Mining is hardly unique as a capital-intensive business. However, the mining sector differs from other industries in terms of the inherent levels of uncertainty pertaining to geological conditions and operational factors. When catastrophic events occur, specialty skills are required to assess the causes, damages, and losses.
BOYD has worked closely with insurance adjustors, investors, and attorneys on hundreds of mining accidents, failures, disasters, and catastrophic events that have occurred at mines and processing plants: fires, explosions, inundations, equipment failures, etc.
These consultant assignments often include: