Welcome to our podcast series titled Fresh Thinking by Optiro. You can find our free podcasts on iTunes, Stitcher and Spotify.
Our aim is to offer interesting technical talks and key information with a fresh take on the world of geology and mining. We will be uploading new podcasts on a regular basis.Read More
Fresh Thinking from the World of Mining is a free podcast series from Optiro. In Part 1 of this two-part Politics and Ideology of Resource Estimation series, Optiro's Director of Geology Ian Glacken discusses the history and common practices of resource estimation.Read More
This week’s 30 Seconds of Reconciliation Info is from Ian Glacken our Director of Geology. Underground face or channel samples – a boon or a chore for reconciliation? Collected and used correctly, channel samples (a groove cut into the development…
Welcome to the second podcast in our Fresh Thinking from the World of Mining podcast series.
This week Ian Glacken, our Director of Geology, talks about Reasonable Prospects of Eventual Economic Extraction (RPEEE) with Adam Mullett, and why the principle is critical to reporting resources.
The podcast at a glance:
0:48 What is RPEEE?
1:33 Why do we need to have RPEEE as part of all the reporting codes?
2:28 The codes are there to protect investors - reporting the right information to investors is critical
3:19 What has changed from the versions of JORC 2004 to 2012?
4:28 RPEEE has also been controversial because of its inconsistent application
5:34 Why is the principal not being applied everywhere?
6:38 What is the approach for open pit mines for RPEEE?
7:45 How does RPEEE apply to underground mines?
8:56 Are there any differences between how the RPEEE has been applied in the JORC, SAMREC and CIM codes?Read More
We've hit the broadcasting airwaves!
We are delighted to let you know that we've launched a podcast series titled Fresh Thinking by Optiro. You can find our free podcasts on iTunes, Stitcher and Spotify.
Our aim is to offer interesting technical talks and key information with a fresh take on the world of geology and mining. We will be uploading new podcasts on a regular basis.
In our first podcast Ian Glacken, Optiro’s Director of Geology, talks with Adam Mullett on the subject of Top Cuts. This discussion covers topics such as why you need to be sure you haven't relied too greatly on outlier samples when creating a resource estimate, and how top cutting (capping) is a method that can be used to reduce the impact of individual samples and produce a more accurate picture of what's in the ground.Read More
Here is Optiro’s summary of the global RSC Mineral Intelligence for 1 to 6 January 2019. A predictably slow start to the year with only 14 new technical reports published: 1 Resource Estimation 0 Maiden Resources 9 Exploration / Drilling…
Ian Glacken our Director of Geology has compiled a reference document of some useful Reconciliation Tips and Tricks.
If you would like to discuss Reconciliation or the possibility of a Reconciliation Audit followed by a Reconciliation Workshop - please contact Ian:
Tel: +61 (0)8 9215 0000 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like to attend our public Reconciliation course - Reconciliation: getting it right the first time - please visit the Training page of our Optiro website www.optiro.comRead More