CRIRSCO (Committee for Mineral Reserves Internal Reporting Standards) recently held its 2019 Annual Meeting In Washington DC, USA (9 -11 September 2019). The meeting was successful and included the opportunity for the various NROs (SAMREC is one of the14 National Reporting Organisations) to report back on their activities during the past year. Opportunity was given to a number of countries seeking to become members of CRIRSCO . These include Argentina, China, Peru, Philippines.
The CRIRSCO Template was finalised and will be released soon.
The meeting held a strategy session in which the path CRIRSCO will be taking in the next few years was discussed. The meeting ended with a workshop with the SME and SEC as well as an opportunity to meet with the SEC to foster relationships going into the future.
Ken Lomberg was confirmed as the Chairperson of CRIRSCO for 2020.
Thank you to the National Mining Association for hosting our meeting. The Meeting in 2020 will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa.