golder’s staff has been involved with a number of limestone projects located around the world.  This experience encompasses open pit and underground mines, many deposit types and climatic settings.  Projects have included designing exploration programs, short and long range mine planning to support operations and resource and reserve audits. 

Exploration - From Grassroots to Production

  • Planning
  • Management - data management, drilling programs, QAQC programs, geochemical surveys and data handling
  • Evaluation of exploration
  • Qualified person services


  • Acquisition targets
  • Mineral audits
  • Resource and Reserve estimation
  • Due diligence - fatal flaw analysis
  • SEC, JORC, and NI43-101 reporting
  • Pre-feasibility studies
  • Feasibility studies

Mine Planning & Support

  • Mine design
  • Scheduling, single - multiple mines
  • Ore control
  • Short- and long-range planning
  • Mine operations support
  • Reconciliation studies

Financial Studies

  • Optimize-maximize NPV
  • Analysis
  • Cost trade offs
  • Capital cost evaluation
  • Operating cost evaluation
  • Risk analysis
  • Markets and pricing