Our Services

VCE is focused to provide services in the following activities:

Certification of resources and reserves

  • Geological database implementation.
  • Quality Assurance / Quality Control (QA / QC).
  • Estimation of resources by classical and geostatistical methods.
  • Classification of resources and reserves according to international codes (JORC, NI 43101 and Guide 7).
  • Technical and Economic Studies of Mining Ventures.

Mine Planning

  • Mine Planning Open Pit and Underground.
  • Operational Sequencing and Design.
  • Equipment Selection.
  • Audit Resources and Reserves.
  • Reserves estimation and classification.
  • QAQC Studies (Quality Assurance & Quality Control).
  • Economic Investment Feasibility.
  • Valuation of Mineral Assets.
  • Sensitivity Analysis.
  • Strategic Scenarios and Business.

Mineral Processing

  • Ore concentration and enrichment methods.
  • Process route studies.
  • Tailings deposition (solid-liquid separation).
  • Training for professionals in the mining area (specialization / postgraduate).

Economic Evaluation of Mineral Assets

  • Trade-off studies.
  • Economic evaluation of mineral assets.
  • Support to acquisitions.
  • Support to sales and mergers of mineral assets.

Industrial Process Simulation and Optimization

  • Stochastic simulation of processes.
  • Process mapping.
  • Improvements opportunity.
  • Bottleneck identification.
  • Practical solutions.

Legal Support – DNPM

  • Advice to the mining companies, aiming at the complete legalization of the mining activities with the DNPM.
  • Management consulting mineral in exploration processes, final report of geologic studies, economic feasibility studies