BBA

Mining and Geology

Ambitious open-pit mining projects become a reality thanks to the strength of BBA professionals, who are backed by a combination of leading-edge and field expertise. Our mining engineering team is known for its technical skills, ability to meet deadlines, innovative solutions and excellent communication skills—qualities that our clients benefit from every day. Our dynamic and versatile experts provide clients with comprehensive knowledge of the technical, operational and financial aspects of mining projects. BBA’s mining engineering team knows how to assist clients throughout their projects, from financial analyses and feasibility studies to operations. The expertise we provide enhances mine production around the world.

GEOLOGY – EXPLORATION

  • Management of exploration and geology programs
  • Definition and assessment of resources/reserves

MINING ENGINEERING

  • Design and optimization of open-pit mines
  • Long-term strategic planning
  • Short-term production planning
  • Equipment selection and specifications
  • Comparative studies of transportation options and solutions
  • Mining facilities and related services
  • Capital and operating cost estimates

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AND STUDIES

  • Technical reports compliant with the NI 43-101 standard
  • Mining operations, progress monitoring, compliance review and benchmarking
  • Technical assistance and training
  • Feasibility studies (from preliminary design to final costing)
  • Due diligence review
  • Property assessment

MINING EQUIPMENT SPECIFICATIONS AND SELECTION

  • Assistance in the selection of new or used equipment
  • Replacement of existing equipment with new technologies
  • Equipment upgrading and optimization

FINANCIAL ANALYSES, AUDITS, STUDIES AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

  • Conceptual and feasibility studies
  • Operational audits
  • Technical assistance and training
  • Financial analysis
  • Profitability study, working capital, sensitivity analysis
  • Risk analysis and HAZOP reviews