AGT Systems ALS Minerals BEHRE DOLBEAR (BD)
CCS Services DATAMINE Doppelmayr
GEM Systems Inc. IMC Montan Kazanada LLP
Leapfrog MAXAM Kazakhstan LLP MICROMINE
Mott MacDonald National Geological Exploration Company “Kazgeologiya” Outotec
Phoenix Geophysics Limited RGC REM “Information Analytical Center of Geology and
Mineral Resources ” of the Committee of Geology and
Subsoil Use of the Republic of Kazakhstan
RHEWUM
RJC SGS SkyTEM
Sprung Instant Structures Ltd. SRK Consulting Subsoil Use Department (Ministry of Investment and Development of Kazakhstan)
Wardell Armstrong Group (WAI)

 





AGT Systems

AGT Systems is authorized supplier of advanced technologies for exploration industry. Specifically, AGT provides integrated systems, equipment and services in the fields of Geophysics, and the Geological, Geotechnical and Geochemical sciences, including land, airborne and marine systems.

Geosoft Oasis montaj and Target software packages provide a wide range of capabilities for geophysical, geochemical and geological data processing and interpretation, including 2D and 3D modeling.

AGT Systems provides warranty services and technical support, training and post-warranty services on request.

AGT Systems Ltd.
24 Smolnaya ul, Suite 1420
Moscow 124445 Russia
Tel./Fax: (7-495) 232-0786
E-mail: sales@agtsys.ru

AGT Systems Vostok Ltd.
Kazakhstan 050000 Almaty
Almalinskiy district
Seyfullina/Kabanbay Batyr
563/103 Suite 201
тел. +7- 771-578-5801,
+7-727-317-5130
E-mail: batracov@yandex.ru
 

AGT Systems NA.
15 Lake Shore Drive, Toronto, Ontario, M8V 1Y9, Canada
Тел.:  +1 (416) 801-70-55
E-mail: b.thuma@agtsys.ca





ALS Minerals

ALS Limited and its Mineral Division is the world leader in sphere of analytical and laboratory testing for exploration and mining companies. The company is specialized in laboratory testing and assays of geological materials: core, RC, trench, rock, soil, stream sediment and other materials.  ALS Limited (formerly Campbell Brothers Limited) – is registered by the Australian Stock Exchange. ALS includes 350 sample preparation and analytical laboratories, located in 55 countries of the world, including Russia, with a total of about 12,000 employees. ALS clients include leading international mining, smelting and mineral exploration companies.  Our laboratories in Russia & Central Asia offer a wide range of services, including sample preparation, drying, crushing, pulverizing, mono- and multi-element assays for gold and other elements by means of fire assaying, atomic-absorption spectrometry (AAS) and atomic-emission spectroscopy with inductively coupled plasma (IСР АЕS) and ICP-MS (Mass Spectrometry).  ALS laboratories are equipped with modern instruments and operate in accordance with ALS  system of quality management and standard operating procedures, which corresponds to requirements of International Standards Organization (ISO) and requirements, approved in the Russian Federation (GOST).  The laboratories are accredited under the system of accreditation of analytical laboratories (centers), and they have certificates verifying compliance with requirements of GOST R ISO/ IEC 17025-2006 (international standard ISO/IEC 17025: 2005).





BEHRE DOLBEAR (BD)

Behre Dolbear Group Inc. (BD) is one of the oldest, continuously operating, mineral industry advisory firms in the world. Since 1911, we have specialized in studies for commercial and multilateral financial institutions, mining companies, governments and governmental agencies, legal firms, and other parties with interests in the minerals industry. BD’s global experience covers the full spectrum of technical, operational, and financial issues in a broad range of commodities including base and precious metals, coal, industrial minerals, diamonds and gemstones, ferrous metals, and construction materials.

BD is known internationally as a “businessman’s consultant.” Our people have first-hand experience in senior management and executive-level positions, giving them practical and insightful knowledge and skills. They are commercially experienced mineral industry professionals.

Our worldwide network of offices allows us to be a truly global company. Behre Dolbear operates from offices in 12 of the mining world’s most important cities and we have recently opened an office in Moscow.





CCS Services

CCS Services Company, through its subsidiary in Kazakhstan LLP «CCS Services – Central Asia» has been a leading provider of analytical laboratory equipment for the mining and metallurgical complex for almost 20 years. As the official and exclusive distributor and service agent for a number of leading manufacturers, CCS Services supplies and provides maintenance and service for the following types of analytical equipment for the chemical analysis of a wide range of materials:

  • Mobile X-ray fluorescence spectrometers Thermo NITON for geological exploration, express  chemical analysis in the field, qualitative and quantitative control of ores, concentrates, metallurgical products,  tailings, slags, mattes, ferroalloys, etc;
  • Mobile and stationary X-ray and optical spectrometers for the analysis of metals and alloys;
  • Laboratory optical emission (arc and spark), atomic absorption and ICP spectrometers;
  • Microwave systems for sample preparation for analysis (Milestone).




DATAMINE

DATAMINE is a world leading provider of the technology and services required to seamlessly plan and manage mining operations. With operations in thirteen countries, DATAMINE provides solutions ranging from exploration data management and orebody modelling to mine planning and operations to over 1,400 companies worldwide. Our software solutions integrate with our consulting and training services to ensure that we provide our clients with industry-leading support and expertise.





Doppelmayr

Doppelmayr, established in 1892, has over a century of experience in pushing the boundaries and opening the way for new forms of transport by rope. The combination of proven ropeway technology at the highest level and visionary developments enables us to expand horizons for bulk material and unit load handling.

RopeCon®, one of Doppelmayr’s material transport systems combines the benefits of proven ropeway technology with those of conventional conveyor belts and clearly fills a niche at a time when companies from all industries require transport solutions which offer cost-efficient operation and maintenance as well as environmental sustainability.

RopeCon® transports material on a flat belt with corrugated side walls. The belt performs the haulage function and is driven and deflected by a drum in the head or tail station. The belt is fixed to axles arranged at regular intervals to support the belt. Running wheels are fitted to either end of the axles. These run on track ropes with fixed anchoring and guide the belt. The track ropes are elevated off the ground on tower structures.

The system can cross obstacles such as rivers, buildings, deep valleys or roads without any problem and with a minimum structural footprint. Simple maintenance of the conveying line and minimal space requirements are the key features of RopeCon®.





GEM Systems Inc.

GEM is a World leader in manufacturing the most advanced Magnetometers and Gradiometers that are accurate, reliable, and easy-to-use. They are used in approximately 150 countries worldwide.

The company is recognized as the successful commercial developer of both theOverhauser and Potassium Magnetometer / Gradiometer. Moreover, it’s Proton Precession Magnetometer / Gradiometer is the latest technology system in its class.

Magnetometers and Gradiometers are widely applied due to their ease-of-use, low cost of surveying, and data quality. Applications include Airborne Mapping, ArchaeologyEarthquake PredictionEducation and ResearchEnvironmental and EngineeringMineral and Oil ExplorationObservatoriesUnexploded Ordnance Detection (UXO)Volcanology and others application.

GEM Advanced Magnetometers is a supplier of Magnetometers, Gradiometers and magnetic sensors for Earth Science, Geophysics and other applications. With more than three decades in the research and development of equipment for geophysical exploration, GEM is also known for its service and support featuring knowledgeable magnetics professionals and the industry-leading three-year warranty program.





IMC Montan

IMC Montan is an independent international mining consultancy and one of the leading consulting companies in mining sector of Russia. The Group also includes such companies as DMT GmbH & Co. (Germany), WYG Plc. (UK).

IMC Montan successfully operating in Russia and the CIS since 1992. Since then the company implemented over 350 projects for Russian and international mining companies, investors and banks.

IMC Montan  is a recognized technical consultant and sector expert; its opinion is respected by analytical agencies, financial institutions and  Russian state surveillance bodies.

The range of the Company consulting services covers all solid minerals, all types of deposits and full cycle of the mine life.

Disciplines covered by the Company services include reserve audit in compliance with international standards, preparation of mining companies  for IPO, technical and technological consulting, feasibility studies, higher labour productivity or core business production build-up justification.





Kazanada LLP

Kazanada LLP works on Kazakhstan market for 10 years; provide qualitative and accessible medical services for industrial and mining enterprises in accordance with govern medical standards and international standards of business conduct.

Today, company has organized 64 medical clinics, where more than 200 highly qualified employees work. We serve more than 100 industrial enterprises around the all regions of Kazakhstan.

«International SOS»- international medical company is official partner of Kazanada LLP from 2009.

Our target is- organization of the medical service for the effective solution of health safety and labor protection problems for employees working on remote projects

Services:

  • Independent sanitary and epidemiological audit
  • Pre-shift and Pre-trip medical examination
  • 24 hours  Consultations, 7 days per week
  • Provision of medicines and consumables
  • Vaccination
  • Emergency aid services
  • Coordination and accompaniment of the patient in the case of hospitalization
  • Ambulant therapy
  • Professional and industrial hygiene services.
  • Monthly medical reports and recommendations according to the disease prevention
  • First aid trainings for company employees
  • Consultations and supervision for all medical questions 




Leapfrog

Leapfrog® is 3D geological modelling solutions for the mining, hydrogeology and geothermal energy industries.  

Leapfrog is setting the standard in geological modelling. It creates the time and opportunity to reduce geological risk for both the users and their organisations. 





MAXAM Kazakhstan LLP

MAXAM is an industrial group leader in the development, manufacture and sale of:

Since its foundation by Alfred Nobel in 1872, MAXAM has become a global organization composed by five business units, with over 140 companies operating across the five continents, 6.000 employees worldwide, with industrial facilities in more than 45 countries and sales in over 100. 

MAXAM’s global experience allows us to offer sustainably high-tech products and services of the highest quality to contribute to our client’s efficiency.





MICROMINE

With over 12,000 clients in more than 90 countries, MICROMINE is a leading provider of intuitive software solutions to the mining and exploration industry. From capturing, managing, visualizing and understanding data to controlling and reporting on mine production, MICROMINE has a solution for every stage of the mining process.

MICROMINE understands the software and consultancy needs of exploration and mining operations around the world. Located in 20 of the world’s major mineral producing capitals, our team is close to your operation. This means MICROMINE can provide you with local support and services in your language and time zone.

MICROMINE’s intuitive solutions are delivered by a team of specialists who understand the software and how it can be integrated into your operation for maximum results.





Mott MacDonald

Mott MacDonald is a diverse £1 billion management, engineering and development consultancy. We deliver infrastructure solutions to the global mining community across 7 core areas – transport, power, water, environment, health, education and urban development. Our added value solutions save money and time, reduce risk and drive up efficiency.





National Geological Exploration Company “Kazgeologiya”

The Joint Stock Company “National Geological Exploration Company “Kazgeologiya” was established by the Government Resolution of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated of 21 June 2011 No 684 in execution of the Decree of the President at the extended session of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan of 17 April 2011.

The object of the Company is an effective development of Kazakhstan territory, creation of favorable living environment and new mineral raw material base for the fund of future generations, as well as ensuring realization of economic and geopolitical interests of the country in Kazakhstan sector of the Caspian Sea shelf.

The company’s 100% equity, owned by the Joint Stock Company Sovereign Wealth Fund “Samruk-Kazyna” (hereinafter – Samruk-Kazyna JSC, the Fund) is transferred in trust to the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

In December 2012 the new Strategy for development of the National Geological Exploration Company “Kazgeologiya” JSC until 2022 (hereinafter – the Strategy) was approved and developed in pursuance of the Strategic Development Plan of the Republic of Kazakhstan till 2020, the Concept of Geological Sector Development of Kazakhstan till 2030, the State Program of Forced Industrial-Innovative Development for 2010-2014, and the Program for the Development of Mineral Resources Sector for 2010-2014 (Government Regulation of 31 December 2010 No 1530).

The basis for adjustment of the Strategy of Kazgeologiya was the adoption of the Concept of Geological Sector Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan till 2030 (Government Regulation of 13 August 2012 No 1042), as well as the existing Program for the Oil and Gas Sector Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan for 2010-2014 (Government Regulation of 18 October 2010 No 1072), the Chemical Industry Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan for 2010 – 2014 (Government Regulation of 30 September 2010 No 1001), and the Development of Mining Industry in the Republic of Kazakhstan for 2010 – 2014 (Government Regulation of 30 October 2010 No 1144).

This Strategy defines the mission, perspective and long term strategic goals of Kazgeologiya. The mission is the successful achievement of objectives, and the established key performance indicators are the indicators of their accomplishability. Generally the Company operations will positively affect the Kazakhstan economy resulting in recovery of approved reserves and resources against already produced ones, as well as providing Kazakhstan economy with mineral resources.

The core areas of the Company operation are:

1. Geological exploration including: regional geological surveys; exploration of all kinds of mineral resources (solid minerals, uranium, hydrocarbon crude, underground water); prospecting and evaluation works on all kinds of mineral resources; and underground water exploration.

2. Research, development and methodological and development engineering works in part of geology.

3. Geophysics.

4. Drilling of solid minerals and underground water wells.

5. Drilling of hydrocarbon crude key wells.

6. Excavations.

7. Planning of range of exploration works.

8. Laboratory and analytical investigations.

9. Economic-geological evaluation of mineral deposits, the development of feasibility study of mineral deposits exploitation conditions and the reserves estimation.

10. Creation of electronic database based on the results of exploration works.

11. Other activities not prohibited by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.





Outotec

As the global leader in minerals and metals processing technology, Outotec has developed many breakthrough technologies over the decades. The company also provides innovative solutions for industrial water treatment, the utilization of alternative energy sources and the chemical industry.





Phoenix Geophysics Limited

Founded in 1975 in Toronto, Canada, Phoenix Geophysics is the world leader in onshore electromagnetic (EM) geophysical instrumentation and services. Phoenix has exported both natural-source (MT/AMT) and controlled-source (CSEM) equipment to over 80 countries. In onshore hydrocarbon exploration, the most-used EM technique is MT (magnetotellurics). MT does not require a man-made energy source. Other MT advantages include great depth of exploration, small equipment footprint, zero environmental disturbance, and flexible deployment. MT complements seismic in poor-seismic areas; provides rapid reconnaissance of new basins where seismic is expensive or difficult; and in some cases, shows direct hydrocarbon indicators. EM techniques including AMT/MT are also used in exploration for base and precious metals (as deep as 2000 m), coal, diamonds, uranium, geothermal deposits, groundwater, and industrial minerals. Engineering uses include dam site studies and railway tunnel planning. Scientific and research uses include earthquake prediction research and crustal mapping.





RGC REM “Information Analytical Center of Geology and
Mineral Resources ” of the Committee of Geology and
Subsoil Use of the Republic of Kazakhstan

The main function of the Republican State Enterprise «Information Analytical Center for Geology and Mineral Resources» is prompt informational providing the state bodies of the Republic of Kazakhstan, domestic companies and potential investors of the current state and development perspectives in mineral raw material resources complex of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
IAC issues different infrastructural maps -administrative, mining-metallurgic, oil and gas, electricity and power for every oblast and for the Republic in whole.
IAC provides geological information on certain fields for subsoil use for individuals and business units; issues References for all types of mineral resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan, references of legal act on subsoil use, analytical reviews, forms and supports informational data bases on subsoil and its use; exhibits the samples of natural treasures of Kazakhstan; provides educational work in geology and subsoil use for the young population of the Republic.





RHEWUM

RHEWUM is an independent family owned company which was founded in 1927 as „Rheinische Werkzeug- und Maschinenfabrik“.

We have been developing and manufacturing screening machines and vibrating feeders since the beginning of the 1950’s. These cover the entire field of dry, wet and analysing screens for a vast variety of applications for leading companies worldwide. Optical sorting is the logical extension of our activities for the future of our company. 





RJC

RJC is the independent Russian geological company. We have more than ten years work experience and more than one hundred realized projects in Russia, CIS and abroad. Head office is in Saint Petersburg, branch offices – in Irkutsk and Karaganda (Kazakhstan).

Our main purpose is to provide high quality services in exploration and evaluation of mineral deposits. In our work we apply modern software for geological data processing and 3D modeling. Besides, RJC is the developer of special software for geological exploration (AGR System).

RJC team is the group of high qualified professionals of different profiles – geologists, mining engineers, technologist, etc., so we can employ complex approach to a wide range of projects in exploration and evaluation of mineral deposits.   





SGS

SGS Vostok Limited is the Russian subsidiary of SGS S.A. and member of SGS Group, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 80'000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1500 offices and laboratories around the world with headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

Operating in Russia since January 1981, today we employ a staff of 3’400 people at our Moscow headquarters and the various Russian branch offices and laboratories.





SkyTEM

SkyTEM Surveys is a leading International airborne geophysical survey company offering the acquisition and advanced processing of time-domain (TDEM) magnetic, and radiometric data. 

