Request for comment: CIM Best Practice Guidelines for Mineral Processing (closing Dec. 9)

At the January  2010 Annual Business Meeting of the  National Canadian Mineral Processor’s Conference, a general vote of the membership asked the CMP to provide guidelines to the Qualified Persons involved in providing inputs to mineral resource and mineral reserve estimation, and the mineral processing component of NI 43-101 Technical Reports. Changes to NI 43-101 are being considered for implementation by mid 2011 by the Canadian Securities Administrators which is an umbrella organization of Canada’s provincial and territorial securities regulators. As a response to the CMP vote, the SBPGMP was established by the CMP Board of Directors and consisted of the following individuals: Chris Fleming, Tony Lipiec, and Larry Urbanoski. The role of this sub-committee is to produce guidelines to provide direction for those persons involved in determining the primary level of processing used to extract value from the mineral project being considered. In particular, the guidelines are for use by those qualified persons requiring input on the key assumptions used in preparing or supervising the preparation of mineral resource and mineral reserve estimates, and the mineral processing and metallurigical testing component of NI 43-101 technical reports. 

At the 22 January 2018 meeting of the CMP Executive Committee, Chuck Edwards was asked to lead a subcommittee review, and updating as seen necessary, of the BPGMP.  This review subcommittee consisted of the following individuals: Tony Lipiec, Larry Urbanoski, Stuart McTavish and Chuck Edwards. 

Please provide your comments no later than December 9, 2019.  The CMP thanks you in advance for your valuable submissions.

Step 1: Download the draft documents.

CIM Best Practice Guidelines for Mineral Processing

Appendix A

Appendix B


Step 2:  Submit your comments using the form below.

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