This half-day short course will introduce participants to the South African Minerals and Oil and Gas Reporting Codes and their associated Guidelines. The course provides geological, mining, metallurgical and minerals management professionals with the opportunity to broaden their knowledge of the formal resource and reserve estimation and reporting landscape.
The key definitions, principles and application of the SAMREC (Minerals Reporting) and SAMVAL (Mineral Asset Valuation) Codes will be described in detail. Real issues facing the practising professional will be described, and the course will be illustrated with a number of practical case studies, many of them drawn from copper studies.
The key relationship between the Codes and the Johannesburg Securities Exchange (JSE) will be described in detail. The Oil & Gas Code and Diamond Guidelines will be briefly described.
The course is accredited for 0.5 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points by the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA).