Digging Deeper

Digging Deeper is AMC Consultants’ newsletter and has been running for 25 years. The content is technical, not promotional, and all articles are written with the intent of enhancing the reader’s technical knowledge. Every edition also includes a message from the Chairman Emeritus, a list of the upcoming conferences and events that AMC will have a presence at, upcoming training courses, and staff news. We hope you enjoy it and subscribe to make sure it gets delivered to your inbox as soon as it’s published.

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Older editions

  • Editorial: Mining methods
  • Singapore view on the VALMIN Code 2015
  • Why characterization of mineralization affects profits – Gold in West Africa
  • Data management – establishing good practice
  • Rapid growth in graphite
  • How numerical modelling can fill the gaps of the empirical method
  • AMC now represented on the Board of the Singapore Mining Club
  • The AMC team at Minex Russia 2016
  • AMC presents to Russian experts

  • Editorial: Corporate memory
  • Why break-even is broken
  • Establishing effective geotechnical processes for underground mines
  • Ore Reserve estimates and changes in Commodity Price – A survival guide
  • Increasing the AMC presence in Eastern Europe

  • Editorial: Trends in Australian underground mining costs
  • Cost reduction and productivity using On-line Benchmarking
  • De-risk and reward: the long-term value of geotechnical work
  • Reporting of Seafloor Mineral Resources
  • How many drill holes do I need to upgrade my Inferred Mineral Resource?

  • Editorial: When smaller is sometimes better
  • Tips and traps of Form 43-101F1
  • Advances in strategic mine planning – open pit
  • South American porphyry geometallurgy
  • Challenges to arctic construction
  • Five basic questions on permits, environmental & social aspects of projects & operations

  • Pillar design – science or art?
  • Mineral Resource Validation
  • The official opening of AMC’s Singapore Office
  • Gold processing 101
  • Mine planning software
  • Ride the inclined tramway
  • A successful partnership at MINEX Russia 2015

  • Valuation of mineral exploration properties
  • AMC’s MINEX partnership in Russia
  • Brian Hall’s lecture tour in Canada
  • Methods to control excessive dilution
  • Twenty years of Digging Deeper

  • New office in Singapore
  • Myanmar
  • Ressurgence in Russia
  • Narrow vein modelling and Mineral Resource
  • GeoMinMet, Part 3

  • Focus on Eritrea
  • Geotechnical audits – a versatile tool
  • Key for the future – mining in southern Africa
  • GEoMinMet case studies, Part 2: bridging disciplines
  • Business improvement projects
  • Long-term mine planning
  • Reflections on JORC 2012

  • Cut-off grades and optimizing the strategic mine plan
  • Maximizing returns for shareholders
  • 30 years of AMC
  • The mining professional’s influence on safety
  • GeoMinMet, Part 1
  • Why feasibility studies fail
  • A brief mining history of South Australia

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