Expertise in Potash and Phosphate

Open Pit Phosphate and Underground Potash Mines

As a global consultant to the potash and phosphate industries, SRK has a large group of internationally recognised and experienced experts located in SRK offices around the globe. SRK is focussed on delivering practical solutions and has a policy of resourcing projects by offering the best team of specialist engineers and scientists available to meet the requirements of the individual project, considering both scope and budget. SRK has an excellent record of successful project delivery world-wide over four decades.

Mandates Completed

SRK’s key mandate type expertise in the potash and phosphate sectors includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • Focused authored technical studies on any of the technical discipline areas
  • Early-stage, high-level multi-disciplinary studies to investigate the potential of a potash project, including fatal flaw analysis, conceptual studies and scoping studies
  • Operational assistance and productivity analysis
  • Technical auditing, independent technical reviews, independent assessments and due diligence
  • Project valuation as part of mergers, acquisitions and potential IPO’s
  • Competent Persons Reports (CPR) and Mineral Expert Reports (MER)
  • Exploration targeting and exploration programme planning
  • Regional and structural geological interpretation
  • Supervision of sample collection, data validation for purposes of interpretation and resource analysis, including QAQC
  • Geological modelling and geostatistical studies
  • Mineral Resource definition and classification in accordance with Recognised International Reporting Codes
  • Mining method selection and options studies
  • Mine design including solution mining, planning, equipment selection and scheduling
  • Assessment of Mineral Reserves relating to technical economic assessment of the life of mine plan
  • Infrastructure and logistics planning
  • Environmental and social impact assessments
  • Geotechnical assessments of open pits and underground stability
  • Hydrogeology, mine dewatering, water supply and water management
  • Tailing assessments and waste disposal design
  • Operational assistance, business improvement and productivity analysis
  • Mineral beneficiation and processing
  • Multidisciplinary projects including preliminary economic assessments, prefeasibility and feasibility studies
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