Geology, Resources and Exploration

You explore to create wealth. You need the most effective methods to find the best opportunities and make informed decisions. With state-of-the-art targeting tools, we can minimise your risks, cut your costs and reduce your time frames. Our independent assessments and advice provide the basis for your decision making.

Our experts integrate complex data sets to generate and refine targets, define controls on mineralisation, and delineate prospective structures and sequences.

We effectively map open pit and underground mines to improve grade control, ore reserve modelling, mine plans and near mine drill targeting.

Our clients turn to us for review, audits and independent assessment of their projects.

We also offer practical courses and workshops for geologists in mineral exploration and mining. You select the modules most appropriate for your staff, your geological environment and your exploration objectives, with examples chosen for practical field study on your property.

mesh model of ore body created using leapfrog mine planning software
SRK geologists combine their skills in structural and geological interpretation of ore deposits with the application of new and innovative modelling packages to construct dynamic 3D geological models. This approach creates a unique synergy between the interpretation of geological data and model construction, which is focused on testing and evaluating...
SRK's interpretation of remote sensing data maximizes information for exploration and structural models.
At SRK, our interpretation of remote sensing and geophysical data is built on our core strengths. These include advanced structural geology skills ; the ability to connect minerals systems to their structural controls; and systematic ore body evaluation focused on indirect exploration targeting . We use software tools that are...
SRK brings a depth of knowledge to statistical and geological modelling to support resource estimation and technical reporting to international standards.
Our geologists have extensive experience in exploration, database management, resource estimation, grade control and conditional simulation. We can take your project from grassroots exploration through the feasibility study stage and into production. Our approach to resource estimation combines our strengths in structural geology and ore deposit geology, our understanding of...
SRK provides the data needed for early mineral exploration and converts to useful format for decision-making..
Successful exploration relies on efficient project management based on effective application and interpretation of geology, geochemistry and geophysics to generate and test exploration targets. Our core exploration management services deliver on testing targets, from grassroots to resource definition drilling projects. We also provide economic assessments and project evaluations. Exploration Management...
SRK provides and implements QA/QC designs so that you can identify any shortcomings of existing data and work with validated datasets.
Whether you are planning to explore a new area, or thinking about buying an existing exploration property, SRK’s exploration consultants can assist in the decision-making process. Using our extensive worldwide, multi-commodity expertise, we can generate regional geological syntheses and collate and review historic data to provide the vital information you...
SRK's exploration consultants generate high-quality 3D geological maps and robust interpretations of that data.
Geological mapping is fundamental to any exploration project. Effective mineral exploration requires an in-depth understanding of the lithological and structural controls of mineralisation. These insights must be gained through geological mapping at the early stages of the exploration program. Mapping is a cost-effective exploration tool and a project-generative process that...
SRK combines cutting-edge 3D modelling software and expert knowledge of mineral systems to evaluate exploration targets.
SRK’s specialised exploration services are built on our core strengths. These include advanced structural interpretation skills, the ability to connect mineralized systems to the structural setting, systematic orebody targeting and 3D modelling. We specialise in the development of process-driven, conceptual models to identify and improve the understanding of your mineral...
SRK has had considerable success using a range of non-seismic tools to reconstruct basin architecture and map petroleum systems
Basin Evolution The evolution of sedimentary basins is largely controlled by a response in the crust to tectonically driven forces. The way in which the crust responds to those forces is controlled by the strength, composition and fabric of the crust at the time of the tectonic event. Knowing the...
SRK optimises sampling procedures for methodology and audits samples for quality.
The collection of reliable samples from a mineral prospect or mine is an essential basis for the production of an accurate resource estimate. The strategy to be adopted must thus be carefully designed so that at each stage of the process, the chance of taking biased, unrepresentative or contaminated samples...
SRK reviews both quality assurance / quality control procedures and data, to ensure data quality.
Appropriate Sampling and Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) procedures are essential in all aspects of the mineral deposit evaluation process to ensure the best possible confidence in resultant mineral resource and reserve estimates are achieved; the quality of an estimate is dependent on the quality of the data used. Approach SRK’s...
SRK's structural geologists help manage exploration and mining risks, reduce capital costs, and minimize mining hazards.
Many ore deposits are formed within tectonically active areas, such as ancient basins and orogenic belts. It is no wonder then that the vast majority of mineral deposits are affected or controlled, to a greater or lesser extent, by geological structures. From the perspective of mineral exploration and mining, the...

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How Structural Geology is Applied from Exploration to Closure


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