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Contracting For a Feasibility Study

Shaun Messer, Mining Agreements: Contracting for Goods and Services

1 Filtering Projects

2 Definitions for Feasibility Studies

3 Typical Feasibility Study Table of Contents

4 Typical Study Accuracy Definers

5 Example Orebody Definitions

6 Influence Curves

7 Expecting Absoluteness

This Reference Paper was prepared as an accompaniment to the ‘Contracting for a Feasibility Study’ session presented at the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation's Special Institute on ‘Mining Agreements: Contracting for Goods & Services’ held on September 23-25, 2015 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. This Reference Paper is intended to be used in conjunction with that presentation.

1 Filtering Projects

As an iterative process, studies tend to take competing project configurations through a filtering process, to distil down to those configurations with the highest likelihood of meeting the proponent organisation's objectives: