AMC Consultants

AMC Consultants is a global consultancy firm dedicated to helping miners find smarter ways to unearth hidden business value. From our global office, including one in Moscow, we help mining leaders evaluate opportunities, solve hidden productivity challenges, and improve performance across the mining cycle.

At our core, we answer four key needs: evaluate, develop, improve, and transform. Since 1983, We have helped miners evaluate potential mining projects or investments and develop world-class mining operations. While our Improve and Transform divisions have delivered more than $5 billion in bottom-line growth opportunities.

With 8,000+ projects for 1,800+ clients in 111+ countries across 60+ commodities under our belt, our global team has seen most challenges. And chances are, it has created a smarter solution to solve them. Our expertise spans exploration, geotechnical engineering, geology, metallurgy, mining engineering, backfill, ventilation, strategy optimization, and business improvement. We are leaders in feasibility studies, technical audits, appraisals, expert reports, across the major international resource reporting standards.

http://www.amcconsultants.com/

Masterclass Sponsor

Continental

Continental offers a wide-ranging portfolio for off-highway applications, which makes construction, agricultural and transport machinery and vehicles safer, more efficient, more comfortable and more connected. For the mining and construction industry, the company supplies solutions for monitoring the condition of components and systems, technologies for information management, rubber and plastic products as well as sensor-integrated rubber tracks – all tailor-made and from a single source.

https://www.continental-industry.com/

Masterclass Sponsor

EMC MINING

EMC-Mining, LLC. is a member of the group of companies “Mining Engineering Group” (“Mining Group”, abbreviated “M-group”).

The group of participants of the group of companies allows performing works for subsoil users in a wide range of services from consulting and research works, to the development of projects for mining, processing, storage of waste and infrastructure, as well as supplies, installation and start-up of individual equipment and complete plants:

– engineering company “EMC-Mining” specialises in development of projects for mining and processing industries;

– the company “PromTrade Mining” specializes in the assembly, installation and commissioning of technological equipment of processing plants;

– research laboratory “Flotec” performs the study of the material composition of ores, technological research and development of ore enrichment technologies.

http://emc-mining.ru/

Session Sponsor

GeoSolutions

GeoSolutions (GS) is an independent mining and geological service company, which is not affiliated with other mining companies, financial institutions and other industry players. The beneficiaries of GeoSolutions are individuals who represent the management of the Company. 

Whereas one of the most notable and, as a rule, underestimated industry risks is geological, we designated ourselves to establish on the Russian market a company that will handle the matters related to provision of high quality services related to professional integrated geological assessment of mining deposits and professional support of field works. 

GeoSolutions has established and has been developing 5 key business directions: 

  •   Prospecting – Competent support to prospecting and exploration;
  •   Reserves Estimation – Reserves estimation for the fields of any complexity;
  •   Pre-feasibility study – Choosing thebest casescenario for a project; 
  •   Audit of companies – Audit of mining and processing companies;
  •   Consulting – Corporate consulting in subsoil use.

The Company has successfully completed more than 50 projects for three years, including assessment of reserves of ore deposits, development of feasibility studies, preparation of geological exploration projects and geological support of field works. 

More than 60 specialists with extensive qualifying experience are employed at the firm’s headquarters in Moscow, and up to 80 specialists are constantly operating at the customers’ facilities. The management and key members of the team have real experience in handling geological exploration works, deposit assessment, economic evaluation of mining entities, organization and management of mining entities. 

Some of the regular customers of GeoSolutions are the largest industry players: Polymetal, Polyus Highland Gold, Nordgold, UGK, Gold of Kamchatka, Mangazeya Gold etc. 

More detailed description of our services, teamwork experience and completed projects is available on our website.

http://geo-sol.ru/

Diamond Sponsor

Hexagon

Hexagon is a global leader in digital solutions that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial landscapes. In Russia, the company specializes in the promotion of geodetic equipment and satellite navigation technologies, laser scanning and optoelectronic measurements, which are necessary for solving problems of civil and road construction, mining, mining, oil and gas, energy, railway, architecture, cadaster and other industries.

 

Hexagon offers solutions under the brands Leica Geosystems, IDS GeoRadar, 3DReshaper etc.

Interests of the company is represented by 18 separate divisions and dealers in 14 cities of Russia, including in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novosibirsk and Yekaterinburg.

 

Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B) has approximately 19,000 employees in 50 countries and net sales of approximately 3.5bn EUR.


Session Sponsor

Highland Gold Mining

Highland Gold Mining is an established gold producer with a world class asset base and competitive cost structure. It has strong management and operational teams, with local and international expertise, an exciting portfolio of JORC-audited resources, and annual production of 290-300 thousand oz of gold and gold equivalents. 

Highland Gold’s main operations are located in the Khabarovsk, Zabaikalsky and Chukotka regions of Russian Federation. The Company has 4 operating mines, two of which are located in Khabarovsk region – MNV and Belaya Gora; Novo in Zabaikalskiy region; and Valunistiy in Chukotka.  

Highland Gold Mining Limited was incorporated in Jersey in 2002 with a vision to become the most profitable gold mining company in the region with a firm commitment towards safety, health and the environment, and social responsibility towards employees and communities. The company’s shares are traded on AIM in London under the symbol "HGM.L". 

Gold Sponsor

K-MINE

K-MINE Inc. develops and implements complete K-MINE-bsed software solutions for mining industry. 

We work on the market of IT-solutions for mining operations over 25 years. 

 

We have over 600 partners in countries all over the world, and more than 5000 successful implementations of K-MINE software. 

 

Today, K-MINE is an up-to-date software system that covers all the mining production stages. It helps to complete tasks from three-dimensional modeling of mining fields through reserves valuation to management and work planning of mining equipment in open-pit cuts and mines. K-MINE offers a variety of computer-based modules working on the single shared platform. 

 

K-MINE is the most budget- and user-friendly complete solution in the world market. Our customers choose K-MINE to boost their productivity, to increase profits, and to make ultimate solutions. 

 

K-MINE is extensively used in mining, industry safety, ecology, and building industry. Mining engineersland and mining surveyorsgeologists, etc. 

https://k-mine.us/

Session Sponsor

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).

http://www.kinrossgold.ru/

Gold Sponsor

Newtrax 

Newtrax Technologies Inc. is a supplier of leading technology in wireless connectivity to monitor and provide insights on underground operations, including people, machines and the environment. Newtrax is headquartered in Montréal, Canada. 

https://www.newtrax.com/

Badge Sponsor

OGK Group

OGK Group (United Mining Contractor) –

Russian unique full-cycle service company that offers a comprehensive approach to exploitation of solid mineral deposits (SMD) at all stages: carries out all kinds of exploration drilling, blasting and blast hole drilling, underground development, loading and hauling of rock. The company is a contractor of the leading Russian mining companies. OGK Group operates in Russia and abroad. It is in the top 12 drilling companies in the global core drilling market, according to competent international magazine “Coring Magazine”.

Until May 2019 (before merging with DETRA), it was called United Geological exploration Company.

https://en.ogkgroup.ru

Silver sponsor

Orsu Metals Corporation

Orsu Metals Corporation is a mineral exploration and development company. The 90% owned Sergeevskoe gold project located in the Mogocha District of the Zabaikal’skiy Region of the Russian Federation is the focus of Orsu’s activities. On October 11, 2017, Orsu completed the sale of its 94.75% interest in the Karchiga, Kazakhstan project for proceeds of US$ 6 million. Orsu is exploring and developing a new and exciting project Sergeevskoe and expects to deliver a maiden JORC resource and a scoping study by Q4 2018. Orsu expects 2-2.5 million oz of gold at 1.5-2 g/t in its maiden statement and further blue sky potential is imminent. Sergeevskoe promises to be a large open pit resource with good grades located in an excellent infrastructural area and shares a license border with 5.5Moz deposit Kluchevskoe acquired recently by China National Gold. Orsu is investigating options to begin small scale mining in 2019 to begin generating cash flows out of Sergeevskoe. The discovery cost per ounce looks excellent at expected US$2/oz vis-à-vis industry-wide range of US$20-40/oz. The company is funded for 2018 and 1H 2019. The management owns a big chunk of the company and is fully aligned with its shareholders.

https://www.orsumetals.com/

Bronze Sponsor

Pavlik Gold Ore Company

Pavlik Gold Ore Company JSC holds a license for search, exploration and ore gold mining at Pavlik deposit in Tenkinsky District, Magadan Region of the Russian Federation since 2007.

