The project value of a mineral property is a function of the knowledge gained about a mineral resource / property and the potential to economically extract the mineral resource. Projects typically increase in value as the knowledge about a mineral property increases as a result of increased confidence. The greatest increase in the value of a mineral property, subject to the granting of mining licences and permits, is from the discovery to the Feasibility Study stage if the project is determined to be economically viable.
With this offering, Deloitte can compile or assist with the compilation of Feasibility Studies:
Deloitte Feasibility Studies typically incorporate:
|The report will comply with an internationally recognised reporting code and declaration for Mineral Resources and Ore (Mineral) Reserves. Deloitte, depending on the jurisdiction and reporting code adopted by the mining asset, will undertake the feasibility study according to the relevant code. Compliance with mineral valuation codes will also be assessed if required.|
|The Deloitte Solution|
In addition to the work undertaken to determine mineral resources, there are significant mineral processing, infrastructure, electrical power, environmental, social, market, taxation and other factors that need to be considered before determining the economic viability of a project.