, satisfying the needs of mining customers around the world.

The experts in Russian branch of Scania’s  Global Mining  Unit are  ready to  offer machinery  for any application  in mining industry and taking into account  specific  operating conditions in Russia.



SGS Vostok Limited is the Russian subsidiary of SGS S.A. and member of SGS Group, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 80'000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1500 offices and laboratories around the world with headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.
Operating in Russia since January 1981, today we employ a staff of 3’400 people at our Moscow headquarters and the various Russian branch offices and laboratories.



SNL Metals & Mining

SNL Metals & Mining is the most trusted source of global mining information and analysis. Drawing on more than three decades of extensive market intelligence, unrivaled data depth, and industry expertise, we deliver comprehensive data and astute analysis that helps clients reach better decisions more quickly.


SRK Consulting

SRK Consulting is the world’s first one-stop consultancy offering specialist services to mining and exploration companies for the entire life cycle of a mining project from exploration through to mine closure. Among SRK Consulting’s approximately 1,500 clients are most of the world’s major and medium-sized mining houses, exploration companies, banks, petroleum companies, agribusiness companies, construction firms and government departments.

Formed in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1974, SRK now employs approximately over 1,600 professionals in 50 permanent offices in 22 countries on six continents. A broad range of internationally recognised associate consultants are also available world-wide to complement the core staff.

The SRK Group’s independence is ensured by the fact that it holds no equity in any project or company and that its ownership rests solely with its staff. This enables SRK to provide its clients with conflict-free and objective recommendations on crucial judgment issues.

SRK Consulting employs leading specialists in each field of science and engineering. Its seamless integration of services, and global base, has made the company the world’s leading practice in due diligence, feasibility studies and confidential internal reviews.

SRK Consulting offices in the countries in which it operates are staffed by international as well as local experts thus ensuring both technical and local context excellence.



TOMS company is rendering the whole range of services for deposits development from investing money up to its remuneration.

TOMS provides project management services in the form of Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Management (EPCM). It includes geological maintenance and geological prospecting works, conducting of audit in geological, mining and technological spheres, test works in minerals concentration, working out “technological reglaments” (Russian standard), project feasibility studies, engineering and construction of ore mines, tail facilities and accompanying infrastructure, concentrating plants and factories for recovery of all types of minerals, supply of process solutions and LSTK plants, supervision and consulting services.

TOMS takes all responsibility for the final result, that benefits investors and owners with a most efficient mineral deposit exploitation.

TOMS is a good combination of highly experienced specialists, modern innovative technologies and complex high quality solutions.



«Uralmekhanobr» was founded on the 8th of November1929.
The main branches of activities: engineering of beneficating, mining, iron and steel, chemical plants; analytical control and study of material composition of minerals; science research for mining works, ore beneficiation of nonferrous, ferrous, less-common, precious metals and coal, nonmetallic materials; agglomeration and pelletizing, pyro and hydrometallurgy; utilization of technogenic products, basic engineering, and standardization. 
The Institute has engineered 1622 projects for industrial purposes and production infrastructure, has carried out 10300 scientific research works. The technical informational depository of the Institute contains over 2 million units of issue.
JSC Urakmekhanobr comprises four high-technology scientific research centers: Beneficiation Centre, Analytical Centre, Mining Centre and Centre of Agglomeration, Sintering and Briquetting. The technical facilities of the scientific divisions include 140 plants and instruments of the whole technological cycle.
JSC Uralmekhanobr takes an active part in the development of mineral raw material base of plants of the Russian Federation and CIS.



VNIPIpromtechnologii OJSC is a full-service company that performs a full cycle of design and survey works as well as scientific and research works for:

  • Building and reconstruction of companies that specializes in mining and processing of uranium, rare-earth elements, non-ferrous metals ores and precious metals ores;
  • Recovery of territories damaged by radioactive waste;
  • radiation-dangerous works at handling, operating and liquidation of nuclear weapon and nuclear munitions;
  • Building of nuclear-waste repositories and radioactive waste disposal facilities;
  • Liquidation of industrial facilities that were build using nuclear technology;
  • Handling of radioactive waste, reactor blocks and spent nuclear fuel from atomic submarine utilization.

Currently VNIPIpromtechnologii OJSC is an engineering subsidiary company of ARMZ Uranium Holing Co. It performs design and survey works as well as scientific and research works for both companies of the Holding and the third parties.

Seeking to comply with market demands our company is actively developing itself and its competencies and discovers new areas of activity.  The Institute is located in Moscow and has its own exploration base in Moscow area and a branch in the city of Chita.  The company has about 500 high-quality specialists. Their working places are upgraded with the modern equipment and software.  Our highly skilled specialists are capable to participate in implementation of large-scale projects of development of atomic sector and mining industry.


Wardell Armstrong Group (WAI)

WAI has provided the mineral industry with specialised geological, mining, processing and environmental expertise since 1987, initially as an independent company, but from 1999 as part of the Wardell Armstrong Group (WA). Our experience is worldwide and has concentrated on the metalliferous mining sector and coal.

Our parent company is a mining engineering/environmental consultancy that services the industrial minerals sector from nine regional offices in the UK and international offices in Russia and Kazakhstan. Total worldwide staff complement is now in excess of 300.

The Group provides a wide range of services for minerals-related projects. This ranges from preliminary exploration planning, through reserve estimation, mine design and financial appraisal, to bankable final feasibility study.

WAI has a strong client list, including companies and organisations from the private and public sectors, as well as many major lending institutions. In addition, WAI has been involved in many AIM and Full Board London stock exchange listings.


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