Projects

Introduction

Bara is actively involved in mining and mineral processing projects across the globe. Current work extends from expert witness and due diligence projects in Central Asia, Australasia and Sub-Saharan Africa, through Pre and Definitive Feasibility work in North America, Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa, to mine development and operations support in Europe and Africa. For More details please see:

Our Work

Recent Projects

2020

DateMineralCountryTypeDescription
Jan 2020AuSouth AfricaStudy

DFS of a large gold project

Jan 2020CuZambiaDD

Review of Bulk Air Cooler plant tenders

2019

DateMineralCountryTypeDescription
Dec 2019CuZambiaOps

Revised scope on shaft pump column design

Nov 2019FeUkraineStudy

Resource and reserve update

Nov 2019AuTurkeyDD

Expert witness for arbitration

Nov 2019CoalSouth AfricaStudy

DFS of an open cast and u/g coal project

Nov 2019CoalSouth AfricaDD

High level due diligence on coal assets

Nov 2019AuSouth AfricaStudy

Scoping study of an open pit and underground
project

Oct 2019PtSouth AfricaDesign

Detailed design and project implementation

Sept 2019CoalSouth AfricaDD

Due diligence of a coal project

Sept 2019AuSouth AfricaDD

Due diligence of a large u/g mine

Sept 2019AuGhanaOps

Ground control management plan on u/g mine

Sept 2019AuGhanaStudy

PFS on u/g mine

Sept 2019CuZambiaOps

Review of pump station design

Aug 2019MnSouth AfricaStudy

Engineering PFS of an underground mine

Aug 2019AuScotlandOps

Update of financial model

Aug 2019PotashEnglandOps

Cost estimate of various mining methods

Aug 2019Pb/ZnScotlandOps

Communication strategy for an exploration program

July 2019AustraliaDD

Expert witness in a patent dispute

July 2019AuRussiaDD

Mine due diligence for potential listing

July 2019ZnIrelandDD

Mine due diligence

June 2019ZnSouth AfricaStudy

Evaluation of processing alternatives

June 2019AuSouth AfricaDesign

Development design for small u/g gold mine

June 2019MnSouth AfricaDD

Mine desktop review

June 2019AuGhanaDD

Mining due diligence on an u/g gold mine

June 2019AuLiberiaStudy

Scoping study on process options

June 2019CuSerbiaStudy

Scoping study on mine design

May 2019CuZambiaDesign

Revised scope for shaft pipes

May 2019AuLiberiaStudy

DFS for gold mine

April 2019MnSouth AfricaStudy

Conceptual trade-offs on infrastructure options

April 2019AuSouth AfricaDD

Expert Witness in a damage claim

April 2019AuTanzaniaDD

Mining review of a large u/g mine

Feb 2019CrSouth AfricaDesign

Mine access design, layout and schedule

Jan 2019AuScotlandOps

Implementation support

2018

DateMineralCountryTypeDescription
Dec 2018AuNigeriaStudy

PEA of an open pit project

Dec 2018CrSouth AfricaDD

Competent Persons Report on an open pit project

Dec 2018AuKenyaStudy

Review and update on a scoping study of an u/g project

Nov 2018CivilSouth AfricaStudy

Ventilation assessment of a hydropower tunnel

Nov 2018AuSouth AfricaStudy

BFS on a deep level gold mine

Oct 2018CoalSouth AfricaDesign

Open cast design of a coal mine

Oct 2018CuZambiaDesign

Design of a shaft pipe column system

Oct 2018MgSouth AfricaDesign

Open pit design of a manganese mine

Oct 2018AuLiberiaStudy

A PFS on a u/g project

Sept 2018AuLiberiaDD

Gap analysis on a PFS covering u/g mining & infrastructure

Sept 2018AuArmeniaDD

Review covering TSF, geotechnical and geohydrology

Sept 2018CuBotswanaDD

Update on an open pit infrastructure review

Sept 2018PbBosniaOps

Owners engineer and detailed design for construction

Sept 2018CuZambiaStudy

Mine and infrastructure optimisation

June 2018GraphiteMozambiqueStudy

Scoping Study for a greenfields graphite mine

May 2018GraphiteTanzaniaOps

Owners Engineer for construction

May 2018U3O8CanadaStudy

Trade-off study on various optimisation options

May 2018CrSouth AfricaDD

Pumping and plant design review

May 2018AggBotswanaDesign

Mine plan for aggregate quarries

April 2018Li & SnCzechiaStudy

Pre-work for a DFS on an u/g lithium and tin mine

April 2018CuZambiaOps

Shaft pipe column accident investigation

April 2018AuSouth AfricaStudy

Mine works program for open pit and u/g mine

March 2018AuSouth AfricaDD

Due diligence of a DFS on a deep level gold mine

March 2018CrSouth AfricaDesign

Dynamic simulation of cleaning system at an u/g mine

Feb 2018South AfricaDesign

Alternative access to a tourist cave

Feb 2018PotashEnglandDesign

Drill & Blast design and u/g trials

Jan 2018CuBotswanaDD

Due dilegence on infrastructure of an open pit Cu mine

Jan 2018PbBosniaDesign

Process plant design criteria

Jan 2018AuSouth AfricaStudy

Concept Study on Gold Mines around Soweto

Jan 2018WZimbabweDD

Plant operation opinion

2017

DateMineralCountryTypeDescription
Dec 2017AuSouth AfricaStudy

Ad hoc work on historic gold mine

Dec 2017CrSouth AfricaStudy

Desk top study on a chrome deposit

Nov 2017FeSouth AfricaOps

Operational improvement on an opne pit Iron Ore Mine

Nov 2017DiamondBotswanaStudy

Mine plan for a bulk sample

Oct 2017AuSouth AfricaDesign

Design of a second outlet for a deep gold mine

Oct 2017AuSouth AfricaDD

Review of a DFS on a deep mine project

Sept 2017AuKazakhstanDD

Expert witness in an arbitration

Sept 2017LiZimbabweStudy

Scoping Study on a lithium project

August 2017FeUkraineStudy

JORC Resource statement

July 2017Pb/ZnNamibiaStudy

Revise mine plan for a underground Pb/Zn mine

June 2017AuSouth AfricaOps

Assistance with monthly planning of an open pit

May 2017NiBrazilStudy

DFS level design of a water supply for a nickel project

April 2017CuDRCStudy

Scoping study update of an u/g copper project

April 2017NiTanzaniaStudy

Review and evaluation of a nickel deposit

April 2017AuSouth AfricaDesign

Grout plant design for a South African u/g gold mine

March 2017FeSouth AfricaDD

Due diligence of iron ore deposit

March 2017COLTANBurundiDD

Review of metallurgical design

March 2017PbBosniaOps

On-site implementation assistance

March 2017CoalTurkeyDD

Due diligence and reserve update of an u/g coal mine

March 2017AuSouth AfricaStudy

Scoping study of reopening of an u/g gold mine

March 2017AuRwandaDD

Metallurgical and plant review

March 2017AuGhanaDD

Expert witness in an arbitration

March 2017CoalSouth AfricaDD

Expert witness in a dispute

Feb 2017AuSouth AfricaDD

Investigation and opinion on shaft incident

Feb 2017CuNamibiaStudy

Desk top study for re-opening copper mines

Feb 2017AuZimbabweDD

High level review

Feb 2017CuDRCStudy

Scoping study update

Feb 2017AuSenegalDD

High level due diligence of a gold open pit project

Jan 2017CuRussiaDD

High level due diligence of a copper open pit project

2016

DateMineralCountryTypeDescription
Dec 2016GraphiteTanzaniaStudy

DFS of a graphite mine

Nov 2016AuSouth AfricaDesign

Detail design of a grout plant

Nov 2016DiamondBotswanaDD

High level review and valuation

Nov 2016Cu & AgThailandOps

Assistance with mine permitting

Nov 2016AuSouth AfricaStudy

Feasibility study on a deep level gold mine

Nov 2016AuSudanStudy

Process design

Oct 2016Li & SnCzechStudy

PFS on an underground mine

Sept 2016AuSouth AfricaStudy

Scoping study to extend below a deep level shaft system

Sept 2016AggregateKenyaDD

Due diligence on a quarry and concrete business

July 2016GraphiteTanzaniaStudy

Feasibility study of a graphite mine

July 2016AuNamibiaOps

Cost modelling for an operational gold mine

June 2016AuRussiaDD

High level fatal flaw analysis of a major gold producer

May 2016AuSouth AfricaStudy

PFS for a deep level u/g gold mine

May 2016Au/AgScotlandStudy

Addendum to a BFS

April 2016Ag/Pb/ZnThailandDD

High level fatal flaw analysis

April 2016LimestoneZambiaDD

Recapitalisation review of a cement project

April 2016FeSouth AfricaDD

CPR review of an iron ore project

March 2016PGMSouth AfricaDesign

Grout Plant Design

March 2016GraphiteTanzaniaStudy

Scoping Study of a graphite project

March 2016SnDRCDesign

On-going design support for a tin mine

March 2016CuAustraliaStudy

Storage planning

Feb 2016MnSouth AfricaDD

Confidential due diligence

Feb 2016PGMZimbabweStudy

Study into primary access options

Feb 2016AuSouth AfricaStudy

Desk top evaluation of a gold project in Barberton area

Feb 2016AuSouth AfricaOps

Ad hoc assistance on project implementation

Feb 2016SnCzechiaStudy

Logistical trade-off study

2015

DateMineralCountryTypeDescription
Nov 2015PTaiwanStudy

Open pit mine design for a phosphate mine

Nov 2015CoalNorwayOps

Underground Mine Asset valuation, Svalbärd, Norway

Oct 2015USpainStudy

Mining BFS of an open pit uranium project

Oct 2015NiVenezuelaDD

Review and expert witness for an arbitration

Sept 2015AuSouth AfricaStudy

Design of open cut

Sept 2015CoalSouth AfricaDD

Coal Project Engineering due diligence

July 2015FeSouth AfricaStudy

High level open pit mine design

July 2015CoalSouth AfricaDD

Review and update costs on a DFS

May 2015FeUkraineStudy

Reserve statement update

May 2015AuDRCStudy

Mine infrastructure scoping study and DFS

May 2015CuAustraliaDesign

Detailed design on mine conveyor decline

May 2015AuSouth AfricaStudy

Scoping study

April 2015AuDRCStudy

PFS on a gold project

April 2015AuGhanaStudy

Feasibility study on underground infrastructure

March 2015DiamondBotswanaDesign

Concepts & Design of underground infrastructure

Feb 2015AuSouth AfricaStudy

Revision of an operating mine 5-year plan

Feb 2015CuDRCStudy

Hoisting Study

Jan 2015NiBotswanaStudy

Scoping study of a nickel project

Jan 2015TinDRCStudy

Mining and infrastructure scoping study for u/g mine

2014

DateMineralCountryTypeDescription
Dec 2014TinGermanyStudy

Scope a scope study

Dec 2014AuScotlandStudy

Update of mine extraction strategy & BFS

Dec 2014AuSouth AfricaOps

Mine design, layout & schedule for u/g implementation

Nov 2014AuSouth AfricaStudy

Extention of work to a PFS for an u/g mine

Nov 2014FeMauritaniaStudy

Review & design of an open pit mine

Nov 2014AuSouth AfricaStudy

Mine Plan for an u/g gold mine

Oct 2014TinDRCStudy

Geotechnical & groundwater study

Oct 2014AuSouth AfricaDD

Reserve review of a gold mine

Sept 2014AuGhanaDD

Engineering review of a gold mine

Sept 2014PbBosniaStudy

Plant, mine design & implementation of u/g mine

Aug 2014CuBotswanaDD

Copper project due diligence

Aug 2014AuSouth AfricaStudy

Mining method trade-off

Aug 2014CuDRCStudy

Copper project PEA

Aug 2014CuBotswanaStudy

Dynamic simulation

Aug 2014DiamondSouth AfricaOps

Plant operation support

July 2014AuSouth AfricaOps

1 year mine plan for operational gold mine

July 2014CoalSouth AfricaDD

Fine ash dam design review

July 2014Pb/ZnNamibiaStudy

Update of mining BFS & reserve statement

July 2014FeUkraineDesign

Detailed design & support for new open pit mine

June 2014CoalSouth AfricaDD

Review of a coal report

June 2014NiSouth AfricaDD

Due diligence of a nickel project

May 2014PGMSouth AfricaStudy

Assessment to reopen an u/g mine

May 2014CrSouth AfricaStudy

Scoping evaluation of a chrome plant

May 2014TinDRCDesign

Open pit mine access road design

May 2014Rare EarthsMalawiStudy

Mining PFS

May 2014WZimbabweStudy

Scoping study

April 2014Pb/ZnCzechiaStudy

Mining Concept Study

April 2014TinDRCStudy

Mining Concept study

April 2014CoalIndonesiaDD

Review & expert witness for an arbitration

March 2014AuDRCStudy

Finalisation of Scoping Study

March 2014CoalSouth AfricaDD

Due diligence of a coal mine

March 2014AuSouth AfricaStudy

PFS of an u/g gold mine & surface sources

Feb 2014AuSouth AfricaStudy

DFS on an u/g gold mine

Feb 2014CuBotswanaStudy

