Monday, September 12, 2016

Mining Atlas

Data on all mining sites across the world. The following variables are recorded (copy-and-pasted from their website):
  • Ownership: Who owns the operation or project
  • Regions: Global (all continents and countries covered)
  • Categories: Operations and Projects
  • Types: Mines, Concentrators, Refineries, Smelters, Terminals
  • SubTypes: Open-pit, Underground, Tailings, Placer, In-Situ Leach, among others
  • Status: Conceptual / Early Exploration, Pre-Feasibility, Feasibility, Bankable, Construction, In Operation, Suspended, Closed, Restart
  • Mineral Commodity: All precious metals (e.g. gold, silver etc), base metals (e.g. copper, zinc etc), platinum group metals, ferrous metals, coal, potash, mineral sands, rare-earth elements, uranium, diamonds and many more
  • Production: Run-of-Mine and annual production
  • Geology: Reserves and Resources
  • Financial: Capex, Opex, Life-of-Mine
  • Other: start date, closure date

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