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...
Business is Thriving in A Small Kentucky Town

Business is Thriving in A Small Kentucky Town

Over the last few decades, manufacturing has been shifting from densely populated regions of the country to more rural areas. A recent surge in manufacturing investments have benefited some smaller cities and towns, where land is inexpensive, energy often cheap and...
Reserve Estimates for Dredge Operations

Reserve Estimates for Dredge Operations

Reserve Estimates for Dredge Pits We recently completed a mine plan for a sand deposit intended for mining by suction-cutter dredge. Laying out a mine plan for a dredge operation is a straight forward task, but estimating reserves is a bit more complex. In fact,...