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SAMCODES Conference 2021

Date 26 October 2021
- 27 October 2021
Location Glenhove Events Hub, Melrose Estate, Johannesburg
Resources SACODES Announcement Reg Form-07052020.pdf
SAMCODES Announcement CFP-07052020.pdf
SAMCODES Reg Form-07052020.pdf
SAMCOT Prelim Prog-07052020.pdf



The conference provides Competent Persons and Competent Valuators the opportunity to prepare and present details of recognised standards and industry benchmarks as well as relate lessons learnt in relation to the declaration of Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves and the preparation of valuations.

In addition to providing contributions in respect of good practices and recognised standards and industry benchmarks, the conference aims to provide guidance on the complex issues in grey areas of the Codes.

The SAMCODES conference will incorporate issues such as the implementation of the Codes by The JSE • the relevance of the Codes • some of the lessons learnt since the implementation of the Codes in 2016 • address aspects of SANS 10320 for the declaration of Coal Resources and Coal Reserves • the application of the various methods of valuation and where and when they should be applied in accordance with the SAMVAL Code.

Geological data
Use of Historical data
In Situ Bulk density
Sampling theory
Drilling density
Sample collection
Sampling and analysis protocols
Geological interpretation and geological model
Conditional simulation
Mineral Resource estimation
Classification and reporting
Drilling techniques and drilling
Role of technology in data capture and Mineral Resource estimation
Reasonable Prospects of Eventual Economic Extraction (RPEEE)