AMC Consultants (AMC) chose this year’s PDAC Convention to launch its new brand and website. Guided by a fresh focus—mine smarter—the move signals a new chapter for this veteran of mining that sees a bright future for the industry.
AMC Consultants (AMC) is pleased to announce Anthony de Veth as the new General Manager of its office in Maidenhead, in the UK. Chris Arnold handed over the role of General Manager on 1 April 2017 and will soon move to Australia to join AMC’s consulting team in Perth.
Gold deposits in West Africa commonly display considerable variation across a single project area, but geological evaluation, mine planning, production and mineral processing streams often fail to fully account for the range of characteristics. The consequences can, at minimum, be an unrecognized shortfall in optimising mineral exploitation and financial return, but can also threaten the viability of the operation.
In recent years many companies have joined the race to develop the next graphite mine. With the rapid development of alternative energy sources for many applications, improved batteries with increased storage capacity have become critical to world growth. As a result the lithium, cadmium, and graphite markets have seen an increase in demand; especially high purity, large sized graphite flakes, which are able to attract a significant premium in the current market.