SkyTEM Surveys has recently commercialized several new research initiatives which increase the dipole moment of their new 516 TEM system to over 1,000,000 NIA. SkyTEM is the inventor of MultiMoment® TEM systems and holds a patent for this technology. All SkyTEM systems utilize MultiMoment® technology to deliver combined high-resolution data in the near surface concurrent with data at depth.  

Our deliverables include a diverse range of map products and visualizations such as 3D images and inversions available within 48 hours of acquisition. 

Engineered to detect subtle geological variations SkyTEM delivers a comprehensive interpretation of near-surface geology and increases confidence in modeling deeper geology. SkyTEM’s suite of systems satisfies the most challenging mapping needs and offer a wide range of solutions for resource management.





Sprung Instant Structures Ltd.

Sprung Instant Structures Ltd. manufactures engineered relocatable structures that are utilized extensively in the Mining Industry for applications such as: bulk ore processing and storage facilities, on-site warehousing, vehicle maintenance, milling operations, environmental remediation enclosures, covered walkways, recreation and dining facilities and dormitory style personnel accommodations. The Sprung Structure consists of aluminum-arched ribs integrally connected by modular all-weather architectural membrane panels. Delivered immediately from inventory in a fraction of time and cost of conventional construction, the Sprung Structure is an ideal building solution for the Mining Industry. Other key advantages include highly compact KD shipping sizes, ease of relocation, extremely durable and maintenance-free. Complete fiberglass insulation packages are available. Sprung Structures are located in over 90 countries worldwide, including Siberia and Sakhalin, Russia and Kazakhstan (atyrau, Tengiz, shimkent)





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 approximately 1,500 clients are most of the world’s major and medium-sized mining houses, exploration companies, banks, petroleum companies, agribusiness companies, construction firms and government departments.

Formed in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1974, SRK now employs approximately over 1,600 professionals in 50 permanent offices in 22 countries on six continents. A broad range of internationally recognised associate consultants are also available world-wide to complement the core staff.

The SRK Group’s independence is ensured by the fact that it holds no equity in any project or company and that its ownership rests solely with its staff. This enables SRK to provide its clients with conflict-free and objective recommendations on crucial judgment issues.

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 due diligence, feasibility studies and confidential internal reviews.

SRK Consulting offices in the countries in which it operates are staffed by international as well as local experts thus ensuring both technical and local context excellence.





Subsoil Use Department (Ministry of Investment and Development of Kazakhstan)

OBJECTIVES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SUBSOIL USE:

Formation and implementation of state policy in the field of subsoil use for solid minerals, underground waters.

KEY FEATURES:

Granting subsoil use rights by holding:

  • Tender;
  • Direct negotiations;
  • Auction;

Signing and support of subsoil use contracts through:

  • Working group to review the conditions of contracts and negotiate with mining companies;
  • The Central Commission on exploration and development of mineral resources.

Monitoring and control over the execution of contractual obligations by subsoil users:

  • Complex inspections of the execution of contractual obligations;
  • Termination and renewal of the contracts;
  • Creation of the commission on acceptance on liquidation works of subsoil use.

Analysis and development of the of subsoil use:

  • Monitoring and analysis of the current legislation;
  • Improvement of legislation in sphere of subsoil use (amendments to the Law on mineral resources, the development of the Mining Code);
  • Litigation and claims;
  • Implementation of budget programs.

Development of Investment cooperation in subsoil use sphere:

  • Attraction of Foreign Direct Investment to the mining sector;
  • Cooperation with international (financial) organizations;
  • Support for subsoil users on FDI




Wardell Armstrong Group (WAI)

WAI has provided the mineral industry with specialised geological, mining, processing and environmental expertise since 1987, initially as an independent company, but from 1999 as part of the Wardell Armstrong Group (WA). Our experience is worldwide and has concentrated on the metalliferous mining sector and coal.

Our parent company is a mining engineering/environmental consultancy that services the industrial minerals sector from nine regional offices in the UK and international offices in Russia and Kazakhstan. Total worldwide staff complement is now in excess of 300.

The Group provides a wide range of services for minerals-related projects. This ranges from preliminary exploration planning, through reserve estimation, mine design and financial appraisal, to bankable final feasibility study.

WAI has a strong client list, including companies and organisations from the private and public sectors, as well as many major lending institutions. In addition, WAI has been involved in many AIM and Full Board London stock exchange listings.