Recent Projects


Chrome, Gold and Copper Projects

January to March 2018.

Reviewed projects seeking funding on behalf of the owners’ advisor.  Highlighted areas of concern requiring clarification or further work.  Proposed modifications to the metallurgical flowsheet.

Review of Copper/Gold Mineral Processing Plant Design

Due diligence review of a study for a metallurgical plant with copper recovery by flotation and gold recovery by CIL of flotation tails.

Copper/Gold Study Due Diligence

Due diligence review of a study for a copper/gold metallurgical plant.

General Minerals Industry Consultancy

Ongoing minerals industry consultancy to a confidential client, including finding individuals and companies to help them execute projects.

Contributed to Parliamentary Report

Assisted with compilation of the report “Extracting Growth: The Strength and Potential Offered by the United Kingdon Mining Industry” for the All Party Parliamentary Group on International Mining.



Market Research

Identifying opportunities for an equipment supplier.

Market and Marketing Consultation for Mining Services

I advised on opportunities for two companies offering services to the mining and metallurgical industry.

Review of Gold Project Studies

I reviewed conceptual studies of gold mining projects in Africa and meso America.


Project Evaluation Software

I contributed to discussions on the conceptual design of software for mining project evaluation.

Minerals Processing Plant Study Review

I reviewed a conceptual study for a minerals processing project in Africa.


© Ian Townsend 2015