Resource Evaluation

ACA Howe has Resource Evaluation specialists based in the UK and Canada. The dedicated team comprises of a Senior Resource Geologist and Project Resource Geologists, fully supported by the GIS Manager. Utilising our extensive experience and leading software packages, we provide bespoke solutions at all stages of resource development.

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ACA Howe offers a range of resource evaluation services in compliance with international reporting codes, including:

  • Compilation and auditing of drill campaign databases
  • Quality Assurance and Quality Control analysis
  • Resource risk assessments and management
  • Technical Auditing of resource and reserve estimates
  • Statistical and Geostatistical Analysis
  • Complete resource estimation and reporting
  • Pit Optimisation, Mine Design and mineral reserve reporting
  • Grade control planning
  • Set-up and implementation of best practice (ore committee compliant) systems for; resource data collection, and quality control and assessment
  • Planning and implementation of best practice Resource Development Programmes

Our services are applicable to a range of commodities in a variety of geological and geographic settings. We have particular experience in the development of Soviet exploration data and resource estimates to JORC, IMM and NI 43-101 standards.

The development of the close working relationship with MICROMINE Pty Ltd, a West Australian based Mining and Exploration software development and consultancy group has further strengthened ACA Howe’s position and capabilities in the resource evaluation sector.

Recent Projects Include:

Hardrock gold deposit
Far East Russia
Remodelling, geostatistical analysis and estimation of a 2.9 million ounce resource on an epithermal gold deposit in Far East Russia.

Hardrock Gold deposit
King George Larjor
Geological modelling and data validation followed by an estimation of a 530,000 ounce resource in a shear hosted gold deposit hosted in the Archaean of northwest Liberia.

Hardrock gold deposit
Kearney gold deposit
Omagh, Northern Ireland
Geological modelling and estimation of a 250,000 ounce resource in the Dalradian Lack inlier of Northern Ireland.