Typical projects include:

  • Preparation of environmental, social and health & safety sections of a pre-feasibility study of a new mine in the Middle East.permacrop

  • Environmental sections of full bankable feasibility studies.

  • Scoping of an ESIA for a proposed open-pit gold mine; review of baseline studies undertaken by a local consultancy and development of a programme of environmental and social work compatible with the projects pre-feasibility and feasibility studies. 

  • Scoping of environmental, social and health & safety components of a bankable feasibility study for a proposed underground gold mine; preparation of an EIA compatible with World Bank standards from documents prepared by national consultants; preparation of an Environmental Management Plan and development of an Environmental and Health & Safety Management System.

  • Review of tailings disposal and water management issues during the preparation of a revised feasibility study to ensure compatibility with existing permitting conditions and other environmental constraints.

  • Independent review of environmental, social and health and safety components of pre-feasibility study for the development of an open-pit gold operation in China; recommendations for detailed Terms of Reference for full bankable feasibility study.  

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