metals gold copper silver mining consultants mine metals coal technical expert litigation legal financial reserve geologyMetals of many types and in many forms collectively have elevated man literally from the Stone Age to the industrial society mankind enjoys today. In addition to a myriad of industrial uses for metals, precious metals have, and continue to be stores of value ranging, for example, from gold jewelry as a proxy for bank accounts in many developing countries to vast reserves of gold residing in central banks in highly industrialized countries.

At BOYD, we specialize in innovative solutions employing proven technology across the spectrum of metals mining tasks to achieve optimum financial and technical results. Our metals team has decades of hands-on geologic, mining, and metals processing experience to back this up.

Typical consultant services provided by the BOYD metals group include:

  • Technical Evaluations for Both Underground and Surface Mines
  • Exploration Design and Field Oversight
  • Geologic Modeling
  • Resource and Reserve Estimation and Reporting to International Standards under CRIRSCO, Including NI 43-101, JORC, S-K 1300, and Others
  • Mining and Processing Operations Assessment and Optimization
  • Surface and Underground Mine Planning
  • Mill / Plant Processing and Beneficiation
  • Geotechnical Assessments
  • Hydrologic Studies
  • Environmental Assessments
  • Transportation Logistics Planning and Studies
  • Mine and Plant Infrastructure Planning
  • Compliant Preliminary Economic Assessments, Pre-feasibility Studies, and Feasibility Studies
  • Product Off-take Analysis, Including Product Sales Contracts and Smelting and Refining Agreements
  • Corporate Strategic Planning Consultation
  • Metals Project Valuation to Support Internal or External Project Financing
  • Due Diligence Reports for Acquisition and Finance
  • Advisory services to state governments including: inventory of resource potential, economic benefit analysis for resource development, bench-marking against other countries, resolving artisanal mining issues, statutory and regulatory regime relating to mining
  • Metals Related Expert Technical Reports and Expert Witness Services

BOYD’s metal commodities experience profile includes:

  • Copper
  • Gold
  • Iron
  • Lead
  • Molybdenum
  • Nickel
  • Rare Earth Metals
  • Silver
  • Tin
  • Titanium
  • Tungsten
  • Uranium/Thorium
  • Zinc