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International guidelines for public reporting of exploration results, mineral resources, and reserves - Role of a competent person

Date Wed 10 August 2022, 15:30
Resources Dr Abani R Samal Webinar27072022.pdf
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There are two major guidelines that exist in the world for public reporting of exploration results, mineral resources, and reserves. These guidelines are the UNFC resource classification system and the CRIRSCO family of codes and guidelines. In this presentation, both systems will be introduced with the purpose to find similarities and differences and their applications. The presentation will be geared toward the importance of a competent person system

Owner of GeoGlobal

Dr Abani R Samal holds PhD from SIU Carbondale, DIC & MS from Imperial College, London and M Tech (Mineral Exploration) degree from IIT (ISM) Dhanbad, India. He is in the mining industry since 1996. Currently he is the principal and owner of GeoGlobal, LLC and providing consulting services to exploration and mining companies, government agencies and major financial institutions worldwide. Mineral deposit evaluation, applied geostatistics and mine-mill reconciliation are his technical specializations.
Dr Samal offers professional development programs to industry professionals and researchers worldwide. Major professional societies including SME, SEG, AIG (online), CIM-IUGS and MEAI have hosted his professional development programs in USA, Canada, Guinea, India and Columbia (SEG Guest lecturer).
Dr Samal also serves in the editorial boards of two international journals: Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration journal (MMEX) and Natural Resources Research Journal.