Quantifying Geologic Uncertainty

ASTM International, formerly known as the American Society for Testing and Materials, released a new standard this week that affects the assessment of in-place coal resources. ASTM D8215-19a is the Standard Practice for Statistical Modeling of Uncertainty in...
2019 Kentucky PEM Seminar

2019 Kentucky PEM Seminar

The 2019 Kentucky Professional Engineers in Mining Seminar (PEM) is scheduled for September 6th at the Clarion Hotel Conference Center North in Lexington, KY. Those familiar with the seminar will recall that it is usually held at the Marriott Griffin Gate, next door...
UAVs Are Changing The Mining Industry

UAVs Are Changing The Mining Industry

Aerial drone surveys are drastically changing the mining industry as UAV companies continue to innovate and develop more efficient methods for data collection. Mining companies are turning to drones for several reasons, such as improved safety, increased efficiency,...
Do You Need An IRS Mineral Appraisal?

Do You Need An IRS Mineral Appraisal?

Mineral appraisals are a unique subset of valuation services that are needed for transacting mineral rights.  Mineral owners require appraisals for a variety of reasons.  Commonly, the requirement is for a transfer of ownership that may be reviewed by the Internal...
S-K 1300

S-K 1300

If you did not make it to the SME Annual Conference & Expo this year and missed the panel discussion on the new SEC Mining Disclosure Rule, there are other presentations coming up. Previously, this was discussed in our blog articles Final Mining Disclosure Rule...
U.S. SEC Final Mining Disclosure Rule Written into Law

U.S. SEC Final Mining Disclosure Rule Written into Law

Regulation S-K 1300 Many have been awaiting the Federal Register publication of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) final mining disclosure rule, commonly known as Regulation S-K 1300. Appearance in the Federal Register effectively turns the rule into...