PFS review and update

Feb 2014FeAngolaDD

High level review of a PFS

Feb 2014Cu/Pb/ZnBalkansDD

High level review of a CPR

2013

DateMineralCountryTypeDescription
Dec 2013AuSouth AfricaOps

Adhoc licensing assistance

Nov 2013AuSouth AfricaStudy

Dewatering study

Nov 2013AuSierra LeoneStudy

Open pit evaluation

Oct 2013PGESouth AfricaOps

Technolgy road map for a Major PGE producer

Sept 2013AuDRCStudy

High level mine plan and process solution

Sept 2013AuSouth AfricaDesign

Detail mine design for an operational u/g mine

Aug 2013PGEZimbabweStudy

PEA of a PGE project

Aug 2013AuDRCStudy

Open pit concept study

July 2013PGESouth AfricaStudy

RSA client representative coordinating a BFS

July 2013AuSouth AfricaStudy

Concept study of an underground mine

July 2013AuSouth AfricaStudy

Mine Planning services to an operational u/g mine

DFS of a large gold project

Review of Bulk Air Cooler plant tenders

Revised scope on shaft pump column design

Resource and reserve update

Expert witness for arbitration

DFS of an open cast and u/g coal project

High level due diligence on coal assets

Scoping study of an open pit and underground
project

Detailed design and project implementation

Due diligence of a coal project

Due diligence of a large u/g mine

Ground control management plan on u/g mine

PFS on u/g mine

Review of pump station design

Engineering PFS of an underground mine

Update of financial model

Cost estimate of various mining methods

Communication strategy for an exploration program

Expert witness in a patent dispute

Mine due diligence for potential listing

Mine due diligence

Evaluation of processing alternatives

Development design for small u/g gold mine

Mine desktop review

Mining due diligence on an u/g gold mine

Scoping study on process options

Scoping study on mine design

Revised scope for shaft pipes

DFS for gold mine

Conceptual trade-offs on infrastructure options

Expert Witness in a damage claim

Mining review of a large u/g mine

Mine access design, layout and schedule

Implementation support

PEA of an open pit project

Competent Persons Report on an open pit project

Review and update on a scoping study of an u/g project

Ventilation assessment of a hydropower tunnel

BFS on a deep level gold mine

Open cast design of a coal mine

Design of a shaft pipe column system

Open pit design of a manganese mine

A PFS on a u/g project

Gap analysis on a PFS covering u/g mining & infrastructure

Review covering TSF, geotechnical and geohydrology

Update on an open pit infrastructure review

Owners engineer and detailed design for construction

Mine and infrastructure optimisation

Scoping Study for a greenfields graphite mine

Owners Engineer for construction

Trade-off study on various optimisation options

Pumping and plant design review

Mine plan for aggregate quarries

Pre-work for a DFS on an u/g lithium and tin mine

Shaft pipe column accident investigation

Mine works program for open pit and u/g mine

Due diligence of a DFS on a deep level gold mine

Dynamic simulation of cleaning system at an u/g mine

Alternative access to a tourist cave

Drill & Blast design and u/g trials

Due dilegence on infrastructure of an open pit Cu mine

Process plant design criteria

Concept Study on Gold Mines around Soweto

Plant operation opinion

Ad hoc work on historic gold mine

Desk top study on a chrome deposit

Operational improvement on an opne pit Iron Ore Mine

Mine plan for a bulk sample

Design of a second outlet for a deep gold mine

Review of a DFS on a deep mine project

Expert witness in an arbitration

Scoping Study on a lithium project

JORC Resource statement

Revise mine plan for a underground Pb/Zn mine

Assistance with monthly planning of an open pit

DFS level design of a water supply for a nickel project

Scoping study update of an u/g copper project