The company successfully implemented a project to create a mining and processing plant.

Construction of Pavlik mine started in 2012 and lasted about three years. At the end of 2014, started mining, the development of the deposit was started, and in April 2015, the facility started commissioning works, in June was the first gold production. In August 2015, the mine was officially commissioned.

JSC “PAVLIK” took the 9th place (ТОР 10) in the production of gold in Russia.

https://www.arlan.ru/gold/

Silver sponsor

Polymetal International

Polymetal International plc is a leading precious metals mining group operating in Russia and Kazakhstan listed on the London Stock Exchange, Moscow Stock Exchange and Astana International Exchange. The company is a member of FTSE 250, FTSE Gold Mines and MSCI Russia. Polymetal has a portfolio of nine producing gold and silver mines and an impressive pipeline of future growth projects.

http://www.polymetalinternational.com/?sc_lang=EN

Gold Sponsor

Royal IHC

Royal IHC (IHC) is a reliable supplier of innovative and efficient equipment, vessels and services for the offshore, dredging and mining markets. We have a history of providing reliable solutions for the most difficult maritime challenges from sea level to ocean floor and sustainable life-cycle support from sites and offices on every continent. 

IHC Mining, part of IHCprovides the mining industry with high-quality equipment and engineering services. For any phase in the mining life cycle, we offer innovative solutions, fully tailored to specific commodity requirements. We have a proven track record of solutions for mineral sands, tailings rehabilitation, oil sands, gold, diamonds, tin and other commodities. With more than a century of experience in the mining sector, our expertise includes wet mining, slurry transportation, materials handling and mineral processing solutions. Our in-house consulting team advises clients on the development, as well as operational and performance improvement of their mining projects. 

https://www.royalihc.com/en/products/mining

Masterclass Sponsor

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 clients are most of the world’s major and medium-sized mining houses, exploration companies, banks, audit firms and government departments. Formed in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1974, SRK now employs over 1,400 professionals in 45 permanent offices in 20 countries on six continents. In 2010 SRK Consulting opened its office in Almaty. Opening of the office in Kazakhstan has allowed SRK Consulting to provide its excellent quality technical solutions with consideration of the existing national legislation in the sphere of subsoil use. 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 exploration, JORC Compliance, due diligence, feasibility studies and confidential internal reviews.

http://www.srk.co.uk/

Gold Sponsor

Seequent

Seequent enables better decisions about earth, environment and energy challenges.

Seequent’s solutions transform complex data into clear geological understanding. Stakeholders use this understanding to confidently make critical time-sensitive investment and environmental decisions. These decisions bring meaning, extract value, and reduce risk, cost and time.

The company is known worldwide as the developer of the revolutionary Leapfrog® 3D geological modelling software, now used in over 90 countries.

Seequent’s technology contributes to projects in a wide range of industries, including mining and minerals, geothermal and renewable energy, civil engineering and environmental.

Seequent’s global footprint includes its Christchurch-based HQ and R&D centre, and a network of offices in Russia, Australia, South Africa, South America, North America and Europe.

http://www.seequent.com/

Bronze Sponsor

Wardell Armstrong International

With a history going back over 180 years, Wardell Armstrong and its Mining Group, WAI, is a British mining consultancy providing high-standard and value-added professional services to private and public mining companies, banks, audit and law firms, investors and government agencies.

Staffed by over 500 experts with extensive international experience in a diverse range of minerals, we operate worldwide from ten offices in the UK, Russia and Kazakhstan to help our clients get the best possible financial returns - while doing things in a sustainable, responsible way. Almost two centuries of British quality and traditions maintained by WAI make us one of the most trusted name in exploration and mining industry.

WAI provides a wide range of services from preliminary exploration planning, MRE, mine design, HSE, mine closure and financial appraisal provided at all study levels from Scoping Study through to Final Feasibility Study. In addition, WAI has been involved in many AIM and Full Board London Stock Exchange listings as well as TSX and Hong Kong.

http://www.wardell-armstrong.com/

Bronze Sponsor