Decision Tools

Employing senior industry professionals, we provide a range of feasibility studies to address all stages of the project life cycle. Property evaluations of all levels are carried out for clients from all commodity sectors of the mining industry and range from early stage scoping level studies up to and including full feasibility studies. We have a core group of senior people to provide overall management and direction of studies, supported by in-house and associate specialist experts providing the best possible expertise geared to meet the needs of each project.

Inspection of cores in the course of a Feasibility Study
Inspection of cores in the course of a Feasibility Study
Site inspection in preparation for exploration in the course of a Feasibility Study
Site inspection in preparation for exploration in the course of a Feasibility Study

We provide the following range of mining feasibility studies:

  • Economic Opportunity Study
  • Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA) or Scoping Study
  • Pre-feasibility Study
  • Feasibility Study

We are a fully independent mining consultancy, able to draw up definitive or bankable feasibility studies to determine and demonstrate a project’s economic viability, providing investors with a comprehensive forward analysis of a project’s economics, against which to assess creditworthiness. We use certified members of the appropriate professional bodies to write and produce our mining studies and bank-approved reports, covering support for mining investment decisions, resource and reserve dimensioning and mine planning.

Our extensive understanding of our global markets has earned DMT a deserved reputation as the leading provider of consultancy services in the provision of bank-approved listing documents, including Qualified Persons Reports (QPR), Competent Persons Reports (CPR), financial analyses, Mineral Experts Reports (MER), due diligence and valuations. 

We work closely with international financing institutions and aid agencies to give our clients access to the funding they need to support growth and development. Over the last 10 years we have supported the successful flotation of companies with a combined market capitalisation in excess of 6 billion EURO on the world’s stock exchanges, including the LSE Main Market and AIM (London), the NYSE (New York), the JSE (Johannesburg), the WSE (Warsaw), the TSX (Toronto) and the MSE (Moscow).

DMT works to internationally recognised standards of reserve/resource classification, including the Joint Ore Reserves Committee (JORC) code, Canadian National Instrument 43-101, USGS Resource Classification and SAMREC Code.

Our investor and lender support services include:

  • Due Diligence and Valuation
  • Qualified Persons’ Reports and Competent Persons’ Reports
  • Mining reserve studies and reserve audits
  • Independent Engineer Services
Truck and shovel operation in a coal mine in the course of a due diligence
Truck and shovel operation in a coal mine in the course of a due diligence
Greenfield site of a lead and zinc deposit
Greenfield site of a lead and zinc deposit in Asia