What we do

Mining and Mineral Processing


Extracting maximum value for miners in the evaluation and planning of mining methods, from surface and shallow mining to deep and ultra-deep underground mining.

Extracting maximum value

Whether you need to optimise an existing mine or decide on the best sequence of development for a new reserve, Advisian has the technical and financial expertise to help you arrive at the best possible investment decision.

Collaborative feasibility approach

We collaborate with many organisations and specialists at the various feasibility stages of your project to explore all possible opportunities, manage risk and optimise the viability of your resources to navigate the best approach to achieve your strategic investment goals.

Complete solutions across the entire mining value chain

Every mine and mine development project is unique. That’s why we offer full mining value chain solutions, tailored to your needs. We add value by providing a combination of engineering skills, project management knowledge and mining industry insights to develop and deliver robust solutions.


Project stewardship

To ensure smooth delivery, we’ll help you steward your project with a clear understanding of the economic and regulatory environment in which your project is executed – from exploration to operation, mine optimisation and closure.

Our services include:

  • Three-dimensional mine layouts and designs

  • Identification and design of suitable mining methods and equipment

  • Preparation of basic grade, mining and financial equations

  • Mine design scheduling, production profile reporting and optimisation

  • Mine work plans to complement mining right conversion applications

  • Techno-financial modelling (studies)

  • Compliance and reporting of results with focus on international code compliance (JORC SAMREC, SAMVAL, CIMVAL, NI43-101) and/or listing requirements

  • Specialist geological consulting

  • Mineral processing designs and optimisation

  • Mineral asset development strategies

  • Commodity market and due-diligence studies

  • Value chain and scenario analysis

  • Business case development

  • Cost estimation (OPEX and CAPEX) and benchmarking

  • Mining rate/mine size optimisation

  • Selecting contracting models and construction management,  EPC, EPCM, CM, Owners Teams