Review and evaluation of a nickel deposit

Grout plant design for a South African u/g gold mine

Due diligence of iron ore deposit

Review of metallurgical design

On-site implementation assistance

Due diligence and reserve update of an u/g coal mine

Scoping study of reopening of an u/g gold mine

Metallurgical and plant review

Expert witness in an arbitration

Expert witness in a dispute

Investigation and opinion on shaft incident

Desk top study for re-opening copper mines

High level review

Scoping study update

High level due diligence of a gold open pit project

High level due diligence of a copper open pit project

DFS of a graphite mine

Detail design of a grout plant

High level review and valuation

Assistance with mine permitting

Feasibility study on a deep level gold mine

Process design

PFS on an underground mine

Scoping study to extend below a deep level shaft system

Due diligence on a quarry and concrete business

Feasibility study of a graphite mine

Cost modelling for an operational gold mine

High level fatal flaw analysis of a major gold producer

PFS for a deep level u/g gold mine

Addendum to a BFS

High level fatal flaw analysis

Recapitalisation review of a cement project

CPR review of an iron ore project

Grout Plant Design

Scoping Study of a graphite project

On-going design support for a tin mine

Storage planning

Confidential due diligence

Study into primary access options

Desk top evaluation of a gold project in Barberton area

Ad hoc assistance on project implementation

Logistical trade-off study

Open pit mine design for a phosphate mine

Underground Mine Asset valuation, Svalbärd, Norway

Mining BFS of an open pit uranium project

Review and expert witness for an arbitration

Design of open cut

Coal Project Engineering due diligence

High level open pit mine design

Review and update costs on a DFS

Reserve statement update

Mine infrastructure scoping study and DFS

Detailed design on mine conveyor decline

Scoping study

PFS on a gold project

Feasibility study on underground infrastructure

Concepts & Design of underground infrastructure

Revision of an operating mine 5-year plan

Hoisting Study

Scoping study of a nickel project

Mining and infrastructure scoping study for u/g mine

Scope a scope study

Update of mine extraction strategy & BFS

Mine design, layout & schedule for u/g implementation

Extention of work to a PFS for an u/g mine

Review & design of an open pit mine

Mine Plan for an u/g gold mine

Geotechnical & groundwater study

Reserve review of a gold mine

Engineering review of a gold mine

Plant, mine design & implementation of u/g mine

Copper project due diligence

Mining method trade-off

Copper project PEA

Dynamic simulation

Plant operation support

1 year mine plan for operational gold mine

Fine ash dam design review

Update of mining BFS & reserve statement

Detailed design & support for new open pit mine

Review of a coal report

Due diligence of a nickel project

Assessment to reopen an u/g mine

Scoping evaluation of a chrome plant

Open pit mine access road design

Mining PFS

Scoping study

Mining Concept Study

Mining Concept study

Review & expert witness for an arbitration

Finalisation of Scoping Study

Due diligence of a coal mine

PFS of an u/g gold mine & surface sources

DFS on an u/g gold mine

PFS review and update

High level review of a PFS

High level review of a CPR

Adhoc licensing assistance

Dewatering study

Open pit evaluation

Technolgy road map for a Major PGE producer

High level mine plan and process solution

Detail mine design for an operational u/g mine

PEA of a PGE project

Open pit concept study

RSA client representative coordinating a BFS

Concept study of an underground mine

Mine Planning services to an operational u/g mine

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