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Providing mine engineering services to the world's mining industry since 1983.

Exploration Development

We, Independent Mining Consultants, Inc have honed our multi-disciplinary expertise for over 30 years with extensive experience in the numerous Base Metals, Precious Metals, and Industrial Mineral projects that we have worked on. Our Clients include major metals producers, junior exploration firms, public sector entities, and financial institutions.

In the exploration projects that we have been involved on, we have provided our clients with services to further develop and manage drill programs, evaluate exploration targets for public technical reporting, and serve as a reliable and independent data keeper. IMC is an unbiased and credible source of counsel and technical reporting that endures the most rigorous reviews.

Project Foresight

Clients value our independent advice for which we offer powerful recommendations that further your company in developing a successful exploration project. We, with our breadth of mining technical experience, will guide you to take every advantage of hidden opportunities and to diminish potential risks that have hindered others.

We are known worldwide for delivering resource and reserve statements, conceptual studies, scoping studies, preliminary economic assessments (PEA), and feasibility studies (FEAS) for the base metals, precious metals, industrial minerals, and aggregates markets. Our Technical Documents » have been reviewed and accepted by leading international financial institutions for investment decisions. Many properties have been successfully financed based on work completed by the engineers and geologists of Independent Mining Consultants.


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IMC prides itself on being trustworthy, versatile, cost effective, and receptive to our clients’ needs and invested parties so that your objectives are met in the best manner possible fit to your requirements and schedules. We would be happy to discuss your individual mine consulting requirements, Contact Us Here ».

Drill Program Development

  • Exploration Drill Program Planning and Recommendations
  • Drill Program Management
  • QA/QC Design and Implementation
  • Economic Geology Feedback
  • Geological/Ore Deposit Modeling
  • Audit/Review Sampling, Assay Procedures, and Chain of Custody

Exploration Target Evaluation

  • Early Stage Multi-Discipline Opportunity and Risk Identification
  • Preliminary Exploration Target Inventory Estimates
  • Mineral Resource Modeling, Estimation, and Classification
  • Audit Resources and Reserves
  • Mine Scoping Studies
  • Preliminary Economic Feasibility Studies (PEAs)

Data Management and Documentation

  • Database Verification, Management, and Mapping
  • Data Warehousing
  • Thorough Data Distillation for Trend/Risk Analysis
  • Independent Competent Persons Technical Reports (JORC, NI 43-101, SEC 10-K)

Other Mine Consulting Services We Offer:

IMC has been in business for over 33 years and has worked for more than 250+ different clients on over 500+ projects world wide. The staff of IMC has experience in a wide range of mineral commodities including base metals, precious metals, industrial minerals, and aggregates.

The IMC staff has been together for some time. Consequently, our project lists reflect the recent experience of the IMC principals and personnel.

Our Recent Projects

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  • Gold Bar

    McEwen Mining Inc.

    Nevada, USA
  • Brio Project

    Argonaut Gold Inc.

    Minas Gerais State, Brazil
  • Redding Quarry (Calaveras Cement)

    Lehigh Cement Company LLC

    California, USA
  • Resolution Copper

    Resolution Copper Mining

    Arizona, USA
  • Northstar/Gunnison Copper

    Excelsior Mining Corp.

    Arizona, USA
  • Sunward Materials

    Sunward Materials

    Arizona, USA
  • La Cigarra Project

    Coeur Mining, Inc.

    Chihuahua, Mexico
  • Ana Paula Project

    Newstrike Capital Inc.

    Guerrero, Mexico
  • Esperanza Project

    Alamos Gold Inc.

    Morelos, Mexico
  • El Gallo Complex

    US Gold/ McEwen Mining Inc.

    Sinaloa, Mexico